Erasmus Guide


ERASMUS GUIDE is a TV Student project created by Erasmus students for Erasmus students. It was created within the journalism class Television News in the Multimedia Environment at the Faculty of Political Science, Zagreb University.

Student assignment is to create videos and blogs with a goal to help future Erasmus Students to start their adventure in Zagreb. With topics covering their students experience, accomodation, language, food, social and night life, newcomer can find useful tips and tricks about their time in Croatia’s capital. And even more…

Did you know that Faculty of Political Science has highest ratio of foreign and Croatian students on University of Zagreb? We asked some of the students what do they like about FPZG and Zagreb.




The place to be seen

Some Saturdays are more special than others. Here in Zagreb, we make every Saturday counts. Sarah Krka, Anita Fudalej, Maksym Sytnikov, Tena Šar?evi? and Anna Will had a first-hand experience of Špica. “It’s a ritual, it’s kind of old school Facebook.” – Maroje You just need to say „see you at Špica“ and everybody knows the place as well as the time. Each group has it’s own caffe, its own place to catch up. Even Croatian president Kolinda Grabar Kitarovi? loves Špica. She stopped willingly to explain what Špica means to her. “This is one of the most popular places of Zagreb, where people get togeather, talk to each other face-to-face,...

Erasmus portraits

They are Myroslava, Nika and Marjolein, and this is their story. Sandra Grego and Darjan Fioli? made a short story of their Erasmus colleagues, who took a chance to answer some FAQ about their experience in Croatia. Most common one was, as expected, why Zagreb? “I wanted to explore new places and also improve my english”, Myroslava Mialova admitted . “I came here just because I like the city. Many people asked me why I came here, because it is really close to my hometown Ljubljana”, Nika Pregelj simply explained. “I always wanted to study something in journalism and Zagreb was the only place where I could go to study it”, Marjolein Moes is sincere. To learn more...

Republic of Croatia Square

During the last 150 years, the name of the square, firstly named the Fair Square, was changed for six times.  The last name change from Marshall Tito Square to Republic of Croatia Square once again divided Croatia’s folks. The Square is, in a way, a daily destination for opera singer Dario ?uri? who works in the Croatian National Theatre. “I noticed that the younger ones just pass by and comment something along the way. Basically, the older generation experience this way more intense”, notes Dario. While filming the story, our reporters Efecan Ayan, Emre Bozan, Kornelia M?dry and Matea Petrovi? concluded that this name change was just an excuse for the political fight between left and right. The...

His name is Dominik

  Meet Dominik, a FPZG student whose fate will remind you how simple, everyday things are sometimes taken for granted. Life with disability isn’t easy. Despite the the obvious, everyday obstacles, Dominik decided to move from Pula to the Capital to study at the desired faculty. “Sometimes it’s hard, but you need to find your way to reach your goal. It’s not a reason to give up”, says Dominik. The MoJo of how the actual story was made, was brought to you by Egle Satkauskaite, Olha Klochko, Florian Schäfer and Tobias Kaim.

The last surviving Mammoth

  Did you know that the largest building in Croatia is also one of the largest apartment blocks in Europe?  It’s called Mamutica, which means female mammoth, and is located in Travno, the eastern part of New Zagreb. Firstly, around 1975, the architect ?uro Mirkovi? decided to call this huge giant building Tratin?ica, which stands for the flower daisy, but the name didn’t last long since tenants called it the Mammoth for its enormous size. It is 240 meters long with the height of 60 meters. The building has 19 floors and each one of them counts more than a 120 flats. There are more than five thousand people living here. “If you need to buy...

Cinema Guide

There are plenty od cinemas in Zagreb, yet not enough time to visit them all. Especially if you are an exchange student who wants to see everything that Zagreb is offering. That is the reason why Sarah Krka, Anita Fudalej, Maksym Sytnikov, Tena Šar?evi? and Anna Will have made this short Cinema Guide, so you can easily choose the Cinema of  your taste. Whether you choose the glamorous experience of watching a movie in the Kaptol Boutique Cinema or diving into a real indie experience in the Kino Europa, surely you will not make a mistake. The representatives of both cinemas are unanimous: their cinema is the best cinema in Zagreb. To find...

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