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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Public lecture: “Reflections of linguistic and cultural diversity in popular culture in Croatia”

You are invited to the Department of International Studies: Languages and Cultures research seminar To be presented by : Dr Lidija Cvikić University of Zagreb, Faculty of Teacher Education “Reflections of linguistic and cultural diversity in popular culture in Croatia” Date: Friday 28th October 2016 Time: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Place: W6B201 Faculty Tute Room  

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AGM 2016

The CSF AGM 2016 took place on the 6th November 2016 at the Croatian Club Punchbowl. The Governing Council executives and directors for 2017 are: John Gavljak, President Dr Danijel Dzino, Vice-president Christine Klaricich – Treasurer Dr Jasna Novak Milic, Secretary Jagoda Basic  – Director Ana Bruning – Director Marko Jakovac, Director Helena Lasan  –

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Writing and Art Competition – Winners!

As previously announced, The Consulate General of the Republic of Croatia Sydney in collaboration with the Croatian Studies Foundation and the Croatian Studies Centre Macquarie University have organised a writing and art competition for children ages 5 to 18 in NSW. We have received 27 entries in three categories: Essay, Photography and Poster/Drawing. The jury, comprising of

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Vladimir Jakopanec: “Omorina” (Invitation to the book launch)

Centar Hrvatskih studija Sveučilišta Macquarie u Sydneyu u suradnji sa Zakladom Hrvatskih studija priređuje predstavljanje knjige „Omorina“ autora Vladimira Jakopanca u nedjelju 21. kolovoza u 15 sati (3 sata popodne) u knjižnici A. G. Matoš Hrvatsko društvo „Sydney“ u Punchbowlu. Predstavljanju knjige nazočit će i autor gospodin Vladimir Jakopanec.   U znakovitih trinaest priča u

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Award Winner Nina Botić with Mr Hrvoje Petrušić, Mr John Gavljak, Mr Luka Budak and other award recipients

Our student  NINA BOTIĆ was awarded The NARONA FAMILY / M. & A. VIDOVIC PRIZE for Outstanding Performance in Croatian Studies in the year 2015 at Prize Giving Ceremony, Department of International Studies: Languages and Cultures, held on 28th April 2016 at Macquarie University in Sydney. On the occasion,Mr Hrvoje Petrušić, Consul General of the

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