Subject: History of institutions in Croatia
Course: History of institutions in Croatia
ECTS credits: 6
Language: Croatian
Duration: 1 semester
Method of teaching: 2 lecture hours and 2 hours of seminar
Prerequisite: none
Assessment: written and oral exam

Course description:
Organization and functioning of institutions of medieval Croatia: central government (ruler, duke, governor, Croatian parliament, conferences, first notary etc.), counties, towns and municipalities, religious institutions, manors.
Institutions of the Hungarian kingdom until 1526. Institutions of the Republic of Venice. Venetian administration in Dalmatia. Central institutions of the Hapsburg Monarchy since 1526. Croatian lands under Ottoman government.
Administrative organization on the territory of the Croatian Military Border. Institutions in Istria and Rijeka.
Reforms of Maria Theresa and Joseph II. Illyrian Provinces and the French administration. Austrian administration in Dalmatia and Istria until 1848.
Organization of public administration 1848-1918. Central government offices in Vienna and Budapest. Kingdom of Dalmatia, Croatia and Slavonia. Administration of justice 1848-1918.
Administrative and territorial organization of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes / Kingdom of Yugoslavia, organization of justice, schools, army, economy.
Istria, Rijeka and Zadar under Italian administration 1918/1923.
Administrative and territorial organization of the Independent State of Croatia. Administration of justice, public services, army and schools in the Independent State of Croatia. Military units and institutions of foreign forces on Croatian territory during WWII. Organization and activities of partisan civil and military government bodies.
Administrative and territorial organization of Croatia in the socialist period. Organization and jurisdictions of federal bodies and institutions. Government bodies and public institutions in republics. Local government. Administration of justice. Schooling system. Reforms of political and economic system. State-sponsored organizations. Administration system after 1990.

Quality check and success of the course: Quality check and success of the course will be done by combining internal and external evaluation. Internal evaluation will be done by teachers and students using survey method at the end of semester. The external evaluation will be done by colleagues attending the course, by monitoring and assessment of the course.

Course objectives:
Students are acquainted with the organization and functioning of institutions having jurisdiction over Croatian territory with a special reference to the development, jurisdiction and interdependence of the institutions.

Reading list:
1. I. Beuc, Povijest institucija državne vlasti Kraljevine Hrvatske, Slavonije i Dalmacije, Zagreb, 1985.
2. I. Beuc, Povijest institucija državne vlasti u Hrvatskoj (1527-1945), Zagreb 1969.
3. J. Kolanović, Hrvatski sabor od narodnih zborovanja do građanskog sabora 1848, u:, Hrvatski sabor Zagreb 1994: str. 9-59.
4. N. Stančić, Hrvatski građanski sabor 1848-1918, u: Hrvatski sabor, Zagreb 1994., str. 61-98.
Additional reading list:
1. M. Horvat, K. Bastaić, H. Sirotković, Rječnik historije države i prava, Zagreb 1968.
2. A. Dabinović, Hrvatska državna i pravna povijest, Zagreb 1990.
3. J. Kolanović, Hrvatske kraljevinske konferencije, u: Hrvatske kraljevinske konferencije, Zagreb 1985:15-43.
4. F. Čulinović, Državnopravni razvitak Jugoslavije, Pravni fakultet, Zagreb, 1981.
5. Ing-registar, Inženjerski biro, Zagreb as a secondary publication for finding laws and regulations, as well as Narodne novine.