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International events and CARNET

As part of its vision of including the Republic of Croatia in the modern information society, CARNET participates in a number of international activities and projects, as well as in the organisation of international events.

CARNET will also organise a study visit of a group of participants from European countries as part of the Lifelong learning programme of the European Commission, which will take place from 10th to 14th October 2011 in Zagreb, Vara¾din and Rijeka. The topic of the study visit is "Improving learning and teaching through institutional collaboration supported by the ICT", and more about the event can be found at

Overview of international events held

International Student Exchange

In the 1999 to 2004 period CARNET cooperated with the International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience – IAESTE ( This is an international non-profit student exchange organisation, which is present in more than 60 countries in the world, including Croatia ( In this period 13 foreign students stayed at CARNET through IAESTE. Students spent between 3 and 6 months at CARNET and worked on many projects in different CARNET departments, and, in this way, gained their professional experience.

3. CEENet Network Technology Workshop

From 24th August to 1st September 1997 a workshop entitled "The Third CEENet Workshop on Network Technology" was held at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing of the University of Zagreb. The workshop, which was attended by 77 participants and 17 lecturers from around the world, was jointly organised by CARNET and the association of research and education networks in Central and Eastern Europe, CEENet (Central and Eastern European Networking Association;

CEENet Workshop on Network Management

In 2002, with NATO support, CARNET and CEENet organised the workshop entitled NATO ANW – The Third CEENet Workshop on Network Management. The workshop was held from 21st to 25th September in Zagreb at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, and gathered around a hundred of relevant experts from the field of information and communication technologies from European and Asian countries. The workshop dealt with theoretical and practical aspects of managing computer networks.

Joint conference - TERENA Networking Conference and CARNET Users Conference, Zagreb

In 2003, CARNET and Trans-European Research and Education Networking Association TERENA; jointly organised an international conference Joint TERENA Networking Conference 2003 and CARNET Users' Conference 2003 ( The conference was held from 19th to 22nd May 2003 in Zagreb, and was attended by 470 participants from around the world.

Entitled "User Opportunities/Network Challenges", the conference offered a unique opportunity for experience exchange between the users of network technologies and those developing those technologies at the global level.

Eurasia Annual Workshop

In cooperation with Global Development Learning Network (GDLN), CARNET organised Eurasia Annual Workshop which was held from 15th to 18th June 2010 in Dubrovnik.