The University of Belgrade

The University of Belgrade, the highest educational institution in Belgrade and Serbia, with a history of more than two centuries, consists of 31 faculties, 11 scientific research institutes, 13 centers and the University Library. It is currently in the top 500 of Shanghai’s list of the best universities in the world.

In addition to the enormous influence this institution has on education in Serbia it has a very long tradition in academic and cultural exchange, as well as inter-university and international cooperation with universities within the country and abroad.


The University of Belgrade has also a great experience in cooperation with international organizations focusing on higher education. This is clearly shown by the bilateral agreements of cooperation concluded with more than 180 universities on every continent, membership in the European University Association (EUA), the Network of Universities from the Capitals of Europe (UNICA), the Black Sea Universities Network (BSUN), the Danube Rectors’ Conference (DRC), the University Network of the Adriatic and Ionian Basin (UNIADRION), Association des Universites Francophones (AUF) and others.

Students of the University of Belgrade are members of numerous international organizations: Board of European Students of Technology (BEST), Electrical Engineering Students European Association (EESTEC), Association Internationale des Etudiants en Sciences Economiques et Commerciales (AIESEC), European Students of Industrial Engineering and Management (ESTIEM), Association des Etats Généraux des Etudiants de l’Europe (AEGEE), Center for Student International Cooperation (CMSS), European Law Students’ Association (ELSA) and South Eastern European Youth Network (SEEYN) and many more.

In 2008, the University of Belgrade became an active partner in the ERASMUS MUNDUS cooperation scheme that provides opportunities for academic mobility from the Western Balkans to the EU and vice-versa. The University of Belgrade takes active part in European programs as a grantholder and partner in many projects (Horizon 2020, Erasmus+, TEMPUS, FP7, CIP, LLP, Erasmus Mundus, EUREKA, COST, IPA etc.). The University is striving to preserve what is worthy in its tradition and what makes it recognizable as a national brand, but has also expressed its readiness to adapt to the challenges of the present day.

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