Department of Dairy Science

of Dairy Science

University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture
Svetošimunska cesta 25, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Pavilion 2, 1st Floor

Department SecretaryPhoneE-mail (+
Katica Radić, Department Secretary
Administrative Assistant
+385 1 239 3848kradic
Davor Gašparović
Administrative Assistant
+385 1 239 3848dgasparovic
Scientific-teaching employeesPhoneE-mail (+
Assoc. Prof. Iva Dolenčić Špehar, PhD, Head of Department
Assistant Professor
+385 1 239 3704ispehar
Prof. Samir Kalit, PhD
Full Professor
+385 1 239 3879skalit
Assoc. Prof. Nataša Mikulec, PhD
Associate Professor
+385 1 239 3942nmikulec
Assoc. Prof. Milna Tudor Kalit, PhD
Associate Professor
+385 1 239 3647mtudor
Asst. Prof. Darija Bendelja Ljoljić, PhD
Assistant Professor
+385 1 239 3646dbendelja
Expert-technical employeesPhoneE-mail (+
Jasminka Špoljarić, PhD
Expert advisor
+385 1 239 3904jspoljaric
Šimun Zamberlin, PhD
Expert advisor
+385 1 239 3904szamberlin
Dijana Plavljanić, MSc.
Senior Expert Associate SZVO
+385 1 239 3904dplavljanic
Biljana Radeljević, MSc.
Senior Expert Associate SZVO
+385 1 239 3904bradeljevic
Mateja Kalčićek, MSc. agr.
Expert Associate SZVO
+385 1 239 3904mkrga
Hrvoje Šandor
Technical Assistant
+385 1 239 3904hsandor
Iva Horvat Kesić, MSc.
Expert advisor SZVO
+385 1 239 3904ihorvat

The history of Department of dairy science

Department of dairy science (since its establishment in 1922.) has been occupied with teaching, scientific and research activities. Today, it counts 18 employees. Teaching activity from general and specialized dairy modules is carrying out at undergraduate, graduate and doctoral studies. Last 10 years Department has been organizing educational seminars and courses for milk and dairy products producers. Scientific-research studies, through more then 20 projects, are very helpful in understanding of complex physico-chemical, biochemical and structural milk and dairy products composition. It is very important to highlight the role of Department in interlaboratory studies of developing new analytical methods, as well as systematically improvement of laboratory analysis performance.

Service and products:

Reference Laboratory for Milk and Dairy Products

  • In 2002 the Reference Laboratory for Milk and Dairy Products was established as a part of Department of Dairy Science.

Educational seminars and professional lectures

  • For milk and dairy products producers, laboratories and agriculture advisory service.

Sensory assessments of milk and dairy products

  • For national and international organizations.

Technological projects

  • Interested customers can order technological projects for small scale dairy plant.

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