International Mass Communication in Croatia Study Abroad
Communication in Croatia
Join us for an intensive, exhilarating and immersive experience in Croatia, studying international mass communication. During this course you will:
- Learn about international communication processes directly in the field.
- Come to a greater understanding of the historical significance of sites throughout Croatia.
- Visit local media organizations, and connect with media practitioners and academics.
- Spend days immersed in international communication, sightseeing and enjoying Croatian capital Zagreb and the beautiful Croatian coast.
- Have the opportunity to travel to nearby European countries and Croatian islands.
Students will arrive in Zagreb, Croatia on May 14th, 2023. The students will depart from Dubrovnik, Croatia on June 3, 2023. Exact dates in each city (Zagreb, Split, Dubrovnik) are TBD at this time.
This course will explore patterns of international communication formation including its historical, theoretical and practical implications. Through lectures, guest lectures, travel, excursions and social activities, students will analyze international communication processes in the context of Central Europe through both theoretical and practical perspectives. Emphasis will also be on the role of culture in international communication processes. Students will receive 3 credit hours of upper-electives.
Any currently enrolled college student is eligible to apply. Strong candidates include students who are passionate and interested in learning about other cultures and communication processes across national borders. They have a high level of personal responsibility and genuine interest in the educational aspect of this program.
Applications open in August of each year. Applications for Summer 2024 are due Thursday, November 10th, 2023.
Costs & Logistics
The program costs vary from year to year depending on number of students enrolled, exchange rates and logistical changes. The ESTIMATED program fee for Summer 2023 has not been determined at this time and is subject to change from what is advertised to students until all students are accepted and committed to the program. We are working on the 2023 estimated program fee for Croatia so stay tuned for that information in the coming weeks!
In addition to the program fee, students are expected to pay 3 hours of In-state tuition and UGA Mandatory Fees through their Athena student accounts after registration. The HOPE and Zell Miller scholarships can be applied towards TUITION only if applicable. **non-UGA transient students may have an additional $250 fee upon registration**
Program fee includes:
These details are subject to change for 2023 as we are currently working on arranging logistics. Come back soon for updated details!
- Lodging in hotels in each City (Zagreb, Split, Dubrovnik)
- Travel Health Insurance through UGA
- A welcome dinner and a closing dinner
- Excursions and educational venues
- Guest Speakers and site visits
- Transportation to all program related activities
- A dedicated classroom with WiFi access
Program fee does not include:
3 hours of in-state tuition and UGA mandatory fees (see UGA’s website for up-to-date tuition rates for 2023).
- One-way airfare from the U.S. to Zagreb and one-way airfare from Dubrovnik to the U.S.
- Meals other than the welcome and closing dinner (and breakfast at hotels)
- Books – if applicable
- Personal weekend travel
- International data plan for your U.S. cell phone. This is a requirement.
Students could expect to spend around $25-35/day for costs not covered by the program fee, depending on personal spending habits.