Program Details

The University of Kansas Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures and the Office of Study Abroad offer students the opportunity to spend the summer in Zadar, Croatia, studying Croatian language and culture. The University of Kansas has more than 30
Location:
Zagreb, Croatia
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
In addition to intensive intermediate or advanced-level Croatian study, the program offers afternoon and evening programs that include lectures (in Croatian), films, and visits to museums. Cultural and sightseeing trips to local places of interest are planned for this year's program.

The University of Kansas Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures and the Office of Study Abroad offer students the opportunity to spend the summer in Zadar, Croatia, studying Croatian language and culture. The University of Kansas has more than 30 years of involvement in Croatian language programs.

The program fee includes tuition, fees, lodging and some meals, cultural activities and day excursions, emergency medical evacuation and repatriation services, KU orientation, and administrative costs. Additional costs: Airfare, passport, and personal expenses.
Setting Description:
The ancient city of Zadar is situated close to four national parks and 50 attractive tourist resorts. The region of Zadar covers picturesque coastline and an archipelago of more than 300 islands and islets rich in peaceful, sandy beaches and numerous small coves and bays. In its history, Zadar has passed through different stages of development. In the 9th century B.C., Zadar was known as the settlement of Liburns (Illyrians). Then it became a Roman colony. Later, Zadar was for a time under the Byzantine rule. After the 9th century, well known as the period of Croatian rulers, the Croats settled there. A great number of archeological sites, historical and cultural monuments tell us about the rich history of the city (city walls, the Roman Forum, numerous early Christian churches, various buildings dating from Romantic, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque periods, a famous collection of sacral silver and gold objects, etc.). The first university center on the eastern Adriatic coast was found

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