The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture at the University of Zagreb is the oldest and largest among related faculties in Croatia and it is one of the leading technical higher-educational and research institutions in the region of South East Europe. UZ-FSB consist of 14 departments and 41 chairs and has 51 laboratories. The Faculty has approximately 400 staff, 240 of them are teaching and research staff from full professors to junior researchers and research assistants. There are now over 2,300 students enrolled in the study programmes. It has traditionally strong presence in Croatian research areas of energy and process engineering, environmental management, material science, transport, advanced product design, engineering mechanics, robotics, production system automation, industrial engineering, naval architecture and aerospace engineering.
The Faculty is achieving to become part of the European network through a variety of European research, teaching and cohesion fund projects, bilateral projects and exchange programmes for students, teachers and non-teaching staff.
UNIZAG FSB experts have huge experience in scientific research on the subject of renewable energy integration in the island systems, including planning of energy systems in general, as well as expert work on sustainable energy action plans for island municipalities. This experience and success in implementation of projects in the field are guarantee for the value of contribution of UZ-FSB to the project goals.