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Fair 2015

Fair 2015

The 11th Higher Education and Scholarships Fair in Croatia, was held on Tuesday, 13 October 2015 at the National and University Library in Zagreb and on Thursday, 15 October 2015 at the University departments building of the University of Rijeka.

Video of the Higher Education and Scholarships Fair

View a short video on the 10th anniversary of the Higher Education and Scholarships Fair which was held in October 2015.

REPORT

MEDIA VISIBILITY

Every year, the Fair achieves a great success in terms of media coverage. This year, the Fair continued this positive trend, and twelve press releases that were sent to announce the Fair resulted in 67 articles, reports and announcements published in the Croatian press, TV and radio stations:

Television

17 reports were broadcast on Croatian TV stations. The biggest media success of the Fair was the featuring of reports about the Fair in the central news programs of the national TV stations.

Press

27 articles were published in the national newspapers such as Večernji list, Novi list, Jutarnji list and 24 sata, in numerous regional and local newspapers such as Glas Slavonije and in specialized newspapers and magazines like Lider, Poslovni dnevnik and Školske novine.

Radio

23 reports were broadcast on Croatian radio stations, including Croatian Radio 1 and Croatian Radio 2 (national stations), as well as regional stations Radio Sljeme, Radio Rijeka, Antena Zagreb, Primorski radio, Radio Trsat, Radio Korzo and student radio stations from Zagreb (Radio Student) and Rijeka (Radio Sova). (regional stations).

Recordings of all TV and radio reports are available online HERE, and all press clippings are also available on the official website.

FACTS & FIGURES

International exhibitors: In addition to 33 exhibitors from Croatia, this year's Fair presented 63 institutions from 17 countries in Europe, North America, Middle East and Asia.

The Fair presented both national higher education systems and study and scholarship opportunities at specific institutions in 18 countries in Europe, North America, Middle East and Asia: Slovenia (Partner Country), Austria,  Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia,  France, Germany,  Holland,  Hungary,  Italy, Japan, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and United States of America.

Around 10 000 visitors attended this year’s Fair (7 000 in Zagreb and 3 000 in Rijeka).

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 2015 FAIR

Partner Country: Slovenia

At this year’s fairs in Zagreb and Rijeka, the Partner Country Slovenia was represented by 19 Slovenian institutions and the numerous Slovenian delegation included representatives of HE institutions, student organizations, the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of the Republic of Slovenia, the Centre of the Republic of Slovenia for Mobility and European Educational and Training Programmes (CMEPIUS) and the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Zagreb.

International exhibitors

In addition to 33 exhibitors from Croatia, this year's Fair presented 63 institutions from 17 countries in Europe, North America, Middle East and Asia.

Distinguished guest speakers

A popular science lecture was held by the internationally renowned Slovenian scientist prof.dr.sc. Marko Mikuž (University of Ljubljana, Faculty of mathematics and physics and “Jožef Stedan” Institute), while dr. Tomaž Boh, the State secretary of the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of the Republic of Slovenia held a lecture presenting the higher education and research system in Slovenia, as well as Slovenian government scholarships.

Round table

Entitled „How to improve the student financial support system?”, the round table focused on student standard and indirect and direct student support, wherein the student representatives had the opportunity to present their needs and experiences and discuss with the higher education policy makers in Croatia, such as the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports and the Agency for Mobility and EU Programmes.

Student organizations

Student organizations offer many opportunities for international mobility and a variety of activities to develop skills and competencies that are important for students’ careers. At the fairs in Rijeka and Zagreb, 22 student organizations presented their diverse programs.

Online Fair and webinars

Following the Fairs in Zagreb and Rijeka, the Online Fair was launched on the Fair's official web site which allowed 8 exhibitors from 4 countries to present their study programs and financial support opportunities and as well as the participants from all regions of Croatia to ask questions and participate in discussions.

PARTNERS, SPONSORS AND SUPORTING INSTITUTION

Organizer

  • Institute for the Development of Education

Partner Country

  • Slovenia

Main partners

Donors and supporting institutions

Partner Country

Silver sponsors

Other supporting institutions

Media sponsors

Partners in promotion

 

 

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