The Faculty of Teacher Education is the leading institution for educating primary school and preschool teachers in the Republic of Croatia. The Faculty operates at three locations, with the main branch in Zagreb and local branches in Petrinja and Čakovec, totalling approximately 3,000 students.

The Faculty of Teacher Education offers programmes of postgraduate specialization and doctoral programmes in the area of educational sciences. In addition to that, the Faculty also carries out programmes for continuing professional development for teachers working in primary schools.


Students from abroad who apply for a semester on our Faculty through Erasmus or another exchange programme will have a wide variety of courses lectured in English and German to choose from. Below you can find a list of courses that we offer to incoming students, as well as the course syllabi.

ERASMUS+ guide

List of courses 2022/2023

List of courses 2021/2022

Erasmus English course descriptions

Erasmus German course descriptions


Faculty of Teacher Education, University of Zagreb
Savska cesta 77
10000 Zagreb

Vice-Dean for science, arts and international relations: Associate Professor Damir Velički – prodekan.znanost@ufzg.hr

ECTS coordinator: Asst Prof Jelena Parizoska – ects-koordinator@ufzg.hr

Research and International Relations Office – iro@ufzg.hr

  • Ida Javorski Milošić, Head of Office
  • Petra Kuntin, Office Assistant
  • Ana Hunček, Office Assistant (parental leave)

ESN Croatia – http://www.esn.hr/


Erasmus students are eligible for a dorm room. You can find information concerning accomodation at the website of University of Zagreb:


For help you can also contact ESN Zagreb.


Erasmus students at the Faculty of Teacher Education will be assigned an Erasmus buddy – also a former Erasmus student – who can assist them with all faculty and non-faculty related issues. Incoming students are also invited to join the Erasmus Student Network (ESN) – Zagreb branch, who organize plenty of activities and field trips all over Zagreb and Croatia.


Winter semester: first week of October – last week of January, followed by an exam period in February

Summer semester: first week of March – first week of June, followed by an exam period in June and the first week of July

Students are kindly invited to arrive in Zagreb one week prior in order to be able to attend the Erasmus Welcome Day organized by the University of Zagreb and ESN Zagreb.


Here is a rough guideline of average student living costs in Zagreb. Expenses may vary, depending on the student’s preferences. 1€=~7.50kn
Housing & utilities: ~1500kn / month (small one-bedroom apartment or shared apartment with a separate room)

Food: ~1000kn / month. An average meal in student cafeterias using a student card costs 8-10kn.

Transportation: 120kn / month with a monthly pass + 30kn for a one-time fee to make the pass

Other expenses: ~1000kn / month

Total: ~3600kn / month (around 500€)

MasterCard, VISA, Diners Club and American Express are widely accepted in shops, hotels and restaurants. ATMs are common and easy to find in the city and near the Faculty.

Incoming students will get a student card (X-card or Iksica), which they can use to eat in 12 student cafeterias in Zagreb. The nearest two cafeterias are 5 minutes away from the Faculty. The student card also gets you discounts for cinemas, theatres, travel tickets, shops etc. Many more discounts are also available for members of ESN, for example in pastry shops, cafes, restaurants, clubs, shops etc.