Mission
From the University of Rijeka “Strategy 2014-2020
 
Mission
 
The University of Rijeka bases its mission on the tasks determined by the Law on Scientific Activity and Higher Education.

The University carries out scientific, artistic, and developmental research activities, especially programmes of strategic interest for the Republic of Croatia, artistic and professional work as well as undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate education. The University realizes its tasks in accordance with the needs of sustainable development of the community in which it works and resides.

The University integrates functions of its constituents, especially faculties, academies and university departments and ensures their respective and coherent functioning. The University makes strategic and developmental decisions regarding academic issues, profiling of scientific research, financial transactions and legal circulation, investments and development plans. It also makes strategic decisions concerning representation towards foreign partners in regards to scientific activities and higher education.

The University provides internal and external student and teacher mobility, rational utilization of human and material resources, development of multidisciplinary studies, supervision and the constant increase of quality, competition and international competitiveness in educational, scientific, artistic and professional work. The University is developing an integrated information and library system.
 
Vision
 
The University of Rijeka is set to become a research-based university with a distinct research profile, aiming towards sustainable development, and that provides effective education based on learning outcomes and the concept of lifelong education.

Through active collaboration with the industry, partnerships dedicated to development of society, inclusion in the European Research Area and the European Higher Education Area, with the highest organizational and responsibility level, the University of Rijeka will demonstrate its public accountability and contribute to the socio-cultural transition into a knowledge-based society.

The University of Rijeka is set to become a dynamic university which systematically facilitates mobility and the development of research careers as well as provides every individual (professor, assistant professor, administrator and student) with the opportunity to express their entrepreneurial energy and various talents.