Inter-regional Conference on Migrations was held in the Rectorate of the University of Novi Sad on February 22, 2018. The conference was organized by the Center for Strategic and Advanced Studies of the University of Novi Sad and it was dedicated to the topic of migrations from the point of view of two regions, the Adriatic-Ionian and the Balkan region, as well as to the improvement of the cooperation among the University of Novi Sad, the University of Trieste and the University of Bologna in this field.
A follow-up meeting was held at the Rectorate of the University of Novi Sad on December 27, 2017 on improving the study conditions and employability of students with disabilities at the University of Novi Sad. The keynote speeches were delivered at the gathering by: Prof. Dr. Biljana Abramović, Vice-Rector for Education at the University of Novi Sad, Prof. Dr. Pavle Milenković, Coordinator of the Erasmus+ project Trans2Work at the University, Prof. Dr. Jasmina Klemenović, Coordinator of the Center for Student Support at the Faculty of Philosophy, and Stefan Savić, Mentor for Students with Disabilities.
The New Year's concert of the University of Novi Sad was held on 27 December 2017 in the Amphitheatre of the Rectorate. The concert was performed by the Novi Sad String Quartet, made of: Prof. Zoran Krajišnik, Petar Popović, Luka Jezdić and Stavan Jović.
International Open Access Week is a global event entering its eighth year which will take place in October 23 – 29, 2017. It is an excellent opportunity for the academic and research community to learn about the benefits of Open Access and share their experience among themselves. Open Access refers to the free and online access to results of scholarly research and the right to use and re-use those results. The University of Novi Sad will participate in the International Open Access Week and take action to promote Open Access as the potential to increase the visibility and use of published research.
University of Novi Sad has formally become a member of Alliance of Silk Road (ASR) that was officially founded June 2017. As one of the initiators of this initiative in 2016, University of Novi Sad was awarded the membership during the 4th China – Central and Eastern European Countries (CEEC) Conference on Education Cooperation and Exchanges that was organized by Ningbo Education Bureau from June 8th -12th, 2017. Official certificate was given to Assist. Prof. Dr. Nikola Zivlak, who represented University of Novi Sad at this prestige event.
With the aim of strengthening the cooperation between the University of Novi Sad and the universities in the People's Republic of China and making the educational and scientific offer of the University of Novi Sad more accessible to students, professors and researchers from China, the University launched a version of its website in the Chinese language.