University of Novi Sad

University of Novi Sad is a public university in Novi Sad, Serbia.

The first whispers of the university's legacy began to surface in the 18th century, with the establishment of schools dedicated to fostering Serbian teachers in Sombor (1778) and Szentendre (1812). These institutions acted as fertile ground for nurturing intellectual growth within the region. The 19th century witnessed the rise of Matica Srpska, a library born in 1826 that became a pillar of Serbian culture and scholarship. Today, its vast collection of over 3 million publications serves as a treasure trove of knowledge for the university's academic community.

By the mid-20th century, the scattered seeds of education began to converge. In 1960, the University of Novi Sad officially sprouted, bringing together faculties of law, philosophy, and natural sciences under one banner. This marked a watershed moment, signifying the birth of a unified center of learning. In the decades that followed, the university blossomed.

The turbulent 1990s brought new tests, as the university navigated the complexities of the Yugoslav Wars. Despite these hardships, it remained steadfast, committed to its mission of providing quality education. Today, the University of Novi Sad stands tall as a leading academic institution in Serbia and beyond. Renowned for its international collaborations, research excellence, and vibrant student life, it attracts scholars and students from across the globe. This university, born from centuries of dedicated learning, continues to shape the future of Serbia's higher education landscape.

University of Novi Sad is ranked as the #2 top university in Serbia during 2024.

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2024 Ranking #2
University Name University of Novi Sad
Name in Local Language Univerzitet u Novom Sadu
Acronym UNS
Year Established 1960


The university is located in Novi Sad, Vojvodina. Find the address and map of the university below.

Address Trg. Dositeja Obradoviæa 5, Novi Sad, Vojvodina, Serbia


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Phone +381 (21) 6350 760
Fax +381 (21) 450 418
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