Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences of University of Zagreb was founded in 1984 and today is the leading high education, scientific and research institution in the field of transport and traffic engineering in Croatia. There are 204 employees working at the Faculty: 117 members of teaching staff and 87 in administrative and other services. Besides education of the new generation of transport experts, which is the main focus of the Faculty, Faculty has a strong alignment with national, regional, and international scientific, research and development projects funded by a wide variety of institutions, from local stakeholders to EU bodies. One of the main focal points of the FPZ project- and research-related activities for a number of years has been road safety with aptitude for road infrastructure safety and network-wide road safety assessment.

In recognition of this efforts, FPZ has been awarded the title of iRAP Centre of excellence, which proves recognition as a peak organisation that have demonstrated excellence in road safety engineering and is focused on activities for the public good. FPZ is also officially appointed by the Ministry of the Sea, Transport and Infrastructure of Republic of Croatia to perform education and training of Road Safety Auditors and has developed national syllabus for Road Safety Audit and participated in establishing the legal framework for the implementation of Directive 2008/96/EC in Croatia.

Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences offers programmes in Traffic and Transport, Intelligent Transport Systems and Logistics and Aeronautics. Programme of Traffic and Transport involves courses in Road, Railway, Urban, Air, Waterway, Postal, and Information and Communication Transport and Traffic. All the programmes are taught at the three-year undergraduate (180 ECTS) and two-year graduate levels (120 ECTS). Postgraduate studies provide three-year Doctoral Studies in the field of Transport and Traffic Engineering, as well as one-year Specialist Studies in Urban Transport and Traffic, Inter-modal Transport and Traffic, and Transport Logistics and Management.