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[[Image:unins2.jpg|250px|right|thumb|Rectorate]] The '''University of Novi Sad''' ([[Serbian language|Serbian]]: Универзитет у Новом Саду / ''Univerzitet u Novom Sadu'') is a university located in [[Novi Sad]], the capital of [[Serbia]]n province of [[Vojvodina]] and the second largest city in Serbia. The University of Novi Sad is the second largest among six state universities in [[Serbia]]. The main University campus provides the University of Novi Sad with a unique and beautiful setting in the region and the city of Novi Sad. Having invested considerable efforts in intensifying international cooperation and participating in the process of university reforms in [[Europe]], the University of Novi Sad has come to be recognized as a reform-oriented university in the region and on the map of universities in [[Europe]]. ==History== Novi Sad and Vojvodina have always been major centers of culture and education in Serbia. Although the contemporary University of Novi Sad was established in 1960 with its modern campus, Novi Sad and the whole region have a record of education starting from the 11th century with religious seminaries. ==Campus== The University [[campus]] is located in [[Novi Sad]], the capital of the province of [[Vojvodina]]. Covering an area of 256,807 m², it is situated on the left bank of the [[Danube]] river near Novi Sad's [[Stari Grad, Novi Sad|city centre]] and [[Liman (Novi Sad)|Liman I]] neighborhood. In addition to the administrative building, the university campus includes the faculties, the Student centre with two Student Dormitories and the Central Student Cafeteria, an Apartment Hotel for temporary accommodation of young teaching fellows and research assistants, the Student health centre, and the Centre for Physical Education. ==Organization== The administrative bodies are the Rector and the University Council. The professional University body is the Senate and its subordinated Councils. The University is composed of 14 faculties located in the four cities of Vojvodina: [[Novi Sad]], [[Subotica]], [[Zrenjanin]], and [[Sombor]]. The University comprises the following faculties in order of their founding: * Faculty of [[Philosophy]] in Novi Sad * Faculty of [[Agriculture]] in Novi Sad * Faculty of [[Law]] in Novi Sad * Faculty of [[Technology]] in Novi Sad * Faculty of [[Economics]] in [[Subotica]] * [[Faculty of Technical Sciences (Novi Sad)|Faculty of Technical Sciences]] in Novi Sad * Faculty of [[Medicine]] in Novi Sad * Faculty of [[Science]]s in Novi Sad * Academy of [[Arts]] in Novi Sad * Faculty of [[Civil Engineering]] in Subotica * "Mihajlo Pupin" Technical Faculty in [[Zrenjanin]] * Faculty of [[Physical Education]] in Novi Sad * Faculty of [[Education]] in [[Sombor]] * Teachers' Training Faculty in Hungarian in Subotica ==Demographics== About 58% of students at undergraduate studies are women, with 1,200 at postgraduate master’s and specialist studies and 2,374 attained doctoral degrees (32% women).{{fact|date=March 2011}} ==Noted alumni== Well-known University of Novi Sad alumni include Serbian Minister of Industry [[Predrag Bubalo]], Serbian Minister of Agriculture [[Saša Dragin]], Serbian Diaspora Minister [[Vojislav Vukčević]], Serbian Minister of Education [[Slobodan Vuksanović]], President of the Government of Vojvodina [[Bojan Pajtić]], President of the Assembly of Vojvodina [[Nenad Čanak]], President of Republika Srpska [[Milan Jelić]], Mayor of Novi Sad [[Maja Gojković]], Serbian Ambassador to Israel [[Mile Isakov]], and Hungarian politicians in Serbia [[Attila Juhász]] and [[István Pásztor]]. Among the best-known musicians are pianists [[Rita Kinka]], [[Mladen Čolić]] and [[Ratimir Martinović]], flutist [[Sanja Stijačić]], and composer [[Mitar Subotić]]. Writers include Serbian poets and novelists [[Dragomir Dujmov]], [[Mihajlo Kažić]] and [[Jovan Zivlak]], American Slavist [[Wayles Browne]], Bulgarian linguist [[Lyubomir Miletich]] and Croatian-American writer [[Josip Novakovich]]. Serbian-Canadian mathematician and computer scientist [[Ivan Stojmenovic]] also holds a degree from the University of Novi Sad. ==See also== * [http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Novi+Sad,+Ju%C5%BEnoba%C4%8Dki+district,+Vojvodina,+Serbia&msa=0&msid=101201340841926980085.000484d76165f9e421e7c&ll=45.24214,19.828606&spn=0.060555,0.167713&z=13 Novi Sad] - Interactive Map * [[Education in Serbia]] * [[List of universities in Serbia]] ==External links== {{Commons category|University of Novi Sad}} *[http://www.uns.ac.rs/en/ University of Novi Sad Website] {{sr icon}} {{en icon}} {{Serbian universities}} {{coord missing|Serbia}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Novi Sad, Universit Of}}