Prof. Natasa Hoic-Bozic, PhD

Department of Informatics, University of Rijeka

Radmile Matejcic 2
HR-51000 Rijeka, Croatia
Tel: +385 51 584 707


Ph.D. in Computer Science, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing (FER), University of Zagreb, 2002 (Ph.D. Thesis: Adaptive Hypermedia Courseware - Prilagodljiva hipermedijska prpgramska potpora za učenje)

M.Sc. in Computer Science, Faculty of Computer and Information Science, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, 1997 (M.Sc. Thesis: Hypermedia Supported Education)

B.Sc. in Mathematics and Informatics, Faculty of Education, University of Rijeka, 1990


Full Professor (2015-)

Vice Head of the Department of Informatics (2014-)

Head of the Chair of multimedia systems and e-learning (2009-)

Head of the Committee for Quality Assurance at the Department of Informatics and a member of the Committee for Quality Assurance at the University of Rijeka (2009-)


Technology enhanced learning (e-learning) including adaptive hypermedia, recommender systems, multimedia systems, blended learning approaches, Web 2.0 tools for teaching and learning


List of papers (CROSBI - Croatian Scientific Bibliography)

Google Scholar


Undergraduate study of Informatics (Bachelor degree)

  • Fundamentals of Informatics 1
  • Multimedia Systems

Graduate study of Informatics (Master degree)

  • Hypermedia Supported Education 1 and 2
  • Multimedia and Hypermedia Systems
  • Methods and Strategies for Teaching Computer Science and Informatics 1 and 2
  • School Practice for Computer Science Teacher Training
  • Fundamentals of e-learning

Postgraduate doctoral study "Informatics" (Ph.D. degree)

  • Design of Technology-Supported Learning Environments


Research projects


Project Games for Learning Algorithmic Thinking (2017-1-HR01-KA201-035362) under the Erasmus+ Programme, Key Action: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices - Strategic Partnerships for school education (2017-2019) web

Creative Classroom

Erasmus+ Key Action 2: Strategic Partnerships in the field of education, training and youth project (2014-2016) web

E-learning Recommender System

Project supported by University of Rijeka, Croatia (2014-2018) web


European Tematic network project Future Education and Training in Computing: How to support learning at anytime anywhere (2013-2016) web


  • Software Engineering - Computer Science Education and Research Cooperation, supported by DAAD - German Academic Exchange Service (2014-) web
  • SCOLLAm - Opening up education through Seamless and COLLAborative Mobile learning on tablet computers, supported by Croatian science foundation (2014-) web
  • Computing support to education (2002-2013)
  • The Quality of Teaching in Higher Education (1997-2000)
  • Innovations in Computer Assisted Education (1993-1997)
  • Transforming Information into Knowledge: Online Courses in Education (Research Support Scheme of the Open Society Support Foundation, grant No.: 1280/1998, 1998-2000)
  • Developing the Educative WWW Hypermedia Applications (project of the Open Society Institute - Croatia, 1996-97)

Other projects

  • PSST! - Personal & Shared Strategies for Teachers in Web 2.0, LLP Erasmus Intensive Programme (2013)
  • EQIBELT - Education Quality Improvement by eLearning Technology, TEMPUS UM_JEP-19105-2004 project, Coordinating Institution: University of Zagreb University Computing Centre (SRCE), (2005-2009)
  • Teaching methods in information science online (2004-2005)
  • Adaptive Hypermedia Courseware (2002-2003)
  • CARNet projects and programmes: ICT Edu (2012), Development and Implementation of Online Courses (2004-2006), Standardization and valorisation of digital educational materials (2003-2005), Training the Trainers (2004-2005), Reference Centres (2002), Educational Projects (2000-2002)