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UNITWIN/UNESCO Chair in Governance and Management of Higher Education at the University of Zagreb

Project inauguration date: November 17, 2003

Project duration: 4 years

Domains or disciplines concerned: Multidisciplinary approach to governance and management of higher education

Host institution: University of Zagreb

Faculties/departments concerned: Faculty of Philosophy, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Economics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics (at the University of Zagreb)

Project leader/contact person:
Professor Vlasta Vizek Vidović, Ph.D.
(Full professor of educational and organisational psychology at the Faculty of
Philosophy, University of Zagreb)

General goals:
1. Enhancement of the modernisation of management and leadership and development of quality assurance mechanisms in Croatian higher education based on the joint collaboration of all four Croatian Universities and other institution of the higher education in the country

2. Development of the human resources through different training programs needed for the transformation for management and governance of Croatian universities according to the European standards.

3. The UNITWIN/UNESCO CHAIR will put special efforts into the realisation of the programme of the Regional University Network in Governance and Management of Higher Education in South East Europe in accordance with its general orientation toward the “generation/and consolidation of the managerial infrastructure, which will bring about and monitor other transformations focused on study programs, research and partnership with civil society and economy.”

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