Childcare & Education

Living in Europe | Day care, schooling & family related issues | Croatia

The educational system in Croatia consists of preschool education, elementary education, secondary education and higher education.


Foreign education qualifications of primary or secondary education for the purpose of continuation of primary or secondary education are recognized by the authority of the school at which the applicant wishes to pursue his/her education. Recognition of qualifications attesting the completion of primary education and general, gymnasium and art secondary education programmes (for the purpose of employment or continuation of education) is under the authority of Education and Teacher Training Agency. Details can be found at the website of the Education and Teacher Training Agency: ( The recognition of a foreign educational qualification).



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