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University of Belgrade

The University of Belgrade is a state-owned university. Its activities – higher education and scientific research – are in public interest and are strictly defined by law. The main source of finance is the budget of the Republic of Serbia, although the University and its faculties may also gain additional income by working within their core activities.

PhD Programmes

Business & Management (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Medicine & Health (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)



The origin of the University of Belgrade can be tracked down to the beginning of the 19th century, when Dositej Obradovi´c founded the College in 1808.


The following types and levels of studies are realized at the University of Belgrade: undergraduate academic studies, undergraduate professional studies, graduate academic studies, specialized academic studies, specialized professional studies, doctoral academic studies and multidisciplinary studies

Studies conducted at the faculties of the University are adapted to the principles of the Bologna Declaration.

Teachers and associates of the University of Belgrade make the largest part of the entire scientific potential of Serbia.



  • Institute for Medical Research
  • The Nikola Tesla Institute of Electrical Engineering
  • Institute of Physics
  • Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory
  • Institute for Chemistry, Technology and Metallurgy
  • Vinca Institute of Nuclear Science
  • Institute "Mihajlo Pupin"
  • Institute for Applied Nuclear Energy
  • Institute for Biological Research "Siniša Stankovi´c"
  • The Institute of Molecular Genetics and Genetic Engineering
  • Institute for Multidiciplinary Research


In order to create a professional university service to support students and recent graduates in developing practical knowledge and skills, or continuing education upon graduation and to connect them to the business community, the Foundation of Crown Prince Alexander for Culture and Education in cooperation with the University of Belgrade and the University of Nottingham has initiated the establishment of the Centre for Career Development.

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
301 -100
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
427 -30
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.


Housing services

With the kind support of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia and the Student’s Centre Belgrade, the University of Belgrade is able to offer paid accommodation in the Student Dormitory “Rifat Burdževi´c”.

Library services

University Library "Svetozar Markovic" is the oldest and biggest university library in Serbia. The most important user groups are students, university lecturers and researchers, but it is also open for general public and users from abroad.

The Library collection consists of 1.5 million objects and tens of thousands of electronic books and papers are also accessible in the library.

ICT services

Constant development of user services and mutual linking of academic institutions gradually grew into (CCUB) the central communication point of the Academic network, one of the largest computer networks in the country Educational and research staff and the University students are entitled to free work-space at computer servers of CCUB and the Internet access.

Student Life

Student clubs

  • AIESEC Serbia
  • EESTEC LC Belgrade
  • BEST Belgrade
  • Belgrade student association
  • Student union of the University of Belgrade
  • NAPSer
  • IFMSA-Serbia (YuMSIC)
  • AEGEE Beogrd

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