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With a stable economy and talented work force, Croatia has grown as a regional hub for business and technology resulting in a number of successful entrepreneurs and start-ups.

  • Examine business practices in a new cultural context guided by knowledgeable faculty and through your collaborations with diverse students.
  • Live and study in the heart of an under-the-radar European city known for its welcoming people, inexpensive living and rich cultural heritage.
  • Solve problems, take on a challenge and gain professional skills that will set you apart as a leader in a globalized work environment.

Zagreb is a bustling Central European-style city with classic and modern architecture, winding cobblestone streets, and old city neighborhoods. The city boasts more than 20 museums, along with a variety of art galleries, cafes, and stylish boutiques. Perfectly situated between central Europe and the Adriatic Sea, Croatia's capital is home to nearly 800,000 of the country's residents.

Zagreb Campus
RIT Croatia's Zagreb campus is located at Damir Tomljanovica 15 in Bundek Center, a facility that includes restaurants and coffee shops. Located across from beautiful Bundek park, the building contains classrooms, faculty and staff offices, a library, auditorium, student lounges and computer labs. Classrooms are fully equipped with the latest technology, and wireless internet access is available.

The RIT Zagreb campus offers the same RIT international business degree programs to local students that you earn here in Rochester. You will take 12-18 credits of courses that will count toward your degree requirements and get to spend time in the classroom collaborating with some of the regions brightest young people. Your faculty members are accomplished and well-respected which means you will experience the same hands-on and challenging learning environment you are used to with the added bonus of in-depth cultural exploration. All courses are delivered in English.

Housing in Zagreb
Students will live in private apartments with other RIT Rochester students. Apartments are equipped with wifi and are usually within 30 minutes of campus.

Student Experience and Excursions
Prior to your departure, you will meet with the team in Croatia via video chat. Once in country, you will receive a thorough on-site orientation and the team will help you adjust to your new surroundings. You will be able to participate in local clubs, sports teams and other student activities. You will also get to participate in several cultural excursions during your stay in Croatia most of which are included in the program fee cost. Some of the most popular include a day trip to the Plitvice Lakes National Park where you will wander among a network of waterfalls and Zadar, a coastal city with some of the most intact ancient Roman ruins and a whimsical Sea Organ. In Zagreb, you will enjoy the laid-back café culture, the many walkable neighborhoods and several festivals and holidays.

Program Details 

  • Term: Fall or Spring Semester
  • Location: Zagreb, Croatia 

Program Cost
Student budget worksheet - AY 2023-24. Take a copy of this worksheet to a meeting with your financial aid assistant director PRIOR to the application deadline to determine how your aid may apply towards program costs.

Application deadlines:
Fall semester - April 1
Spring semester - October 1

Course Details

  • Total Credits: 12-18
  • Courses: View past courses on SIS (choose RIT Croatia Zagreb) or ask your study abroad advisor for a list of courses typically offered.

Applicants should meet with their academic advisor to ensure that credits count towards their degree program.

Croatia Inc. Flyer

RIT Study Abroad Scholarships
National Scholarships

To Apply

1) Make an appointment with study abroad advisor, Myles Chalue, to go over the required application steps - choose a date and time
2) Start an application in the Compass.

COVID-19 & Study Abroad

The RIT Education Abroad office is constantly monitoring how COVID-19 is affecting international travel, with student safety as our top priority. While RIT no longer requires students to be vaccinated, we highly encourage study abroad participants to stay up-to-date with immunizations, boosters and social distancing polices. In fact, study abroad partners and vendors, travel providers and foreign governments may have different requirements and it is the students responsibility to understand and adhere to all requirements and guidelines. 

Academic Year
Language of Instruction: 
Course Discipline: 
Business, Marketing, Finance
Undergraduate, Graduate
Open To: 

RIT Students only