Studying in Belgrade

The capital of Serbia is Belgrade and it is most populated city in Serbia with more than 2 million people. The history of Serbs is very long and it started in 7th century when Serbs came to Balkans for the first time. There are more than 26 ethnic groups in Serbia which shows its diversity and beauty at the same time. Serbia went through hard times in the past, but today it is democratic country and candidate for the membership in the European Union. Besides that, it is also member of the United Nations and Council of Europe.

The program at the London School of Commerce is based in Serbia’s capital, Belgrade, the country’s cultural, political, and economic centre. Capital of the former Yugoslavia, Belgrade remains a home to numerous activist groups and human rights organizations.

Belgrade is the seat of Serbian culture, education and science. It has the greatest concentration of institutions of national importance in the field of science and art. There is the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, established in 1886 as the Serbian Royal Academy; the National Library of Serbia, established in 1832; the National Museum, established in 1841 and the National Theatre, established in 1869. The city is also the seat of Belgrade University, founded in 1808 as the Great School, and the seat of the University of Art (not to mention many private universities and colleges).

Serbia has eight public and ten private universities. The biggest universities are University of Belgrade and University of Novi Sad. University of Belgrade has around 90,000 students and University of Novi Sad 48,000. Besides that, there are also University of Nis located in the south-east, University of Kragujevac in central Serbia, University of Novi Pazar located in south-west and University of Pristina located in Kosovo and Metohija. The programme is part of Cardiff Metropolitan University and University of Nikola Tesla.

Serbia accepted European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) which gave its universities opportunity to make partnerships with other European universities and to make better study abroad programs and exchanges. Official language at the London School of Commerce, Belgrade is English.

The overall student work comprises at programme consist of:

• Active learning (such as lectures, exercises, practice, seminars, practical learning, mentoring, consultations, presentations and projects)
• Independent work
• Exams
• Final project

Academic study programme, give students a chance to develop and apply their scientific, professional and artistic achievements, while professional study programmes enable them to apply the knowledge and skills necessary for future employment.

Serbia’s Key Facts

Area: 88,361 sq km

Capital: Belgrade

Currency: Serbian dinar (RSD)

Population: 9+ million

Language: Serbian, English and ethnic minority languages

Religion: Serbian Orthodox; Roman Catholic; Muslim in southern Serbia

Time Zone: GMT +1

Climate: Continental