The enrolment in undergraduate professional study programmes of the University of Applied Sciences Velika Gorica is also open to competition by candidates who are not citizens of the Republic of Croatia. If, on the basis of the ranking, they become eligible to enrol in the 1st semester of the undergraduate professional study programmes, these candidates will be allowed conditional enrolment to the University of Applied Sciences Velika Gorica.

For enrolment in the study programmes at the University of Applied Sciences Velika Gorica, the candidates who are not citizens of the Republic of Croatia must have a personal identification number (PIN). The procedure of issuing PIN is the following:

  • Fill out an APPLICATION FORM (obtained at the Tax Administration)
  • Attach a photocopy of the passport or a valid document
  • Submit documents to the Tax Administration, Dubrovnik Avenue 32, Zagreb.

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

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

The request for recognition of foreign education qualifications about the completed secondary education in vocational programmes shall be submitted to the Agency for Vocational and Adult Education. Information on the recognition procedure, necessary documentation and application form in Croatian and English can be found on website of the Agency for Vocational and Adult Education.

After having obtained the decision on the recognition of foreign educational qualifications, the enrolment to undergraduate professional study programmes becomes valid.
Pursuant to Article 19 of the Act 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 acquired education issued until 8 October 1991 in educational institutions on the territory of former Yugoslavia have equal legal force as school certificates, diplomas and other public documents issued by the 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.