Head of Department:

Valentina Majdenić, Associate Professor, Ph.D.

Name and surname

Valentina Majdenić, Ph.D.


Associate Professor



Office Nr.


Research Interests

Teaching Literature in Primary Schools

Teaching Media Literacy

Regional Literature


She has been enrolled 2005/2006 in postgraduate university study in Literature and Cultural Identity.Her PhD-Thesis entitled Reception of Slavonic Regional Literature In Elementary School Textbooks (1st to 8th grade) From 1970 to 2008 was defended on 27th January 2012 in front of the commission: Prof.Dr. Ana Pintarić (Chairman of the Committee), Dr. DubravkaSmajić, Assistant Professor (Member of the Committee) and Dr. Irena Vodopija, Associate Professor (Member of the Commitee, Mentor).On March 16, 2012, she was elected to the position of Adjunct in the scientific field of humanities, theory and history of literature, branch of Croatian Studies.On December 19, 2013, she was elected into the position of the Assistant Professor, scientific field of humanities, theory and history of literature, branch Croatian Studies.Her scientific interestshave been directed towards the methodology of literature and the methodology of media culture, local and regional literature.She is a co-author of Croatian language textbooks for primary school, from 2nd to 4th grade.She has been the member of the Erasmus K2 Membership Project Pacemaking the education and employment: answers to new challenges and opportunities.

Project Abbreviation: P-EE, from October 1, 2016 to March 31, 2018 (18 months). Project proposed by: Koprivnica Open University, Partner:Faculty of Educational Sciences in Osijek. Project code: 7E470F9E5337D292

Project data is available at:


List of publications (link to CROSBI)

CROSBI Valentina Majdenić

Members of Department:

Emina Berbić Kolar, Full Professor, Ph.D.

First and last name

Emina Berbić Kolar, Ph.D.


Full Professor


eberbic@foozos.hr , ebkolar@gmail.com

Office number

Vice deans Office

Research interests

Croatian language, Dialectology, Communications, Sociolinguistics


Full Proffessor Emina Berbić Kolar was born on October 24, 1976 in Slavonski Brod. She finished elementary and high school (secondary school, Faculty of science) after which she enrolled at the Faculty of Education at the University Josip Juraj Strossmayer in Osijek (today the faculty of philosophy) in the study of the Croatian language and literature which ended in 2000 and acquired her professional vocation.

In the academic year of 2000/2001, she enrolled in postgraduate studies, then Pedagogical,  today's Faculty of Philosophy in Osijek, under the title Croatian Language and Literature in the Context of Central European Languages and Literature, focusing on linguistic science. She enrolled in a dislocated doctorine study in January 2007 and  received her Ph.D. on September 8, 2009, with the theme of Speaking of Slavonian Dialect in the Brod Region.

At the Faculty, she conducts lectures for different courses; Croatian language, Language culture, Slavonic dialect, Homeland idiom, Written and oral communication, Lexicology and word formation, Croatian language and communication, Public speech, Language cultural heritage, Functional styles of Croatian literary language, Language-communication skills.
She has written forty professional and scientific papers and is the co-author of three books: Sichuan Riches, Slavonic Folk Medicine Lexicon, Dyslexia and Dysgraphia: Definitions, Approaches and Guidelines.
She has advanced professionally in this country and abroad (Turkey, Poland, Great Britain, Finland, Germany, Austria, Norway, Hungary).
She is a member of editorial offices in two international journals: Evkonyv (Serbia), Oral History (Turkey) and two domestic journals Life and School and Pannonian.

List of publications (link to CROSBI)

CROSBI Emina Berbić Kolar

Lidija Bakota, Associate Professor, Ph.D.
Dubravka Smajić, Associate Professor, Ph.D.
Nina Mance, Assistant Professor, Ph.D.
Ivana Trtanj, Assistant Professor, Ph.D.
Vedrana Živković Zebec, Assistant Professor, Ph.D.
Mirta Bijuković Maršić, Senior Lecturer
Krešimir Čosić, Assistant