University of Zagreb

The University of Zagreb is the oldest and biggest university in South-Eastern Europe founded in 1669.  It offers a wide range of academic degree courses in the following fields: Arts, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Engineering, Humanities, Natural and Social Sciences. It is also a strongly research-oriented institution, contributing with 50 percent to the total research output of the country. The University now consist of 29 faculties, three art academies and the Centre for Croatian Studies. There are over 50,000 full-time students.

International Cooperation

The International Relations Office coordinates and administers international collaboration of the University of Zagreb.

The University of Zagreb has over 100 bilateral agreements signed with its partner universities from Europe, North and South America, Australia and Asia. These bilateral agreements regulate different types of cooperation, such as exchange of scholars and students, joint publications, exchange of information and other activities in order to improve the academic cooperation.

Certain faculties of the University of Zagreb have also a number of bilateral agreements signed with their partner universities abroad. For more information on these agreements, please contact faculties.


Exchange students are students participating in a formal exchange programme between their home university and the University of Zagreb. (i.e. Erasmus, Bilateral agreements, CEEPUS, Erasmus Mundus External Cooperation Window etc.).

Your home university has nominated you for student exchange period at the University of Zagreb. In order to be accepted you will need to fill in the Application form and send it to us together with all the other necessary documents. Read more.

Complete applications need to be send to the following postal address:

International RelationsOffice
University of Zagreb
Trg maršala Tita 14
HR-10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Fax: ++385 1 46 98 105

Some Faculties/Academies of the University of Zagreb offer a choice of courses (not full study programmes) in English. The list is available here.


Degree seeking studens are students studying for a full Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD degree at the University of Zagreb.

Admission to all university study programmes is restricted; i. e. the number of places is subject to an annual decision of the University Senate. All students, including foreign citizens that want to study at the University of Zagreb, need to pass the entrance classification exam. The selection of candidates is based on the score achieved in the entrance exam. Foreign citizens are entitled to enrol on the condition that they have achieved the required score and depending on the number of places available for foreign students.

There are two examination periods: the first (July) examination period and second (September) examination period (only if the enrolment quota has not been filled in July).

For a more detailed information on the classification procedure (the subjects at the examination, the literature that should be studied, cost of the examination procedure, exact dates of the exam, etc) prospective applicants are advised to inquire at the faculty/academy of the University of Zagreb they wish to enrol.

University undergraduate programme: completion of a four-year secondary school.
University graduate programme: completion of a university undergraduate programme; students with a higher education vocational degree can be allowed to enrol in university graduate programmes under specially defined requirements
University postgraduate programme: completion of a university graduate programme.

Note: All foreign documents must be translated into Croatian; Copies of the original of the foreign public documents must be certified by a public notary.

The tuition fee for a study programme is reached by the Senate of the University of Zagreb and it depends on the type of the programme. Information about tuition for individual programmes can be obtained from the faculty/academy of the University of Zagreb. The University of Zagreb presently does not offer any financial assistance for foreign citizens.
More info.


Guest students are students studying on an individual basis for a semester or a year at the University of Zagreb as a part of their degree at the home university.

All guest students (outside of formal exchange agreement/project) will have to arrange the conditions of their study period like the prerequisites in relevant courses or study programmes, tuition fees etc with the Faculty/Academy of the University of Zagreb. More info.

Some Faculties/Academies of the University of Zagreb offer a choice of courses (not full study programmes) in English. The list is available here.


ERASMUS MUNDUS EXTERNAL COOPERATION WINDOW PROJECT BASILEUS – Balkans Academic Scheme for the Internationalisation of Learning in cooperation with EU universities. The EMECW Basileus project consortium consists of 8 EU universities and 12 universities in the Western Balkans.
Basileus provides funding for academic mobility from:
* any Western Balkan institution to the 8 EU partner universities
* the 8 EU partner universities to the 12 Western Balkan partner universities
BASILEUS website.

Central European Exchange Program for University Studies. CEEPUS website.

University of Zagreb
p.p. 407
Trg maršala Tita 14
Phone: (+385 1) 4564 111
Fax: (+ 385 1) 4830 602

Official website

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    University of Zagreb
    p.p. 407
    Trg maršala Tita 14
    Phone: (+385 1) 4564 111
    Fax: (+ 385 1) 4830 602

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