An agreement on a non-repayable grant in the amount of 141.5 million kuna (EUR 18.6 million) from European Union funds for a new dormitory in Varazdin was signed in that northern Croatian city on Monday.
The agreement was signed by EU Funds Minister Tomislav Tolusic, Zagreb University Rector Damir Boras and Croatian Central Finance and Contracting Agency director Tomislav Petric.
The total value of the new dormitory with 600 beds stands at 142.2 million kuna.
The dormitory is expected to be built in the 2017-2018 school year.
First Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Karamarko, who attended today's agreement-signing ceremony, welcomed this project.