Dubrovnik, Croatia was paradise, and it opened my mind to seek bright new future experiences. Past Review

By (Criminal Justice and Corrections., Illinois State University) for

Study Abroad Programs in Croatia

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I had the best time of my life. It just let me realize how small the world still is even when we look at in other terms.

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 0-2 weeks

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

The housing was sought after by my program director from my school.

* Food:

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

I did not hear of any crime being committed in the city. We walked the place at all hours of the day and did not have problems.

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? Yes


* Money: How easily were you able to live on a student's budget?

(1 = not very easy/$200+ on food & personal expenses/week, 2.5 = $100/week, 5 = very easily/minimal cost)

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? I spent approximately 100 dollars a week. This was used to supply groceries and attend social events.
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Do not spend freely but instead come up with a plan.


How would you rate your language skills at the beginning of the program? None

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • International Students

A Look Back

* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Students that are independent or strong minded.