Croatia, Zadar

Croatian Language, Literature and Culture

when 18 July 2016 - 30 July 2016
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 400

The International Summer School of Croatian Language, Literature and Culture "Zoranic's Arcady" is intended for all participants who want to learn or improve Croatian as foreign language (L2), learn about Zadar, Croatian literature, history and culture.

"Zoranic's Arcady" will develop learners speaking, reading, and writing skills in Croatian language and will offer them an excellent insight into relevant factors of the Croatian history and cultural identity. Its courses in language and culture will giude learners through a little arcadia of knowledge in one of most beautiful and culturally invaluable towns on the Adriatic.

The summer school is going to be held at the University of Zadar, situated at the seashore, with a wonderful view on the nearby islands. The University building is located in the proximity of all town sights, museums, churches, and the unique Zadar sea organ.

The International Summer School of Croatian Language, Literatue and Culture "Zoranic's Arcady" is going to be held in period from 18th to 30th July.

This year language lessons, tailored to meet the needs of participants and according to the level of their previous knowledge of Croatian language, will be accompanied by lectures of world famous experts in Croatian and Slavic studies and by lectures of respected scientists from Department of Croatian and Slavic Studies at University of Zadar.
Language lessons and lectures are going to be accompanied by afternoon workshops through which participants will get to know more on Croatian culture. One excursion is planned during which participants will have opportunity to familiarize themselves with ethnological heritage and gastronomic offerings of Zadar region.

Upon successful completion of the course participants will receive a certificate of attendance, a diploma according to their level of competence, and 3 ECTS points.

Course leader

Dr. Marijana Basic

Target group

Translators and language interpreters, students of Slavic studies, students of Croatian language, teachers and lectors of Croatian as second language, researchers of Slavic languages and culture, Croatian emigrants, enthusiasts and lovers of Croatian language and Culture

Course aim

The aim of our course is to develop speaking, reading, and writing skills in Croatian language and to provide insight into Croatian cultural identity.

Fee info

EUR 400: Tuition fee.