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Fair 2012

Fair 2012

The 8th annual Scholarships and Educational Programmes Fair was held on 16 October 2012, from 10 am to 6 pm at the National and University Library in Zagreb and on 18 October 2012, from 10 am to 5 pm at the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Rijeka.


Fact and figures

  • A total of 48 institutions exhibited at the Fair (43 in Zagreb and 30 in Rijeka), among which 14 domestic and 32 foreign institutions.
  • More than 10,500 visitors attended the Fair in two days (7,500 in Zagreb, 3,000 in Rijeka), which is the highest number of visitors since the Fair’s launch in 2005.
  • Exhibitors at the Fair presented a range of different scholarships and financial aid programmes, through which is is expected that 5,600 scholarships will be awarded: 2,200 for study abroad (including 2,100 scholarships through the ERASMUS programme) and 3,400 scholarships for study in Croatia.
  • The Fair presented study opportunities in 8 different countries (Austria, France, Croatia, Canada, Germany, United States, Singapore and the United Kingdom)

Partners, sponsors and supporting institutions

  • Organizer: Institute for the Development of Education,
  • Partner Country: United States of America
  • Main partner: National and University Library in Zagreb, University of Rijeka
  • Strategic partner: University of Georgia (USA), the Institute of Higher Education at the University of Georgia (USA)
  • Gold Partners: Kelley School of Business at Indiana University (USA) in collaboration with the International Graduate Business School Zagreb (Zagreb IGBS)
  • Gold Sponsor: ETS - Educational Testing Service (USA), IELTS - International English Language Testing System, UK
  • Academic Sponsor: VERN '
  • Donors and sponsors: Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, the Ministry of Business and Trade, the Ministry of Maritime Affairs, Transport and Infrastructure, the Agency for Mobility and EU Programmes, the City of Rijeka
  • Supporting institutions: President of the Republic of Croatia, Ministry of Economy, Ministry of Labour and Pension System, Primorsko-Goranska County, City of Zagreb, Croatian Rectors' Conference, Croatian Council of Universities and University Colleges of Applied Science, National Competitiveness Council, National Foundation for Civil Society Development, University of Zagreb, American Chamber of Commerce in Croatia, Croatian Chamber of Economy, and the Croatian Employers' Association
  • Media sponsors: Veernji list,, LIDER, RITV, H-alter, kolske novine, Radio Student, HRT - Radio Rijeka
  • Promotional partners: HRT - Radio Sljeme, AEGEE Zagreb, AIESEC, Anomija, BEST Zagreb, CroMSIC Zagreb & Rijeka, ELSA Zagreb, eSTUDENT, HSA, IAESTE Croatia, Sociology Students' Club „Diskrepancija“, Perpetuum Lab, Pravnik, The Rijeka and University Sports Association, Student Council of the Faculty of Philosophy, Student Council of the University of Rijeka, IEEE Student Branch Rijeka, Philosophy Students' Association „FURIJA“, History Students' Association „Malleus“, Art History Students' Association „Spume“.

Media visibility

A total 102 articles, reports and announcements were published in Croatia’s press, on television and radio stations (in comparison to 73 in 2011).

A selected of press clipping of the Fair is presented below (in Croatian only):



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