Erasmus Guide

When Polish Students met Zagreb

  Croatian students, especially the ones studying at the University of Zagreb, have their own perception of their capital city. But, what about foreign student’s perception? Indr? Jermakait?, Linda Bojko and Milovan Nikoli? decided to explore this issue, interviewing Linda’s friends from Warsaw who came to visit her in Zagreb and learn something about this amazing city! Linda, being…

Erasmus Christmas

Most citizens of Croatia, Ukraine, Poland and Germany celebrate Christmas. Although at first it seems that all we celebrate Christmas in a similar way, our Erasmus students are here to reassure us. Anita Fudalej, Maksym Sytnikov, Tena Šar?evi?, Anna Will and Sarah Krka collected some interesting facts about celebrating Christmas in their countries and compared…

Meet Sarah

  Meet Sarah Krka, a German student of Bosnian origin. Even though her parents were born and raised in Tuzla, the war in 1991. chased them away in Berlin, Germany. A few years later, Germany became Sarah’s homeland, but every year she is visiting her family in Bosnia. This year, Sarah came to Croatia to…

Sarma

Winter has come, Christmas is over, but there’s one thing to keep our bellies full, our bodies warm and our faces smiling and it’s sarma! 😀  Originally from the former Ottoman Empire, sarma is a dish traditionally served in countries all the way from Middle East to the Balkans and Central Europe. The word sarma comes…

Christmas gift hunt

Are you running out of ideas for your Christmas presents? Feeling uninspired, and not very thick on the budget? If the answer to all those questions is ”yes”, see how Giulia went searching for perfect Christmas presents! Maybe you’ll get some ideas afterwards. Either way, Christmas is getting closer every day and with it comes the pressure to…

Korean Roommate

Having a roommate is always an exciting experience, but what happens when your roomie is Korean? What’s it like to live with someone from a completely different culture and a completely different country, and what can you learn from it? What is Zagreb like, compared to Korea? To answer all those questions and more, our…

Lost in Zagreb

Our Erasmus students Elizabeth, Giulia and Adela have made an artistic video to show us what it is like to get lost in an unknown city. Followed by Elizabeth’s narration of lyrics by Paolo Nutini and wonderful, emotional music, this video perfectly captures the feeling of alienation and anxiety someone might feel surrounded by strangers…

Martićeva Street Guide

Our Erasmus girls Giulia, Elizabeth and Maria explored Marti?eva street, also known as the Design district in Zagreb. Marti?eva used to be a quiet place that never stood out, except by the fact that it was in the centre of the city. However, for the last couple of years this neighbourhood blossomed into the city’s…

Croatian Pronunciation

For many people who aren’t Croatian, Croatian language can be pretty tricky to learn. Although learning can be a fun experience, it’s not easy to come to a whole different country, especially when you don’t know a single word of their language or any people there. For foreign students, the problem is not just the…