Finding jobs

Both the high unemployment rate and the high standards of education and vocational training make it very difficult for foreigner to find work in Croatia. You can look in the sectors that are booming, such as exports, tourism and real estate.

Other jobs that have a shortage of professionals are: architects, civil engineers, doctors, foreign language teachers, IT engineers, maths teachers, mechanical engineers, and physics teachers. Tourism in Croatia is a well-developed industry so it's quite easy to find a job in the summer time.


Government employment services

The services offered by public employment agencies are free of charge. They are run by the Croatian Ministry of Economy, Labour and Entrepreneurship. They provide a list of available jobs in the country, as well as job mediation services, vocational guidance, and provision of financial support to unemployed persons.All unemployed foreigners are entitled to sign up to the job seekers registry. Once you have done so, you will not only receive job offers, but also state-financed health insurance and social security contributions. Both your qualifications and health condition are taken into account for potential jobs.

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Job Websites

Job portals have become a very popular and efficient way to get an overview of the positions available in Croatia. Most popular are and


Updated: 10.8.2012
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