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University of Nis


The University of Niš was incorporated as an independent level-granting institution on 1965. Its establishment rounded off an important, in many ways pioneering, period in the more recent history of the town which started in 1960 when the first undergraduate programs commenced in Niš at the three formed faculties. In the 1960 school year, a total number of 3740 students enrolled in the faculties.


  • Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture,
  • Faculty of Economy,
  • Faculty of Electronic Engineering,
  • Faculty of Medicine,
  • Faculty of Mechanical Engineering,
  • Faculty of Law,
  • Faculty of Sciences and Mathematics,
  • Faculty of Technology in Leskovac,
  • Teacher-training Faculty in Vranje,
  • Faculty of Occupational Safety,
  • Faculty of Fine Arts,
  • Faculty of Sport and Physical Education and
  • Faculty of Philosophy


Research work is performed at all faculties of the University of Niš, in the aress of basic, applied and development scientific research. Research supports development of science and creativity, improves higher education activities, improves the teaching process, improvement of young scientists, introducing students to the academic work, as well as providing the resources for work and development of the university as a whole.


Center for career development was established to support students of all levels in development of skills and abilities that are crucial for their employment, as well as to provide information on education and scholarship opportunities, both national and international.

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Student services


- prepares the necessary decisions and the accompanying documentation needed for the University participation in international projects and other forms of international collaboration.
- establishes contacts with universities and other institutions on the international level.


-organizes and implements the specialist, master and doctoral studies as well as the special modes of studies for knowledge innovation in the multidisciplinary scientific fields.
- participates in the realization of joint projects with the partners of the University on the national and international level.

Housing services

Unfortunately, international students cannot stay in halls of residence/dormitories in Niš.

International students can stay in hostels or they can opt for private rental accommodation.

Private Rental Accommodation

Although more expensive, private accommodation is the most convenient yet affordable solution for the majority of students. The rent for a studio is between 80 and 120 Euros per month, whereas a bigger flat may cost between 130 and 200 Euros. The rent does not include utilities (heating, electricity, cable TV, the Internet, water, garbage disposal, etc.), which range from 30 to 150 EUR per month, depending primarily on the size of the flat, the type of heating and the number of occupants).

Library services

Each faculty has its own well-equipped library and its own reading room.

The University of Niš Central Library is in the Rectorate building.

The library collections contain 95.000 books and 1.380 scientific journals in more than 70.000 volumes, a collection of 5.100 dissertations defended at the University of Niš.

Medical services

All international students are required to have medical insurance (either from their home country or one purchased in Serbia). There are many private clinics Niš where you can also go (please, read the terms of your insurance carefully, since you may qualify for reimbursement, in which case you should collect all bills).

Campus life

The facilities that the University of Niš offers to both domestic and international students are: a student infirmary, four halls of residence, three student canteens and a library at each of the faculties, in addition to the central library.

Student clubs

  • ELSA (The European Law Students' Association) 
  • IFMSA - Serbia 
  • EESTEC (Electrical Engineering STudents' European assoCiation) 
  • BEST
  • AEGEE (Association des Etats Généraux des Etudiants de l'Europe) 
  • AIESEC (Association Internationale des Étudiants en Sciences Économiques et Commerciales) 
  • IAESTE (International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience) 

University of Niš was accredited on January 31st 2009 for the first time, within the third cycle of accreditation of higher education institutions in Serbia, together with the Universities of Belgrade and Novi Sad. Five years later, another accreditation procedure was carried out, and the University of Niš received the Accreditation Decision on November 14th 2014. In conformity with the Law on Higher Education and by the decisions of the Commission for Accreditation and Quality Assurance of the Republic of Serbia, all the faculties of the University of Niš have been accredited.


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