J.J. Strossmayer University of Osijek: Statistics

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#1566 of 14,131 In the World
#551 of 2,785 In Europe
#4 of 43 In Croatia
#401 of 1,920 For Animal Science
Top50% For 81 other topics
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Acceptance rate

* The J.J. Strossmayer University of Osijek is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (Svjedodžba o završenoj srednjoj skoli), or foreign equivalent and Croatian Language examination
Academic CalendarOctober to September (October - February; March-September)
Full time employee775
Student:staff ratio26:1

Research profile

J.J. Strossmayer University of Osijek is a world-class research university with 13,436 scientific papers published and 65,597 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Biology, Medicine, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Engineering, Philosophy, Physics, Computer Science, and Biochemistry.


J.J. Strossmayer University of Osijek majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
6,557 / 22,972
6,060 / 47,943
4,542 / 31,717
Environmental Science
4,405 / 29,113
4,361 / 42,169
4,166 / 31,295
4,009 / 8,945
3,765 / 27,869
Computer Science
3,284 / 20,932
2,541 / 28,858
Political Science
2,519 / 6,626
2,427 / 13,536
2,420 / 20,583
Geography and Cartography
2,245 / 12,488
Quantum and Particle physics
2,202 / 15,681
Organic Chemistry
2,158 / 24,153
2,055 / 15,499
2,007 / 14,360
1,928 / 13,536
1,890 / 11,534
1,882 / 6,410
1,872 / 9,013
1,672 / 6,892
1,661 / 4,790
Materials Science
1,640 / 14,752
1,573 / 7,631
1,460 / 10,308
1,368 / 7,721
1,358 / 11,990
1,338 / 8,574
1,298 / 6,711
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
1,179 / 7,120
1,167 / 4,344
1,166 / 8,818
Nutrition and Food Science
1,024 / 10,632
Art & Design
938 / 4,544
Agricultural Science
923 / 6,320
Metallurgical Engineering
864 / 8,577
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
856 / 4,727
830 / 6,451

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 13 7
1991 22 3
1992 18 8
1993 29 15
1994 18 7
1995 33 17
1996 38 35
1997 44 49
1998 68 30
1999 60 41
2000 65 57
2001 63 76
2002 78 77
2003 94 147
2004 111 127
2005 157 229
2006 170 288
2007 299 398
2008 374 514
2009 516 654
2010 573 900
2011 529 1131
2012 572 1502
2013 690 1799
2014 731 2232
2015 780 2473
2016 856 2708
2017 964 3008
2018 961 3889
2019 1014 5349
2020 1001 7754
2021 1138 11558
2022 968 12929
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Local studetns Foreign students, c. 1,000-1,800 per annum (USD)

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by J.J. Strossmayer University of Osijek.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine Yes Yes Yes
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Diploma preddiplomskog sveucilisnog studija - sveučilišni prvostupnik (baccalaureus) Acting, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Equipment, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Biology, Biomedicine, Business Computing, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Electrical Engineering, English, Finance, Fine Arts, Food Technology, German, History, Horticulture, Hungarian, Information Sciences, Law, Library Science, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Media Studies, Music Education, Musical Instruments, Nursing, Pedagogy, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Physical Therapy, Physics, Preschool Education, Psychology, Serbocroatian, Singing, Theatre, Theology
Diploma stručnog studija - stručni prvostupnik (baccalaureus) Accountancy, Administration, Agricultural Business, Agricultural Equipment, Animal Husbandry, Construction Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Horticulture, Marketing
Diploma diplomskog sveučilišnog studija - magistar Acting, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Equipment, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Applied Mathematics, Biology, Biomedicine, Business Administration, Business Computing, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Education, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Cultural Studies, Development Studies, Economic and Finance Policy, Electrical Engineering, English, Environmental Studies, Finance, Fine Arts, Floriculture, Food Science, Food Technology, Foreign Languages Education, Fruit Production, German, History, Horticulture, Humanities and Social Science Education, Hydraulic Engineering, Information Sciences, Information Technology, Laboratory Techniques, Law, Library Science, Literature, Management, Marketing, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Media Studies, Medicine, Music Education, Musical Instruments, Natural Resources, Nursing, Nutrition, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Physical Education, Plant and Crop Protection, Power Engineering, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Production Engineering, Publishing and Book Trade, Science Education, Serbocroatian, Singing, Soil Science, Telecommunications Engineering, Theatre, Theology, Translation and Interpretation, Transport Engineering, Transport Management, Vegetable Production, Viticulture
Diploma poslijediplomskog specijalističkog studija - sveučilišni specijalist Administration, Anaesthesiology, Animal Husbandry, Banking, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Criminal Law, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Studies, Epidemiology, European Studies, Farm Management, Finance, Food Technology, Human Rights, Management, Marketing, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Nutrition, Ophthalmology, Optometry, Plant and Crop Protection, Production Engineering, Safety Engineering, Special Education, Telecommunications Engineering
Diploma specijalističkog diplomskog stručnog studija - stručni specijalist Construction Engineering, Public Administration
Diploma poslijediplomskog sveučilišnog studija - doktor znanosti/doktor umjetnosti Agriculture, Biomedicine, Civil Engineering, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Studies, European Studies, Food Technology, Health Sciences, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Molecular Biology, Nutrition, Pedagogy, Philosophy

Notable alumni

  1. Miroslav Škoro

    Miroslav Škoro
    Born in
    Croatia Flag Croatia
    1962-.. (age 61)

    Miroslav Škoro is a Croatian musician, television host and politician. He is the founder and the first president of the conservative Homeland Movement party, which he established in February 2020 and led until July 2021. As a musician, Škoro is best known for using the traditional Slavonian tamburica instrument in most of his compositions.

  2. Mia Dimšić

    Mia Dimšić
    Born in
    Croatia Flag Croatia
    1992-.. (age 31)

    Mia Dimšić, also known professionally as Mia, is a Croatian singer and songwriter. She represented Croatia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 with the song "Guilty Pleasure" which didn't qualify into the Grand Final.

  3. Snježana Kordić

    Snježana Kordić
    Born in
    Croatia Flag Croatia
    1964-.. (age 59)
    Enrolled in the J.J. Strossmayer University of Osijek
    Graduated with Bachelor of Science in Serbo-Croatian studies
    grammarianscience writertextbook writerslavicistsociolinguist

    Snježana Kordić is a Croatian linguist. In addition to her work in syntax, she has written on sociolinguistics. Kordić is known among non-specialists for numerous articles against the puristic and prescriptive language policy in Croatia. Her 2010 book on language and nationalism popularises the theory of pluricentric languages in the Balkans.

  4. Ivan Vrdoljak

    Ivan Vrdoljak
    Born in
    Croatia Flag Croatia
    1972-.. (age 51)

    Ivan Vrdoljak (Croatian pronunciation: [ǐʋan ʋr̩dǒʎaːk]; Ivan Vrdoljak (born 22 June 1972 in Osijek) is a Croatian entrepreneur and former politician. He is the founder and owner of the company Livit d.o.o., as well as a private investor. He held a number of high-ranking positions throughout his political career, including Chairman of the Croatian People's Party (HNS) – Liberal Democrats, member and Deputy Speaker of the Croatian Parliament, Minister of Construction and Physical Planning, and Minister of Economy in the Government of the Republic of Croatia.

  5. Predrag Matić

    Predrag Matić
    Born in
    Croatia Flag Croatia
    1962-.. (age 61)

    Predrag Fred Matić is a Croatian centre-left politician of the Social Democratic Party who has been serving as a Member of European Parliament since 2019. He previously served as Minister of Veterans' Affairs from 2011 to 2016, in the Cabinet of Zoran Milanović.

  6. Mario Banožić

    Mario Banožić
    Born in
    Croatia Flag Croatia
    1979-.. (age 44)

    Mario Banožić is a Croatian politician serving as Minister of Defence since 2020. He previously served as Minister of State Property from 2019 until 2020.

J.J. Strossmayer University of Osijek faculties and divisions

Academy : Arts Arts and Humanities
College : Teacher Training Teacher Training
Department/Division : Biology Biology
Department/Division : Chemistry Chemistry
Department/Division : Cultural Studies Cultural Studies
Department/Division : Mathematics Mathematics
Department/Division : Physics Physics
Faculty : Agriculture Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Equipment, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Biology, Chemistry, Crop Production, Fishery, Horticulture, Soil Science
Faculty : Civil Engineering Civil Engineering
Faculty : Economics Business Computing, Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing
Faculty : Education Education
Faculty : Electrical Engineering Electrical Engineering
Faculty : Food Technology Food Technology
Faculty : Law Law
Faculty : Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Engineering
Faculty : Medicine Medicine
Faculty : Philosophy Philosophy
Faculty : Theology Theology

General information

Alternative names UNIOS
Sveucilište J.J. Strossmayera u Osijeku
Founded 1975
Accreditation Agency for Science and Higher Education (AZVO)

Location and contacts

Address Trg Svetog Trojstva 3
Osijek, 31 000
City population 84,000