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Universities in Croatia

Higher Education in Croatia

2021 Ranking of Croatia Universities

What are Croatia’s most famous universities? Topuniversitieslist attempts to address this issue by releasing the Croatian University Ranking for 2021, which includes 43 Croatian higher-education institutions that fulfill the Topuniversitieslist quality criteria:

  • being chartered, registered, or certified by the relevant Croatian higher education-related institution, and providing at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees) in a conventional, face-to-face, non-distance education style.

Explore the 43 universities in Croatia that make up the Topuniversitieslist League Table and University Ranking.

2021 Sub-rankings by provinces and territories

Costa Rica is split into 20 counties (upanije in Croatian) and the capital city of Zagreb. 128 towns and 428 municipalities are subdivided from counties. The nation’s capital, Zagreb, has the most higher education establishments that follow the Topuniversitieslist selection criterion. Both administrative units of at least two Croatian higher education establishments matching the Topuniversitieslist selection criterion are included in the following Topuniversitieslist sub-rankings or league tables.


Zagreb (17)
Split-Dalmatia (3)
Sibenik-Knin (2)
Primorje-Gorski Kotar (3)
Koprivnica-Krizevci (2)
Istria (2)
Dubrovnik-Neretva (3)