Incoming Students

 

Overview

In 1997, when RIT established its presence in Croatia, notmany others had the vision to see what the country would be today – a populartourist destination, bustling economy and new member of the European Union.With campuses in both the small coastal city of Dubrovnik as well as thecapital city of Zagreb, RIT Croatia enrolls over 600 students not only fromwithin Croatia, but throughout Europe, Australia, Asia, South America and theUnited States.

 

Dubrovnik Campus


The Campus

RIT Croatia’s campus in Dubrovnik is located at Don FranaBulica 6, just a few steps from the main entrance to Old Town, a historicsection of Dubrovnik. The RIT Croatia building contains classrooms, faculty andstaff offices, student lounges, a copy center, library, computer labs and isfully equipped with the latest technology including wireless internet access.



About Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik, also known as "the pearl of the Adriatic” is nolonger the world’s best kept secret. This unique destination magnificentlycombines the natural beauty of the pristine Adriatic Sea and mountainousCroatian landscape with medieval architecture and old-world city planning. Nowonder it is the place where the magical and popular series Game of Thrones isfilmed.

The stunning city of Dubrovnik with its historic Old Townbecame a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1979. The gleaming marble streets arelined with baroque buildings and Renaissance fountains.

The history of Dubrovnik is a fascinating study of the riseof a great maritime power that lived in peace and prosperity for nearly fivecenturies. Dubrovnik is much more than a fascinating Old Town. It is a firstclass Adriatic resort complete with beautiful pebble beaches and a vibrantnightlife.          

When you are in Dubrovnik, your learning will continuebeyond the walls of the classroom. Visit the ancient Roman salt flats that arestill in production today. Attend numerous cultural festivals that are uniqueto the Dalmatian Coast. Simply sit at one of the many sidewalk cafes and listento the stories of your classmates. Walk atop the city walls, go for a hike, ortake a ferry to one of the many nearby islands.

Visit Dubrovnik and experience every aspect of itscaptivating, charming, safe and beautiful atmosphere.







Courses

When you are approved for Study Abroad at RIT Croatia,please work with your academic advisor to select classes that complete yournecessary degree requirements and also provide you with new and interestingcourse options!

In Dubrovnik there are two undergraduate programs offered:Web and Mobile Computing and Hospitality and Tourism Management. You can findinformation about pathways and course descriptions in the documents below.

 

Housing

Students will live in furnished apartments convenientlylocated close to campus and other surrounding sites. Local bus service isreliable, easy to use and affordable, which allows unlimited travel within theregion. The apartments have kitchens so you will be preparing your own mealsand shopping at a nearby grocery store.    

Most apartments sleep 3 students with a shared bathroom,kitchen and living area. You should anticipate having to share a room; butwhile an apartment may be co-ed, any individual roommate will be of the samegender. Apartments are equipped with a clothes washer, television. None of the apartmentshave clothes dryers (most people dry their clothes on a clothes rack). WirelessInternet access is also provided.

 

Food and Dining

Places to buy food include: smaller mini-markets,supermarkets, fresh green markets and of course local restaurants.  Local cuisine is influenced by Italian(especially around the coast), German and French cuisine (continentalCroatia).  There are some traces ofTurkish or Greek influences, particularly in fast food.

The tap water in Croatia is drinkable, and of very highquality. The water contains a high mineral content, important to know when youuse a dishwasher or an iron.

Students will receive a detailed handbook upon their arrivalwith different dining options.

 

Zagreb Campus


The Campus

The Zagreb campus is located at Damira Tomljanovica 15 inBundek Center, a brand new facility that includes apartment housing,restaurants, a fitness center and coffee shops. Located across from beautifulBundek Park, the new facility contains classrooms, faculty/staff offices,library, auditorium, student lounges and computer labs. Classrooms are fullyequipped with the latest technology, and wireless internet access is available.



About Zagreb

Zagreb is a bustling Central European-style city withclassic and modern architecture, winding cobblestone streets, and old cityneighborhoods. The city boasts more than 20 museums, along with a variety ofart galleries, cafés, and stylish boutiques. Perfectly situated between centralEurope and the Adriatic Sea, Croatia’s capital is home to nearly 800,000 of thecountry’s residents. Zagreb is a city that will surprise you. Visitors areinvited to explore this cosmopolitan city on foot to discover its uniquehistoric and cultural treasures. Meet friends for coffee at the famous BanJelačić Square, stroll through nature parks and promenades or relax on thebeach at Lake Jarun. Or experience the thrilling nightlife with concerts,clubs, sporting events, theater, and more. There are endless opportunitiesawaiting you!





Courses

When you are approved for Study Abroad at RIT Croatia,please work with your academic advisor to select classes that complete yournecessary degree requirements and also provide you with new and interestingcourse options!

In Zagreb there are two undergraduate programs offered: Weband Mobile Computing and International Business. You can find information aboutpathways and course descriptions in the documents below.

Housing

Students will live in furnished apartments convenientlylocated close to campus and other surrounding sites. Local bus service isreliable, easy to use and affordable, which allows unlimited travel within theregion. The apartments have kitchens so you will be preparing your own mealsand shopping at a nearby grocery store.    

Most apartments sleep 3 students with a shared bathroom,kitchen and living area. You should anticipate having to share a room; butwhile an apartment may be co-ed, any individual roommate will be of the samegender. Apartments are equipped with a clothes washer, television. None of theapartments have clothes dryers (most people dry their clothes on a clothesrack). Wireless Internet access is also provided.

Food and Dining

Places to buy food include: smaller mini-markets,supermarkets, fresh green markets restaurants, fast foods, and many moreplaces. The local cuisine is influenced by many surrounding cultures fromItalian (especially around the coast), German, French cuisine (continentalCroatia) to Hungarian.  There are alsosome traces of Turkish or Greek influences, particularly in fast food anddesserts.

There is a growing food culture taking place in Zagreb. Inthe last few years many different types of food restaurants have opened, fromWok places to healthy fast food. Just in the old town and city center there aremany options to choose from.

The tap water in Croatia is drinkable, and of very highquality. The water contains a high mineral content, which is important to knowwhen you use a dishwasher or an iron.

Students will receive a detailed handbook upon their arrivalwith different dining options.