Study abroad in Croatia

Top Reasons to Study Abroad in Croatia

Croatia is now one of the most up and coming destinations to study abroad in Europe and it is easy to see why. With beautiful beaches, scenic towns, friends locals, a relaxed atmosphere and also a cheap cost of living there are so many reasons why you should study here. 

Local people are very friendly and around half the population of the country speak English which makes the experience of living and studying here easier. You can also find lots of different courses available in English and there is also the option to combine experiences and book a Croatian language course in Croatia.

There are semester classes, one-month courses and summer schools available to join all year round and it has become easier in the past decade to go and study in Croatia due to institutions joining the Bologna Process making it easier for international students to join classes. There are also a number of short term international exchange programmes available to join like Erasmus, CEEPUS and other bilateral programmes which also helps local Croatian students to study abroad too.

View our guide to studying in Croatia which includes popular destinations, featured study abroad programs, recommended universities, information about scholarships and helpful advice. Please contact us if you would like to advertise study programs or contribute to our guide.


Popular Places to Study in Croatia

You can find universities throughout Croatia, the best places for international students to go include:

  • Zagreb
  • Split
  • Rijeka
  • Osijek
  • Zadar
  • Slavonski Brod
  • Pula
  • Sesvete
  • Karlovac


Top Universities in Croatia for International Students

There are over 30 educational institutions on Croatia’s stunning Adriatic coast with the University of Zagreb (the largest in the country) which has over 50,000 full-time students. The University of Zagreb which was founded in 1669 making it the oldest university in country.


Help / Advice

Croatia is the perfect destination for students wishing to avoid some of the more expensive European hotspots and who want to discover a beautiful country with a rich culture. If you need any help arranging a study abroad program in Croatia please get in touch.


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