The enrolment to undergraduate professional studies at the University of Applied Sciences Velika Gorica (VVG) provides the possibility of competition also to applicants who are not citizens of the Republic of Croatia. If, on the basis of their ranking, they gain the right to enrol into the first semester of the undergraduate professional study, these candidates will be given the possibility of conditional admission to VVG.

At enrolment to the study programmes of VVG, the applicants who are not citizens of the Republic of Croatia shall get a personal identification number (PIN). The procedure of issuing PIN is as follows:

  • fill in the APPLICATION (obtained at the Tax Administration);
  • enclose a photocopy of the passport or a valid document;
  • submit the documents to the Tax Administration, Avenija Dubrovnik 32, Zagreb.

The conditionally enrolled foreign nationals are required to apply for the recognition of foreign educational qualification. The costs of recognition are covered by the University of Applied Sciences Velika Gorica.

The application for the recognition of foreign education qualifications about the completed secondary education in comprehensive, secondary school and art programmes are submitted to the Croatian Education and Teacher Training Agency. The instructions for starting the recognition procedure, the information about the necessary documentation and the application for recognition of the foreign education qualifications in Croatian and English can be found on the website of the Education and Teacher Training Agency:

(http://www.azoo.hr/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2702&Itemid=92).

The application for the recognition of the foreign education qualifications about the completed secondary education in vocational programs is submitted to the Agency of Vocational and Adult Education. The information about the recognition procedure, required documentation and the application form in Croatian and English can be found on the website of the Agency for Vocational and Adult Education:

(http://www.asoo.hr/default.aspx?id=705).

After obtaining the decision on the recognition of the foreign education qualification, the enrolment to undergraduate professional study becomes valid.

Pursuant to Article 19 of the Law on Recognition of Foreign Educational Qualifications (Official Gazette No. 158/2003, 198/2003, 138/2006 and 45/2011) “School certificates, diplomas and other public documents about educational qualification issued until 8 October 1991 at educational institutions in the former Yugoslavia have equal legal force as school certificates, diplomas and other public documents of educational institutions of the Republic of Croatia and are not subject to the recognition procedure”.

The study programmes at the University of Applied Sciences Velika Gorica are performed in the Croatian language.