Croatia as a Study Destination
Croatia is located in South-eastern Europe and shares the borders with Slovenia in the north-west, Italy and Slovenia on the Adriatic Sea, Hungary in the north, Montenegro in south, Serbia in the north-east, and Bosnia and Herzegovina in the lower region of the Croatia.
Croatia is a blend of South-eastern and Central Europe and Mediterranean. The country is known for its rich and unique historical and cultural heritage. Croatia has many beautiful mountains, natural parks, and many more places that are attractive. The neighbouring countries of Croatia are easily reachable by bus, train or car.
Croatia in Brief
- Official name: The Republic of Croatia
- Capital: Zagreb (largest city)
- CURRENCY: Kuna (HRK)
- Official language: Croatian
- Government: Unitary parliamentary constitutional republic
- Internet domain: .hr
Top Reasons to Study Abroad in Croatia
Following are the reasons to study in Croatia:
Croatia has some of the world-class universities that offer high-quality education. The Croatian higher education institutions offer a wide range of courses at the undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels. The Croatian qualifications are recognised and accepted all around the world.
Educational Opportunities for Croatian and non-Croatian Speakers
In Croatia, there are many study programmes for both Croatian and non-Croatian speakers. Also, most of the higher education institutions in Croatia offer Croatian language courses and other foreign language courses for students.
For prospective students who speak Croatian (or are studying the language), a wide variety of degree programmes or exchange programmes are available for studying at higher education institutions throughout Croatia. Degree programmes in English as well as foreign languages are available at Croatian higher education institutions.
Welcoming, Friendly and Multi-lingual Environment
The Croatian people are friendly and welcoming too. In Croatia, people speak many different languages- English, French, German, Spanish, Italian and Russian. Students who want to study in Croatia can adapt to the environment also mix up with the people in Croatia easily as they multi-lingual.
Many Scholarship Programmes
The Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia provide scholarships for international students who wish to study undergraduate, graduate or postgraduate programme at higher education institutions in Croatian.
Affordable Study and Living
In Croatia, the cost of study and living is reasonable. Public education is free from the preschool through the secondary educational levels.