Zadar, Croatia


when 19 May 2019 - 28 June 2019
language Croatian
duration 6 weeks
credits 10 EC


The course is intended for Slavistes & all those who would like to learn about the Croatian language and Croatian culture.
Students must be sixteen or older in order to enroll.
It consists of the following:
• Learning about Croatian language structure at all levels, based on various texts (songs, anecdotes, jokes, newspaper articles, magazines, standard texts, videos, etc.)
• Practicing the acquired knowledge in discussions dealing with specific questions, and according to the level of Croatian language competence of students
• The history of the Croatian language and Croatian dialectology
• Glagolitic monuments
• A comparison of Croatian language with other similar languages, especially South - Slavic languages
• Croatian proverbs and phrases in comparison with other languages
• Standard Croatian terminology (legal, economic, computer terminology, etc.) in comparison with other languages
• Croatian linguistic purism (continuity, discontinuity, re-continuity)
• Croatian literature in the European context
• Learning about Croatian culture, history and geography, especially the region of Zadar

PROGRAM A: 6-WEEK COURSE IN CROATIAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE (usually two levels: intermediate and advanced)

Program A is taught in a special program (150 hours, including shorter and all-day excursions, which are an integral part of the program, ie mandatory). Shorter trips are organized on a working day, and all-day excursions on Saturdays; on Sundays the participants are free. Teaching starts at 9 o'clock.

Course leader

Director of the program: Dr. Mile Mamic, full professor of the Contemporary Croatian language

Target group

This is a special program that has been held for 12 years in collaboration with the University of Kansas for all students from all universities in the United States. The news is that this program is offered to students from all over the world and can be attended in part (at least two weeks).
Note: The condition is basic knowledge of the Croatian language (approximately 1 year of learning).

Fee info

EUR 0: School fee - 1080 € (ie 180 € per week).

- Single room 840 € (ie 140 € per week).
- Double room 600 € (ie 100 € per week).