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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NEW: 2017 Annual General Meeting - 26 November, 3 pm

The CSF’s Annual General Meeting will take place on Sunday, 26th November, 2017 at 3 pm (registration from 2.30 pm) at the Croatian Club Punchbowl, Sydney. We look forward seeing you!
After the AGM, Dr. Danijel Džino will give a presentation on the latest from the Bribir excavations. Light refreshments will be served. Free entrance, all welcome.

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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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Bribir, the greatest archeological site in Croatia

Presentation on “Croatian Troy”

On Tuesday, 2nd of June 2015, the Macquarie Ancient History Association is hosting a presentation on archaeological excavations on Bribirska glavica “Croatia’s Troy”. The presentation will be held at Macquarie University, Museum of Ancient Cultures, X5B (3rd Floor) at 7 p.m.  Croatian Studies Foundation and Croatian Studies at Macquarie University from 2014 are involved in

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The humble necktie’s Croatian origins

The habit of wearing a humble tie, one of the most used fashion details worn by men, originated with the 17th century Croatian mercenaries fighting in the Thirty Years’ War. The mercenaries came from the Croatian Krajina on the edge of the Ottoman Empire to fight with the French wearing distinct neckties made of linen, lace or

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