Informative Activities of the University of Zadar's International Relations Office in the Academic Years 2013-2018

 

 

1st of October 2018 - On Monday, 1st October 2018, the Welcome Day for international students was held at the students' club „Božo Lerotić“. Maja Kolega from the International Relations Office gave a presentation during which she introduced the students to life in Zadar and to their administrative obligations during the mobility period. Then, Matej Požarina, the president of ESN Zadar gave a presentation and introduced various events which ESN Zadar organises for the incoming students. Afterwards, the students met with the other members of the ESN Zadar (Erasmus student Network) and Students Council. After the initial meeting, members of the ESN Zadar took the students on a walking tour of the University and town and a gathering was organised in the student club. Pictures from the Welcome Day can be found hereThe presentation can be found here.


           

12th of March 2018 – On Thursday, 8 March 2018, the Erasmus+ Informative Day was held at the students' club “Božo Lerotić” for students of the University of Zadar who wish to go abroad for mobility. The program was opened by Assoc.Prof. Slaven Zjalić, Ph.D., the Vice Rector for Inter-Institutional Cooperation and Technology Transfer and Maja Kolega, the Erasmus coordinator, who presented the programme of the event. Marija Džaja Sikirić held a presentation informing the students about the possibilities of Erasmus+ student exchange. Her presentation is available here. Afterwards, Andrijana Kovačević, a student from the University of Zadar who spent the winter semester of the academic year 2017/2018 in Nancy, France, presented her experience. Following her presentation, two guest professors (Iwona Sikora, Agnieszka Kaczmarek) and the incoming student (Klaudia Ulanska) from Poland presented the higher education system of Poland and several higher education institutions in Poland. Finally, the student organisation ESN Zadar held a workshop “How to apply for an Erasmus+ grant?” During the workshop, the students had the opportunity to learn how to successfully fill out the Erasmus+ application, how to write a motivational letter and CV, how to choose a higher education institutions and arrange the courses and accommodation during the mobility. The presentation for workshop is available here. After the workshop, the networking with incoming Erasmus+ students took place.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

26th of February 2018 - On Monday, 26 February 2018, the Welcome Day for international students was held at the Rector's building. Rafaela Segarić from the International Relations Office gave a presentation during which she introduced the students to life in Zadar and to their administrative obligations during the mobility period. Afterwards, students were invited to the students club “Božo Lerotić” where they met with the members of the ESN Zadar (Erasmus student Network) and Students Council.  After the initial meeting, members of the ESN Zadar took the students on a walking tour of the University and town.


The head of the International Relations Office Maja Kolega, IR Officers Rafaela Segarić, Marija Džaja Sikirić and Žan Štefković gave informative presentations on student mobility in the framework of the Erasmus+ programme, the CEEPUS programme and interinstitutional bilateral agreements for the students of the first year of undergraduate studies at the following Departments:

  • 06.11.2017 at 11:30 - Department of Tourism and Communication Studies
  • 07.11.2017 at 8:30 - Department of Italian Studies
  • 07.11.2017 at 10:00 - Division of Russian Language and Literature
  • 09.11.2017 at 11:00 - Department of Teacher Education Studies in Gospić
  • 10.11.2017 at 11:00 - Department of History of Art
  • 10.11.2017 at 11:00 - Department of Sociology
  • 13.11.2017 at 10:00 - Department of Philosophy
  • 13.11.2017 at 11:30 - Department of German Studies
  • 13.11.2017 at 15:00 - Department of Geography
  • 15.11.2017 at 09:00 - Department of Economics
  • 17.11.2017. at 09:30 - Department of French and Iberoromance Studies
  • 17.11.2017. at 11:00 - Department of English Studies
  • 17.11.2017. at 13:15 - Department of Ecology, Agronomy and Aquaculture
  • 20.11.2017. at 12:00 - Department of Psychology
  • 21.11.2017. at 09:00 - Department of Pedagogy
  • 21.11.2017. at 10:00 - Department of Information Sciences
  • 23.11.2017. at 12:00 - Department of Archaeology
  • 27.11.2017. at 13:00 - Department of Teachers and Preschool Teachers Education
  • 27.11.2017. at 14:00 - Department of History
  • 01.12.2017. at 10:00 - Division of Croatian Language and Literature
  • 07.12.2017. at 12:00 - Department of Ethnology and Anthropology
  • 07.12.2017. at 14:00 - Department of Classical Philology

7th of December 2017 – On Thursday, 07 December, IR Officers Rafaela Segarić and Žan Štefković gave an informative presentation on student mobility in the framework of the Erasmus+ and CEEPUS programme and interinstitutional bilateral agreements at the Department of Classical Philology at 14.00 p.m.


7th of December 2017 – On Thursday, 07 December, IR Officers Marija Džaja Sikirić and Žan Štefković gave an informative presentation on student mobility in the framework of the Erasmus+ and CEEPUS programme and interinstitutional bilateral agreements at the Department of Ethnology and Anthropology at 12.00 p.m.


5th of December 2017  On Tuesday, 05 December, Rafaela Segarić from the International Relations Office held a group Skype chat with foreign students, who want to spend the summer semester of 2017/2018 at the University of Zadar. The students were interested most in how to choose their courses, which ones, the lecture schedule, how to find accommodation in Zadar as well as what the average monthly expenses are. The Skype chat took place from 01:00 – 03.00 p.m.


1st of December 2017 – On Friday, 01 December, IR Officers Marija Džaja Sikirić and Žan Štefković gave an informative presentation on student mobility in the framework of the Erasmus+ and CEEPUS programme and interinstitutional bilateral agreements at the Division of Croatian Language and Literature at 10.00 a.m.


27th of November 2017 – On Monday, 27 November, IR Officers Marija Džaja Sikirić gave an informative presentation on student mobility in the framework of the Erasmus+ and CEEPUS programme and interinstitutional bilateral agreements at the Department of History at 02.00 p.m.


27th of November 2017 – On Monday, 27 November, IR Officers Rafaela Segarić gave an informative presentation on student mobility in the framework of the Erasmus+ and CEEPUS programme and interinstitutional bilateral agreements at the Department of Teachers and Preschool Teachers Education at 01.00 p.m.


23rd of November 2017 – On Thursday, 23 November, IR Officers Rafaela Segarić and Žan Štefković gave an informative presentation on student mobility in the framework of the Erasmus+ and CEEPUS programme and interinstitutional bilateral agreements at the Department of Archaeology at 12.00 p.m.


22nd November 2017 – On Wednesday, 22 November, at 01:00 p.m., IR Officer Rafaela Segarić held a meeting with foreign exchange students from the winter semester 2017/2018 in the rectorate building.


21st of November 2017 – On Tuesday, 21 November, IR Officers Rafaela Segarić and Žan Štefković gave an informative presentation on student mobility in the framework of the Erasmus+ and CEEPUS programme and interinstitutional bilateral agreements at the Department of Information Sciences at 10.00 a.m.


21st of November 2017 – On Tuesday, 21 November, IR Officers Marija Džaja Sikirić gave an informative presentation on student mobility in the framework of the Erasmus+ and CEEPUS programme and interinstitutional bilateral agreements at the Department of Pedagogy at 09.00 a.m.


20th of November 2017 – On Monday, 20 November, IR Officers Rafaela Segarić and Žan Štefković gave an informative presentation on student mobility in the framework of the Erasmus+ and CEEPUS programme and interinstitutional bilateral agreements at the Department of Psychology at 12.00 p.m.


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17th of November 2017 – On Friday, 17 November, IR Officers Marija Džaja Sikirić and Žan Štefković gave an informative presentation on student mobility in the framework of the Erasmus+ and CEEPUS programme and interinstitutional bilateral agreements at the Department of French and Iberoromance Studies at 09.30 a.m., at the Department of English Studies at 11:00 a.m. and at the Department of Ecology, Agronomy and Aquaculture at 01:15 p.m.


15th of November 2017 – On Wednesday, 15 November, IR Officers Maja Kolega and Rafaela Segarić gave an informative presentation on student mobility in the framework of the Erasmus+ and CEEPUS programme and interinstitutional bilateral agreements at the Department of Economics at 09.00 a.m. Afterwards a few of our incoming students Sebastião Wermeill Mendonça, Margarida Maurício, Martin Sarasola Fernandez, Emily Acuna) shared their Erasmus experiences and told the audience why they chose the University of Zadar for their mobility.


13th of November 2017 – On Monday, 13 November, IR Officers Rafaela Segarić and Žan Štefković gave an informative presentation on student mobility in the framework of the Erasmus+ and CEEPUS programme and interinstitutional bilateral agreements at the Department of Geography at 03.00 p.m.


13th of November 2017 – On Monday, 13 November, IR Officers Rafaela Segarić gave an informative presentation on student mobility in the framework of the Erasmus+ and CEEPUS programme and interinstitutional bilateral agreements at the Department of Philosophy at 10.00 a.m. Afterwards Rafaela Segarić and Žan Štefković held the same presentation at the Department of German Studies at 11.30 a.m.


10th of November 2017 – On Friday, 10 November, IR Officers Marija Džaja Sikirić and Žan Štefković gave an informative presentation on student mobility in the framework of the Erasmus+ and CEEPUS programme and interinstitutional bilateral agreements at the Department of Sociology at 12.00 p.m.


10th of November 2017 – On Friday, 10 November, IR Officers Rafaela Segarić and Žan Štefković gave an informative presentation on student mobility in the framework of the Erasmus+ and CEEPUS programme and interinstitutional bilateral agreements at the Department of History of Art at 10.00 a.m.


9th of November 2017 – On Thursday, 9 November, IR Officers Maja Kolega and Rafaela Segarić gave an informative presentation on student mobility in the framework of the Erasmus+ and CEEPUS programme and interinstitutional bilateral agreements at the Department of Teacher Education Studies in Gospić at 11.00 a.m. Afterwards the head of the Centre for Gymnastics and Student Sports of the University of Zadar Gordana Ivković, Ph. D. and senior assistant Tonći Jerak, Ph. D. presented the Centre's work, programmes, courses and successes at domestic and international basketball and futsal competitions.


7th of November 2017 – On Tuesday, 7 November, IR Officers Rafaela Segarić and Žan Štefković gave an informative presentation on student mobility in the framework of the Erasmus+ and CEEPUS programme and interinstitutional bilateral agreements at the Division of Russian Language and Literature at 10.00 a.m.


7th of November 2017 – On Tuesday, 7 November, IR Officers Marija Džaja Sikirić and Žan Štefković gave an informative presentation on student mobility in the framework of the Erasmus+ and CEEPUS programme and interinstitutional bilateral agreements at the Department of Italian Studies at 08.30 a.m.


6th of November 2017 – On Monday, 6 November, IR Officers Maja Kolega and Rafaela Segarić gave an informative presentation on student mobility in the framework of the Erasmus+ and CEEPUS programme and interinstitutional bilateral agreements at the Department of Tourism and Communication Studies at 11.30 a.m. Aftewards the president of the ESN Zadar (Erasmus student Network), Josipa Friščić, introduced the students to the work of the organisation.



2nd of October 2017- On Monday, 02 October 2017, the Welcome Day for international students was held at the Rectorate (dvorana za poslijediplomske studije). Rafaela Segarić from the International Relations Office gave a presentation during which she introduced the students to life in Zadar and to their administrative obligations during the mobility period. The president of the ESN Zadar (Erasmus student Network), Josipa Friščić,  introduced the students to the work of the organisation as well as to the plans for excursions and activities scheduled for the winter semester 2017./2018.. After the presentations, members of the ESN Zadar took the students on a walking tour of the University and town.


23rd – 26th of May 2017 – The International Relations Office organized a Staff Training Week for employees from universities all over Europe.  Participants from Germany, Poland, Italy, Spain and Slovakia attended the lectures and workshops, which were organized by the International Relations Office.

On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 the participants were welcomed by professor Slaven Zjalić, the Vice-rector for Inter-Institutional Cooperation and Technology Transfer, and Mrs Maja Kolega, the head of the International Relations Office, gave a presentation on the University of Zadar. Afterwards the participants gave short presentations on their own universities. After the presentations, the participants were able to take a tour of the city.

On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 a session on the Erasmus+ KA107 was held, followed by a lecture of professor Irena Radić Rossi from the Department of Archaeology about her KA107 teaching staff experience.

On Thursday, May 25th, 2017 the participants had an opportunity for individual meetings with representatives of various departments. After the meetings, Ms Rafaela Burmeta from the International Relations Office headed a workshop with practice examples about the mobility program Erasmus+ KA107. After lunch, Mr Žan Štefković from the International Relations Office gave the participants a tour of the old campus.

On Friday, May 26th, 2017 the International Relations Office organized an all-day excursion to the NP Kornati and Telašćica. After the excursion, the participants were given certificates of their participation in the week.


16th of May 2017 – On Thursday, May 16, 2017, the Spring Fair for Scholarships and Higher Education was held at the Arsenal in Zadar. At the fair the International Relations Office was represented and visitors were able to find out more about the possibilities for student mobility and exchange prospects at the University of Zadar. The student Filip Cirkvenčić shared his study experience on foreign universities, which he was able to gather via the Erasmus+ and CEEPUS programme and Valentina Buzuk, winner of the Rector's Award for Excellence, presented the scholarships of the University of Zadar.


5th of May 2017 - On Monday, 5th of May 2017, at the Postgraduate Studies Hall, Sanja Stepanović from the International Relations Office held an informative lecture on Erasmus+ mobility for non-teaching and teaching staff.


27th of April 2017  On Thursday, 27th of April, Rafaela Burmeta from the International Relations Office held a group Skype chat with foreign students, who want to spend the summer semester of 2017/2018 at the University of Zadar. The students were most interested in how to choose their courses, how to get a visa for Croatia, how to find accommodation in Zadar as well as what the average monthly expenses are. The Skype chat took place from 13:00 – 15.00 p.m.


Annual General Meeting of the ESN in Berlin

Once more the Erasmus Student Network Croatia has proven to have valuable, resourceful, motivated and enthusiastic volunteers who invest their spare time in helping Erasmus students. At the Annual General Meeting of the ESN in Berlin, which took place from April 20th to 24th as part of the 30th anniversary of the Erasmus + programme, recognition came in the form of numerous awards.

The Croatian delegation returned with a total of three awards: ESN Split and ESN Zagreb won the MEekend Award, the best Mov'in Europe activity whose purpose was to promote mobility, ESN Zadar won an award for a music video with sign language whose purpose was the promotion of ESN's ExchangeAbility project, that promotes the inclusion and availability of higher education for students with disabilities. Also ESN Croatia has won the award for best ESN country! You can watch the video here: https://vimeo.com/182083449.


25th of April 2017 – On Tuesday, 25th of April students from the Alpen-Adria-Universität in Klagenfurt visited the Department of Tourism and Communication Studies at the University of Zadar and the rector's office, where the Head of the International Relations Office Maja Kolega gave a presentation about the University of Zadar and the possibilities of a study visit. Thereupon the coordinator of the ESN, Josipa Friščić, introduced the students to the activities of the ESN. Afterwards, they were taken on a tour of the university building at the waterfront and the University Chapel of St. Dimitri.


20th of April 2017 - On Thursday, 20th of April 2017, at the „Božo Lerotić“ student club, the International Relations Office held a meeting with all students whose applications for the Erasmus+ mobility programme have been accepted, and who have the right to pursue that mobility at a university of their choice. At the meeting, Mrs Sanja Stepanović from the International Relations Office, introduced the students to the application procedure for the desired university and to the difficulties which may ensue. The meeting consisted of two parts: Mrs Stepanović's presentation and questions and answers at the end.


3rd of April 2017 - On Monday, 3rd of April 2017, at the Postgraduate Studies Hall, the International Relations Office held an Info Day about student training for students who can apply for student training at a foreign institution of their choice in the academic year 2017/2018. Sanja Stepanović, an associate at the International Relations Office, gave a presentation for students who are planning to do a student training, introducing them to rights and obligations related to the student training. Afterwards Anabela Memišević, a student from the University of Zadar, who spent the summer semester of the academic year 2015/2016 on student training in the Czech Republic, presented her experience in the form of a video and a description of her application procedure and all the invaluable experiences of such an exchange.


1st of March 2017 – On Wednesday, March 1st  at 10 o'clock the Erasmus+ Informative Day was held for students who wish to go on mobility. The programme was opened by assoc. prof. Nedjeljka Balić Nižić, Ph. D., Deputy Rector for Studies and Student Affairs whereupon Sanja Stepanović from the International Relations Office held a presentation informing the students about the possibilities of a student exchange. Her presentation is available here. Afterwards Anabela Memišević, a student from the University of Zadar, who spent the summer semester of the academic year 2015/2016 on student training in the Czech Republic, presented her experience in the form of a video and a description of her application procedure and all the invaluable experiences of such an exchange. Following her presentation, two foreign students studying in Germany presented their home universities as possible destinations for mobility: „Bamberg University“ was represented by Ksenia Tymofeyenko and the „University of Applied Sciences, Hof“ by Sally Rendl.

At 2 o'clock in the afternoon members of the organisation ESN Zadar held a lecture and a workshop in order to show students how to apply for the Erasmus+ student exchange.


27th of February 2017- On Monday, 27 February 2017, the Welcome Day for international students was held at the „Božo Lerotić“ student club. Rafaela Burmeta from the International Relations Office gave a presentation during which she introduced the students to life in Zadar and to their administrative obligations during the mobility period. While Andrea Jukić, a member of the student council introduced the work of the student council to the students and the president of the ESN (Erasmus student Network) Bianca Janković gave presentations during which she introduced the students to the work of the organisation along with plans for workshops, traveling and gatherings in the summer semester. After the presentations, members of the ESN took the students on a walking tour of the University and town.

Info Day 2017


26th - 29th January 2017 -  Employees of the Office of International Relations participated in the Ninth International Fair of Higher Education Informativa, held in Ljubljana from the 26th to the 29th of January. To the interested audience, we presented the possibilities of studying at the University of Zadar and we distributed multiple brochures, flyers, publications and other promotional material about the University of Zadar. An additional part of the Fair consisted of a presentation about the system of higher education in the Republic of Croatia, held by the representative of the Ministry of Science and Education of the Republic of Croatia, while representatives of all Croatian Universities, including the University of Zadar, held a short presentation, where they presented their universities and the possibilities of studying there.


17th January 2017 - On January 17th the Open Day of the University of Zadar was held at the People's Square in the City Lodge from 13.00h to 16.00h. The Head of the International Relations Office Maja Kolega gave a presentation on mobility within the framework of bilateral agreements and the Erasmus+ and CEEPUS programmes. Also videos about students, who took advantage of the Erasmus+ student mobility programme to spend a part of their education at the University of Zadar, as well as some impressions of our students, who spent some time abroad at foreign universities, were shown.

Otvoreni dan Sveučilišta u Zadru 2017.


2nd of December 2016 - On Friday, 2nd of December at 11 a.m. the student counselling centre organized the workshop “Introduction to the Croatian sign language” at the New Campus. The Head of the International Relations Office Maja Kolega informed the participants of the workshop about the possibilities of additional aid for students and staff with extra subventions within the Erasmus+ program because of possible increased expenses during the realization of the mobility period. The workshop was organized in the course of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.


22nd of November 2016  - On Tuesday, 22nd of November, Rafaela Burmeta from the International Relations Office held a group Skype chat with foreign students, who want to spend the summer semester of 2016/2017 at the University of Zadar. The students were most interested in how to choose their courses, how to get a visa for Croatia, how to find accommodation in Zadar as well as what the average monthly expenses are. The Skype chat took place from 10:00 – 12.30 a.m.


21st of November 2016  - On Monday, 21st of November, Rafaela Burmeta from the International Relations Office held a meeting at 9:30 p.m. in the rectorate building with the foreign exchange students from the winter semester of 2016/2017. Studying in a foreign country brings a lot of new experiences and impressions, which can have a positive influence on the personal development, but can also pose many challenges. The conclusion was, that the most important thing is to gain access to the necessary pieces of information and to share your personal experiences with others.


3rd to 5th November 2016  - The Third Sarajevo University Fair was held in the “Ramiz Salčin” hall in Sarajevo from the 3rd to the 5th of November 2016. The Head of the International Relations Office Maja Kolega and International Relations Officer Rafaela Burmeta presented the possibilities of studying at the University of Zadar and distributed multiple brochures, flyers, publications and other promotional material about the University of Zadar. An additional part of the Fair consisted of the organisation of a round table with the topic "Higher education and the real sector", also attended by the representative of the Ministry of Science and Education of the Republic of Croatia, while representatives of all Croatian Universities, including the University of Zadar, held a short presentation, where they presented their universities and the possibilities of studying there.

Sarajevo University Fair


2nd of November 2016 – 19th of January 2016 – IR Officers Sanja Stepanović, Rafaela Burmeta and later Žan Štefković gave informative presentations on student mobility in the framework of Erasmus+ programme, CEEPUS programme and interinstitutional bilateral agreements to the students of the first year of undergraduate studies at the next Departments:

 

 

  1. 2nd of November 2016 at 17:00 – Department of ecology, agronomy and aquaculture / The study of underwater science and technology

  2.  3rd of November 2016 at 13:30– Department of History

  3.  4th of November 2016 at 13:00– Department of Economics

  4.  7th of November 2016 at 10:30 – Department of Psychology

  5.  8th of November 2016 at 16:00 – Department of Philosophy

  6.  9th of November 2016 at 8:45 - Department of Tourism and Communication Studies

  7.  11th of November 2016 at 13:30 – Department of French and Iberoromance Studies

  8.  21st of November 2016 at 8:30 - Department of Religious Sciences

  9.  28th of November 2016 at 14:00 - Department of Health Studies

  10. 8th of December 2016 at 16:00 - Department of English Studies

  11. 15th of December 2016 at 12:00 - Division of Croatian language and literature

  12. 20th of December 2016 at 14:30Department of Ethnology and Anthropology

  13. 11th of January 2017 at 15:00 - Department of Archaeology

  14. 19th of January 2017 at 12:30 - Department of Information Sciences 


     

27th of October 2016 – On Thursday, 27 October, IR Officer Sanja Stepanović gave an informative presentation on student mobility in the framework of Erasmus+ and CEEPUS programme and interinstitutional bilateral agreements at the Department of Sociology at 10 a.m.


 

 

 

 

 

 

26th of October 2016 – On Wednesday, 26 October, IR Officers Rafaela Burmeta and Sanja Stepanović gave an informative presentation on student mobility for the students of applied ecology in agriculture at 9 a.m. and for the students at the Department of Geography at 12:00 a.m. They introduced students of the first year of undergraduate studies to the Erasmus+ programme, CEEPUS programme and interinstitutional bilateral agreements.


25th of October 2016 – On Tuesday, 25 October, IR Officers Rafaela Burmeta and Sanja Stepanović gave an informative presentation on student mobility at the Division of Russian Language and Literature and Department of Linguistics at 10 a.m., and at the Maritime Department at 12 p.m. They introduced students of the first year of undergraduate studies to the Erasmus+ programme, CEEPUS programme and interinstitutional bilateral agreements.


24th of October 2016 – On Monday, 24 October, IR Officer Rafaela Burmeta gave an informative presentation on student mobility in the framework of Erasmus+ and CEEPUS programme and interinstitutional bilateral agreements at the Department of German Studies at 12:45 p.m.


 

24th of October 2016 – On Monday, 24 October, Head of the International Relations Office Maja Kolega, gave an informative presentation on student mobility at the Department of Teachers Education in Gospić to the first year students of undergraduate studies.    



20th of October 2016 – On Thuesday, 20 October, IR Officers Rafaela Burmeta and Sanja Stepanović gave an informative presentation on student mobility at the Department of Pedagogy at 12 a.m. and the Department of Classical Philology at 2 p.m. They introduced the first year of undergraduate studies to the Erasmus+ programme, CEEPUS programme and interinstitutional bilateral agreements.


18th of October 2016 – On Tuesday, 18 October at 8:30 a.m., IR Officer Rafaela Burmeta gave an informative presentation on student mobility at the Department of Italian Studies. She introduced the first year of undergraduate students to the Erasmus+ programme, CEEPUS programme and interinstitutional bilateral agreements.


14th of October 2016 - On Friday, 14 October at 1 p.m., Head of the International Relations Office Maja Kolega, gave a presentation about the open call for Erasmus+ teaching and administrative staff mobility in the summer semester 2016/2017.


14th of October 2016 – On Friday, 14. October 2016., the Head of the International Relations Office, Maja Kolega and IR Officer Rafaela Burmeta gave an informative lecture on student mobility at the Department of History of Art. They introduced the students to the Erasmus+ programme, CEEPUS programme and interinstitutional bilateral agreements.


 

3rd of October 2016 - On Monday, 3 October 2016, the Welcome Day for international students was held at the „Božo Lerotić“ student club. Rafaela Burmeta from the International Relations Office gave a presentation during which she introduced the students to life in Zadar and their administrative obligations during their mobility period. The president of the ESN (Erasmus student Network) Bianca Janković gave presentations during which she introduced the students to the work of their organisation and their plans for workshops, travel and gatherings in the winter semester. After the presentations, the memebers of ESN took the students on a walking tour of the University and town.

 


 

       
   

26th September of 2016 – In cooperation with the European Citizen Action Service (ECAS) oraganisation from Belgium and partners from Europe (Belgium, Bulgaria, Hungary, Great Britain and Iceland) including the ESN (Erasmus Student Network), GONG conducted a project about digital democracy and the participation of youth in decision making with the focus on the topic of mobility in favour of learning. The project Digital Ecosystem for e-Participation Linking Youth (DEEP-Linking Youth) includes research and creation of the platform and digital contents in order to be able to follow and to encourage the discussion about the future of student mobility and the Erasmus+ programme. During the two-day training for young people, held on the 26th and 27th September 2016 at the IMPACT centre International Relations Officer Rafaela Burmeta gave a presentation on the topic of mobility programmes at the University of Zadar.


7th – 10th of June 2016 Staff Training Week for employees from universities throughout Europe was organised by the International Relations Office. Participants from Germany, Poland, France, Greece, Turkey, Serbia and Russia took part  in the lectures and workshops held during the week. On Tuesday, 7th of June, the participants were welcomed by professor Slaven Zjalić, the Vice-rector for Inter-Institutional Cooperation and Technology Transfer, and Ms Maja Kolega, the head of the International Relations Office, gave a presentation on the University. Professor Sandra Hadžihalilović from the Division of Russian Language and Literature at the Department of Croatian and Slavic Studies, held a lecture entitled “Mobility and Interculturality: What is in it for students?“ After the lectures, the participants were able to take a tour of the city.

On Wednesday, 8th of June, professor Ivo Fabijanić of the Department of English, gave a lecture entitled „A Remedy for Avoiding Problems of Mobility Recognition”, and professor Leonardo Marušić of the Maritime Department held a class entitled “Guidelines for joint studies”. The lectures concluded that day with the participants’ presentations on their home universities.

On Thursday, 9th of June, the participants had an opportunity for individual meetings with representatives of various departments. After the meetings, Ms Rafaela Burmeta of the International Relations Office headed a workshop entitled „Branding of the University in the International environment“. After lunch, the participants were given certificates of their participation in the week.

On Friday, 10th of June, the International Relations Office organized an all-day excursion to the Benkovac Fair, the town of Benkovac and Biograd.


22nd of April 2016 - On Friday, April 22nd  2016, Rafaela Burmeta, an associate at the International Relations Office, held an interview via Skype with students who have been nominated to spend the autumn semester at the University of Zadar in the academic year 2016/17 by partner universities as part of the Erasmus+ mobility programme and of bilateral cooperation agreements. Thirty students participated in the interview, and the topics were how to fill out the application form, the Learning Agreement, application dates, how to choose courses for the winter semester and how to get to Zadar and find a place to stay. The interview lasted from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.      


 

       
   

19th of April 2016 - On Tuesday, 19th of April 2016, at the Postgraduate Studies Hall, the International Relations Office held a meeting with students who have a right to pursue their student training at a foreign institution of their choice in the academic year 2016/2017. At the meeting, Sanja Stepanović, an associate at the International Relations Office, gave a presentation for students who are planning to do a student training, where she introduced them to rights and obligations related to the student training. The presentation is available here in Croatian.


 

       
   

15th of April 2016 - On Friday, 15th of April 2016, at the Postgraduate Studies Hall, the International Relations Office held a meeting with the students whose applications for the Erasmus+ mobility programme have been accepted, and who have a right to pursue that mobility at the university of their choice. At the meeting, Mrs Maja Kolega, the Head of the International Relations Office, introduced the students to the procedure of application for the desired university, and the difficulties which may ensue. The meeting consisted of two parts: Mrs Kolega's presentation and the questions and answers at the end.     


 

       
   

29th of March 2016 - On Tuesday, 29th of March 2016, the Europe Direct Zadar Information centre, in cooperation with the Agency for rural development of the Zadar County (AGGRA) and the University of Zadar organised an open day for students, the goal of which was to inform students about their possibilities as citizens of the European Union. The purpose of the event was to achieve a good cooperation with students and involving them in EU programmes. The open day programme also included introducing students to the ERASMUS+ mobility programme. Presentations were given by Mrs Maja Kolega, the Head of the International Relations Office, and Filip Cirkvenčić, a student who spent the autumn semester of the current academic year at the University of Padua. More information on the programme of the open day can be found here. The report made by the Croatian national Television channel on the open day can be found here.   


 

     
           
           
   

21st of March 2016 – On Monday, March 21st 2016, Maja Kolega, Head of the International Relations Office, gave a presentation at the Department of Economics at 2:30 p.m. The main topic of this gathering were the options available to the students within the Erasmus+ mobility programme. More information is available in the presentation given at the meeting, here.


 

     
           
           
   

16th of March 2016 – On Wendsday, the 16th of March 2016. Rafaela Burmeta from the International Relations Office gave a presentation in cooperation with the ESN student association at the Božo Lerotić Student Club. The topic of the presentation was filling out the application and writing the motivational letter related to applying for Erasmus+.  


 

     
   

 

 

3rd of March 2016 - On Thursday, 3rd of March at 11 o'clock, the Erasmus+ Informative Day was held for students who wish to go on mobility. The programme was opened by assoc. prof. Nedjeljka Balić Nižić, Ph. D., Deputy Rector for Studies and Student Affairs, and assoc. prof. Slaven Zjalić, Ph. D., Deputy Rector for Inter-Institutional Cooperation and Technology Transfer, after which Maja Kolega, head of the International Relations Office, informed the students on the possibilities of going on student exchange through a presentation. After that the students Jakov Proroković, who had spent a semester at the University College Dublin in Ireland, and Filip Cirkvenčić, who had spent a semester at the University of Padua in Italy, gave presentations. Incoming students Godoberta Gumbakyte from the University of Vilnius in Lithuania and  Miroslav Chutnak of the University of Žilina in Slovakia, introduced the audience to their universities and their countries. The theme country of this year's Info day was Hungary. Mrs Kolega gave a presentation on higher education in Hungary, and incoming students from Hungary, Laszlo Csuka, Zoltan Nemeth, and Balasz Varga introduced their conutry and their university, Szechenyi Istvan University in Györ, with the help of a presentation and several videos. After this presentation, the memebers of the association ESN Zadar introduced the students to the work of their organisation and invited them to the workshop „How do you apply for Erasmus+?“ which is intended to help studets to succcessfully fill out the application for the Erasmus+ programme. The date of the workshop will be agreed upon at later date.    


 

29th February 2016 - On Monday, the 29th of February Welcome Day for incoming Erasmus+ students was held at the „Božo Lerotić“ student club. Rafaela Burmeta from the International Relations Office gave a presentation during which she introduced the students to life in Zadar and their obligations. After her, Bianca Janković and Zrinka Trusić from the ESN gave presentations during which they introduced the students to the work of their organisation and their plans for the semester. The presentation can be found here. After the presentations, the memebers of the ESN took the incoming students on a walking tour of the town.


 

     
   

 

3rd December 2015 - On Thursday, 3rd of December 2015, Rafaela Burmeta gave a lecture at 11 o’clock at the Department of Ethnology and Anthropology on mobility programmes. Marko Brkljačić, a student of Ethnology and Anthropology and History, gave an additional lecture on his student mobility experience in Heidelberg, Germany.     


 

     
   

26th November 2015 – On Thursday, 26th of November 2015., the Head of the International Relations Office, Maja Kolega, gave an informative lecture on student mobility at the Department of English. The subjects of the lecture were the ERASMUS+ and CEEPUS mobility programmes as well as other forms of mobility.


 

     
   

 

 

     
   

2nd October 2015 – On Friday, 2nd of October, at 10 o’clock in study room 143, at the English Department, Welcome Day was held for incoming students who were part of the academic mobility programmes. Rafaela Burmeta from the International Relations Office gave a presentation containing information about the university and the city of Zadar. Bianca Janković, president of the ESN, the student organisation concerned with incoming mobility students, also gave a presentation in which she introduced the students to the activities her group organises and invited the students to participate in them.   


 

     
   

20-24 April 2015 – The University of Zadar hosted an International Staff Training Week, during which members of staff from universities from Germany, Great Britain, Austria, Latvia, Portugal and Turkey gathered to share knowledge and experience with an emphasis on implementation of the Erasmus+ programme at their home universities. The programme included presentations by participants and optional individual meetings. Lectures included “Life satisfaction: Cross cultural approach” by Professor Zvjezdan Penezić, and “Why might it be a good idea, to bring as a teacher my own dog into the classroom? - Research in the context of the attachment theory - effects of human-animal interactions in schools” by Professor Harald Mandl, while subjects of discussion included topics such as “Branding of the University in the International Environment”. The participants also enjoyed Tours of the University and an excursion to the Island of Pag. All participants received ceritificates of participation.


 

     
   

3rd March 2015 – On Tuesday, 3rd of March 2015, the Erasmus+ informative day was held to mark the start of the Applicatons for the Erasmus+ Student Mobility. Marija Džaja Sikirić, from the International Relations Office gave a presentation about the options of student mobility. Tea Tarčuku and Milka Vučić, students of Psychology, shared their Erasmus+ experiences from Coimbra, as did Martin Salopek, a student from the Department of History, who spent the last semester in Bari (Italy). Additionally, as part of the Informative day programme, there was a series of lectures related to the subject country – the Czech Republic. Students from Mendel University in Brno, Adéla Koláčková and Jitka Kovařčíková, who are currently participating in the mobility programme here in Zadar, also spoke, as did Nikolett Novak-Arnold, trainee at the International Relations Office, and Vinka Skorić, member of the ESN student association, who represented Masaryk University, where she had spent a semester as part of her mobility. After the lectures, useful workshops took place, entitled “How to apply for Erasmus?”, organized by the student association ESN Zadar. A presentation on the student association ESN Zadar was also given by Sebastian Govorčin.


 

     
   

8th January and 22nd January 2015 – On Thursday, 8th January at 3 o’clock at the English Department, and again on Thursday, January 22th at the Department of Croatian and Slavic Studies, Maja Kolega, Head of the International Relations Office, gave an informative lecture on mobility programmes Erasmus+, Erasmus Mundus, CEEPUS, and on mobilities via bilateral agreements.    


 

     
   

 17 December 2014 On Wendsday, 17th of December at 1 p.m., Marija Džaja Sikirić from the International Relations Office gave a lecture at the Department of Health Studies on mobility programmes and the options available to students.


 

 
     
   

13 May 2014 – An Informative Day was held in the organisation of the Agency for Mobility and EU Programmes on 13 May 2014, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the University of Zadar's Great Hall. Through a string of interesting lectures, the Agency's employees presented various opportunities for achieving mobility, international academic and scientific cooperation, within the programmes they coordinate.

Tamara Kisovar Ivanda, PhD, from the Department of Teachers’ and Preschool Teachers’ Education, held a lecture on her experience with the Erasmus mobility programme.


 

     
   

8 May 2014 – An info meeting was held at the Department of History of Art concerning mobility opportunities of the Department's staff and students. Marija Džaja held a lecture on the Erasmus+ programme followed by the students’ and employees’ questions.


 

     
   
 

5th March 2014 – On Wendsday, 5th of March 2014, starting at 10 a.m., an Informative day was organized about the Erasmus+ mobility programme. Marija Džaja Sikirić of the International Relations Office gave the presentation „Erasmus+: exchange possibilities for students of the University of Zadar“. Later on, students who had spent the summer semester of the academic year 2013./2014. abroad as part of the Erasmus+ programme gave their presentations. Margareta Medić, a student from the Department of Psychology, talked about her experience as a student trainee in Klagenfurt in her presentation „My Traineeship Experience in Austria“. Anđela Jordan, a student from the Department of Archaeology and the Department of History, gave a presentation entitled „My Erasmus Experience at the University of Marburg“. After the presentations there was a workshop entitled „How to apply for Erasmus+?“, held by ESN Zadar. On demand by departments of the University, presentations about the Erasmus+ mobility programme were also held at the Department of Tourism and Communication Studies, Department of Information Sciences, Department of Ethnology and Anthropology, and the Department of Economics, while a presentation about the Erasmus+ programme and other possible forms of mobility was held at the Department of Teacher Education Studies in Gospić on the initiative of the International Relations Office.  


 

 

 

     
   

 

20 November 2013 - A round-table discussion on the theme „International Student Exchange and Mobility Programmes“ was hosted at the Museum of Ancient Glass on Wednesday, 20 November 2013, at 11 a.m. Maja Kolega, the University of Zadar's International Relations Office manager; Marija Vidović, the president of the student organisation ESN; Ksenija Vidmar-Ninčević, an English teacher at Bartol Kašić elementary school; and Josipa Jurjević, a former participant of the Youth Camp, took part in the discussion. The round-table discussion was a part of the programme organised for Saint Chrysogonus' Day, Zadar's patron saint day, celebrated on 24 November.


 

14 November 2013 – An informative lecture on mobility programmes for the students of the Department of Croatian and Slavic Studies (the Division of Croatian Language and Literature) was held on Thursday, 14 November 2013, at 12 p.m. The lecture was held by Maja Kolega, the International Relations Office manager, as a part of a plenary meeting organised by the Division of Croatian Language and Literature, and presided by Assistant Professor Kornelija Kuvač-Levačić.


 

 

29 October 2013 – An informative lecture on the Erasmus Mundus programme, and on the CEEPUS Freemover Mobility programme for the summer semester of the academic year 2013-2014, was held on Tuesday, 29 October 2013 at 11 a.m. in the University's Great Hall. The presentation was held by Maja Kolega, the International Relations Office manager.