Bachelor of Business Economics: International Business

The Faculty of Economics and Business Rijeka (EFRI) is the first Faculty of Economics in Croatia offering university study programs in English. Since the academic year 2011/12, the Faculty of Economics of the University of Rijeka offers a 3-year university undergraduate study program in Business Economics – “International Business”, which is from 2014/15 extended to an additional 2-year university graduate study program.

The completion of an undergraduate study program leads to the academic title: Bachelor in Business Economics.

Students studying and completing a university undergraduate study program offered by the Faculty of Economics Rijeka, will be qualified for immediate employment in the private or public companies operating in different industries as well as in government and public administration, conducting jobs in the areas of economics and business.

The learning outcomes expected to be achieved by students completing the undergraduate study program include competencies in analysis, synthesis and problem solving in issues related to economics and business economics, critical thinking, possibility of self and associative learning, flexibility and adaptability, organization and leadership qualities necessary for creative problem-solving and application of professional achievements in institutions and enterprises, as well as performing other highly qualified jobs in the field of economics and business economics, i.e. the development and implementation of expertise and achievement into practice.

The study programs offered at the Faculty of Economics Rijeka are founded on and developed in accordance with other European economic and business studies and are thus comparable to programs offered by foreign institutions of higher education. Moreover, the programs are based on international theoretical and practical experiences, keeping up, in this way, with the issues dealt with studies abroad.

Teaching is conducted in accordance with the study curricula which includes also student internships. This enables student flexibility in shaping the study content according to their abilities and interests. In addition to regular academic contents, our programs develop students’ connectivity and understanding of global experiences and the Croatian economic practices.

Alongside our teachers, teachers from foreign universities and well-known experts from the industry and public administration are engaged as visiting lecturers within the teaching activity.


  • Duration: 3 years (6 semesters)
  • ECTS credits: 180


All study programs start in October each year, with application processes starting at the beginning of June.

  • The first round of enrollment – July
  • The second round of enrollment – September (if available)

Note: Please contact the International office for additional information regarding necessary documentation and information about the enrollment process.

Program taught in:
  • English
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Last updated July 8, 2019
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