The European Commission has announced the new Erasmus+ General Call for Proposals for 2021. The status of the Republic of Serbia as a program country will continue under the new program, which means that institutions and organizations will have the opportunity to fully participate in all parts of the Erasmus+ program as coordinators or partners.
The University of Novi Sad has been granted one more Horizon 2020 project, entitled “Embedding RRI in Western Balkan Countries: Enhancement of Self-Sustaining R&I Ecosystems”, with acronym WBC-RRI.NET (no. 101006279). The WBC-RRI.NET project aims to further boost Research and Innovation (R&I) in the Western Balkan countries (WBCs) by adopting a sustainable development framework based on Responsible Research and Innovation principles (RRI) at the local level.
In the latest procedure for awarding the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education, the European Commission made a decision that the University of Novi Sad will be awarded the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education 2021-2027 quality certificate (ECHE), based on the positive evaluation of the application that was submitted earlier this year. Thus, the University gained the right to participate in further funding provided by the European Union through various programmes in the field of higher education.
With the aim to intensify and enrich the quality of educational and scientific cooperation between the University of Novi Sad and the Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture (BUCEA), the two universities organized an online signing ceremony of the bilateral Agreement on Cooperation on December 16, 2020.
The University of Novi Sad has been granted one more Horizon 2020 project entitled “Twinning for reaching sustainable scientific and technological excellence in the field of Green Electronics” – GREENELIT (no. 951747).
Within the Erasmus+ project ISSES – Information Security Services Education in Serbia, coordinated by the University of Novi Sad, the second, final round of the national student hackathon competition Serbian Cybersecurity Challenge 2020 – „From zero to hero“ was held October 22, 2020.
The Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) selected the Erasmus+ project ICT Networking for Overcoming Technical and Social Barriers in Instrumental Analytical Chemistry Education – NETCHEM as an example of good practice from 287 that were approved for realization in 2015 and 2016.
Within the Erasmus+ project BE-OPEN, managed by the University of Novi Sad, a publication entitled Open Science: Practices and Perspectives was published, which is available at the University of Novi Sad (OPEN) repository.