Zagreb School of Economics and Management
For ten years, the Zagreb School of Economics and Management has been educating Croatia’s future business leaders, economic experts, marketing gurus, and innovative entrepreneurs. With more than a thousand graduates, around 100 lecturers, and 1,200 students, ZSEM is the largest private institution for higher education in Croatia.
For the fourth consecutive year, French educational portal Eduniversal has rated the Zagreb School of Economics and Management to be the best business school in Croatia. Many facts speak of the excellence of our programs, including our outstanding employment statistics: namely, 74% of our graduates find employment at latest four months after graduation. We place a special emphasis on assisting our students in finding employment through our Career Center, a rarity in Croatia.
With cooperation agreements with more than 100 universities, business schools, and institutions all over the world, the Zagreb School of Economics and Management is Croatia's most international business school. Every year, more than 15% of our students embark on our student exchange program, studying at some of the world’s best business schools, without having to pay additional tuition. Many of our graduates continue their careers and education abroad; however, many choose to complete their MBA at ZSEM, as most of our MBA specializations have been listed among the 100 and 200 best in the world by Eduniversal.
Our professors are acknowledged and respected Croatian business and economics experts. Many of them have completed their education abroad, either in the United States, or in Western Europe. Our small student to professor ratio allows us to have a personalized approach to the education of each of our students. Our lecturers are always accessible.
Our students are creative, innovative, ambitious, energetic... They're the future hopes of the Croatian economy; they travel across world on student exchange, and win numerous awards at competitions. They complete internships in some of Croatia’s biggest and most respected corporations, where they often shine, and are offered full time employment.
The Zagreb School of Economics and Management is the only business school in Croatia that can offer you a world-class educational experience that will prepare you for a globalized business world undergoing constant technological and market transformations.
Mission and vision
In order to achieve its goal of transferring values, knowledge, and skills, our faculty produces intellectual contributions, primarily discipline-based, along with contributions to teaching and practice. We are focused on providing high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs. ZSEM's wider social influence is evident in innovative programs and working methods, in the interaction of all stakeholders with the business community as well as in publicity, which is an important tool for building relationships with businesses and our broader community.
The objectives set by our mission will be fulfilled through:
- Nurturing business values and transfer of those values as an important code, implemented in School's life as well as in all parts of our student's education
- Adopting, transfering and increasing knowledge in the fields of economics and business administration
- Adopting and transfering skills for conducting business globally and adapting to technological and market changes
The vision of ZSEM is to become recognized as a leading accredited school of economics and management in Croatia.
ZSEM promotes high ethical and moral values of doing business, responsibility towards people, the community and nature, fostering tolerance, understanding of differences and the culture of dialogue. ZSEM is open to all students who accept the curriculum, the code of conduct and ethics promoted by the school.
Tuition Fee Discounts
Students may obtain a reduction in tuition fee in the following cases:
- Payment in one installment to the ZSEM's gyro account: 5%
- Payment by a student loan: 5%
- GPA in the completed undergraduate program 3,5 - 3,99: 5%
- GPA in the completed undergraduate program 4,00 - 4,49: 10%
- GPA in the completed undergraduate 4,50 - 5: 15%
- Candidates with non-Croatian citizenship (without dual citizenship) : 5%
- Candidates with a minimum of 5 or more years of work experience: 5% (to be proved by an official certificate).
A student may qualify for more than one tuition fee reduction, in which case they stack.
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