On October 1, 2021, the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences hosted a reception of the first generation of students of the undergraduate university study program Psychology. It was the beginning of the new academic year 2021-2022 for the 24 students who successfully enrolled the Psychology study program.
The Dean, associate professor Gloria Vickov, the vice-dean, associate professor Ina Reić Ercegovac, this time also in the capacity of the deputy director of the undergraduate study program Psychology, associate professor Darko Hren, greeted the students on behalf of the Faculty Management. The Vice-rector, full professor Goran Kardum, who is also a member of the Psychology Department at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Split, greeted the students on behalf of the rector, full professor with tenure Dragan Ljutić and on behalf of the University of Split. Vice-rector Kardum wished the students a successful start to the academic year and emphasized the importance of the commencement of the study of psychology for the entire University, especially since this is the first study program of Psychology in English in Croatia, and in this part of Europe. This is the reason for great pride and confers an obligation upon students to turn their knowledge towards excellent academic results.
The deputy head of the Department of Psychology, Katja Kalebić Jakupčević, Ph.D., and other members of the Department also welcomed the students, emphasizing the importance of synergy and academic excellence, while giving them basic information about the study program and the Faculty. With this study program the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Split positions itself as one of the leaders in the process of internationalization of higher education in our country.