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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2018 CSF Governing Council

The 2018 CSF Governing Council has been elected on the Annual General Meeting held on Sunday, 26th November 2017 at the Croatian Club Punchbowl, Sydney.

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Learn Croatian at MQU

Learn Croatian in 2018. 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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Igračka u srcu, Art & Writing Competition 2018

The Croatian Heritage Foundation (Hrvatska matica iseljenika, Zagreb, Croatia) in cooperation with Croatian School Boston (USA) and the Croatian Studies Foundation (Sydney, Australia), is organising an art and writing competition for children and youth aiming to promote and enhance the maintenance of Croatian language and culture among Croatian families across the globe. The title and

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From left: Dr Danijel Džino, Marko Jakovac, Dr Jasna Novak Milić, John Gavljak, Ana Bruning, Sara Ocepek, Anthony Gurlica, Christine Klaricich (missing from the photo: Jagoda bašić, Helena Lasan)

CSF 2018 Governing Council

On the Annual general meeting held on the 26th November 2017 at the Croatian Club Sydney in Punchbowl, members of the Croatian Studies Foundation have elected the new Governing Council: John Gavljak, President, Dr Danijel Džino, Vice-president, Christine Klaricich, Treasurer, Dr Jasna Novak-Milic, Secretary, Jagoda Basic, Ana Bruning, Anthony Gurlica, Helena Lasan, Sara Ocepek.    


Luka Budak elected Vice-President to Republic of Croatia Government Advisory Council for Croats Abroad

The honorary member of the CSF Governing Council & Director of the Croatian Studies Centre Mr Luka Budak has been elected Vice-President to the Republic of Croatia Government Advisory Council for Croats Abroad for one more term. Besides Luka, two more members represent Australia in the Council: Ivan John Frković (Queensland) and Ante Jurić (Victoria). We are very

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