Exchange Conditions Score of Croatia (CroMSIC)

Exchange Information
Type of exchanges
Type of students accepted
Medical students
Pre-medical students
Biomedical students
Graduated medical students (less than 6 months prior to the exchange)
Academic requirements for the students
We accept students of Medicine, Biomedicine and other Health Sciences. However, please check the Project descriptions which academic requirement is needed as it might differ from project to project.
Not Required
Not Required
Cities/Months Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Augt Sep Oct Nov Dec
Croatia (CroMSIC) - Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek, Osijek yes yes
Croatia (CroMSIC) - University of Split, Split yes yes
Croatia (CroMSIC) - University of Rijeka, Rijeka yes yes
Croatia (CroMSIC) - University of Zagreb, Zagreb yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Calendar Remarks
LC Zagreb, LC Rijeka, LC Osijek, LC Split: Calendar month (from 1st to 30th/31st day of month; you may arrive/leave couple of days later/earlier depending on your university obligations and/or cheaper transportation possibilities - but to still be in the 80% needed for the certificate)
Number of incomings
Projects available
- Croatia (CroMSIC) - Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek, Osijek
- Croatia (CroMSIC) - University of Split, Split
- Croatia (CroMSIC) - University of Rijeka, Rijeka
- Croatia (CroMSIC) - University of Zagreb, Zagreb
General Information
Hours per Day
7 Hours
Days per week
5 Days
Dress code
What to Bring
  • White coat
  • Required: Bring your own logbook
Unilateral fee
Unilateral fee (special remarks)
Lodging (housing)
- Student hostel
Boarding (meal)
- Student hostel
Times per day
Pocket money
Social Program
- not included in the exchange price, additional fees may apply<br />- University of Zagreb: social program during non-summer months is dependent on number of incoming students<br />- students will be informed in advance about a possible CroMSIC SCORE &amp; SCOPE joint national social program during summer months<br /><strong>- Please bring traditional food/drinks from your country for the National Food and Drinks Party</strong>
Special Remarks
Application Form
Special Remarks

- Vaccination card/Health questionnaire to be filled out by your general practitioner can be found here HERE -- needed for accommodation facilities in Zagreb

- All digital documents have to be in English and must be uploaded in .pdf of .jpg format

- For summer exchanges, please try to send the AF by March Meeting (first week of March), especially if you need an invitation letter (see: special remarks)

-No change of project is possible once the Exchange has started - Think carefully about what projects you apply for!

-Note that a valid e-mail address is necessary. If the LORE contacts you and you don't respond, the exchange might be cancelled!
Card Of Documents
Standard documents
- Photo (* Mandatory)
- Card of Document
- Passport Copy (* Mandatory)
- Card of Document
- Motivation Letter (* Mandatory)
- Card of Document
- Proof of Enrollment (* Mandatory)
- Card of Document
- Curriculum Vitae (* Mandatory)
- Card of Document
- Recommendation Letter (* Mandatory)
- Card of Document
- Language Certificate (* Mandatory)
- Card of Document
- SCORE Terms & Conditions (* Mandatory)
- Card of Document
Special documents
- Vaccination Card (* Mandatory)
- Card of Document
Upon Arrival documents
- Health Insurance (* Mandatory)
- Card of Document
The standard documents are the basic documents that the students are asking for and the special documents are less important, as only some Local Committees ask for them. So it's mandatory to upload the standard documents, but not the special ones. (Students do it when asked for by the LEO/NEO.)
The upon arrival documents are hard copies documents that the students are requested to take with them in the host country.”
Special remarks
Card of Acceptance
8 weeks
Special remarks
Deadline: 8 weeks before start of research project

Note that once the CA is received, no changes in period are possible! Other changes can be made on special request. Details will be provided with an info-mail for incomings 4 weeks prior to the beginning of the clerkship.
Card of Confirmation
4 Weeks
Special remarks

Deadline: 4 weeks before accepted start date

All visas and other documents required for doing the exchange must be ready before sending the CC. The arrival details also needs to be correct. After the CC is sent, we do not accept changes to any agreed details stated in the sent documents. In case of extraordinary circumstances, requests needs to come thorugh the sending NORE.

! Please provide us with the date and time of your arrival in the exact town you were accepted in (not where your flight arrives unless it's the same town) !

- Tourist Visa
- Student Visa
NMO can provide additional documents if needed
NMO must be notified 22 weeks before exchange start if additional documents are needed
Special remarks
- Health Insurance

Special remarks
Health Documents
- Vaccination Card

Special remarks
CroMSIC - Croatia  REQUIRES Health Insurance, however, this insurance CANNOT be arranged in our country, and should be arranged in your home country. As a citizen from EU/EEA or Switzerland you should also bring their EHIC. For more information about the EHIC and where to get it, see

- We prefer substitutions to cancellations
- We accept substitutions
Deadline for substitutions (weeks)
Special remarks

Please inform the NORE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE if an accepted student suddenly has to cancel his/her exchange. We put a lot of effort into requiting tutors and cancelations will make it harder for us to requit them in the future. 

If a substitution is possible please let the NORE know as soon as possible.

Explore Link
Link to ExPlore Page
Special Remarks

Students who need an Invitation letter for visa must send an e-mail to the NORE ( requesting one before the 15th of February for exchanges in summer period. Write the following information in an e-mail (subject: INVITATION LETTER INFO) and in REMARKS of AF (as written in the passport that will be valid in the time of the exchange):
  • your name and surname
  • date and place of birth
  • date of issue, place of issue, expire date and the number of passport
  • citizenship
  • place of residence (street name, street number, city, postal code, country) as written on ID or some other official document


  • All incoming students need to transfer at least 50% of unilateral fee to CroMSIC bank account 6 weeks prior to the exchange (2 weeks after receiving the CA). If only 50% is transferred, the rest should be done 2 weeks prior to the exchange at the latest (around the time of the CC deadline)
  • Refund possible if substitution is found
  • Please note: bank transfer fees should be covered by the student
  • All details will be sent to you by our NORE 8 weeks prior to the exchange start date at the latest


  • In hospital restaurant, number of meals depends on the city (at least 1 guaranteed)
  • Students in Zagreb will receive pocket money



  • EHIC (European Health Insurance Card) is recognized by Croatia and can be used for health insurance purposes for the duration of your clerkship; please check coverage of insurance and make sure your card is valid
To receive a certificate, the student must:
- attend at least 80% of working hours
- fill out the evaluation form
- behave responsibly



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