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Education System Overview

In the 2019-2020 academic year, 127 U.S. students studied abroad for academic credit in Croatia.

Academic year: September – June

Major school holidays/break:

  • Spring Holiday: Mid-April
  • Summer Holiday: June – September

Major exam period(s): February and June – July

Four years of English language classes are required for all Croatian high school students, as well as 1-2 years for university students.

The government of Croatia has developed a policy to increase both inbound and outbound student mobility by at least 20% by 2020.

Structure of the University System

Years of study required to earn a bachelor's degree: 3 - 4 years

Language of instruction in universities: Croatian

Degrees offered: Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate