Specialist and doctoral studies have been organized at the Centre for Sustainable Development and Environment of the University in Novi Sad up to the academic 2008/2009.
The primary aim of the Centre is to form personnel and to conduct researches that will contribute to the improvement of the management and the organization in the field of environmental engineering, as well as to provide the conditions for the more efficient protection of environment which will be in accordance with the concept of a viable development and right of future generations to have a healthy environment.
Living in the time of big and sudden changes and being under the pressure of the public to accelerate the process of taking measures in protecting the environment, it is of vital importance for our country to establish qualitative and efficient educational programmes of researches in the field of environment protection, especially in engineering of this domain,in order to solve problems in practice more quickly and to restore the heritage from the past.
Long – term goals in work: - Training personnel for multidisciplinary approach to the problem of environment protection, who will organize and solve the problems in this field overall applying the latest knowledge. - The organization and the implementation of the education concerning Environmental Engineering at all levels of the university education. - The organization and the improvement of multidisciplinary work at the University in Novi Sad. - Restructuring and reorganization of the current system of education when the experts for environmental protection are concerned. - Improving methods of education through innovations and transfer of technology from the developed countries. - Improving the transfer of knowledge from university to industry and vice versa. - Realization of applied scientific projects and researches for the purpose of industrial development at national and international level. - Organizing and improving the public knowledge about environment protection through the development of specific programmes, promotion of the TEMPUS centre and education of the public.
The expected results: - Professional personnel trained in multidisciplinary way, thus able to solve global and partial problems concerning the environment protection. - Renowned and qualitative educational research programme in the field of environment protection. - Active cooperation between Serbia and European Union in the field of environment protection. - Developed international, educational and research programme among universities. - Transfer of technologies and knowledge from developed countries into Serbia. - Long-term strategy of development concerning education and researches in the field of environment protection, which complies with legal regulations and directives of EU.
Professor Vladimir Stojanović, PhD Faculty of Sciences