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Zagreb, Croatia

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Jelacic Square in Zagreb, Croatia.

This program is now accepting applications for the Fall 2014 semester.

Course Offerings: Accounting; Economics; Finance; International Business; International Studies; Management; Marketing; Organizational Leadership; Philosophy; Psychology
Download Course Offerings Sheet (.pdf)
Dates: September–December or mid-February–early June
Location: Zagreb, Croatia
Price: $13,710 (tentative)
Financial Aid: Eligible students can use their entire SAU financial aid package (excluding work study grants) for one semester.

Program description

The Zagreb School of Economics and Management (ZSEM), which recently became the first business school in Croatia to earn AACSB accreditation, organizes an undergraduate study program in the field of economics and management. ZSEM offers students modern programs of study, highly advanced teaching methods, selected top-quality professional literature and the application of modern IT technologies and e-learning. They strive to provide our undergraduate and graduate students with the ability to work and succeed in a global and competitive economy. This program is open to sophomores, juniors and seniors.

Program highlights

  • Study in Zagreb, the capital city and hub of the business, academic, cultural, artistic and athletic spheres in Croatia
  • Choose from a wide variety of courses offered in English
  • Campus is located 20 minutes from the city center, with easy access to public transportation
  • Take classes with Croatian and international students
  • Sports activities available through ZSEM's student athletic association
  • Student activities and extracurricular programs organized by the Student Union

What is included

  • SAU zone tuition (12-18 credits)
  • International Health Insurance

What is not included

  • Passport
  • Airfare
  • Temporary Residence Permit (approximately $200 to be paid on site)
  • Housing (approximately $350 - 675 per month paid on site)
  • Meals
  • Books
  • Personal expenses and spending money

Application deadlines

  • Fall Semester: April 1
  • Spring Semester: October 1

How to apply

Complete the online application and submit your $500 application deposit to the Center for International Education by April1 (Fall applicants) or October 1 (Spring applicants).

  • Make checks payable to St. Ambrose University.
  • The application deposit is deducted from the total program cost.
  • If you are not accepted into the program, the application deposit is refundable.
  • If you are accepted, the application deposit is non-refundable after April 1 (Fall applicants).

Payment details

  • $500 application deposit due by April 1 (Fall applicants) or October 1 (Spring applicants)
  • Remaining balance due by August 20 (Fall applicants) or December 20 (Spring applicants).
  • Make checks payable to St. Ambrose University.
  • Please submit your final payment directly to Student Account Services.
  • The final payment is non-refundable after the August 20 (Fall applicants) or December 20 (Spring applicants) payment deadline.