Croatia boasts more female post-graduate students than male

During the 2014/2015 school year, a total of 1,063 students enrolled in post-graduate programmes and of them 675 were woman, making up 63.5% of all postgraduates, show statistics provided by the national statistical office (DZS).

Broken down by location, the University of Zagreb had the largest share of post-graduate students, 76.6%, and was followed by the University of Osijek, with 10.9%, while Rijeka University's share was 8.6% and Split University's share was 3.4%. The University of Pula had only a 0.5% share in the total number of postgraduates, according to the DZS.

Broken down by the type of postgraduate studies, the biggest portion of enrollments was bio-medicine and medicine, 42.9%, and social studies 42.6%, followed by technical studies, 5.9%, bio-technical studies, 2.6%, humanistic studies, 2.2%, etc.

Broken down by age, most postgraduates, 34%, were students aged 25-29, while the cohort 55+ had the smallest share, of 0.5%.

Regarding employment status, the lion's share or 93.2% of postgraduate students were employed, and 6.8% were out of work.

As for who paid the cost of postgraduate studies, employers covered the costs in 48.8% of cases, 47% of postgraduates paid for their courses themselves, and the Science and Education Ministry covered the costs in 0.3% of the cases.

Last update: Sun, 17/01/2016 - 13:43
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