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Please, read this carefully:  Guidance Self-Isolation.

Staying at home if suspected that you have coronavirus helps to protect your friends, colleagues and the wider community. It will also help to protect the spread of the virus.

Foreign citizens must contact the designated epidemiologist, depending on their location in the country.

Telephone numbers of designated epidemiologist (Institute of Public Health):

  • Primorje-Gorski Kotar County (for those who are located in City of Rijeka): +385 91 125 71 10
  • Istria County (for those who are located in Poreč): +385 98 441 821
  • Croatian Institute of Public Health: +385 98 22 77 53

Following the decision of the Croatian Government and Ministry of Science and Education in the context of the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, all face-to-face academic, teaching and training activities are suspended from 16 March 2020 until 30 March 2020.

Direct instruction (classes) will be replaced with remote instruction and individual study.

Students need to contact teachers to arrange details regarding classes and their obligations.

Instead of direct face-to-face communication, other forms of communication are to be used (email, video conferences, online meetings, telephones, etc.).

PROFESSOR OFFICE HOURS - Students are advised to use distance communication modes (email, telephone).

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS OFFICE AND STUDENT ADMINISTRATION - Students are advised to contact offices by email or telephone.

IN-LIBRARY READING ROOM is closed during this period.

All professors’ mobilities organized within the Erasmus programme or Ceepus programme are also suspended.

The Polytechnic of Rijeka is closely monitoring the situation of the Coronavirus spread and is in direct contact with national, regional and local authorities to provide adequate preventive measures.


More information on the situation in Croatia can be found here: