Korcula to be first island town in Croatia offering university studies

Korcula (Photo: Milica Spasojevic)

KORCULA, 8 February 2020 – The town of Korcula, on the southern Dalmatian island of the same name, will become the first island student town in Croatia with news that an agreement between the town and the University of Dubrovnik is set to be signed.  

The town of Korcula and the University of Dubrovnik are in the process of signing an agreement on business cooperation, which will make Korcula a location offering undergraduate study programmes in the field of nautical studies, marine engineering, and business economics directed towards tourism.

The town of Korcula, led by Mayor Andrija Fabris, will go down in history as the first island to run an accredited programme at an established Croatian University.

The commencement of the cooperation will begin at the start of the 2020/2021 academic year, and the town of Korcula will provide the University of Dubrovnik with all the necessary facilities for quality and task-based implementation of remote study programmes.

Administrative, professional and financial assistance from the University of Dubrovnik will facilitate the protocol and organisational procedures for the initiation of the study programme in Korcula.

“The town of Korcula will become the first island student city in Croatia by implementing this cooperation with the University of Dubrovnik. By investing in education, sustainable development, complementary studies with the county’s development strategy, educating locals will help Korcula develop a prosperous future,” Korcula online said.

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