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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CSF Governing Council 2020

We are pleased to announce the Governing Council for 2020: President John Gavljak, Vice President Anthony Gurlica, Secretary Jasna Novak-Milić (replaced by Marcus Žanetić-Zalante in March 2020), Treasurer Christine Klaricich, Directors Ana Bruning, Danijel Džino, Andrija Gurlica, Marko Jakovac, Helena Lasan, Renata Nikoletić, Marcus Žanetić-Zalante

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Learn Croatian at MQU in 2021

Enrollments are now open at Macquarie University’s Croatian Studies Centre. For more information, e-mail Croatian Studies at MQU (jasna.novakmilic(at)mq.edu.au).
In-class or online. Courses suitable for ages 18+. No need to be a full-time MQU student!

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CSF Community, Culture and Research Scheme

ABOUT THE CSF The Croatian Studies Foundation (CSF) is a not-for-profit organisation established in 1984 with the broad aim of promoting the study of Croatian language, and safeguarding Croatian culture within Australia. As part of its commitment to this aim, the CSF has established the Community, Culture & Research Sponsorship Scheme to provide financial assistance

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Learning strategies that (actually) work

In Croatian as a second/foreign/heritage language Peer-to-peer Online Workshop Recently the teachers and students of Croatian Studies at Macquarie University held the first in a series of peer-to-peer workshops on language learning and acquisition. Current and former students of Croatian Studies shared what learning strategies they have been using to achieve fluency in Croatian. Speakers

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CSF Governing Council for 2020 elected

The CSF Annual General Meeting for 2019 was held yesterday at the Croatian Club in Punchbowl. After a very successful year and major achievements (securing financial support for Croatian Studies at MQU from the Croatian government, 35th-anniversary celebrations, international conference, etc.) it was great to hear that “not many community organisations can demonstrate such a

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Gala dinner to commemorate 35 years of Croatian Studies and Croatian Studies Foundation

Croatian community of Sydney commemorates and celebrates a double anniversary; come and join us in celebrating the 35th anniversary of Croatian studies at Macquarie University and the 35th anniversary of Croatian studies foundation! For tickets please call Croatian Club Punchbowl 9708 4699, Croatian Studies Foundation 0412 415 583 or email treasurer(@)croatianstudiesfoundation.com.au. Single tickets or tables

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TRIBUTE TO LATE MILE VIDOVIĆ

On Sunday, 23rd June this year, Milan (known as Mile) Vidović, a respectable and valuable member of the Croatian community in Canberra, and a great supporter of Croatian Studies Foundation left us forever. Late Mile was a good man, a good husband, a good father and a grandfather, and a good friend. He was a

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Conference 2019

The Organizing Committee of the International Conference on the 35th anniversary of Croatian Studies at Macquarie University is pleased to announce that the conference under the theme “Croatia and Croatians in past and present networks” will take place in Sydney (Australia) on the 19th, 20th and 21st of September 2019. Contributions are encouraged on topics included in,

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