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Spend four weeks exploring the natural beauty of Croatia, its diverse ecosystems, and wine-making history, methods, and techniques.

  • Combine classroom-based study with field learning excursions and guided tours that will take you to coastal areas, national parks, and wine regions outside of Dubrovnik.
  • Participate in a week-long sailing excursion that will take you to the coastal islands in the Adriatic Sea to study the local ecosystems which have influenced the rich history of Croatian wine culture.
  • Pay discounted tuition for 6 credits.
  • Scholarships are available!

Watch a short video from the 2019 program:

Program Term: Summer
Program Dates: May 17 - June 15, 2024

Course Details:
ENVS-150 - Ecology of the Dalmatian Coast
This course is an introduction to population, community, and ecosystem ecology, stressing the dynamic interrelationships of plant and animal communities of the Dalmatian Coast in Croatia. 4 credits

HSPT 161 - Wines of the World
This course is an introduction to the global wine history, vineyard methods, production techniques, grape characteristics, sensory evaluation, marketing and distribution. 2 credits

No pre-requisites. Open to all undergraduate majors.

Application deadline: February 15, 2024

Program Cost: Student budget worksheet (OUTDATED -summer 2023 program) - outlines all program costs. Financial aid may cover some program costs. Students should take a copy of the budget worksheet to a meeting with RIT financial aid before the application deadline. Join the Croatia summer programs interest list and we will send you a copy of the summer 2024 budget once it is available.


  • RIT Education Abroad Travel Grants ($500-$1,000)
    All students with pending applications in the RIT Study Abroad Compass for this program will be automatically considered for an RIT Education Abroad Travel Grant. You will be informed of your scholarship status shortly after the application deadline. Scholarships awarded based on financial need.
  • Other scholarships: RIT Study Abroad ScholarshipsNational Study Abroad Scholarships

To Apply

1) Make an appointment with study abroad advisor, Myles Chalue, to go over 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.

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Course Discipline: 
Ecology, Environmental Science, International Hospitality & Service Management
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RIT Students