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Fair 2011

Fair 2011

The 7th annual Scholarships and Educational Programmes Fair was held on 19 October 2011, from 10 am to 6 pm at the National and University Library in Zagreb. 


Fact and figures

  • A total of 44 institutions exhibited at the Fair, 22 are domestic and 22 are foreign institutions from 9 different countries. Among the foreign institutions, 11 have offices in Croatia and 11 have travelled to Croatia specially to participate at the Fair (with exhibitors travelling from the USA, Singapore, the UK, Italy, Hungary and Slovenia).
  • More than 7.500 visitors attended the Fair in only one day, which is the highest number of visitors since the Fair’s launch in 2005.
  • Exhibitors at the Fair presented 60 different scholarships and financial aid programmes, as well as 26 other educational programmes (study programmes, foreign language courses and exams, educational advising services, etc.).
  • More than 7,700 scholarships will be awarded through programmes presented at the Fair for study in Croatia (more than 2,700 through Government Scholarships programme and more than 3.700 throughWar Veterans Foundation and the War Veterans Children Scholarship Fund) and more than 1.600 scholarships for study abroad, including scholarships for more than 1,100 students awarded through the ERASMUS programme.

Partners, sponsors and supporting institutions

The Fair organizer, Institute for the Development of Education, would like to thank the partners, supporting institutions and sponsors of the Scholarships Fair who recognized the importance of this initiative and made a great contribution to the success of the Scholarships Fair 2011:

  • Partner Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Main supporter: INA - Industrijanafte d.d.
  • Main partner: The Nationaland University Library in Zagreb
  • Main partner: Nationaland University Library in Zagreb
  • Strategic partner: VERN' Universityof Applied Sciences
  • Academic partner: University College for Applied Computer Engineering, part of the Algebra Group
  • Sponsor: LIDL Croatia
  • Donors and supporters: Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia. Agency for Mobility and EU Programmes, Ministry of Economy, Labour and Entrepreneurshipof Croatia, Ministry of Family, Veterans and Intergenerational Solidarity
  • Supporters: President of the Republic of Croatia, City of Zagreb, Croatian Chamber of Commerce Croatian, Council of Universities and University Colleges of Applied Science, Croatian Employers' Association, Croatian Rectors' Conference, National Competitiveness Council, National Foundation for Civil Society Development, University of Zagreb
  • Media sponsors: Veernji list (daily newspaper), Nacional (magazine), Lider Press (magazine), School News (weekly newspaper), HRT Radio Sljeme, H-Alter (internet portal), MojFaks (internet portal), T-portal (internet portal), Zagreb News (monthly newspaper), Radio Student
  • Partner student associations: AEGEE Zagreb, BEST Zagreb, Croatian Student Association (HAS), CroMSIC Zagreb, ELSA Zagreb, eSTUDENT, IAESTE Croatia, Klub studenata sociologije Diskrepancija, Perpetuum Lab, Pravnik, Student Association “Poligraf”

Media visibility

A total 73 articles, reports and announcements were published in Croatia’s press, on television and radio stations (in comparison to 53 in 2010). A selected of press clipping of the Fair is presented below (in Croatian only):



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