DIBSS / Dubrovnik International Bioethics Summer School
August 5th – 14th, 2016 Dubrovnik, Croatia

Stay tuned for information regarding the Summer Program in 2017!



Global Bioethics Initiative in partnership with University of Zagreb School of Medicine and Inter-University Centre invites students and professionals worldwide to attend the DIBSS – Dubrovnik International Bioethics Summer School in Dubrovnik, Croatia. Join us for this one-of-a-kind educational opportunity!


Inter-University Centre Dubrovnik


The Dubrovnik International Bioethics Summer School Program includes a series of lectures and seminars, field trips and evening events with guest speakers. Click here for information about the 2016 program.


The faculty of the summer school is comprised of notable international scholars who will lecture and conduct seminars on various bioethical topics. Please visit the faculty page for more information.

Final Conference “Price of Health”

All participants will be able to attend special program – conference “Price of Health” during the final week of the program on August 12th and 14th.


We would like to thank Pliva Hrvatska d.o.o. for supporting the Summer School Program.

Graduate Certificate

Following the completion of the program, participants will receive a certificate in Global Bioethics during a graduation ceremony and banquet.

University Credits

Students may request credits from their home educational institutions. The awarding of credits is at the discretion of each student’s institution.

Partial Scholarships

In order to make the summer school program truly global School of Medicine University of Zagreb is offering several partial scholarships to students who come from lower-income countries. To apply for a partial scholarship, please include a 300-500 word statement with the rest of your application materials describing how you would benefit from it. Scholarship winners will be notified seven days after applying. Click here to apply.

Some participants may wish to seek financial assistance or scholarships from their home educational institutions or outside sources to cover expenses.


Some participants may wish to make individual housing arrangements using Airbnb or other rental sources. Housing costs are NOT included in the registration fees.


Summer school participants are responsible for their registration fees, travel arrangements and accommodation costs. Registration fee includes attendance to Summer school’s program, educational materials, field trips, coffee breaks and light lunches, opening ceremony dinner and closing ceremony dinner.