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International Winter School

Learn from the best. Lead the change.

Students participating in the International Winter School program at ZSEM from Jan, 11 – 22, 2021 have the opportunity to choose among three popular topics in business from different fields while experiencing magical Zagreb. Over the course of two weeks, students will visit local companies, learn about doing business in Croatia and European Union, take a one-day excursion to the Plitvice Lakes National Park, and connect with students from the entire world all by learning from the professors at the best business school in Croatia!


More than 150 full-time and visiting faculty




of alumni find employment within 1 year of graduation

The courses offered at the International Winter school:

  • eSports Management (3 ECTS /1,5 US credits)

    The eSports Management course is designed to familiarize students with the eSports industry, and to provide them with basic knowledge needed to understand the importance of the impact that eSports have on today’s sports industry.

  • Public Speaking and Creative Storytelling (3 ECTS /1,5 US credits)

    This course provides students with theoretical foundations of rhetorics and prepares them for effective public speaking. At the tutorials, students will prepare and practice speeches by developing and perfecting their voice and the necessary oratory skills required in public speaking situations that encompass the business world.

  • Entrepreneurial Finance (3 ECTS /1,5 US credits)

    Trough this course, students will gain knowledge in the basics of finance for entrepreneurs. Apart from learning about financial statements, this course will provide general knowledge on how to finance your business, managing investors’ relations and keeping your business finances sustainable in long-term.

  • Program Highlights
    • choose between one or two courses and gain max. 6 ECTS points!
    • company visits
    • guest lecturers from the industry
    • welcome event and registration followed by welcome dinner
    • one-day SKI excursion
    • day trip to Plitvice Lakes National Park
    • public transportation tickets
    • graduation ceremony and farewell event


  • Application deadline

    December 1, 2019

  • Application process
    1. Complete the online application
    2. Receive a confirmation email from the program coordinator regarding your application and payment instructions
    3. Make your tuition payment by the deadline ( Dec 10, 2020) to secure your participation in the program. Please send proof of payment to the Program coordinator.

Program Fee & Deadlines

  • Regular program fee

    1.000,00 Euro

    Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2020

    Payment Deadline: Dec 10, 2020

  • Early bird program fee

    750,00 Euro

    Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2020

    Payment Deadline: Dec 10, 2020

  • Program fee for groups

    Contact the program coordinator

    Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2020

  • Included in the full program:
    • up to 6 ECTS (certificate of completion & grade transcript issued)
    • up to 30 hours of class
    • all study materials
    • company visits
    • Moodle LMS access
    • Plitvice Lakes National Park trip
    • One day ski trip
    • public transportation tickets
    • guided tour trough Zagreb
    • welcome and farewell event
  • Not Included in the program fee:
    • Accommodation
    • Visa processing fees
    • Health insurance
    • Travel expenses