Based on the Act on Amendments to the Act on the Recognition of Foreign Educational Qualifications, published in Official Gazette 158/03, 198/03, 138/06 and 45/11, the academic recognition (recognition of foreign higher education qualifications) and recognition of periods of study at a 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.
Guidelines for starting the procedure of academic recognition of foreign HEQ
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. 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
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2. PAY ADMINISTRATIVE FEE
The amount of fee, mode of fee allocation and exemption from fee for the academic recognition of foreign higher education qualifications are determined by the Ordinance on the Amount of Fee and Exemptions from Fee for the Recognition of Foreign Higher Education Qualifications.
• The administrative 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 administrative fee for the recognition of periods of study is HRK 200.00 (two hundred Croatian Kuna).
For payments from Croatia:
Primatelj: Sveučilište u Zadru, Mihovila Pavlinovića 1, Zadar
Račun (IBAN): HR1124070001100609482 OTP banka d.d. Hrvatska
Poziv na broj: 11922 (academic recognition), 11923 (recognition of periods of study)
Opis plaćanja: troškovi postupka akademskog priznavanja IVK/troškovi priznavanja razdoblja studija
For payments from abroad:
Recipient: Sveučilište u Zadru, Mihovila Pavlinovića 1, Zadar
Bank name: OTP banka d.d. Hrvatska
Bank account (IBAN): HR1124070001100609482
Description: fee of procedure of academic recognition/recognition of period of study
3. SUBMIT THE COMPLETED FORM WITH ALL DOCUMENTATION TO THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS:
SVEUČILIŠTE U ZADRU
Ured za akademsko priznavanje inozemnih visokoškolskih kvalifikacija
Mihovila Pavlinovića 1
23 000 ZADAR
Contact information: firstname.lastname@example.org