Department of Speech and Language Pathology


The Department is the only such institutional unit in Croatia and with regards to the structure of its staff it is one of the leading institutions in the field of speech-language pathology in this part of Europe.

Today’s study programme of Speech and Language Pathology is conducted at the Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences of the University of Zagreb. It is a modern programme of study which is in line with European and global standards and as such is recognized throughout the world. Diplomas of the Speech and Language Pathologists who graduated with academic degree in Croatia are recognized in the USA, Canada, Australia, Europe, and South America.

The undergraduate and graduate study programmes of Speech and Language Pathology encompass the total of 53 compulsory courses and 39 elective courses (in the course of study, the student must elect some 20 elective courses). In addition to the undergraduate and graduate study programmes, the Department also conducts the postgraduate scientific study programme in the scientific branch of Speech and Language Pathology and the specialist postgraduate study in Early Communication.