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Research for Science & Citizenship (RSC) at RIT in Europe

A Gap and Preparatory Semester for the High School Class of 2021

A college preparatory research program between high school and college allows you to explore the world and your place in it. For some, taking a half-step into college and exploring Europe with new friends and mentors is a perfect transition from the past year. This ten-week program is an unparalleled opportunity for you to do hands-on research, explore your academic and career interests, and participate in cultural activities and excursions.You will come away with:

  • Increased Confidence as You Prepare for College: Many students feel their high school preparation was incomplete. The RSC program will ensure you are exceptionally prepared.
  • Some Answers: Follow your curiosity and explore a research topic of your choosing to have a meaningful global impact. Learn how to conduct college-level research with guidance from world-renowned mentors.
  • A Leg Up: Earn college credit while enhancing strategic skills and building cultural adaptability - key factors in setting your college application apart from the crowd.
  • The Best Stories: Up-and-coming Croatia is the backdrop for developing lifelong friendships and connections.
  • Focus: Get inspired and gain clarity on your next academic steps.
  • Seamless Transition into College: By entering college in the spring, you will have new college admission options or a dependable admission option into RIT if you complete the program with a 3.0 GPA or higher.

Your home base will be at RIT Croatia, located in the historical coastal city of Dubrovnik, Croatia. Croatia ranked number 26 on the 2020 Global Peace Index (GPI), which measures the safety and security of 163 nations worldwide.

RIT Croatia is a campus of Rochester Institue of Technology located in Rochester, NY. RIT is known for excellence in science, the arts, and technology, attracting diverse, ambitious, and creative students. RIT's focus on relevant, real-world experiences places students at the helm of leading change and innovation. 

Take a virtual tour of the RIT Croatia Dubrovnik campus: