The European Union, its Member States and Europeans across the continent are mobilised in support of people fleeing the war in Ukraine. We are working on all fronts to support Ukraine with assistance, humanitarian aid and civil protection. This specific initiative wants to support researchers of Ukraine by providing them with an overview of all existing actions at European and national levels.
In order to provide the research community with useful and up-to-date information, this section will be updated regularly based on the evolution of the situation and the needs to address.
Find useful information in Croatia
No organized accommodation
If you do not have organized accommodation, you will receive information about it in the nearest reception center upon arrival at the border crossing. Stay in the reception centers is short and limited to 48 hours. After this period, you will be referred to permanent accommodation that will be offered to you. At the moment, three reception centers are open in Croatia:
- Gospić City Sports Hall reception center
Address: dr. Josipa Turića Miroslava Kraljevića 19, Gospić
Telephone : +385 91 112 1109
- Varaždinske Toplice reception center
Address: Trg Svetog Martina bb 42223 Varaždinske Toplice
Telephone : +385 99 547 2979
- Osijek reception center Jug
Address: Ulica kralja Petra Svačića 67 31000 Osijek
Telephone: +385 99 313 4590
You will receive all the necessary information upon arrival at the reception center.
If you have organized the accommodation in Croatia by yourself, after settling, contact the nearest Red Cross office where you will get all the necessary information. You must report your stay to your nearest police station or directorate.
You can find more information at: https://www.euraxess.hr/croatia/information-assistance/accommodation
On March 7th, 2022, the Government of the Republic of Croatia has adopted a Decision on the introduction of temporary protection for displaced persons from Ukraine by which temporary protection was granted for the citizens of Ukraine under the Croatian International and Temporary Protection Act (Official Gazette, No. 70/15 and 127/17) and Council Implementing Decision (EU) 2022/382 of March 4th, 2022. According to the abovementioned legislation, displaced persons from Ukraine can work in Croatia without issuing residence and work permits.
Embassy of the Republic of Ukraine in Croatia
Address: Voćarska cesta, 52, 10000 Zagreb
Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Ukraine in Croatia
Address: Obala Hrvatskog narodnog preporoda 7, 21000 Split
Telephone: +385 99 6862 797
The Agency for Science and Higher Education carries out the procedure of professional recognition of higher education qualifications in accordance with special regulations in Croatia. For more information about the recognition of diplomas, please visit https://www.euraxess.hr/croatia/information-assistance/recognition-qualifications.
Member States and Associated countries
The Commission and EU Member States work together at all levels to channel humanitarian and civil protection support to Ukraine and neighbouring countries. Below you can find an overview of the most useful information per country: