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  • Locations: Dubrovnik, Croatia; Opatija, Croatia; Split, Croatia; Zagreb, Croatia
  • Program Terms: Summer
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  • Restrictions: Auburn applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Program Description:



AU Honors Program in Croatia

 
 

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The 2017 Honors Program in Croatia combines a semester long course, HONR 3087 Study & Travel in Croatia, with a 14 day study abroad program in Croatia that will bring the coursework to life. Students will learn about the history, economy, political climate and geography of Croatia in the course. In the early summer, students will complete the immersion component of the course to experience, first-hand, what they learned in class. Many excursions are included in the program, and they focus on various aspects of Croatia including museums, nature, and even ‘Game of Thrones’ attractions!

ELIGIBILITY

The program is open to all Auburn students in the Honor’s College who are in good standing, as well as approved Auburn students not in the Honor’s College. Students must complete the 2017 Spring Semester course HONR 3087 – Study & Travel: Croatia in order to take part in the study abroad program to Croatia.

IMPORTANT DATES

Summer 2017
8 May 2017: Depart the U.S. for Croatia
9 May 2017: Arrive in Zagreb, Croatia. Program begins.
22 May 2017: Depart from Dubrovnik, Croatia for the U.S.


COURSES

HONR 3087 – Study & Travel: Croatia (3 credits). Students will complete the course during the 2017 spring semester. Upon conclusion of the semester, students will travel to Croatia for the immersion component of the course.

PROGRAM COSTS

For a breakdown of student costs, please see the Honors Program in Honors Croatia Student Budget.pdf.

Payment Schedule:

Refund Policy:

Review program fees and refund policy. Upon admission to this program, you will be responsible for payment of these fees. Refunds will be made based on the withdrawal and cancellation dates listed above.

There will be no refunds made when written notice to withdraw is filed with the Director of the program less than 30 days prior to departure.

Students suspended or dismissed from the program for disciplinary or academic reasons after the start of the program are not eligible for any refund of fees.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Students will reside in hotels for the duration of the program. Stays include Hotel Dubrovnik in Zagreb, Croatia (www.hotel-dubrovnik.hr/); Remisens Villa Ambassador in Opatija, Croatia (www.reminsens.com/en/villa-ambassador); Hotel Jupiter in Split, Croatia (www.lhjupiter.com); and Rixos Libertas Dubrovnik in Dubrovnik, Croatia (www.ibertasdubrovnik.rixos.com).

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LOCATION

Zagreb, Croatia
Zagreb, the capital of Croatia, is the first stop on the program. Home to over 790,000 residents, Zagreb is the largest city in Croatia, and is rich in history, architecture, and culture. Sites of interest in Zagreb that students will have the chance to visit include but are not limited to: Old Town, St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Croatian National Theater and Opera House, Parliamen
t and Prime Minister’s office, St. Mark’s Square, Zagreb Cathedral, Dolac Market, and more!

                   
O
patija, Croatia
Opatija is a small town of around 12,000 inhabitants located on the Istrian Peninsula of Croatia. It is a resort town, and is a popular vacation spot. 
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There are many ports to be explored, as well as Roman ruins that are well preserved. Students will get to explore the town and enjoy the natural beauty of the rocky coast, crystal blue waters, and scenic towns built into the hillside.
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Split, Croatia
Split is located about halfway down coast of Croatia, and is home to around 180,000 people. Culture and history are rich in Split, and students will have the opportunity to visit Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Monument, as well as tour film sites from HBO’s hit series, “Game of Thrones”. The program will also visit the small towns of Hvar and Malo Grablje from Split.

      
Dubrovnik, Croatia
Dubrovnik is the most popular tourist destination in Croatia, and one of the top in the Mediterranean. A small city of just over 40,000, Dubrovnik brings in tourists from all over the world to enjoy sites from the 
Old City (a UNESCO World Heritage site) to the beautiful coastline and scenery. Game of Thrones fans again will get to experience film sites that double as historic sites in Dubrovnik’s history. Students will also enjoy a full free day to enjoy Dubrovnik on their own.
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EXCURSIONS

  • Tour of Zagreb

  • Krapina Neandertha Museum

  • Postojna Caves

  • Istrian Peninsula

  • ‘Game of Thrones’ focused tour of Split, Croatia

  • Full-day excursion to Montenegro

  • And more!

PASSPORT AND VISA REQUIREMENTS

If you do not have a PASSPORT: Please check http://travel.state.gov for the nearest local passport office and forms. Auburn Abroad recommends that you apply for a passport as soon as possible. If you already have a passport: Please check the expiration date. Passports should be valid for at least 6 months following your scheduled time abroad.

VISA REGULATION:
  • U.S. Citizens do not need a visa for this program.
  • Non-U.S. Citizens should verify visa requirements

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Contact the Faculty Director listed at the top of the page.



 


 



This program is currently not accepting applications.