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January 2018 Exam Deadline
The application deadline for the January exam period commences on 5/01/2018. The application exam fee should be paid not later than 10 days before the exam. The exam application is conducted according to the established procedure no later than 5 days before the exam (until 14.00). The price of the regular registration of the exam is 500 dinars per exam. The exam can be applied for one day before the exam (until 14.00) at the price of 3,000 dinars. The exam cannot be applied for on the actual day of the exam. The condition for applying for the exam is for the tuition fee to be settled as according to the agreement which the student signed during the registration in the current school year. The January exam period will be held from 15/01/2018 to 27/01/2018. The exam schedule can be accessed in the section Students -> Schedule -> Schedule of Examination Deadlines. A detailed exam information guide is available on this link. If the exam is applied for the January exam deadline and the student does not attend/take the exam, the application is NOT APPLICABLE for the February 2018 exam deadline.
An official graduation ceremony awards of diplomas and meetings of the  Singidunum University staff
On Saturday, December 23, 2017, the official graduation ceremony of awarding diplomas was held at the Singidunum University. After the intonation of the university’s anthem Gaudeamus igitur, students of the Faculty of Dramatic and Film Arts of the University Synergy from Bijeljina - Anđela Stojanović, Jelena Popović, Aleksandar Kojić and Nemanja Cerovac, addressed the present graduates and their parents. Students of the second year acting in the class of Professor Ljiljana Blagojević talked with suitable verses and messages to graduate students. The graduates of the Faculty of Business in Belgrade, the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, the Faculty of Informatics and Computing, the Faculty of Technical Sciences, the Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Management, the Faculty of Applied Ecology FUTURA, the masters, and those promoted to the Doctor of Sciences were addressed by Prof. Dr. Mladen Veinović, Rector of the Singidunum University. Students who graduated in the centers of the Singidunum University in Nis and Novi Sad were also present at the ceremony. Prof. Veinović thankfully addressed the graduated students and their parents for choosing Singidunum University as a place to acquire knowledge and skills. He invited the graduates to be part of the Alumni Association of the Singidunum University and wished them to find employment immediately, to continue to improve, learn and be honest, to be honored and exemplary academic citizens. Diplomas were awarded by Prof. Dr Mladen Veinović, Rector of the University Singidunum, together with the faculty deans and heads of departments for postgraduate studies and foreign studies. After the awarding of the diplomas, an official meeting of the staff of the Singidunum University was held. At the ceremony, on the occasion of the New Year's holidays, the following addressed the public: - Prof. Dr. Milovan Stanišić, President of the Singidunum University - Prof. Dr. Olivera Nikolić, President of the Faculty of Health, Legal and Business Studies in Valjevo - Djordje Trmicic, president of the Student Parliament of Singidunum University - Prof. Dr. Zora Konjović, coordinator of the Center Novi Sad - Prof. Dr. Mladen Veinović, Rector - Prof. Dr. Slobodan Unković, emeritus The programs presenter was Dušan Borovčanin, assistant. Photos from the award ceremony can be viewed in the photo gallery and Facebook page of the Singidunum University.
A successful completion of the FINIZ 2017 conference
On Friday, December 1, 2017, the Fourth International Scientific Conference FINIZ was held titled as "Challenges of Contemporary Corporate Governance". The subject areas that were discussed at the FINIZ conference: Accounting Internal Audit External Audit Controlling Corporate Finance Corporate Governance Evaluation and Risk Decision Support Systems (DSS) Business Finances Banking Entrepreneurship Insurance Law Forensic Science   In the plenary session of the conference the participants that addressed were: Prof. Dr. Milovan Stanišić, President of the Singidunum University, Vladan Nicovic, President of the Assembly of the Community of Economic Schools of Serbia, Radoslav Sretenovic, President of the State Audit Institution, Zoran Ćosić, actor - recital "Do not steal the state" Assistant Prof. Dr. Zeljko Radovanovic, Administration for the Prevention of Money Laundering Prof. Dr. Svetlana Vujović, Faculty of Medicine, Clinical Center of Serbia Ivana Milic, Association of Financial Directors of Serbia Prof. Dr. Nemanja Stanišić, full-time professor University of Singidunum Prof. Dr. Zoran Petrović, consultant in the area of accounting and auditing, University of Singidunum Prof. Dr. Lidija Barjaktarović, associate professor at the University of Singidunum Prof. Dr. Kosana Vicentijevic, associate professor at the University of Singidunum   The work was continued by exhibiting works and lectures in eight parallel sessions. The FINIZ conference was attended by over 500 Serbian and International participants. Guests of the conference were colleagues from Poland, Croatia, Slovakia, Bulgaria, France, Bosnia and Herzegovina and other countries, while a large number of scientific workers and colleagues from this profession followed in direct transmission. This year's conference was attended by members of the Association of Internal Auditors of Serbia, teachers of high schools economics, scientists, employees of reputable companies, students, who exchanged experiences in the field of corporate governance, finance, accounting, auditing and risk management.   The FINIZ International Scientific Conference was supported by 94 companies-partners, of which it is particularly important that the very professional associations recognized FINIZ 2017 as a place for quality discussions, exchanging of opinions and acquiring new knowledge. In parallel to the scientific and professional sessions, two workshops were organized in the field of entrepreneurship for high school students and the approximate 150 students that attended from the Fifth School of Economics "Rakovica", Legal-Business School, Technical School of Smederevo, Economic School "Nada Dimić" Zemun , Secondary economics school, Trade schools of Belgrade and Commerce and hospitality school of Leskovac. The mediators of these sessions were Prof. Dr. Sanja Filipović and Assistant Prof. Dr. Goran Avlijaš.    
The Organization of Tourism of Montenegro awarded Prof. Unković
Dr. Slobodan Unković, the Professor Emeritus of the University Singidunum, received the highest recognition of the National Tourism Organization of Montenegro. At the annual ceremony held in Podgorica on December 13, 2017, at the awarding of high recognitions for the contribution to the tourism development of Montenegro for 2017, named Wild Beauty, Professor Slobodan Unković received a special award for his contribution in the field of education in tourism and the promotion of regional cooperation. High officials from the political, public and tourism sectors, led by Mr. Filip Vujanovic, President of the Republic of Montenegro, were present at this ceremony. This high recognition award was given to Professor Slobodan Unkovic by the Minister of Sustainable Development and Tourism in the Government of Montenegro, Mr. Pavle Radulovic. Recently, the reputable Podgorica newspaper Pobjeda published an interview with Professor Unković.
Admission of New Members of the Student Parliament
Dear students, Admission of new members of the Singidunum University Student Parliament for the academic year 2017-2018 is underway. New members are invited to fill the following vacancies: Students who attend lessons in English First year - 3 students Second, third and fourth year - 2 students each Students, who have interest in becoming members, should submit the following information in their application (their forename and surname, index number, contact phone number, the year of study they are in, the name of the faculty they are on, and the programme of study) and send in a brief motivation letter to the e-mail address parlament|mmnkk|singidunum.ac.rs . Following the application process, the candidates will be called for an interview. Application deadline: Monday, November 27th 2017.
The Food Economics Study Programme Presented with the Brand Leader Award
The Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management of Singidunum University received the Brand Leader Award 2017 for the Food Economics study programme by the Specialised Committee of the 7th Business Conference ‘South East Europe Tourism– SEET 2017’. The Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management was announced a leader in setting new standards in educating qualified workforce in the field of tourism and hospitality in the Southeast Europe. The award was handed out to Professor Svetlana Stanišić, PhD, at the 7th Business Conference ‘The South East Europe Tourism – SEET 2017’, who in her speech, highlighted the following points: ‘In recent years, endeavours undertaken by the authorities in the field of higher education that in accordance with global trends the dual education model be adopted by the faculties in Serbia have been noticeable. The modern concept of education that was based on student training and which was incorporated into the new study programme entitled the Food Economics as of last year, was introduced by the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management of Singidunum University at the very beginning. The Food Economics study programme is unique in Serbia in terms of its contents and intended outcome. It is an optimal combination of theory and training students get in eminent hotels and restaurants for the duration of a few months, as well as an opportunity for them to acquire foreign languages and computer skills with the aim of future graduates becoming successful managers and entrepreneurs in the field of hospitality, who will be completely prepared to face all market challenges’. The conference was opened with a speech delivered by Assistant Professor Miroslav Knežević, PhD, State Secretary in the Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications. The introductory lecture was presented by Professor Slobodan Unković, PhD, Emeritus Professor, whereas Professor Slobodan Čerović, PhD, Dean of the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management was the moderator of the panel entitled ‘The Place of the Southeast European Region on a Global Tourist Map’. The best students of the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management of Singidunum University also took part in the central part of the conference which was hosted at Sava Centre in Belgrade on Wednesday, 4 October 2017. Students Nikola Baroš, Nevena Ilić, Sandra Gavrilović, Neven Miljković, Kristina Veličković, Dušan Baroš, Teodora Daskalović, Aleksandra Novaković, Aleksandra Milosavljević, Milica Balaban, Jelena Živanović, Damjan Zdravković, Anja Milijić, Milica Karaičić had an opportunity to learn from experience shared by representatives of tourist organisations, hotels, tour operators, common carriers and airlines from more than twenty European countries. Students were led to the conference by Assistant Dušan Borovčanin and Predrag Obradović, Marketing and PR Manager of Singidunum University. The photo gallery of the conference and the award ceremony is available on the Singidunum University official Facebook page . Photographer: Nataša Paunović, member of the Media Club.
Professor Slobodan Unković, PhD, Garnered the Highest Accolade of the World Tourism Organization
On 23 October 2017, a ceremony was hosted at the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s premises in Madrid at which the ultimate accolade of the World Tourism Organization for significant contribution to the successful development of tourism across the globe , particularly in educating university students in tourism lasting several years was bestowed upon Professor Slobodan Unković, PhD. Professor Slobodan Unković, PhD, was awarded the accolade by Mr Taleb Rifai, the Secretary-General of the UNWTO. The ceremony in Madrid was attended by leading representatives of the United Nations, World Tourism Organization and ambassadors of the European countries in Spain, from among whom, Danko Prokić, the Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia in Madrid, was also present. This is a special recognition accorded Professor Slobodan Unković, PhD, who has been collaborating with the World Tourism Organization as an expert for more than forty years. At the same time, this is a significant accomplishment of Singidunum University and the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management. In his address on this occasion, Taleb Rifai, the Secretary-General of UNWTO, attached a considerable significance of the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management of Singidunum University to educating workforce for tourism and hospitality industry in the Southeast Europe. In the early October, Professor Slobodan Unković, PhD, delivered a lecture in Marbella at the Conference organized by the World Tourism Organization. The lecture was entitled ‘Talent Development and Education in Tourism’. The conference was attended by more than three hundred participants from a large number of countries around the world.
Another EU Scientific Research Project Successfully Completed
The Singidunum University research team comprising Prof. Mladen Veinović, PhD, Prof. Miloš Stojmenović, PhD, and Prof. Aleksandar Jevremović, PhD, attended the closing session organized by the Project AAPELE (Algorithms, Architectures and Platforms for Enhanced Living Environments) Executive Board on 28-29 September 2017. Researchers from prestigious universities from 34 European countries gathered for this project, which was initiated in 2013 within the EU COST/H2020 Framework and led by Professor Nuna Garsia. A great number of scientific research activities were conducted as part of the project such as professional meetings, conferences, short-term scientific research missions for students and professors. During the session, our professors once again had an opportunity to share their experience and information on the current researches with their colleagues from abroad, to plan future lectures which would be delivered by foreign professors at Singidunum University and the Sinteza conference, to accept invitations extended by other universities, and to negotiate arrangements for further exchanges of undergraduate and postgraduate students. Most importantly, in terms of its future prosperity, Singidunum University was made a partner institution in a few proposals for forthcoming projects, going down the road leading to international cooperation and integration of our institution, students and professors into the European academic community.
Sign up for the Singidunum University Sports Teams and Enter Competitions
All students who play professional or recreational sports and wish to play on the Singidunum University teams can send in applications to the e-mail address sport|mmnkk|singidunum.ac.rs (kindly provide the following information: your forename and surname, the faculty you study at, what year of study you are in, contact phone number, which sport you would like to play and whether you had previously played for the Singidunum University teams). New training schedules are as follows: · Every Tuesday from 6 p. m. until 7 p. m. – men’s futsal team training – Great Hall. · Every Tuesday from 4 p. m. until 5 p. m. – men’s and women’s handball teams training – Great Hall. · Every Tuesday from 5 p. m. until 6 p. m. – men’s basketball team training – Hall 4. · Every Tuesday from 3 p. m. until 4 p. m. – women’s volleyball team training – Hall 4. · Every Tuesday from 4 p. m. until 5 p. m. – men’s volleyball team training – Hall 4. Trainings will be done at the Institute for Sports and Sports Medicine, Kneza Viseslava St. 72. Futsal and handball will be coached in the Great Hall, and other sports in Hall 4. Trainings will be done according to the above schedules every week of the winter term. Training sessions will be run by professors and assistants from the Faculty of Physical Education and Sports Management of Singidunum University. Students who play professional and recreational handball can apply by sending an e-mail to sport|mmnkk|singidunum.ac.rs and be selected for the men’s or women’s handball team. The handball training for both men and women will be done on Tuesdays from 4 p. m. until 5 p. m. in Great Hall. The Singidunum University sports teams will take part in competitions organized by the University Sports Union of Belgrade (Championships, Cups, Trophies), the UNIADA International Student Sports Competition in Belgrade (that will be held 22 – 25 October 2017) and the Euroijada Sports Competition in Paris in the early November.
2017-2018 Undergraduate Admissions
Thank you for your interest in Singidunum University! First-year applicants’ selection and admission is in progress for all faculties of Singidunum University. Please contact the Student Service for all relevant information: Tel: (011) 3094 094 E-mail: studije|mmnkk|singidunum.ac.rs   For on-line application and information visit upis.singidunum.ac.rs Information for students interested in our Study Programmes taught in English: Tel: (011) 3094 079 E-mail:  study|mmnkk|singidunum.ac.rs
Singidunum University started cooperation with World Values Survey Association
Prof. Milovan Stanišić, PhD, President of Singidunum University and Prof. Christian W. Haerpfer, PhD, President of World Values Survey Association signed an agreement on cooperation between our University and this renowned international scientific organization. The World Values Survey is a global network of social scientists studying changing values and their impact on social and political life. This research of values in the world is led by an international team of scholars, in cooperation with the WVS Association and WVSA Secretariat headquartered in Vienna, Austria. After signing of the agreement, our University conducted the first survey in Serbia. The research was coordinated by Nino Vesković, PhD candidate and Teaching Associate of Singidunum University. The results database of research conducted in Serbia was submitted in August 2017 and officially accepted after a detailed check carried out by the World Values Survey Association.  Singidunum University and WVS will continue the cooperation through upcoming scientific conferences, seminars, publication of scientific papers and other joint activities.
Prof. Miroslav Knežević appointed state secretary for tourism
The Government of the Republic of Serbia, at its session of August 4, 2017, appointed Miroslav Knežević, PhD, Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Singidunum University, to the position of State Secretary in the Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications of the Republic of Serbia.  Assistant Professor Miroslav Knežević was born in 1988 in Užice. He finished elementary school in Zlatibor, the Secondary Catering and Tourism School in Čajetina, as the best pupil of the generation and the holder of the Vuk's diploma (straight-A pupil). In 2007, he won the second place at the Republic competition in the field of economy and tourism. He completed his bachelor studies at the Faculty of Tourism and Hotel Management of Singidunum University. Since 2008, he is actively involved in the student organization, first as the President of the Student Parliament of the FTHM (2008-2009), then as the President of the Student Parliament of Singidunum University (2009-2011). During 2010, he participated in the founding of the Students Conference of Serbian Universities (SKONUS) and was appointed a member of the Presidential Council. In the same year, he became a scholar of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation. He received his BSc degree in Economics as the best student of his generation, with an average grade of 10 (ten). He completed his MA in 2012 at Singidunum University at the study programme Business Systems in Tourism and Hospitality. He was awarded the Young Leader of the Year Award for 2012, at the 9 th Forum of Hotel Managers, organized by the editorial staff of the travel magazine Turistički Svet and the Association for Tourism and Catering of the Serbian Chamber of Commerce. He completed his doctoral studies in 2016 with the highest average grade of 10 (ten) at Tourism Management study programme of Singidunum University.  During the academic year 2011-2012, he was a Teaching Associate and in 2012, he was selected to be a Teaching Assistant of the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management. From 2013 to 2015, he was the President of the Club of Assistants at Singidunum University. At the beginning of 2016, he was appointed Assistant Professor. He teaches several subjects at bachelor and postgraduate studies. Prof. Knežević participates in a number of professional, international and national projects (UN Joint Program Sustainable Tourism for Rural Development, Strengthening Student Role in Governance and Management at the Universities of Serbia in line with the Bologna Process, Strategy for Sustainable Development of Čajetina Municipality 2010-2020, etc). He is the author of more than 30 scientific and professional papers published in national and international journals and conferences. He was moderator, key speaker and panelist at several professional and scientific gatherings in the country and abroad. He speaks English.
The International Geography Olympiad (iGeo) at Singidunum University
Around 200 best young geographers from more than 40 countries around the world participated at the 14th International Geography Olympiad, which was opened on August 2, 2017, at the National Theatre in Belgrade. Singidunum University was one of the hosts of this competition. The written and electronic tests of the Geography Olympiad were held at our university building in Kumodraška Street.  The International Geography Olympiad is the most important event of its kind, intended for the best 16 to 19 year old geography students from all over the world. Talented geographers checked their knowledge in three disciplines - written and multimedia tests, and field work.  The organizer of the event was the Regional Center for Talented Youth Belgrade 2 with the support of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia, the City of Belgrade, the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, the Faculty of Geography of the University of Belgrade, and Singidunum University. 12th International Geography Olympiad was held in Moscow, 13th in Beijing, and after Belgrade, it will be hosted by Montreal and Hong Kong.
Prof. Vladimir Džamić appointed State Secretary
The Government of the Republic of Serbia, at its session of July 20, 2017, appointed Vladimir Džamić, PhD, professor of Singidunum University, to the position of State Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia. Professor Džamić was born in 1984 in Kraljevo. He finished primary and secondary school in Vrnjačka Banja as the holder of the Vuk's diploma (straight-A pupil). For the results achieved during secondary education, he was appointed a student of the generation in the field of social-humanistic sciences. In 2006, he became a scholar of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation. He graduated from the Faculty of Political Sciences of the University of Belgrade with an average grade of 9.46 (nine and 46/100), successfully defending his thesis Comparative Analysis of the Republic of Serbia Constitutions of 1990 and 2006. After completing the Master in Business Economics, he acquired his Doctoral Degree at Singidunum University with the highest average grade of 10 (ten), in 2013. During the academic year 2004 – 2005, he was a Junior Associate in the History of Political Theory course at the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade. In 2008 – 2009, he worked as an Assistant in the office of the European Parliament Rapporteur for Serbia, where he completed his one-year professional training. During the academic year 2009 – 2010, he was working as a Teaching Associate at the Singidunum University for the field of Social Sciences and Humanities. In 2010, he was appointed Teaching Assistant and in 2013, Assistant Professor for that scientific field. Since 2015, he has served as the Vice Dean of the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management and the coordinator of the Center for Business Skills at Singidunum University. He is the author of more than 60 scientific papers published in domestic and international journals and conferences. He speaks English and French. In 2007, he was the winner of the 54th round of the National Quiz TV Slagalica by Radio Television of Serbia, as one of the youngest winners in the history of this quiz show.
Cooperation with the Hyatt Hotel
Singidunum University and the Hyatt Regency Belgrade concluded the Business Cooperation Agreement on July 12, 2017.  The document was signed by Prof. Slobodan Čerović, PhD, Dean of the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, and Homayoon Amirparviz, General Manager of the Hyatt Regency Belgrade. This agreement between Singidunum University and the Hyatt will primarily focus on cooperation with the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management in the field of student practice. FTHM students, mostly at the study option of Food Economics , will have the opportunity to complete their professional practice at this hotel during the studies, and the best trainees will be offered employment. The Food Economics option within the Tourism and Hospitality Management study programme is designed to enable the professional practice in a five-star hotel, in line with the theoretical part of the curriculum. In this manner, students will be able to put to practice everything they learn during their courses. The Food Economics option at the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management provides an ideal combination of theory and practice in educating future managers of restaurants and food and beverage sectors of the hospitality industry. The cooperation will include: Professional practice for students, monitoring their work and creating employment programs in line with the hotel's facilities and business activities; Mentoring programs for students; Realization of joint workshops and collaboration with students and their representatives; Possibility of obtaining recommendations from the CV database of graduates, advanced students and students of the final year. The signing of the agreement was attended by Prof. Mladen Veinović, PhD, Rector of Singidunum University; Prof. Svetlana Stanišić, PhD, Full Professor at Singidunum University; Prof. Vladimir Džamić, PhD, Vice Dean of FTHM; and representatives of the Hyatt Regency Belgrade.
Summer Working Hours
Singidunum University will have the following working hours during the summer months, in the period from July 17 to August 28: Belgrade, 32 Danijelova Street Student Service - from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on working days, closed on Saturdays. Library - from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on working days, closed on Saturdays. Student Service for master and doctoral studies - from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on working days, closed on Saturdays. Computer Centre - from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on working days, closed on Saturdays. Accounting and Legal Services - from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on working days, closed on Saturdays. Rector’s Office - from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on working days, closed on Saturdays. Belgrade, 261a Kumodraška Street Administrative services will not work in this period. All requests will be received in Danijelova Street. Novi Sad, 4a Mihajla Pupina Boulevard Student Service - from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on working days, closed on Saturdays. Niš, 28 Nikole Pašića Street Student Service - from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on working days, closed on Saturdays. The admission to all faculties of the integrated university in this period will be conducted during the  above working hours. Consultations with professors and other academic activities will not be held in the summer period.
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