Ban Jelačić Square, Zagreb
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
Excursions during the Balkans Semester include a visit to Plitvice Lakes National Park, an UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina
Travels during the Balkans Semester include time spent in Sarajevo - a city that was besieged for nearly four years during the war in the 1990s.
Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb
Balkans Semester program participants in 2014 visited the Museum of Contemporary Art with artist Zlatko Kopljar, whose work is on permanent display in the museum.
Classes and other programing are held in our spacious villa surrounded by green space, yet steps from downtown Zagreb.
Main Square, Zagreb, Croatia
Trg Bana Josipa Jelačića is a fifteen minute walk from the Center.
Kayaking on Vis after classes
Dolac Market, Zagreb
Program participants enter into Zagreb's rhythms and rituals, including visits to the daily farmers' market.
The Center is just a few minutes by foot or public transportation from Zagreb's central square.
Balkans Semester participants make use of Zagreb's central location for personal travel when they are not in class. Just a few hour bus ride from Zagreb and you can visit beautiful Bled.
At a Mosque in Sarajevo
Srebrenica memorial commemorates over 8,700 people who were killed during the war. This trip always proves to be a powerful time for students.
Reminders of the recent war
Classes at the Center are engaging times of discussion with fellow students and instructors.
Stiniva Beach, Vis Island
Debreifing the program and rest happens on the beautiful and remote island of Vis.