The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (FVM), University of Zagreb is a public institution providing professional education to undergraduate and postgraduate students in Croatia, as well as being a national leader in wildlife scientific research. FVM’s large carnivore research team has been active since 1981. Since then this team has implemented a number of international research and conservation projects including: the EU LIFE projects, “Improving Coexistence of Large Carnivores and Agriculture in Southern Europe” and “Conservation and Management of Wolves in Croatia”; the BBI Matra Programme, “Obtaining and maintaining public acceptance of brown bear in Croatia”; the Interreg IIIA Neighbourhood Programme Slovenia-Hungary-Croatia 2004-2006, “Transboundary cooperation in management, conservation and research of the Dinaric lynx population”; EU FP7 project, “Hunting for Sustainability”; and are currently implementing LIFE project, “Population level management and conservation of brown bears in northern Dinaric Mountains and the Alps”.
Responsible: Magda Sindičić, assistant professor
Address: Faculty of Veterinary Medicine University of Zagreb, Heinzelova 55, Zagreb, Croatia