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Fair 2009

Fair 2009

The fifth annual Scholarships Fair was held on 21st of October, 2009 from 10am to 6pm in the National and University library of Zagreb.

Scholarships Fair 2009 was the biggest and most successful Fair so far regarding the number of exhibitors and visitors, presented scholarships and the extent of media coverage.

  • The largest amount of scholarships: over 70 scholarship programmes were presented at the Fair. Encompassing the national state scholarships, that number reaches 4400 individual scholarships, with a total of 3500-3800 scholarships available for studying in Croatia. 
  • The largest number of exhibitors: a total of 40 exhibitors participated in the Fair - 22 Croatian and 18 foreign institutions.
  • A large number of visitors: more then 6000 attendees in just one day. 

The organizer of the Scholarships Fair, Institute for the Development of Education wishes to thank all the sponsors, supporting institutions and partners who recognized the importance of the Fair and enabled it to be even better and more eventful this year.

  • Golden sponsor: Lidl Croatia
  • Main partner: National and University library of Zagreb
  • Supporting institutions: Ministry of Science, Education and Sports; Agency for Science and Higher Education, Agency for Mobility and EU programmes
  • Sponsors: Croatian Rectors' Conference, Uviversity of Zagreb, City of Zagreb, Croatian Chamber of Commerce, Croatian Employers' Association
  • Media sponsors: Veernji list, Radio 101 ,T-portal, Moj posao, Lider
  • Promoting partners: student organizations of the University of Zagreb: BEST, eSTUDENT, HSA, IEEE, Diskrepancija - Sociology Students Club, IAESTE Croatia.

Scholarships Fair 2009 obtained an exceptional success regarding the question of media coverage.  More than 182 articles, reports, and announcements about the Fair were published in the Croatian press, digital media and various web portals and web sites – Croatian Television, Nova TV.


  • Television: a total of seven reports were broadcasted on three TV stations: on HTV, in science news and "Zagrebaka panorama", as well as in the main news programmes on local stations OTV and Z-1. Reports on Fair were also broadcast on other programmes, including the popular HTV show "Good morning, Croatia".
  • Radio: twelve reports on eight radio stations, including Radio 101, Otvoreni radio, Radio Sljeme i Hrvatski radio-1.
  • Print media: 46 articles in 15 different print media, including 9 articles and announcements in Veernji list, 5 articles and announcements in Vjesnik, 4 in Novi list and a great number of articles in regional and local newspapers.
  • Web portals: 57 articles and announcements were featured on over 40 different web portals. Announcements were published on some of the most important Croatian news portals, including T-portal, Javno i, on the web portals of the Croatian press (Vjesnik and Metro), portal of Nova TV ( and the other portals such as Moj Posao and Moj Faks.
  • Web sites: a total of 39 annoucements were featured on the web sites of universities, student organisations and other institutions, the most prominent being the web sites of the University of Zagreb, the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, the Croatian Chamber of Commmerce and City of Zagreb.

Portfolio "Scholarships Fair 2009" - A portfolio presenting the success of the Scholarships Fair 2009 has been published in Croatian, containing statistics (collected through surveys of exhibitors and visitors), photographs and evaluations of individual activities Fair.

Exhibitors brochure - The official 5th Scholarships Fair brochure contains texts with basic information about the exhibitors, the scholarship programmes and financial support offered by the exhibiting institutions.


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