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Recepcija hotela studenti na praksi

Hotel and Tourism Management

The study program prepares students for management functions in tourism, hospitality and hotel industry.


Master’s Degree in Hotel and Tourism Management

This study ensures the highest level of specialization in the complex hospitality and tourism sector.

Studij Gastronomije


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Student računarstva na Aspiri

Computer Engineering

Degree Program created in Cooperation with IT Experts and Entrepreneurs

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Sports management

A curriculum of University College of Sports Management Aspira is aimed at education for performing management functions in sports associations and other business systems.

Sportski menadžment studenti diplomski

Graduate study (Master) of Sports Management

It is intended for the professionals who already work in sports, as well as those who want to achieve successful careers in sports and sports industry.

According to the provisions of the Bologna process, which levelled out all European higher education study programs, the undergraduate degree program takes place over 3 years (6 semesters) in either full time or part time study and leads to 180 ECTS pointsThe graduate program lasts 2 years (4 semesters) and leads to 120 ECTS points.

Why study @ ASPIRA?

  • Learn from top Croatian and INTERNATIONAL EXPERTS
  • Participate in ASPIRA CAREER FAIR to find job opportunities & get numerous chances for CV references before graduation
  • Attend INTERNSHIP in prominent restaurants, hotels, sports companies and organization
  • WORK as you study (up to 20 hours per week)
  • Meet the employers and top experts from the field of profession at entrepreneurship WORKSHOPS
  • Get TUTORIALS with the professors at your convenience
  • Participate in EXTRACURICULAR activities
  • Get all your teaching materials online, using MERLIN e-learning platform
  • Utilize DISCOUNTS for various sporting and cultural events, free access to University library, subsidized meals, discounted public transport

Where are we located?

  • Croatia is a part of the European Union with tourism as one of the main economic branches
  • Split is the second largest city in Croatia, situated in the heart of Dalmatia

What’s so special about Split?

  • An important Croatian cultural, tourist, sport center & international port
  • 17-centuries-old Diocletian’s Palace & the entire historical core of Split have been on the World Heritage UNESCO list since 1979.
  • Warm & pleasant climate, Mediterranean culture, food & lifestyle
  • Safe, friendly & approachable vibe
  • Exciting nightlife
  • Kilometers long pebble beaches & crystal-clear sea
  • Student campus, restaurants, bars, old town & other amenities easily accessible & within walking distance

Accommodation options

  • Student dorm „SPINUT” located near the sea, at the foothills of forrest Marjan & walking distance from the old tow –> Cost ~ 1000 HRK (around 130 EUR) per month
  •  Hostel „DUJAM“ located within walking distance from University College ASPIRA
  •  Private accomodation / plenty options through airbnb, or local real estate agencies & websites

International degree-seeking students

Eligibility Criteria:

Undergraduate (Bachelor) Study:

  • 3 or 4-year secondary education completed (general or vocational)
  • Proficient in English language: TOEFL (min. score 500) or IELTS (min. score 5.0)

Graduate (Master) Study:

  • Undergraduate study completed (Bachelor degree holders)
  • Proficient in English language: TOEFL (min. score 500) or IELTS (min. score 5.0)

English language Level B2 is necessary. Unless your prior education was in English, any language proficiency certificate such as TOEFL etc. is more than welcome, but not mandatory. An alternative is that you provide certificate on English language proficiency from your home country.


Applicant completes the application form (

STEP 2: 

Aplicant e-mails the following scanned documents (in PDF, JPEG, Ms Word or OpenDocument format):

  1. Passport copy
  2. Proof of citizenship
  3. Educational documents for Undergraduate / Graduate Study:

Undergraduate (Bachelor) Study:

  • Diplomas of completed secondary level of education
  • Transcript of records

Graduate (Master) Study:

  • Undergraduate diploma (bachelor’s degree)
  • Transcript of records
  1. Proof of English proficiency
  2. CV
  3. Motivation letter


STEP 3: Admission test interview with the applicant

STEP 4: Conditional Offer Letter – a place is offered on the following conditions:

  • Academic Condition: Recognition of qualification attesting the completion of secondary education by Croatian Ministry of Education
  • Financial Condition: Application fee of €300 (non-refundable administrative charge)

STEP 5: Student pays the admission fee and sends the notarized copies of educational documents to ASPIRA by post. ASPIRA coordinates diploma recognition procedure.

STEP 6: Tuition fee payment: student pays the full first year tuition fee in the form of deposit. A formal admission letter supporting visa application is sent to the student.

* The deposit serves as a guarantee and is refundable in case students are unsuccessful in their visa application.

Application submission open all year round!

Two intakes per year:

Bachelor programs: beginning of March & October

Master programs: end of March & October

Study type Study program Tuition per academic year ( for 2 semesters, without accommodation)

(Bachelor Degree)

Hospitality and Tourism Management 4 350 €
Sports Management 4 350 €
Gastronomy 6 400  €
Computer Engineering 4 400  €
Graduate (Master Degree) Sports Management 4 850 €
Hospitality and Tourism Management 4 980 €

Scholarship opportunities

Scholarships are awarded based on the following criteria:

  1. Demonstrated financial need;
  2. Success in high school education completed;
  3. Extra academic or professional achievement;
  4. Candidates must not be employed.

An application form for scholarships is available upon request. Scholarship awards are made at the time of enrolment ranking lists.