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Erasmus Student Network visit Singidunum University
On Friday, January 30, 2015, Singidunum University hosted representatives of the Erasmus Student Network. They presented the students how does this student organization work and they have pointed out different skills that students have the opportunity to gain, also which positions and projects they can apply.      Interested students may join the ESN organization by completing the following form .   deadline for application: 06.02.2015.   For further information write to : president.esnbelupgrade|mmnkk|gmail.com
Students of the Austrian Serbian program IMC Krems - Singidunum Awarded Certificates
The students of Austrian- Serbian Tourism Bachelor Programme organized in cooperation of IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems and Singidunum University were awarded WordPress certificates.  In the third year of studies, they have the opportunity to attend the course  E-Tourism  taught by prof. Angelina Njegus, where they learn how to implement modern web technologies in tourism.  All students who successfully develop and defend a project in the field of tourism using WordPress are entitled to receive the certificate.     Throughout their studies, students are also provided with the intensive training in the Amadeus GDS system, which enables them to acquire additional certificates that can be beneficial to their future career development.   For more information about the programme, visit the following site: >> http://singidunum.ac.rs/page/austrian-serbian-tourism-bachelor-programme.
The Ninth Generation of Master Students
Formal reception ceremony for the ninth generation of master students at Singidunum University was held on November 14, 2014. Professor Milovan Stanišić, Ph.D, the rector of Singidunum University and professor Goranka Knežević , Ph.D, the coordinator for master studies , gave a welcome speech at this ceremony. Students also has the opportunity to meet the directors of related study programmes and lecturers involved in master studies at Singidunum University.     Accredited study programmes: Business Economics; Internal Audit and Forensic Science; Public Sector Management; Marketing and Trade; Business Systems in Tourism and Hospitality; Contemporary Information Technologies; Engineering Management; Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.     Upon formal reception ceremony, prof. Milovan Stanišić, PhD, held an introductory lecture within the course Social Research Methodology.
Ambassador of Mexico visits Singidunum University
We invite you to attend a lecture given by his Excellency, Mr. José H.Castro, the Ambassador of Mexico to Serbia . The Lecture shall be held on November 20, 2014 at 11 a.m at Singidunum University, 261 Kumodraška Street (amphitheatre 047) . The topic of the lecture: “Mexico hoy: realidad y retos”- 'Mexico today: reality and challenges'.                                                  Mexico is one of the largest countries in America, and the 14th largest in the world. It is also a major tourist attraction in Central America and the 10th most visited country in the world. This attractiveness is mostly triggered by numerous cultural and natural sites classified as UNESCO world heritage. Mexico is located in the Ring of Fire- one of the largest strings of volcanoes and seismic activity, which boasts abundance of natural resources and a true treasury of flora and fauna. Ancient history of Mexico was marked by numerous civilizations. The most important cultures on the territory of Mexico were Mayans, Toltecs, and Aztecs. Native civilizations of Mexico are responsible for numerous achievements including construction of pyramids, development of astronomy, letter, calendar, revolution of wheel etc. Mexico belongs to the MINT group. It is an acronym which refers to the group of four countries ( Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey), which are expected to become the most powerful economies in the world. Mexico has the 14th largest nominal GDP and it is the 11th largest economy in the world in terms of purchasing power parity. Due to its rapid progress, infrastructure development, growth of the middle class, decline in poverty rate, it is anticipated that Mexico will be among the countries with the largest GDP per capita in the world by 2050.
The Day of Marketing at Singidunum University
Singidunum University organizes the Day of Marketing on December 5, 2014 where the students of the University will have the opportunity to present their creative business solutions. The aim of this event is to encourage the development of students' creativity in solving business problems, as well as to trigger precision, analytical skills and teamwork in an individual. Given that the students are the strongest drivers of innovation, projects and products of the new generation, that Day of Marketing is viewed as a good opportunity for the best students to present their ideas and teams to the key industry figures.     Belgrade Youth Center has expressed its willingness to get closer to the youth and make its educational and cultural-artistic programs available to them. The development project of this institution is called 'IT corner', which would serve as an incubator of various youth and student activities and start-up projects. Therefore, the task set before the students of Singidunum University demands creation of promotional strategy of attracting the target group of young people.     The task will be posted on course pages related to filed of Marketing and Management at all our faculties. We invite all interested students to submit their applications for this event to the following e-mail address: jgajic@singidunum.ac.rs , or to contact lecturers engaged in the courses related to the subject area described in this announcement (Marketing, Management, Services Marketing, Trade Marketing, Marketing in Tourism and Hospitality).
Ambassador of Indonesia visits Singidunum University
His excellency, the Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to Serbia, Mr. Samuel Samson, held a lecture at Singidunum University on the topic: Jakarta-Belgrade 60 Years of Partnership: Opportunities for You". The ambassador provided students with some relevant information on the history of Indonesia, fruitful cooperation between Indonesia and the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, current economic situation in this Asian country and possible student exchange programmes between Serbia and Indonesia. During this immensely interesting lecture, students were provided with some useful information related to the field of economics, tourism and informatics. Moreover, they could hear some absorbing historical facts related to the period in Serbia following the World War II, Non-Aligned Movement, and enjoy his enthusiastic and friendly attitude towards Serbia. Mr. Samson also gave some constructive ideas and advice to students of Singidunum University concerning their further professional development, career and life in general.  
The Ambassador of Indonesia visits Singidunum University
His Excellency Mr. Samuel Samson, Ambassador of Indonesia to Serbia, shall deliver a lecture at Singidunum University (Kumodraška 261, lecture hall 046) on Thursday, October 30th, 2014 at 2:00pm.   The topic of the presentation: " 60 Years of Jakarta-Belgrade Partnership: Opportunities for You"     The economic boom in Indonesia The land of Komodo dragons, exotic fruits and eternal optimists Wonderful Indonesia is home to 250,000 people, over 18,000 islands, eight sites on UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites; home to Muslims, Hindus, Catholics, Orthodox Christians, Buddhists, a country rich in history that had been coined by Indonesians, Dutch, Indians, Japanese, Malaysians for centuries. The country of great contrasts inhabited by Komodo dragons, where the tribes are living in the same pace as centuries ago, where fishermen live from fish, where most of the population live on cultivating palms, cocoa, coffee, tea and rice, the country in which the unusual types of fruits are grown.   The inhabitants of Indonesia have learned to live without fear of volcanic eruptions, tsunamis, earthquakes, as they believe that if some of these disasters eventually happen, prosperity shall come afterwards.   Transportation and telecommunication, along with commerce, hospitality and construction are the industries that have contributed most to the economic growth of Indonesia in 2012. According to the remarks of WSJ (Wall Street Journal), president's moves are aimed at ensuring Indonesia one of the highest growth rates in the world, at the time when most of the international economies are struggling with the crisis.
Visit of the company jobs4hotels
On Wednesday, 22nd October, Singidunum University hosted Mr. Peter Lamb, the owner of the company Jobs4Hotels. The purpose of his seminar was to present how students should prepare for a job interview, what their CV should look like, etc. The seminar was interactive, Peter included the students, so they came up together with facts and solutions through discussion.     Jobs4hotels is a network which is focused exclusively on the hospitality / catering / tourism. They work globally, with employers such as Marriott, Hilton, Kempinski , Regent, Amman, Ramada, Iberostar, Best Western, Radisson, Melia Hotels & Restaurants, Steigenberger, Falkensteiner et al. Students apply and create a profile on the site, through which they receive job offers.
PTS Experience Day 2014.
The first generation students presented the learning outcome of their six month internships in front of the audience comprising the committee and the first and the second year students. The students presented their professional and intercultural experience in the domestic and international tourism industry. Ms. Svetlana Stanisic Stojic, PhD, Program Director welcomed the students and colleagues from Krems. Marija Đurđević, Program Manager opened this unique event whereas the committee consisted of Prof. Mag. Walter Grassl, Programme Director Bachelor, Jens Peter Ennen, MSc, Project Manage and Jelena Gajic PhD, PTS Coordinator.    
Freshmen reception ceremony
Formal reception ceremony for all first-year students of the integrated Singidunum University shall be held  on September 30, 2014  in the new building located at Kumodraska 261 (the new name of the street is Peke Dapčevića), as follows: for first-year students of the Faculty of Business in Belgrade- Amphitheater 047,  at 12:00 PM for first-year students of the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management – Amphitheater 046,  at 12.30 PM for first-year students of  the Faculty of Informatics and Computing and Faculty of Technical Sciences – room 005 , at 1:00 PM  Distribution of textbooks for winter semester, to first-year students shall take place at 261 Kumodraska St., room 102 (opposite the reception desk on the first floor), according to the following schedule: from September 29, 2014 until October 3, 2014, in the period from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, for regular students at all faculties on October 2, 2014, in the period from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM for DLS students at all faculties. The students are entitled to their textbooks provided they have settled all liabilities envisaged by the Study Agreement signed with Singidunum University (check on student portal).    If the students are unable to come and take over their textbooks for any reason, someone else can do that instead of them, and should bring along their student booklet (Index). If the students do not take over their textbooks within the specified period, they can do so no later than October 31, 2014, within the premises of 'Građa', situated at the end of Danijelova Street.
Our Master’S and PhD degree programmes at MBA fair
Singidunum University presented its academic Master’s and PhD study programmes at MBA fair held on September 18, 2014 at hotel Hyatt Regency. Final-year students, graduates and other interested parties had the opportunity to visit Singidunum University's booth and become conversant with the current Master's and PhD programmes conducted in Serbian and English. Besides the well-known and renowned study programmes: Business Economics (options:Finance and Banking, Accounting and Audit, Insurance, Strategic Management, Human Resource Management), Marketing and Trade, Business Systems in Tourism and Hospitality, Contemporary Information Technologies, Engineering Management, we have also presented  our new accredited study programmes.- Internal Audit and Forensic Science, Public Sector Management and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Graduate students of the Faculty of Economics in Belgrade inquired most about Master studies in Business Economics at Singidunum University. Also, a great number of final-year students and graduates of the Faculty of Philology in Belgrade have also visited our booth to inform about available postgraduate study programmes. Singidunum University is the only university in Serbia that took part in MBA fair. Numerous faculties and universities from Germany, Austria, Hungary, Croatia, Greece and other countries have also presented their study programmes at this fair.     
Enrolment in the next year of study
Enrolment in the next year of study in the academic year 2014/15 starts as of September 15, 2014 and comprises two segments: Course selection via portal estudent.singidunum.ac.rs . Submission of documentation (amphitheater A01,Danijelova 32, weekdays from 10 a.m to 6 p.m and Sundays from 9 a.m  to 1 p.m)   Necessary enrolment documentation: Student booklet Tuition fee payment slip (first installment - 10% of the total amount or total amount) Payment slip for enrolment and registration material (10 €  according to the middle exchange rate published on the University site) Insurance payment slip (300 RSD)   Detailed instructions on enrolment procedures are sent to singimail addresses of all students, and can be downloaded via E-student portal.
Beginning of a new academic year 2014/2015.
Lectures in the academic year 2014/2015 shall start according to the following schedule: on September 30, 2014 for all first-year students. The exact time of the formal reception for freshmen and schedule of classes shall be  subsequently published. on October 13, 2014 for all second-, third- and fourth- year students . Schedule of classes shall be subsequently published.
Student of the Faculty of Business on exchange programme in Malta
After one-week stay of Maltese students in Serbia, eight students from our country visited Malta  during the period July 14-21, 2014. They had the opportunity to explore all three inhabited islands- Malta, Gozo and Comino, as well as the capital city of Malta- Valletta. In addition, they visited the University of Malta and student campus and became more conversant with the education system of that country. The Maltese people are famous for their hospitality and cordial behaviour, which is why our students were very pleased with this exchange programme. Among the chosen students was Danijela Varat, a final-year student at the Faculty of Business in Belgrade, Singidunum University. Besides Danijela, this eight-member team comprised students from the University of Belgrade and University of Novi Sad. SKONUS i KSU (Student Union of Malta) expressed their desire to continue with this fruitful cooperation between Serbia and Malta through realization of mutual student exchange programmes. Danijela Varat (second from right) with students from Serbia and hosts from Malta
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