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About the Department

The Technical Department was established as a component of the College of Slavonski Brod, which was established on 28 September 2006 by a Decree of the Government of the Republic of Croatia (Official Gazette 108/2006), and on 4 December 2006 classes began in all departments of the College.

There are two study programs at the Technical Department:

  • undergraduate professional study Production Mechanical Engineering and
  • specialist graduate professional study of Energy.

A permanent permit for conducting the undergraduate professional study Production Mechanical Engineering was obtained on April 7, 2011. (CLASS: UP / I-602-04 / 11-13 / 00178, REGISTRATION NUMBER: 533-07-11-004), the length of the study is three years, the study carries 180 ECTS. Upon completion of the study, the following academic title is awarded: bachelor (baccalaureus/baccalaurea) engineer of mechanical engineering (bacc. ing. mech.)

A permanent permit for conducting a graduate professional study of Energy was obtained on July 6, 2017. (CLASS UP / I-602-04 / 17-13 / 00002, REGISTRATION NUMBER 533-20-17-0004), the length of the study is two years, the study carries 120 ECTS credits. Upon completion of the study, the following academic title is awarded: professional specialist engineer of mechanical engineering (univ. spec. ing. mech.)

Today, the Technical Department is one of the components of the University of Slavonski Brod, which began operating on the day of registration in the court register, August 3, 2020, and was created by merging the College of Slavonski Brod, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering in Slavonski Brod, dislocated studies in Slavonski Brod. for Educational Sciences of the Josip Juraj Strossmayer University in Osijek and the Student Center in Slavonski Brod.

So far, 456 students have completed the undergraduate professional study of Production Engineering at the Technical Department, and 61 students of the specialist graduate professional study of Energy.

Our students do professional practices in companies from the economy with which we have a long-term cooperation. As a result, each year a certain number of students stay to work in the companies where they did their professional practice. Good cooperation with the economy is also reflected in the continuous implementation of part-time study to which companies send their employees for additional education.

Students who complete the undergraduate professional study of Manufacturing Engineering, and especially the specialist graduate professional study of Energy, very quickly find a job in the profession because they can be employed in various jobs in manufacturing companies in the metalworking industry and beyond.

The recognizability of our study programs is evidenced by the fact that a large number of students come from other counties and different types of schools (Technical Schools, Gymnasiums, Schools of Economics, ().

Study programs are regularly updated according to the needs of the economy, and we have, for example, provided students with elective courses in the field of robotics.

In addition to full-time study at the Technical Department, lifelong learning programs are also conducted. For example, training for professional training and compulsory training of persons conducting energy audits and/or energy certification of buildings has been provided since 2009, when the Polytechnic of Slavonski Brod was the first institution in Croatia to receive accreditation from the Ministry of Environmental Protection, Physical Planning and Construction. implementation of the said program.

Students of the Technical Department can apply for ERASMUS + competitions within the University of Slavonski Brod and thus gain experience at higher education institutions abroad. In addition, there is inbound mobility of students to the Technical Department from other countries which also allows for the exchange of experiences.

Head of Technical Department:

Mladen Bošnjaković, PhD, asist. prof.

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