University of Novi Sad (UNS), as project coordinator, will perform the planning, organization, coordination and control functions to ensure effective implementation of the project. UNS will establish and strengthen functional connections with all partner institutions and support them in achieving their goals and achieving planned project tasks.
University of Novi Sad (UNS) was founded in 1960, operating in the four major towns of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina: Novi Sad, Subotica, Zrenjanin, and Sombor. The University is comprised of the following 14 faculties covering all major fields of study: Faculty of Philosophy, Faculty of Agriculture, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Technology, Faculty of Economics, Faculty of Technical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Sciences, Academy of Arts, Faculty of Civil Engineering, ‘Mihajlo Pupin’ Technical Faculty, Faculty of Sport and Physical Education, Faculty of Education, and Teachers’ Training Faculty in Hungarian. In December 2007. UNS also has Institute of Lowland Forestry and Environment, Institute of Food Technology, Association of Centres for Interdisciplinary and Multidisciplinary Studies and Research, UNESCO Chair in Entrepreneurial Studies, and centres for applied statistics and education development.
Currently at UNS is enrolled more than 43.000 students at bachelor level of studies, and around 6.500 students at master and doctoral level, studying on more than 350 study programmes. Number of employees is more than 5.000, including teaching staff of around 3.770, and around 130 foreign teachers.
Research at the University is achieved through basic, applied and development research in the field of law, economics, mathematical, technological, social and medical sciences. UNS has significant international cooperation with other HEIs and its experienced and well qualified staff plays a significant role in great number of projects across Europe.
The University of Novi Sad is the second largest among six state universities in Serbia. Having invested considerable efforts in intensifying international cooperation and participating in the process of university reforms in Europe, the University of Novi Sad has come to be recognized as a reform-oriented university in the region and on the map of universities in Europe.
For more information about the University of Novi Sad visit http://www.uns.ac.rs.