Scientific research is a key segment in the work of a higher education institution. Since its founding, the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Split has aimed to foster scientific and research productivity, which is a foundation for high-quality teaching as well as scientific and professional advancement. As one of the main pillars of the development of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Split, scientific research, among other things, enables the interconnection of various scientific disciplines and encourages cooperation with other scientific institutions in the country and abroad.
Since the founding of the Faculty in 2005, its researchers have participated in a number of national and international projects, as well as in other forms of professional cooperation in the country and abroad. The research framework of the Faculty is not limited to providing support for the teaching and pedagogical process, but it also includes research work that is of national importance because it contributes to the acquisition of knowledge on Croatia, its culture, history and literature. Research conducted at the Faculty contributes to the development of humanities and social sciences in the country and abroad.
Today, the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Split has over 140 scientists, many of whom participate in national and international projects, as well as the editorial boards of various journals. Results of their research are evident in numerous scientific articles, monographs, university textbooks and other publications. A summary of the scientific research activities of the Faculty for the academic year 2019/2020 is visible in the Scientific Activity Report for the said academic year.
In addition, the Faculty has developed its own publishing, which includes the following serial publications in the A1 category: Školski vjesnik - a journal for pedagogical theory and practice and the Journal of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Split. Students of the Faculty are also active in the field of publishing, with two student publications: The Split Mind - multilingual journal of literature and culture; the Humanist - journal of students of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Split and Pleter - journal of history and art history students.