University of Zadar is the project applicant and the leading partner. It has all the necessary and operative, technical and management capacities for a successful and efficient implementation of the project in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. Only in the last five years University of Zadar took part in implementation of the projects from programs IPA IV, TEMPUS, CIP ICT, WBIF, ERDF, ESF financed by the funds of the European Union worth more than HRK 17 million. University of Zadar is an integrated university consisting of 25 departments with 343 teachers with teaching and research positions as well as other associates. A team of university professors includes true experts in teaching and research professions from scientific and professional fields appropriate for the development of competences and acquisition of qualifications of the educational profile: teachers of general subjects, vocational teachers, expert associates, as well as the area of professional development of principals. With their years-long work they proved their qualities in pedagogy, psychology and economics-related sciences. For the purposes of the implementation of public procurement in the context of business services, the University employs a person with the obtained certificate and experience in public procurement for the University.
The University has a quality financial and accounting service ready for financial monitoring of the project. The University also has an internal auditor qualified for financial control of the project. Along with human capacities, the University has all the necessary technical facilities: classrooms, laboratories, computer rooms, computers, printers, phone devices, Internet access and other necessary equipment.