How to apply

How to apply


Your home university has nominated you for your student exchange period at the University of Zagreb and now you need to apply. Before applying please be sure that you have been nominated by your home University and that you have previously received an email from UNIZG with the instructions on how to apply! All nominations need to be sent to the following email address: 

The application for the 1st /WINTER semester, i.e. academic year 2019/20 is now closed.

The application portal is only intended for students who wish to apply for a study mobility exchange. Traineeships are arranged directly with the faculty/academy. 

Please bear in mind that the online application through our website is mandatory and that any nominee who does not apply online will automatically be rejected. 

The documents you need to enclose to your application form are:

  1. Curriculum Vitae (Croatian or English)
  2. The Learning Agreement (signed by the student and Home Institution)
  3. Grade Transcript
  4. Certificate of Enrollment
  5. Nomination letter
  6. Copy of the ID card (both sides) / Passport (first page with the photo and personal data)
  7. Proof of English knowledge if you are following courses in English – B2 level (all kinds of certificate, from different language schools are accepted).

All the documents need to be in English. Application document templates can be found here (you may also use templates from your University).

All applicants are kindly requested to respect the APPLICATION DEADLINES which are as follows:

  • 10 May for the 1st/winter semester / academic year
  • 10 November for the 2nd/summer semester


Exchange students must demonstrate a proficiency in English (or Croatian), minimum level B2 according to the European reference framework.  

Accepted language tests are:

  • official confirmation of language instructor at the home university on university letterhead with original signature and stamp/seal
  • TOEIC 700 (Oxford Campus : TOEIC 750)
  • TOEFL IBT 79 - CBT 210
  • IELTS 6.0
  • Cambridge First Certificate in English (FCE)

Students who speak English or Croatian as mother tongue or study completely in English in their home country (not only in isolated courses) do not have to submit a language test.

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