FAQ - Zagreb School of Economics and Management

Short programs



Please apply using the online application form available here


Although accommodation is NOT INCLUDED in the fee, here is a list of resources that you can use to help you find accommodation:





Apartment rental



For all visa information, please visit the following website in English: http://www.mvep.hr/en/consular-information/visas/visa-requirements-overview/

In case your visa is denied for any reason, ZSEM will return the payment after charging 10% of administrative costs. Postage costs are also incurred by applicants.

All international students are required to have health & travel insurance from their home country prior to their arrival in Croatia. This type of insurance has to be valid in case any health services will need to be used while staying in Croatia.

Citizens of the European Union who are travelling to Croatia, or are for any other reason temporarily staying in Croatia, and have public health insurance in another EU member state, are entitled to use necessary health care by virtue of their European Health Insurance Card.

Helpful links:

  • Croatian Institute for Health Insurance: hzzo.hr
  • Ministry of Health: zdravlje.hr

Any questions and support that students may need prior to arriving and during their stay can be directed to the program coordinator, Marija Durakovich, [email protected].



Attendance is expected at all lectures and company visits. Students are expected to be active members of the group at all times.  

Everyone who is interested and is currently an enrolled student; there are no formal conditions (besides motivation). The program is targeted towards undergraduate and graduate students.

Of course they can!

We do not usually offer our programs for students who just graduated from high school, however, students who can show proof of good (grade) standing and a high level of motivation towards their studies are encouraged to contact our coordinators directly.

Students are expected to conduct themselves at all times in such a manner as to represent their home country and to facilitate the success of the program. Rules include but are not limited to the following: Students must be in class on time. The possession or use of alcohol and other drugs is strictly forbidden and will result in immediate dismissal from the Summer School. Smoking is forbidden on School grounds. Students must dress appropriately for classes and excursions.

ZSEM has computer facilities, and you will have access to the computer labs but only during some days of the program. If you do bring your own laptop, ZSEM offers free WLAN Internet access.

All students who are accepted into the program will receive a welcome package by email together with their admission letter, which will include travel and transportation tips.

Tuition & Other Expenses

No, unfortunately, this program is financed exclusively by participant’s fees and has no resources of its own.

Additional costs include, but are not limited to: accommodation, transportation, and food. The accommodation costs vary from 270 EUR to 350-400 EUR (per person, including overheads). Food and other costs can vary depending on lifestyle; meals in student cafeterias cost approximately 4-5 EUR.

The best way to handle money is to take both a credit card and a bank debit card with ATM capabilities. There are numerous ATM machines in Zagreb from which you can withdraw cash. All cards should be checked before leaving home.

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