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Scholarships on offer to learn Croatian language in Croatia

Scholarships on offer to learn Croatian language in Croatia

Invitation for the granting of scholarships for learning the Croatian Language in Croatia for the Academic Year 2023/2024. 

For the purpose of learning the Croatian language, familiarising oneself with Croatian culture, preserving national identity, promoting unity and cooperation, as well as facilitating the return of Croatian emigrants and their descendants, the Central State Office for Croats Abroad announces the Public Call for the Granting of Scholarships for Learning the Croatian Language in the Republic of Croatia for the academic year 2023/2024.

A total of 500 scholarships are planned to be awarded, which is the highest number for a single academic year so far.

The Public Call is open to members of the Croatian people, their spouses, as well as friends of the Croatian people and the Republic of Croatia who nurture Croatian identity and promote Croatian cultural unity.

Applicants must be at least 18 years old, have completed at least secondary education, and have a residence outside Croatia or have a residence/stay in Croatia for no longer than three years, up to the date of this Public Call.

Applications for the Public Call must be submitted exclusively in electronic form via the online application form available HERE. The deadline for submitting applications is June 19, 2023.

Instructions and details can be downloaded also on this link (right side of page under ‘Dokumenti’ – Call for applications).

The Course is organised by the Faculty of Philosophy in Zagreb, Split, Rijeka, Osijek, the University of Zadar, the Faculty of Philosophy in Pula, and the University of Dubrovnik. The scholarship entails regular attendance of classes in Croatia at the Course location.

In the application form, candidates are required to specify their choice of language learning semester (winter, summer, or both), as well as the Course location (first and second choice).

All other details are specified in the Public Call and accompanying instructions. In case of any need for additional information, candidates can send an inquiry to the email address: [email protected], no later than the expiration of the aforementioned deadline, or call the following telephone numbers during the same period: +385 (0)1/6444-673, +385 (0)1/6444-683, every working day from 09:30 to 15:30.

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