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Algebra became University for its 25th birthday

On its 25th birthday, Algebra completed the accreditation process and became a University - Zagreb, December 21, 2023

Algebra University started three additional professional study programs in the current academic year 2023-2024, with a record number of over 2,000 enrolled students. Three new university studies will start at the beginning of the next academic year.

Algebra, having received a permit and a positive accreditation recommendation from the Agency for Science and Higher Education and a final positive opinion, has formally become the first private university in Croatia to focus on technical and digital studies.

The University of Zagreb carried the mentoring program for Algebra University through its component Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing.

Algebra University's mission is to develop a dynamic and innovative learning environment that empowers students and attendees to be leaders in the development and application of digital technologies in various fields. With the establishment of the Algebra University, the Rector, associate professor, Ph.D. Mislav Balković also became a full member of the Croatian Rector's Conference. At the University constituent sitting, along with Rector Balković, the new vice-rectors were also appointed.

The new Economic Council and University Senate were also formed at the constituent sitting held on the new Algebra campus in Zagreb. The function of the new Economic Council will be to encourage high-quality cooperation between the University and the economy, adapting educational programs to the needs of the labour market and future jobs.

Marijana Bačić, member of the Management Board and COO Business for HT business users, was elected president of the Economic Council. Members of the Economic Council are: HT, Ericsson Nikola Tesla, airt, APIS IT, 404 agency, Infobip, Atos, SPAN, NovaTV, RTL, HURA, Imago, Bruketa Žinić and Grey, Franck, Podravka, Jamnica, PBZ, Kofein agency, Marvin agency, Nanobit, Pine Studio, Good Game Global, AKD, Hrvatska pošta, Oraclum, Croatian Employers' Association, Večernji list, St. Catherine Specialty Hospital, but also colleagues from the Design study at the Faculty of Architecture and Computing study at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, both as a part of the University of Zagreb.

In addition to the new university studies, Algebra University plans to further develop its professional studies through membership in the European Association of Institutions in Higher Education - EURASHE.

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