International University of Novi Pazar
Интернационални Универзитет у Новом Пазару
The International University of Novi Pazar (Serbian: Интернационални Универзитет у Новом Пазару, romanized: Internacionalni Univerzitet u Novom Pazaru) is a Serbian private university which was founded in 2002 with support of then Prime Minister of Serbia Zoran Đinđić. Upon their request a Muslim minority from Sanjak area was given the right to found their own university. This institution is a Waqf (often translated in English with Foundation), which is legally something between publicly owned and privately owned university.
The University was established in 2002 with support of then Prime Minister of Serbia Zoran Đinđić. For his support in establishing the university, every year a special ceremony called class of appreciation is held in amphitheater of International University of Novi Pazar.
As of 2018, International University of Novi Pazar is the only registered university in Serbia that has not received the accreditation by accreditation regulatory body. As of 2018–19 school year, together with the State University of Novi Pazar, there are 2,250 students in Novi Pazar.
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