University of Novi Sad

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University of Novi Sad
Универзитет у Новом Саду
Univerzitet u Novom Sadu
University of Novi Sad
Latin: Universitas Studiorum Neoplantensis
Type public
Established 1960
Rector Dušan Nikolić, Ph.D.
Academic staff
3,711
Students 50,358
Location Novi Sad, Serbia
Campus University campus
Website www.uns.ac.rs/index.php/en/

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.

The university is the second largest among six public universities in Serbia, behind the University of Belgrade.

History[edit]

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.

Campus[edit]

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.

Organization[edit]

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:

Student dormitories, Nikola Tesla

Demographics[edit]

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).[citation needed]

Noted alumni[edit]

Among the best-known musicians are:

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Coordinates: 45°14′32″N 19°49′43″E / 45.24214°N 19.82861°E / 45.24214; 19.82861