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University of Dubrovnik (Sveučilište u Dubrovniku)

Address: Ul. branitelja Dubrovnika 29, 20000, Dubrovnik, Croatia

Description University of Dubrovnik (Sveučilište u Dubrovniku)

• Foundation: 2003

• Abbreviation: UNIDU

• Status: state

• Location: Dubrovnik, Croatia

• Age: from 18 years

• Accommodation: residence

• Language of instruction: Croatian, English.

University of Dubrovnik is the youngest university in Croatia. Despite this, he draws on the centuries-old experience of research and teaching of schools and higher educational institutions of Dubrovnik, known from the XVII century.

Dubrovnik is an ancient port: the traditions of navigation and sea trade required development, training of specialists for the fleet. UNIDU respects the traditions and experience of its ancestors, while introducing the latest knowledge and development into the training of marine specialists.

  • 2600 students
  • 160 teachers
  • 7 faculties
  • 2 research institutes.

The main areas of study:

  • Marine research
  • Economics and business
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Aquaculture
  • Communication research
  • Art
  • Architecture and restoration
  • History of the Adriatic and the Mediterranean
  • Nursing
  • Exploring the tourism and hospitality industry.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in University of Dubrovnik (Sveučilište u Dubrovniku)

Program name


• Beginning of the school year: September

• Language of instruction: Croatian

• Age: 18+

• Duration of study: 4 years.

Popular programs:

  • Shipbuilding
  • Economy
  • Electrical and communications technology in navigation
  • Media and community culture
  • Maritime navigation
  • Marine technology for yachts and submarines
  • IT management in economics and business
  • Marketing in economics and business
  • international trade
  • Applied and business computing
  • Hotel management and gastronomy
  • Architectural conservation and restoration.


• Beginning of the school year: September

• Language of instruction: Croatian

• Age: 21+

• Duration of study: 2 years.

Popular programs:

  • Marine culture: fishing technology
  • Mass media
  • Sea transport
  • Marketing
  • international trade
  • Applied and business computing
  • Tourism
  • Clinical Nursing
  • Financial management.
from 850 $ / year

Graduate school

• Beginning of the school year: September

• Age: 22+

• Duration of study: 3 years.

Popular programs:

  • Population history
  • Marine research
  • European integration
  • Tourism Marketing
  • Molecular bioscience
  • Neoplasm biology
  • Applied Marine Research
  • Quality management and sustainable development in tourism.

Accommodation, housing and food

A place in a hostel costs from $ 230, meals and transportation - from $ 270 per month.

Events University of Dubrovnik (Sveučilište u Dubrovniku)

The university has centers engaged in solving student problems in various fields of life. A student counseling center provides psychological and tutoring assistance, helps to adapt more quickly in a university, and learn more effectively. The same center helps to receive grants and scholarships, find a part-time job, and join the student's cultural and social life.

The career guidance service works with future graduates, advises on the preparation of resumes, communication with employers, and the preparation of a career plan.

The sports center organizes sporting events and other sporting events. UNIDU has 11 sports teams that compete in interuniversity, city and international competitions.

The Faculty of Communications publishes the journal Point, about the life of the University of Dubrovnik. The university choir is famous throughout Croatia.


  • Constant quality control of educational services, mutual assessment of teachers and students
  • The motivation of the teaching staff to engage in scientific work
  • The opportunity to get a double diploma while studying in English at once in two universities - UNIDU and the University of Palermo
  • Low tuition fees
  • Help graduates in finding a job, training in the necessary search skills
  • Scholarships and grants
  • Geographical location: Dubrovnik, founded in the 7th century, is located on the Adriatic coast.

Equipment University of Dubrovnik (Sveučilište u Dubrovniku)

UNIDU has several educational buildings in Dubrovnik, modern and reconstructed historical ones: for example, the Department of Maritime Navigation is located in the ancient fortress of St. John, and the administration and some departments are located in the historic building of the former hospital.

A dormitory for 500 people with comfortable furnished rooms is located near educational buildings.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The academic year is divided into 2 semesters. Registration fee 43 $.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

  1. Birth certificate
  2. State Examination Certificate / Bachelor's Degree Certificate
  3. Language certificate
  4. 4x5 photo
  5. Envelope A-4 with the address of the candidate and the postage stamp
  6. For applicants for specialties in marine navigation, a medical certificate of validity is needed
  7. For applicants for specialties in patient care - a medical certificate and confirmation of work experience.

All documents must be translated into Croatian and certified.

Scholarships University of Dubrovnik (Sveučilište u Dubrovniku)

Students are awarded scholarships and grants for the year, for research and projects in the field of student life. In addition, students can receive subsidies for accommodation and meals.

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Insurance, flights, residence permits, citizenship and other services

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- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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