Local and practical information - ESPD school 2024

Local information

Dubrovnik is a city in the southern Croatia, by the Adriatic Sea. It is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in recognition of its outstanding medieval architecture and fortified old town and one of the most prominent tourist destinations in the Mediterranean. In its long >1000 year old history, especially during the time period when it ruled itself as a free state Dubrovnik became known for its maritime trade and skilled diplomacy.

The population of the city is about 40.000 people.

Dubrovnik has a Mediterranean climate with hot, moderately dry summers and mild to cool wet winters. For more info check out Wikipedia or Dubrovnik tourist board website.

Practical information
  • Dubrovnik/Croatia is a part of the Schengen area.
  • For visa regulations please check here.
  • If you need an invitation letter for the purpose of obtaining the visa (or other help) contact the local organizer.
  • Time zone: Central European Time (CET).
  • Currency: EURO.
  • Electricity: 220V, 50 Hz (standard european type of power plugs)
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