Assistant Professor Jelena Molnar Lazić, PhD, from the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Novi Sad is the laureate of the Danubius Young Scientist Award, as a representative of the Republic of Serbia.
Competing with 24,000 Higher Education Institutions worldwide, the University of Novi Sad was ranked 886 in the latest edition of the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities in July 2016, thereby finding itself in the company of the top one thousand prestigious universities in the world based on their visibility, web presence, openness, and excellence.
Honouring the students who won the first place in the International Criminal Court Moot Court Competition in the Hague, the University of Novi Sad organized a formal reception for the winning team. The reception was held on 3rd June at 10 a.m. in the hall of the Central University Building, and the winning team was welcomed by Rector of the University of Novi Sad, Professor Dušan Nikolić, PhD. In addition to Rector of the University of Novi Sad, Professor Dušan Nikolić, PhD, the attendees were also addressed by: Assistant Professor Bojan Tubić, PhD, one of the winning team’s mentors, Teaching Assistant Stefan Samardžić, the team coach, as well as by the student Stefan Radojčić.
Architecture and engineering portal Gradnja.rs, organized the selection of the most beautiful buildings in Novi Sad built in the last 25 years. After a month of voting and 19,707 points the citizens have decided that the most beautiful building in Novi Sad is the Rectorate Building (Dr Zoran Đinđić 1), which was carried out by project architects: Darko Reba, Igor Maraš, Atanacković Jelena, Milica Kostreš, Marko Todorov and Marija Dorić.
Within the Festival of Science and Education (http://www.scifest.uns.ac.rs/), the exhibition entitled "Milanković's canon of the Earth's insolation" was officially opened on 7 May 2016 in the Exhibition Pavilion and the Hall of the Central Building of the University of Novi Sad. The authors of the exhibition are Dr. Đorđe Zloković, member of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts and Prof. Dr. Aleksandar Petrović.
One of the most famous professors of comparative law in the world and head of at the moment the largest research project in Europe in the field of legal sciences - The Common Core of European Private law, Professor Mauro Bussani, PhD. stayed at the University of Novi Sad from 23 to 25 April 2016.
Creative laboratory for fostering and development of entrepreneurial and innovative students’ ideas – iDEAlab was officially open on Friday, 22 April 2016. iDEAlab is located in the heart of the University campus in the street Ilija Djuricic 3, in the building of the Students dormitory „Slobodan Bajić“.