University of Novi Sad
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|Универзитет у Новом Саду
Univerzitet u Novom Sadu
|Latin: Universitas Studiorum Neoplantensis|
|Rector||Dušan Nikolić, Ph.D.|
|Location||Novi Sad, Serbia|
The University of Novi Sad (Serbian: Универзитет у Новом Саду / Univerzitet u Novom Sadu) is a university located in Novi Sad, the capital of the Serbian province of Vojvodina and the second largest city in Serbia.
Novi Sad and Vojvodina have always been major centers of culture and education in Serbia. Although the University of Novi Sad was established in 1960 with its modern campus, Novi Sad and the whole region have a record of education starting from the 11th century with religious seminaries.
The campus is located in the downtown district. Covering an area of 256,800 m², it is situated on the left bank of the Danube river near Novi Sad's city centre and Liman I neighborhood. In addition to the administrative building, the university campus includes the faculties, the Student Cultural Centre, two student dormitories with a cafeteria, an apartment hotel for temporary accommodation of teaching fellows and research assistants, the Student Health Centre, and the Centre for Physical Education.
The administrative bodies are the Rector and the University Council. The professional University body is the Senate and its subordinated Councils. The university is composed of 14 faculties located in the four cities of Vojvodina: Novi Sad, Subotica, Zrenjanin, and Sombor. In order of their founding:
- Faculty of Philosophy in Novi Sad
- Faculty of Agriculture in Novi Sad
- Faculty of Law in Novi Sad
- Faculty of Technology in Novi Sad
- Faculty of Economics in Subotica
- Faculty of Technical Sciences in Novi Sad
- Faculty of Medicine in Novi Sad
- Faculty of Sciences in Novi Sad
- Academy of Arts in Novi Sad
- Faculty of Civil Engineering in Subotica
- "Mihajlo Pupin" Technical Faculty in Zrenjanin
- Faculty of Physical Education in Novi Sad
- Faculty of Education in Sombor
- Teachers' Training Faculty in Hungarian in Subotica web-site
About 58% of students at undergraduate studies are women, with 1,200 at postgraduate master’s and specialist studies and 2,374 attained doctoral degrees (32% women).
- Governor of the National Bank of Serbia Jorgovanka Tabaković,
- Serbian Minister of Industry Predrag Bubalo,
- Serbian Minister of Agriculture Saša Dragin,
- Serbian Diaspora Minister Vojislav Vukčević,
- Serbian Minister of Education Slobodan Vuksanović,
- President of the Government of Vojvodina Bojan Pajtić,
- President of the Assembly of Vojvodina Nenad Čanak,
- President of Republika Srpska Milan Jelić,
- Ex-Mayor of Novi Sad Maja Gojković,
- poets and novelists Dragomir Dujmov, Mihajlo Kažić and Jovan Zivlak,
- American Slavist Wayles Browne,
- Bulgarian linguist Lyubomir Miletich,
- Croatian-American writer Josip Novakovich,
- Serbian-Canadian mathematician and computer scientist Ivan Stojmenovic.
- Serbian Ambassador to Israel Mile Isakov, and
- Hungarian politicians in Serbia Attila Juhász and István Pásztor.
Among the best-known musicians are:
- pianists Rita Kinka, Mladen Čolić and Ratimir Martinović,
- flutist Sanja Stijačić,
- composer Mitar Subotić,
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