Prof. Ramona Franić, PhD

Full Professor
Division for Agroeconomy and Informatics
Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development
Office location: Vth pavillion, 1st floor
Phone: +385 1 239 3757
Email: ramonaf ( at )
Languages: croatian, english
Consultations: by e-mail:

Academic qualifications

  • 1995 - 1999: PhD
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Measuring state intervention in Croatian agriculture
  • 1991 - 1994: M.Sc.
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Agricultural policy in rural development of the Republic of Croatia - with a special emphasis on policy of prices and subsidies
  • 1986 - 1990: B.Sc.
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agricultural Sciences
    Economic advertising of agricultural products

Employment and work experience

  • 1991 - : University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    2013 - today full professor
    2008 - 2013 associate professor
    2004 - 2008 assistant professor
    1991 - 2004 young researcher


Research interests

  • Agricultural Policy
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Economics of agricultural resource use
  • Socio-economic aspects of rural development



Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Gender Equality in Rural and Agricultural Innovation SystemS HORIZON EUROPE 2023/01/01 - 2025/12/31 partner
Razvoj modela za ocjenu državne intervencije u hrvatskoj poljoprivredi Other 2007/01/01 - 2013/12/31 coordinator


Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Unaprjeđenje kvalitete i primjena HKO u preddiplomskim sveučilišnim studijima poljoprivrede EU programi 2015/05/01 - 2016/07/01 partner

university support

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Diversifikacija ruralne ekonomije i utjecaj na kvalitetu života u ruralnim područjima Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2017/01/01 - 2017/12/31 coordinator
Poduzetničke sklonosti mladih poljoprivrednika Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2016/01/01 - 2016/12/31 coordinator
Socioekonomski čimbenici razvoja ekološke poljoprivrede u Hrvatskoj Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2015/01/01 - 2015/12/31 coordinator


  • Franić, R. Doležalova, P. (2016). The System of Quality Assurance at the University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture (Croatian). In: Proc. of the 5th Day of Quality Assurance of the University of Zagreb Faculty of Forestry (Jambreković V., ed.). Zagreb: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Forestry, p. 43-47.
  • Hadelan, L., Jež Rogelj, M., Franić, R. (2016) Multicriterial assessment of leading dairy companies in Croatia. Custos e Agronegocio On Line, 12(4): 326-343.
  • Franić, Ramona (2016). Management in Agritourism (Croatian). Zagreb, High Agricultural School, Zagreb, p. 100.
  • Glumac, R., Franić, R., Udovč, A. (2016). Stakeholders' expectations from the agrienvironmental programme in Slovenia and Croatia. Journal of environmental planning and management, 60 (1): 67-91.
  • Franić, R., Ljubaj, T. (2015). Common Agriculture Policy: The Case of Croatia. EU Public Policies Seen from a National Perspective (Lajh Damjan and Petak Zdravko, eds.). Ljubljana: Faculty of Social Sciences, p. 141-152.
  • Franić, R., Mikuš, O. (2013). Transformations in Croatian Agriculture and Agricultural Policy: Challenges and Opportunities within the European Context. Agriculture in Mediterranean Europe, Between old and new paradigms (Ortiz-Miranda Dionisio; Moragues-Faus Ana M.; Arnalte-Alegre Eladio, eds.). Bingley, United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing Limited, str. 233-261.

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Other professional activities

  • 2015 - 2015: High school of Agriculture Zagreb
    National professional exams for teachers from the Agriculture, Food and Veterinary Education, subsector Agriculture. Member of the examination committee for the teaching methods in agricultural profession.
  • 2015 - 2015: High school Braća Radić Kaštel Štafilić-Nehaj
    Competition of high school students of the Republic of Croatia in the professional disciplines of the Agriculture, Food and Veterinary sector, Agro, Flora and Veterinary technicians. Member of the Agro discipline committee.
  • 2014 - 2014: Round table "Future of Croatian Farms". At the initiative of Parliamentary Representative Branko Hrga, Zagreb
    Lecture: EU Opportunities for Development of Croatian Family Farms. International Year of Family Farms. 01/17/2014.
  • 2014 - 2014: Agency for Vocational Education and Adult Education
    Lecture: EU perspective of Croatian agriculture through agricultural policy. A Professional Meeting of Educators in the Agriculture, Food and Veterinary Sector.
  • 2014 - 2014: University of Zagreb, Center for Educational Improvement
    Workshop: Defining the learning outcomes: the experience of the Faculty of Agriculture
  • 2014 - 2014: University of Zagreb, Center for Educational Improvement
    Workshop: Learning Outcomes: Adopting common standards in building the common system
  • 2013 - 2013: Peasant farmers' association Lukač
    Lecture: Circumstances and requirements for agriculture and farmers in terms of EU membership
  • 2013 - 2013: Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts
    Lecture: Agriculture in Eastern Croatia as a Key to Sustainability of Croatian Agriculture in the EU. Scientific conference: "Food and Forestry Production - a foundation for the development of eastern Croatia"

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