Department of Technical Sciences
The Institute for Scientific and Artistic Work in Osijek
The Institute for Scientific and Artistic Work in Osijek was founded in 1974. Its multidisciplinary research activities focus on the humanities and social sciences as well as on the natural, biotechnological and technological sciences. The institute co-operates with external scientists and other experts. So far, the Institute has co-ordinated 22 scientific projects and programmes, six of which had been co-funded by the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia; organized 30 scientific symposia (out of which two were international and another two included international participation); organised two round tables to the topic of “Connecting the Danube Region to the Adriatic”; co-organised two scientific symposia. It had published 14 volumes in the Posebna izdanja (Special Editions) series and another 14 books by various authors in the period between the years 1975 and 2001; furthermore, it had published a monograph in two volumes, the former entitled Srednjovjekovni i turski Osijek (The Mediaeval and Turkish Osijek) and the latter entitled Od turskog do suvremenog Osijeka (From the Turkish to the Present-Day Osijek); moreover, six books, among which Secesija slobodnog i kraljevskog grada Osijeka (Art Nouveau in the Free Royal Town of Osijek) deserves special mention, and eight proceedings of various symposia, among which the most noteworthy one is Secesija u Hrvatskoj (Art Nouveau in Croatia). In 1998, the book Kopački rit – pregled istraživanja i bibliografija (Kopački rit – Research Survey and Bibliography) was published; this was the first of the following six books to be published to the present day in the then introduced series entitled Biblioteka Slavonije i Baranje (the Library of Slavonia and Baranja). The institute’s regular publishing activities include issuing of the scientific journal Anali (Annals): so far, 21 issues have been published.
The Institute for Scientific and Artistic Work of the Croatian Academy in Osijek