Scholarships in the Republic of Croatia - Call for Applications 2019/2020

The deadline for application: 5th of April 2019 (as per postmark)

The Ministry of Science and Education of the Republic of Croatia together with the Agency for Mobility and EU Programmes offer scholarships for foreign students and professors of higher education institutions as well as research fellows who intend to gain further professional experience in Croatian institutions of higher education or research.

Applications for the scholarships can be submitted through two different application pools:


This application pool is open only for citizens of countries (and territories) that have a valid/effective educational co-operation programme with Croatia, or a bilateral agreement signed by the Croatian Government or the Ministry of Science and Education and the relevant ministry of the given country (or territory). Applications of the students enrolled in the institutions of the below specified countries (and territories), but without a citizenship of these same countries (or territories) will not be accepted.

COUNTRIES WHOSE CITIZENS MAY APPLY ON THE BASIS OF A VALID/EFFECTIVE EDUCATIONAL CO-OPERATION PROGRAMME AND/OR A BILATERAL AGREEMENT: Belgium (Flanders), Bulgaria, Czech Republic, China, Germany (Bavaria), Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Turkey, Ukraine.


This application pool is open only for applications by students of language departments of Croatian language and literature abroad, regardless whether or not their respective countries have a valid cooperation programme or a bilateral agreement with Croatia, i.e., regardless of whether or not the language department of Croatian language and literature falls under the jurisdiction of the Croatian Ministry of Science and Education. If applicable an application must be submitted by the Croatian language fellow. 

Scholarships can only be awarded to applicants who are nominated by the competent authorities responsible for the implementation of the scholarship programmes. The selection of applicants is usually performed by the respective foreign government ministries and/or agencies. Applications cannot be submitted individually, i.e. individual applications will not be processed. Applications (for the pool 1) from countries that are not on the following list will not be taken into consideration.

The deadline for application and for submitting two copies of the required documents and printed version of the Application form is: 5th of April 2019 (as per postmark).

Printed application materials should be sent to (by the national competent authority if applicable):

Agency for Mobility and EU Programmes
Frankopanska 26,
10000 Zagreb,

Phone: +385 (0)1 5005 635
            +385 (0)1 5005 955