The Croatian education system
Education in Croatia is of a high level, and its universities comply with the Bologna Declaration. Overall, Croatia has a 98% literacy rate, placing it in the top tier in world rankings.
The Croatian public school system
The Croatian education system consists of various schooling types: kindergartens, primary schools and secondary schools. Holidays typically run for two weeks at Christmas, one week in April, and from mid-June to September.
Studying in Croatia
Higher education in Croatia is provided by seven public universities (sveučilište), five polytechnics (veleučilište), six independent schools of professional higher education, and nine private schools of professional higher education (visoka škola).