Croatia | International Credentials Equivalencies

Minimum GPA
B Plus GPA
Instruction Languages
Bachelors Equiv.
Diploma (pre-2005) requiring 4-6 years of study; Baccalaureaus (post-2005) requiring at least 4 years of study
Masters Equiv.
Magistar (pre-2005) Magistra (post-2005)
Grading System

5 Excellent Odlican
4 Very Good Vrlo Dobar
3 Good Dobar
2 Satisfactory Dovoljan (Pass/Fail level)
1 Unsatisfactory Nedovoljan

Recognized Universities

University of Osijek
University of Rijeka
University of Split
University of Zagreb

Notes for Croatia

Pre-university education requires 12 years of study. The Matura or Medjunarodna Matura (International Baccaulaureat) is required for admission to university level institutions.

The development of private unversities has recently occurred. Private universities must be approved by the Croatian National Council for Higher Education. Contact your Student Services Officer to determine if a private university is recognized.

Bologna Note:

Bologna signatory since 2001.

The system offers three cycle – Bachelor’s (undergraduate, 180-240 ECTS credits), Master’s (graduate, 60-120 ECTS credits) and Doctoral degrees.

Diploma Supplements are issued effective 2008.

ECTS credit system is in use. Grading system is as above.

Last modified: June 13, 2019