The completion of an undergraduate study program leads to the academic title: Bachelor in Economics.
The Business Economics study program is focused on knowledge and the development of skills necessary for management. It creates experts who are capable to become leaders. Within the Business Economics study program, students choose the study track which suits their desires and views of their personal development best.
The core outcomes of our ‘International Business’ study programs are set so that students can acquire and demonstrate knowledge of key international business principles, as well as a high level of understanding of the global market and business. Students are being educated in an innovative way that enriches their civic engagement and incorporates ethical and responsible business behavior in conditions of globalization and the digital economy. Basically, our programs provide the opportunity to acquire key knowledge and skills necessary to understand the underlying theory, practice, and techniques of managing international business activities.
After successfully completing the undergraduate university study program of International Business, a student should be able to:
Analyze and interpret ideas, concepts, and principles of business economics.
Understand business policy at the international, regional, and national levels.
Develop skills related to solving problems in the implementation of interpersonal skills in their behavior.
Make business decisions in a regional and international business environment based on the knowledge of business economics by applying relevant business skills.
Establish decisions about business issues and situations in an ethical and socially responsible way.
Develop autonomy in solving business problems and tasks specifically related to the regional or international environment.
Why study International Business on EFRI?
Excellence and commitment
National and international accreditations
Enthusiastic lecturers and devoted scientists
Collaboration with public institutions, private companies, international partners
Quality assurance in terms of teachings & research excellence
IB Bachelors & Masters + Ph.D. studies taught completely in English
International Summer School
Theory and practice
Creating an appropriate mix of knowledge and skills for career starters
Entrepreneurial orientation in theoretical approach needed for sound foundations in economics & business
Practical workshops, guest lectures, study trips, student conferences
Safety, adequate conditions, and a pleasant atmosphere
Croatia and Rijeka are among the safest places in the world
EFRI offers the conditions for successful studies
UNIRI has excellent student dorms available for international students
Social events & networking organized by student associations
The City of Rijeka
A Mediterranean city with a Central European spirit, excellent geographical location!
Multicultural, open port, industrial heritage
European Capital of Culture 2020
Carnival, cuisine, summer festivals, clean sea, nearby islands & mountains, sport and adventure
Entry requirements / Application process
Complete a four-year high school education program or its equivalent.
Online registration/application through the Central Application Office (https://www.postani-student.hr)
Sending original application documents to the Central Application Office
Applying for recognition of the secondary school diploma (Recognition Agency - https://www.azvo.hr/en/enic-naric-office/recognition-of-foreign-education-qualifications-in-croatia)
Receiving the recognition document of the secondary school diploma from AZVO -Recognition Agency within 30 days
Waiting for application results of the Central Application Office (Ranking list)
Enrollment into the bachelor study program (in person) by delivering stipulated documents (at this moment you'll need a recognition document received by AZVO)
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.