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Rector's foreword

Dositej Obradovic Monument

Welcome to the University of Belgrade! I invite you to learn more about the academic community of the University of Belgrade and the opportunities we provide to prepare you for global challenges. This publication offers relevant and useful information about our University and variety of academic programs. I am certain that we are able to meet your expectations.

The University of Belgrade, the biggest and oldest university in Serbia, is a comprehensive, research-oriented university dedicated to academic excellence. The University of Belgrade is positioned among the top 400 universities in the world by the Academic Ranking of World Universities, also known as ‘Shanghai Rankings’. The University is ranked in 28 of the 55 available Subject Rankings. Our academic excellence is closely linked to our third mission and our commitment to reach the Sustainable Development Goals.

Our position in South-Eastern Europe, at the crossroads of all four sides of the globe, represents an ideal venue for acquiring an excellent education and enjoying the vibrant city of Belgrade. The University of Belgrade offers a broad spectrum of study programs covering all areas of engineering, natural sciences, medical sciences, social sciences and humanities. Our students of today are the well-qualified professionals of tomorrow. Become acquainted with our curricula and find the one that suits you best. During your studies and professional development, you will experience our cultural diversity, tradition and warm hospitality. The friends you make in Belgrade will be there for you long after you have completed your education.

The University, with its 31 faculties, 11 research institutes, auxiliary services, friendly teaching and administrative staff, are readily available to support you during your studies. The one-hundred thousand strong student body of the University of Belgrade has entrusted us with their education and training to meet the challenges of this century. I hope that you will join us.

Prof. Ivanka Popović, PhD