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Algebra International Summer School - Croatia

Application Deadline: Jan. 05, 2024
Dates: July 1 - 27, 2024
Location: Croatia
Estimated Cost: $3,100 (Program fee)
Bursary amount: $1500/$2500
Physical activity requirement: Level 2


The 2024 NSCC Summer Program “International IT Summer School in Croatia” will provide an opportunity for students  to travel to Algebra University College in Zagreb, 
Croatia to participate in a four-week summer program in July 2024. The program will consist of a combination of academic sessions, practical workshops, and cross-cultural activities in Zagreb and time spent in Šibenik (on the Adriatic Sea).

In addition, this program will also include several site trips and visits to local attractions. Students will have the opportunity to choose between eight course options:

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Creativity & Storytelling for Marketers
  • Cyber Security
  • Data-Driven Storytelling
  • Digital Sculpting Fundamentals
  • Game Design
  • Internet of Things & Artificial Intelligence
  • Mobile Application Development

  For more information on these opportunities click here.


  • Apply knowledge, skills and attitudes from tasks and projects in an international setting;
  • Outline the benefits of cross-cultural collaboration for work-related projects and tasks;
  • Build evidence of experiences and new learning (both personal and industry related) for portfolio development and the education of others;
  • Assess safety and risk pertaining to international travel to make informed decisions about traveling abroad;
  • To identify and reflect on the differences and similarities between Canada and Croatia.


Subject to change

October 2023 - Applications launched

January 5, 2024 - Student application deadline

January 2024 - Student selection

February 2024 - Online pre-departure course begins

April 19, 2024 - Pre-departure conference

July 1 - 27, 2024 - Algebra International Summer School in Croatia

August 2024 - Evaluation and debrief

Fall 2024 - Celebration of learning

Student Eligibility

This program is open to NSCC students from the following programs:

  • IT (any concentration)
  • Cyber Security
  • Business Administration (Marketing)
  • Game Programming
  • Game & Interactive Art
  • Digital Animation

Students must be in good academic standing. Some international learning programs can fall under the Prior Learning and Assessment (PLAR) Procedures | NSCC. Students interested in this process should seek advice from a faculty advisor and academic chair prior to travel to review whether the international learning program could satisfy program or course outcomes.

Travel advice and advisories

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Cost Breakdown

Item Cost (estimated)
Program Fee (includes program tuition, in-country ground transportation, program activities and some meals) $3100
Airfare (estimate) - student responsibility $2250
Accommodations (estimate) - student responsibility $2650
Passport and any associated travel documents & fes  (if having to apply for one) $200 travel insurance (mandatory purchased through - student responsibility $100 
Immunizations & prescriptions (cost will vary depending on individual) $200 - $500
Transportation to and from Halifax airport (cost will vary depending on distance to the airport) $200
Other meals and incidentals (will vary depending on individual) $200
Items of personal nature, tourism activities and excursions outside of the program and souvenirs (varies depending on individual) $200

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