The SplitRS 2014 summer school will be held at Mediterranean Institute for Life Sciences (MedILS).The site is located near downtown Split, a city situated on the eastern shore of the Adriatic Sea. MedILS is situated in a wonderful, yet hidden location, within walking distance from downtown Split.

Click here for all information how to reach MedILS.


Split, Croatia:
The city is one of the oldest cities in the area. Downtown Split is built on the ancient Roman Palace of the Emperor Diocletian. The ruins of Diocletian’s Palace (UNESCO heritage site), built between the late 3rd and the early 4th centuries AD, can be found throughout the city. Because of its ideal climate, rich history, and attractive beaches, local people have a few nicknames for Split: “The most beautiful city in the world” and “Mediterranean flower”. Many famous Croatian sports people are born in Split. In Split, you will enjoy to see

  • Diocletian’s Palace (historic center)
  • St. Duje’s cathedral (originally build 305 AD as a mausoleum)
  • Peristil square
  • Two original Egyptian sphinxes
  • Riva (the main promenade, with a look of old and contemporary architecture)
  • Old graveyards: Sustipan and Jewish cemetery
  • Gallery Mestrovic

A three-hour drive from Split, along the beautiful Adriatic coast, and you reach Dubrovnik, the city that joined UNESCO list of the World Heritage Sites. In less than one hour you reach Makarska Riviera with the most beautiful beaches and coastal villages in Dalmatia. Proximity of mountains (Dinaric Alps) and Adriatic Sea with numerous islands gives the whole area a powerful touch of the nature.