Faculty of Education

Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek


The Faculty of Education, a constituent of the University of Osijek, is the faculty where future masters of primary education and bachelors and masters of early and pre-school education gain and exchange knowledge and build their expertise and competences. At present there are around 1,000 students studying at the Faculty. The Faculty of Education’s mission is to ensure and enable excellence in every area of its educational and scientific endeavours at national and international level. It aims to provide opportunities for lifelong learning and thus contribute to quality assurance in teaching and learning. The University also supports teachers’ professional development and organises new forms of education within programmes aimed at broadening knowledge and developing competences. One of such programmes is The Programme of Education in Pedagogy, Psychology, Didactics and Teacher Training, implemented at the Department of Lifelong Learning. The Faculty also offers the Programme of Professional Education in Montessori Pedagogy.