Visiting Scholars, Researchers and Staff

The Faculty of Law welcomes scholars, researchers and non-teaching staff who would like to take advantage of our extensive library and networking resources to enhance their research projects or get familiar with our scope of work and our know-how.

Use extensive print and electronic resources in the largest and oldest law library in Southeast Europe. Feel free to access the European Documentation Centre (EDC), a major source of information and expertise about the institutions, activities and policies of the European Union (EU). Count on your academic host and other faculty members to give you recommendations and guidance for your research. Participate in stimulating events such as lectures and panel discussions organized by the Faculty of Law.

Finally, do not forget to take advantage of the fact that the Faculty of Law is located at one of the most vibrant squares in the centre of the capital. In close proximity to the five faculty buildings, there are the Croatian Parliament, the seat of the Government, the Constitutional and Supreme Courts, the Croatian National Theatre, and many other important public and cultural institutions that have found their home in the city centre.


Application Process

Incoming visitors can apply for their research or study visit all year-round and may choose to spend a few days, several weeks or several months at the Faculty of Law. Additional fees may be charged to cover the usage of faculty facilities.

A faculty member from the Faculty of Law has to be willing to serve as an academic partner to a proposed research project or visit. The prospective visitors are expected to contact the appropriate faculty members and check if they would act as their academic partners. If you do not have a pre-existing relationship with a faculty member, please check the list of our chairs, their members and research areas. If the focus of your research revolves around social work, or you would like to visit our Social Work Study Centre, please click here. Should you wish to visit our Centre for Public Administration and Public Finance, please click here. If you are interested in one of our Institutes, organizational units that consist of several Chairs and have the status of Faculty branches, please click here.

All prospective visitors must send the following documents (in Croatian or English):

  • Curriculum vitae (incl. professional accomplishments, educational background, employment history, publications, awards);
  • Short motivation letter (no more than 500 words);
  • Summary of the research project (no more than 2000 words) – prospective researchers only;
  • Letter of endorsement from a faculty member from the Faculty of Law who has agreed to endorse your stay.

Please send all of the above indicated documents to:

Should your home institution require an Invitation letter, please contact your academic partner at the Faculty of Law, fill out the enclosed form and send it to so the responsible person can validate it.



We reserve the right to charge visitors to cover the usage of faculty facilities depending on the length of their stay.


Accommodation in Zagreb

The Faculty of Law does not have dormitory housing of its own. However, we may be able to provide private accommodation, depending on the dates of the visit and the availability of the housing. Scholars on academic exchanges at the University of Zagreb can also be accommodated in single rooms at the Student Residence Hall Cvjetno naselje, Odranska 8, HR-10000 Zagreb. Find out more about dormitory accommodation or private housing here.



The Faculty library is one of the leading law libraries in the region. It counts over 500,000 volumes of books and journals and has a continually growing range of online resources in the field of law, both domestic and foreign. It also has a wide selection of information resources and databases, which would be at your disposal. Should you need information on the institutions, activities and policies of the European Union, you will be able to use our EDC (European Documentation Centre) resources.


Additional Information and Support

The staff of the International Office is here to support you before and during your stay at the Faculty of Law. You can always contact them to get recommendations on a whole range of matters of your interest, ranging from what museums and restaurants to visit to configuring your device to get access to our wireless network. Should you need any more practical information, please visit the University of Zagreb website.



If you wish to visit the Faculty of Law based on an Erasmus+ agreement your home university has with the Faculty of Law, please contact first your home university’s International Relations Office for more information.