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Croatian Academy of Engineering (HATZ)

Member Academies

28 Kacic Street – PO Box 59 / HR-10 001 Zagreb Croatia

T. +385 1 49 22 559 | F. +385 1 49 22 569


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President of the Croatian Academy of Engineering

Founding date: 1993
Number of members: 346

  • Full members – 90,
  • Associate members – 87,
  • Emeriti members – 79,
  • Foreign members – 21,
  • Honorary members -7,
  • Business sector members – 9,
  • Supporting members (institutions) – 53

Management and Staff: 2
Annual Budget: 125.070 €
Financing and sources:
Government Support • 3.710 €
Industry • 114.250 €
Private funding • 7.110 €
Other • (Academic community support, activities)


Our objective is promoting technical sciences, gathering and encouraging co-operation of the scientists of different technical, biotechnical and other professions in order to support efficient scientific and economic development of Croatia without gaining any profit. (Article 1 of the HATZ Statute).

Our missions are
– To be a leading, creative and innovative multidisciplinary community of scientists in the field of engineering;
– To be efficient experts and contribute to the development of technical sciences and the transfer of technological knowledge important for the progress of the Croatian economy and the benefit of all people;
– To advocate safe and appropriate use of technology, to advocate environmental protection and the protection of people against its inappropriate use
– To promote professionalism and responsible behaviour with regard to highest ethical norms.

Activities of the HATZ
– Research and development within the field of technological sciences,
– Technological analysis and research,
– Encouraging and organizing scientific work,
– Drawing up scientific papers, expertises, feasibility studies and participating in projects,
– Discussing and expressing attitudes on current issues in science and economy,
– Organizing scientific conferences,
– Publishing activity,
– Cooperation with academies in Croatia and abroad,
– Transfer of knowledge.

Committees / Main working groups


– Department of Architecture and Urban Planning
– Department of Bioprocess Engineering
– Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics
– Department of Power Systems
– Department of Civil Engineering and Geodesy
– Department of Graphical Engineering
– Department of Information Systems
– Department of Chemical Engineering
– Department of Communication Systems
– Department of Transport
– Department of Mining and Metallurgy
– Department of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture
– Department of Systems and Cybernetics
– Department of Textile Technology

Standing committees

– Committee for Economic and Regional Cooperation
– Committee for International Cooperation
– Committee for the Awards
– Committee for Ethics
– Committee of the HATZ Foundation


– HATZ Center for Technological Development

Highlights 2023

  • Organization of conferences to commemorate the 30th anniversary of HATZ’s founding:
    – CAETS 2023 conference titled “e2-Mobility – Solutions and Opportunities”, on exciting and transformational e-mobility as the foundation of the future of transport. Conference is held in Zagreb (Croatia) on October 9th-11th 2023;
    – A scientific conference titled “Croatian Academy of Engineering – Cohesive Factor of Technical and Biotechnical Sciences and Croatian Economy”. Conference is held in Zagreb (Croatia) on June 30th 2023″.
  • Additional events in which HATZ had co-organization or patronage role: the symposium “Engineer’s Day 2023 – Urban planning and architecture – drivers of sustainable development in Croatia”, the conference “Printing & Design 2023”, the conference “Textile Science and Economy – Digital Fashion”, the hackathon “Brainhack Zagreb 2023”, the symposium “Food for Health”, as well as numerous other symposiums, conferences, round tables and workshops.
  • HATZ scientific publications:
    – Jubilee Annual 2022-2023 of the HATZ, published on the Occasion of the 30th Anniversary of the Academy (1993-2023);
    – Journal “Engineering Power“, issues 17(3) 2022 and 17(4) 2022, comprising papers covering different fields of technical and biotechnical sciences.