Academic Recognition of Foreign Higher Education Qualifications

Based on the Act on Amendments to the Act on the Recognition of Foreign Educational Qualifications, published in Official Gazette 138/2006 and having entered into force on December 28, 2006, academic recognition (recognition of foreign higher education qualifications) and recognition of periods of study at foreign higher education institutions for the purpose of continuing education in Croatia is carried out by the higher education institution in Croatia where the applicant seeks to continue his or her higher education.
Applications for the academic recognition of foreign higher education qualifications and recognition of periods of study at foreign higher education institutions for the purpose of continuing education at the University of Zadar must be submitted by mail to the following address:

REPUBLIKA HRVATSKA
SVEUČILIŠTE U ZADRU
Ured za akademsko priznavanje inozemnih visokoškolskih kvalifikacija
Mihovila Pavlinovića bb
23 000 ZADAR
HRVATSKA

Contact information:
e-mail: pkalmeta@unizd.hr

Instructions for applying for academic recognition of foreign higher education qualifications and recognition of periods of study at foreign higher education institutions for the purpose of continuing education in Croatia:

1. FILL OUT THE APPLICATION FORM AND COLLECT ALL NECESSARY DOCUMENTATION:

The application form is an official document needed to initiate the process of recognition of foreign higher education qualifications. The form needs to be filled out completely, clearly and legibly. Applicants are responsible for the accuracy of the information given. The recognition process cannot be initiated without a properly filled out application form.
If changes to the information submitted occur during the recognition process, the applicant must inform the Academic Recognition Office in writing.

application form for academic recognition
application form for recognition for periods of study
European Curriculum Vitae - ENG

2. PAY PROCESSING FEE

The processing fee for the academic recognition of foreign higher education qualifications and recognition of periods of study at foreign higher education institutions for the purpose of continuing education in Croatia, as well as its amount, distribution and exemptions, are determined by the By-Law on Amendments to the By-Law on the Fees and Exemptions from Fees for the Recognition of Foreign Higher Education Qualifications and Periods of Study (Official Gazette 10/2008) http://www.nn.hr/clanci/sluzbeno/2008/0307.htm
•    The processing fee for the academic recognition of foreign higher education qualifications for completed undergraduate, graduate or postgraduate university and professional study programmes is HRK 400.00 (four hundred Croatian Kuna).
•    The processing fee for the recognition of periods of study is HRK 200.00 (two hundred Croatian Kuna).

How to fill out the payment form:

Primatelj (recipient): Sveučilište u Zadru, Mihovila Pavlinovića bb, Zadar
Broj žiro-računa (account number): 2330003-1100163243
Poziv na broj (reference number): 11922 (for academic recognition) 11923 (for the recognition of periods of study)
Opis plaćanja (purpose of payment): fee of procedure of academic recognition
Uplatitelj (user): applicant’s name and address (make sure to write it legibly)

Payments made from abroad:

BANK NAME: Societe Generale – Splitska banka d.d.
Number of bank account: 20015635002 (EUR), 20015635000 (HRK),
IBAN: HR53 2330 0031 1001 6324 3
SWIFT: SOGEHR22
Description: fee of procedure of academic recognition
Uplatitelj (user): applicant’s name and address (make sure to write it legibly)

3. COMPLETED FORM WITH ALL DOCUMENTATION SEND ON THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS:

SVEUČILIŠTE U ZADRU
Ured za akademsko priznavanje inozemnih visokoškolskih kvalifikacija
Mihovila Pavlinovića bb
23 000 ZADAR
HRVATSKA