Croatia is a Central European and Mediterranean country, bordering Slovenia in the west, Hungary in the north, Serbia in the east and Bosnia and Herzegovina in the south. Croatia also has a long maritime border with Italy in the Adriatic Sea.

Map of Croatia Location of Department of Mathematics

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How to get to Osijek:
by air - fly to the Zagreb Airport (distance from Osijek: 287 km), then continue by train or by bus to Osijek
by bus or train - there are direct or indirect bus and train services to Zagreb or Osijek from many European countries; once in Zagreb, use one of bus/coach or train services to Osijek
Unfortunately, we must inform you that in Croatia in most cases it is not possible to buy train or bus tickets in advance. Furthermore, tickets at the central bus station in Zagreb can't be payed by debit or credit cards, they accept only cash in HRK. Foreign currency can be exchanged for HRK at the Zagreb Airport (exchange rate list of the Croatian National Bank).

Links to useful travel information:

Airports and airlines
Zagreb Airport
Osijek Airport
Budapest Airport
Croatia Airlines
Euro Railways
DB Bahn
Croatian railways
Bus/coach services
Eurolines company
Croatian bus stations
Zagreb bus station

Currency: Kuna (1 Kuna=100 Lipa). There are 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 Lipa coins, 1, 2, 5 and 25 Kuna coins and 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1,000 Kuna banknotes. Foreign currency can be exchanged in banks, exchange offices, post offices, travel agencies and hotels - exchange rate list of the Croatian National Bank.

Travel documentation: Passport or some other internationally recognised identification document. Tourists may remain in Croatia for up to three months.

Time Zone: GMT/UTC +1 (Central European Time).

Electricity: 220-240V, 50Hz.

More information: Diplomatic consulates of the Republic of Croatia abroad or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Croatia.

The International Year of Statistics (Statistics2013)