FACULTY OF LAW, UNIVERSITY OF SPLIT / PRAVNI FAKULTET SVEUČILIŠTE U SPLITU
The University of Split was officially established on 15 June 1974 when the units having already had an effect in their professional, scientific and teaching areas entered its structure. As a predominant scientific and teaching institution in the region the University of Split has expanded during the course of the past 30 years to include eleven Faculties, one Academy of Arts and four University Departments. There are about 22,000 students enrolled in the University’s undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate programmes. The focus of the research work carried out by the University is on scientific areas with reference to disciplines characterized by natural, cultural, historical, social, economic and other features of the region as a part of the Croatian Adriatic and the Mediterranean region as a whole. This involves the research and protection of art and construction heritage, philology, field crops, oceanography and fishing, Adriatic botany and zoology, island and coastal economy, Adriatic tourism, maritime law, nautical science, naval architecture and a range of other specific disciplines such as chemical engineering, civil engineering, architecture, electrical and mechanical engineering, social sciences, kinesiology, humanities, health sciences, forensics, all of which distinguish the University of Split, not only in Croatia but also beyond its borders.
The Faculty of Law in Split was officially established in 1961 as one of the oldest institutions of the University of Split, that is significantly representative and present in the public life of the Republic of Croatia, especially in Dalmatia and its surrounds. The Faculty of Law through different study programmes (Law Studies, Professional Administrative Studies, Specialist Administrative Studies, postgraduate specialist studies – Sports Law, Medical Law) provides solid foundations for a quality education of future lawyers and follows the latest trends in scientific knowledge. There are about 3500 students enrolled in the Faculty’s undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate programmes.