Information

Time zone
 Central European Time UTC/GMT +1 hour.
Electricity
In Croatia the power plugs and sockets are of type C and F. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
Currency
The local currency in 2023 will be the Euro.
Credit cards
Credit cards are accepted in most shops and restaurants.
Public Transportation
Many of the attractions in Split are within walking or biking distance of each other. Another way of getting around the city is on the yellow buses Promet Split.
Tip: buy your bus ticket at a point of pre-sale (newsagent’s, supermarkets or at the vending machines at the various stops) or via app, where tickets are cheaper. The range of formulas and prices is extensive. With an individual ticket you get to travel for 60 minutes in which you can switch unlimitedly between trams and buses.
NextBike has a number of bike hire locations across Split. You first need to register an account to use the bikes; after that, you can hire them for a small amount of money.
Business hours
Most public offices are open Monday through Friday from 8 am to 4 pm. Most shops are open mainly from 9 am to 8 pm.
Telephone and internet access
Telephone and internet access is expensive. Check on beforehand the roaming rates of your contract. Wireless connection is free at the venue. WiFi is usually free in all hotels. However, a registration may be required to gain access. Pre-paid cards for cell phones are available for purchase at phone operators’ stores.

During the meeting, while you are at the medical school, you can connect to the Internet using eduroam (education roaming). Eduroam is the secure, world-wide roaming access service developed for the international research and education community.

Water supply
The tap water in Split is safe to consume.
Climate
The climate of Split is Mediterranean, with mild, rainy winters and hot, sunny summers. Spring in Split brings rapid warming, and the average lowest temperature in May exceeds 15 ° C, while the maximums are regularly above 20 ° C. There is plenty of sun and the rainfall during this period is rather rare.
Language
The official language is Croatian. Hotel staff (and often restaurant staff) can communicate in English.
For kids
Split is a great place to visit with your children, with no shortage of fun and relaxing activities. Some ideas: walking tours of Diocletian Palace, Klis Fortress, Marjan Hill Park, local beaches, and many more.
Tourist Information
Split is a very touristic city with many places to visit and many activities to do. The official tourism website is https://visitsplit.com
Tourist office: Peristil bb, 21000 Split