The MSBM Summer School is held in the Centre for Advanced Academic Studies (CAAS), just outside the old city walls of Dubrovnik, on the Adriatic coast.

The CAAS in Dubrovnik

The Centre for Advanced Academic Studies (CAAS) was founded by the University of Zagreb as a public academic institution for international scientific programs and postgraduate studies .


Dubrovnik is a historic city and famous tourist destination at the southern tip of the Republic of Croatia. Dubrovnik is rich in cultural and historical monuments and is included in UNESCO World Heritage List. Over the centuries it has become popular for its idyllic positioning on the coast in temperate waters and stunning views. More recently it is starting to build a name for its fusion of culture, food, climate, and mass spectrometry!


Croatian Kuna (HRK) is a stable currency. Approximate exchange rate is 5.9HRK for 1USD and 7.4HRK for 1EUR (exchange rate from Croatian National Bank). As exchange rates in hotels are usually poor where ever one travels, we advise to use banks, exchange offices & cash dispensers (ATM) which are available at the airport, bus terminal, at the ports to the Old City and many other locations in the city.


Classical Mediterranean; summers are hot and dry; July temperatures average around 28°C but can go up to 35°C. See Dubrovnik weather forecast.


In 1950 the first Dubrovnik Summer Festival was held. Today, this open air festival is a premier international cultural event of theatre, dance and music.

Please visit the Dubrovnik Tourist Board web site where you can find cultural events updated on the daily basis.


Dubrovnik boasts over 60 restaurants blending a variety of culinary influences. Seafood is a top item offered with excellent local vines. Major credit cards are accepted.