System Engineering

  • No.1 professional study program in Croatia
  • Creating digital future for 21 years
  • International exchange with more than 100 institutions
  • 96% of alumni employed 3 months after graduation

Systems Engineers are the second most sought-after group of IT experts in Croatia. Should you choose to embark on this career, there is a demanding and challenging multidisciplinary profession waiting for you.

The course program is a perfect choice if you love to think outside the box, come up with solutions to complex problems or simply to create order out of chaos (or is it the other way around).

Upon receiving our diploma, you’ll know everything there is to know about design and maintenance of computer systems and complex computer networks. You’re bound to become an expert on computer security as well as learn all about optimization methods and risk management.

Student guide

Algebra University College brochure 2020/2021

What are the takeaways from the systems engineering course?

The three year undergraduate systems engineering course program aims to equip you with the skills and knowledge to prepare you for a career in the real word, whether at home or abroad. Here is a snapshot of what you’ll be studying:

The course program has been conceived based on recommendations from the European SOCRATES network and satisfies the criteria of relevant accreditation agencies (ABET and ASIIN) for technical course programs.

Lecture Plan
Basic Concepts of Computer Programing

Get to know basic concepts, structure and principles of processors, computer systems and networks and their components.

OS Administration

Learn the functions and tasks needed for local and remote OS (Microsoft, Linux) management. Know how to control the basic network settings and to join a computer to a domain or a work group.

Advanced Networks

Sharpen your skills in tech implementation for LAN and WAN networks. Master RIP, EIGRP and OSPF protocols and VLAN technology. Learn to choose and setup correct tech in medium sized business environments.

Working with Databases

Database design is one of the most important aspects of programming. It is a foundation for installation of any data warehouse system. Learn all there is to know about DB installation, maintenance and security.

Operating Systems Architecture

Find out how Windows, Linux and MacOS were built. Learn everything there is to know about processes, threads, synchronization methods, OS programming techniques as well as their implementation and technical design.

Information Systems in Business Administration

Find out how ERP, CMS and CRM systems are implemented and how they work to support business decision making.

Communication Systems

Familiarize yourself with systems and solutions used in modern-day business (e-mail servers, IP telephony, collaboration systems…)

Data Protection

Learn how to design, implement and maintain security protocols and control access to data.

Complex Databases

Find out all about databases – working principle, way to make them, installation, maintenance and security.

Complex Multiuser Environment

From design through implementation to support and application of server and client based OS (Linux and Windows platforms), using a physical or virtual infrastructure and Cloud computing.

Company Organization and Management

Learn how real business operates in market economy and how to manage human resources by applying certain specific techniques of business decision making.

Leading Projects

Discover the right ways to mange a team. How to organize a project from the starting idea to the execution, with efficient resource management and systematic reporting.

COBIT, MOF and ITIL Standard

Understand development, planning and management of IT systems in line with modern technologies and protocols.

We’ve ensured a work placement for you during the duration of your course with one of our partner employers. Their number keeps increasing every year so as to ensure the best possible platform for your career development.

Partner Employers

24 SATA Agencija za mobilnost i programere EU Agrokor Akd
Agencija za plaćanja u poljoprivredi, ribarstvu i ruralnom razvoju Amazon APIS IT APO
Atlantic Autocesta Azvo BCC
BILLA Canon Carina Cateia
Combis CROTEAM CROZ Daikin
Dalekovod DELL Drap Ericsson
ERSTE Google GREY Hanfa
Herbalife HiPP HP HPA
infosistem Karlovačka pivovara KINGICT KONČAR
Mercedes Microsoft mobendo MSTART
Nacionalni centar Nike PBZ Perpetuum
Plinacro PLIVA RETEL Rimac
s&t SIEMENS Span Supranet
Svijet medija Tekstil promet VALAMAR VIVERA

Examples of jobs we’re preparing you for

  • Information Systems Security Administrator
    Take control of running security for the entire system including planning, installation and maintenance
  • Development of Business Information Systems
    High quality information systems can greatly enhance business competitiveness and their development requires specialist experts in the field of systems engineering.
  • Development and Administration of Information Systems
    This is an ideal role for those wishing to solve problems in a dynamic environment. You’ll supervise installation and operation of complex systems as well as take part in strategic planning of quality control.
  • Project Management in IT
    Experts with thorough knowledge of project methodology are an important factor in managing a vast range of projects in field of IT.

Example Class

Virtualization of IT infrastructure

A process of creating a virtual version of something. It could be a hardware platform, network resources or data storage. In this class we shall review virtualization technologies available on the market and compare their virtues and flaws. You will learn how to choose the most (cost) effective virtualization solution for any problem. We shall also delve into areas of remote administration, virtual hosts and SCVMM.

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Our Students

Šime Zagorac

Šime got his Systems Engineering degree at Algebra and now works for Norwegian Cruise Line.

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Danijel Studen

Daniel is a systems engineer at Amazon Data Services in Ireland.

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Roland Lipošinović

After getting a masters degree in System Engineering, Roland made a career in Hakom, as a senior information technology expert.

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Why is Algebra a safe choice for your future?

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Here you will learn all about information technologies and prepare for a career that is constantly in demand. We offer you a platform for personal growth that makes you a prime target for employers.

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We refuse to stand still in a rapidly changing world. Our programs stay relevant and keep up with modern trends.


We take pride in numerous accolades and our title of The best professional study program in Croatia and constantly strive to justify that trust. We do not take our task lightly, knowing that your future depends on it.


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