Welcome to the online home of the Croatian Studies Foundation. Established in 1984 in Sydney, Australia; we are the first independent, non-for-profit organisation promoting the knowledge of the Croatian language, culture and anthropological studies in the Southern Hemisphere. Whether you want to learn Croatian, contribute to the Croatian Studies Review or simply connect to a vibrant and welcoming community, this is the place to start. Dobro nam došli!

Uncover the mysteries of "Croatian Troy"

Follow the Macquarie University's team excavating one of the largest archaeological sites in Croatia dubbed 'Croatia's Troy’.

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2017 Annual General Meeting - 12 November, 2017

The CSF’s Annual General Meeting will take place on Sunday, 12th November, 2017 at 3 pm (registration from 2.30 pm) at the Croatian Club Punchbowl, Sydney. We look forward seeing you!

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Learn Croatian at MQU

Learn Croatian in 2017. Enrollments are now open at Macquarie University’s Croatian Studies Centre. For more information, call the Centre on + 61 2 9850 7040.

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Mr John Gavljak giving a speech at the gala dinner at the Croatian club Sydney

President of the CSF GC John Gavljak gave a speech on behalf of the Croatian community in NSW

The President of the CSF Mr John Gavljak addresses the Croatian President at the gala dinner on behalf of the whole NSW Croatian community. His whole speech is available here: ————————- Your Excellency, Madame President Ms. Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, distinguished guests and friends of Australia & Croatia, “Neka se pokusa, ali dvojim da ce ti ljudi

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Members of the CSF GC accepting the CHARTER OF THE REPUBLIC OF CROATIA awarded to the Croatian Studies Foundation by the Croatian President.

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar Kitarović at Macquarie University, CSF awarded the CHARTER OF THE REPUBLIC OF CROATIA

Croatian president Mrs. Kolinda Grabar Kitarović visited Macquarie University and Croatian Studies where she spent her morning discussing current and future opportunities for the collaboration between Croatian universities and the MQU. She met with Vice-Chancellor Bruce Dowton, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Sakkie Pretorius, Head of Department, International Studies Ulrike Garde, Head of the Department of Ancient

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Croatian in Australia: Is it disappearing?

According to the 2016 Australian Census, there are almost 7000 speakers of the Croatian language in Australia less than in 2006. SBS Croatian Radio has produced several interviews on the topic in order to establish what is really going on with the Croatian language in Australia. Click on the links to listen to the interviews:

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Consul Ivica Milicic, Goran Dragicevic, Christine Klaricich and Ana Bruning

The Narona Family M and A Vidovic Award 2017

The Narona Family M and A Vidovic Award for outstanding performance in 100, 200 and 300 Level Croatian Units was awarded to Croatian Studies student Goran Dragicevic. Goran received his prize at the Department of International Studies Prize Giving Ceremony on the 9 May 2017. Presenting the award were the two members of the Croatian Studies

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50th anniversary on the Declaration on the name and position of the Croatian literary language

On the 17th of March 1967 one of the most important documents in the history of Croatian language was published in a weekly magazine Telegram: The Declaration on the name and position of the Croatian literary language. The Declaration called for the equality of the four standard languages of SFRY, one of them being Croatian, and

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Croatian Studies at MQU – Time to enroll!

Learn and study Croatian at Macquarie University and in Croatian language schools right across Australia. Keep Croatian language alive! In Croatian language are deep-rooted, ingrained, recorded and written all Croatian historical documents, all Croatian traditions, all Croatian customs, all Croatian set ways, all Croatian habits, all Croatian practices, all Croatian routines, whole Croatian history… All

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