The mission of the University of Applied Health Sciences is to organize and provide the highest quality study and lifelong learning programmes in health care education and thus contribute to improving health and ethical standards, quality of health services, reducing health care spending, improving human relations in health and protecting patients’ rights. This will be achieved by offering study programs harmonised with the European standards, modern organization of classes, quality teaching process with the use of the latest medical and information technologies.


Our vision is to become the leading higher education institution in the field of health care education, recognized for its excellence in Croatia, the region and Europe. The realization of this vision anticipates a close cooperation with related institutions of higher education in the region and the EU countries, based on a high degree of mobility of teachers and students, development of joint studies and the pursuit of shared professional and applied scientific research.