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Since it was founded in 1955, the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Rijeka has grown
into a ever developing educational and scientific institution with an enviable reputation
both in Croatia and abroad.
Through an integrated approach, students acquire not only knowledge, skills and competency, but also the highest ethical standards, ability of independent thinking, critical evaluation, problem solving and to adapt immediately to developments and scientific advances.
Located in a beautiful seaside city with multiple cultural and activity options, The
Faculty of Medicine in Rijeka provides education for students of medicine, dental medicine and sanitary engineering, informing on prevention, healthcare, treatment and rehabilitation.
The educational process constantly adapts to best practices informed by the most recent scientific research, enabling the faculty to bond with the leading local and international institutions in the field of healthcare, high education and science.
Accepting our responsibilities in such an integrated, international network we commenced teaching our courses of medicine in English in 2017/18 and immediately filled enrollment quotas as a result. In 2019/20 we commenced dental medicine studies in English.
As a result, we are confident that some of the best doctors, dentists and medical practitioners of Europe’s future will have been educated at the Faculty of Medicine in Rijeka.