On the 2017 list of QS World University Rankings by Subject, the University of Novi Sad appeared, for the first time, among the 200 and 300 best ranked universities in Agriculture & Forestry. The University of Belgrade was ranked within the same range. Both institutions have found themselves among the world’s top universities in this scientific field.
Novi Sad was proclaimed as the European Youth Capital for 2019 at the ceremony held in Varna on 16th November 2016. The European Youth Capital title will facilitate the implementation of multi-faceted cultural, social and other youth-related programmes, the development of a youth policy, as well as the application of innovative ideas and projects, encouraging young people to actively participate in the society.
International students from the European Union countries are studying at the University of Novi Sad during the winter semester of 2016/2017 through Erasmus+ and Erasmus Mundus mobility programmes. They are spending one or two semesters at one of the Faculties of the University of Novi Sad, and will afterwards return to their home universities which will recognize their credits earned during their mobilities. In addition to international students supported by the European Commission funds, mobilities are also realized at the University of Novi Sad by means of the CEEPUS and Campus Europae programmes as well as bilateral agreements at the faculty level.
The Tempus project SIPUS, coordinated by the University of Novi Sad from December 2013 until December 2016, organises the final Consortium Meeting of its partner institutions at the University of Pécs, Hungary, on 7- 8 November 2016.
The Rector’s wine of the University of Novi Sad was proclaimed the best in the category of red wines at the International University Wine Competition, held on 19th and 20th September at the University of Maribor, in the respective city in Slovenia with a long-established wine tradition, which is also widely known for the oldest grapevine in the world growing on its bank of the Drava River.
The eminent Professor Emeritus of the University of Tokio, Hiroya Fujisaki, held a lecture entitled Physiology, Physics and Mathematics in the Process of Fundamental Frequency Contour Generation at the amphitheatre of the Rectorate of the University of Novi Sad on 30th September 2016.