Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia (www.mpn.gov.rs) opens a competition for grants each November. Competition is open until the end of December for the upcoming academic year. Foreign students can apply for grants that cover studies, specialization or academic training.
For detailed information it is necessary to contact the Ministry or the corresponding institution in the home country.
If a foreign student is accepted by the Ministry of Education, he/she will receive a monthly grant or get the scholarship holder status with the right to reside in student dormitory and have meals at student restaurants. Costs of accommodation and meals are covered by the student, but they are subsidized by the Ministry. Besides the above-mentioned expenses, the student is obliged to cover the following expenses during the first month of his/her stay:
Issuing of student dormitory ID for whole academic year Enrolment costs (student booklet, application documents) Coins for access to student restaurant Issuing of public transportation card for the current academic year (optional)
Student Health Center provides preventive protection for students and grant holders. Students/grant holders who intend to spend longer periods in Novi Sad are advised to check if their national health insurance is valid in Serbia or obtain international health insurance in their own country before arrival.
For entering Serbia from all EU countries and most developed countries students do not need visa. For all stays longer than 90 days students should apply for study visa either at their country of origin or in Serbia within 3 days after their arrival in Serbia. International Relations Office of the University of Novi Sad will provide all students Invitation Letters and support for getting visa. Please visit the website of the Serbian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (www.mfa.gov.rs/Consularaffairs.htm) and read carefully Regulation of Stay upon arrival at UNS: pdf. Regulation of Stay
The Center for Serbian as a Foreign Language within the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Novi Sad provides courses of Serbian language. These courses are not covered by the grant. Students who study Serbian language as a second language may be exempt from payment for Serbian classes. Find out more details on tuition fees and available courses: http://www.srpski-strani.com/index_eng.php