Study in Croatia

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What are the steps to winning admissions to study in Croatia? How well do international students adjust to living, studying and working in Croatia? What benefits are there when it comes to higher education and what is the education ranking amongst the world? We will be taking a look at all of the necessary requirements, universities, languages, and opportunities that Croatia has to offer.

First, we will take a look at all of the universities and institutions that are located in Croatia:

  • University of Zagreb
  • University Of Rijeka
  • University of Dubrovnik
  • University of Split
  • RIT Croatia
  • Catholic University of Croatia
  • University of Zadar
  • Juraj Dobrila University of Pula
  • Dubrovnik International University
  • Zagreb School of Economics and Management
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  • Business School PAR
  • College of Applied Sciences
  • Polytechnic of Rijeka
  • Professional Business School of Higher Education LIBERTAS
  • Zagreb School Of Business
  • College of Agora
  • Polytechnic Nikola Tesla Gospic
  • VERN University
  • Vinkovci Technical College of Adult Education
  • School of Dental Medicine
  • Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Osijek
  • University of Osijek Law School
  • Faculty of Food Technology Osijek
  • Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture Osijek
  • Faculty of Education Osijek
  • Mechanical Engineering Faculty in Slavonski Brod, JJ Strossmayer University of Osijek
  • Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering
  • Catholic Faculty of Theology
  • Academy of Fine Arts Zagreb
  • COTRUGLI Business School Catholic Faculty of Theology in Dakovo
  • Andrija Stampar School of Public Health

This is not the complete list of universities and vocational institutions available in Croatia, far from it. There are so many higher education schools available to send in admissions that students may feel a bit overwhelmed at how many institutions are available.

Languages Spoken in Croatia

Any new student that is a in a different country will encounter a bit of a language barrier. However, most countries have such a multi-lingual population that individuals don’t have to worry too much. The languages spoken in Croatia are Serbian, Czech, Italian, Hungarian, Slovak, English, French, German, Spanish, and Romani.

Tuition and Living Cost

What type of living cost is there in Croatia, along with per semester tuition? Well for undergraduate programs or students without a major degree yet, can expect tuition to cost around 3,600 EUR per year. Which is honestly on the lower side of tuition, which is wonderful news.

Now a student living in Croatia can expect to spend between 400 and 700 EUR per month. Since Croatia is known for its destinations, coasts, and luxury lavish landscape it comes as no shock that a student would spend around $1,200 USD a month to cover all living costs.

How to Apply to a Croatian University

There are a few necessities that a student will need to have when it comes to sending in an admissions application to a Croatian university.

  • Show all scanned copies of completed education.
  • Show all exams and grade report cards.
  • Show proof or knowledge of the English language (this typically means taking an English proficiency test)
  • Contact the HEI for admissions requirements (they will ensure each admission
  • Apply for recognition for prior qualifications (grade level placement exam)

Latest Active Scholarships from Croatia

Scholarship Name: 1300 EUR Bilateral Program of Mobility for a Higher Education Scholarship - Croatia 2022

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Country: Croatia

Description: The Ministry Of Science And Education Of The Republic Of Croatia And The Agency For Mobility And EU Programmes Offer Scholarships For Study Or Research To Foreign Students And Teachers Of Higher Education Institutions As Well As Research Fellows Who Intend To Gain Further Professional...

Date Published: 25 August 2021

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Scholarship Name: Croatian Government Scholarships

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Country: Croatia

Description: The Ministry Of Science And Education Of The Republic Of Croatia Through The Agency For Mobility And EU Programs Offers A Scholarship For International Students And Educators Of Advanced Education Establishments And Additionally Investigate Colleagues Who Plan To Increase Facilitate Proficient Involvement In Croatian Foundations...

Date Published: 15 February 2018

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