The University of Niš was founded in 1965 as a state HE institution. It is a medium-sized, mature and well-developed academic community, comprising 14 faculties. The fourteenth – Faculty of Agriculture has recently been founded and it enrolled the first generation of students in the academic year 2018/2019. Most of those faculties have composite structure, i.e. various departments, divisions or majors, offering wide and diversified study and research opportunities at both undergraduate and graduate levels, including opportunities to obtain a PhD degree.
The University of Niš presently has 24356 students at all levels of studies, 1295 teaching staff and 727 administrative and support staff. UNI has significant experience in international programs such as Tempus, Erasmus, FP6 and FP7. Within the EM ECW program, the University of Niš entered the exchange of students and teaching staff in 2008 as a partner in the Project BASILEUS. In 2011, UNI became a consortium member of the Project EM2STEM. University of Niš also became partner of other Erasmus Mundus programmes, such as SIGMA, ERAWEB, EUROWEB. Currently, the University is involved in the following programs: ERASMUS+, EUROWEB+, GREEN-TECH, CEEPUS and HORIZON 2020.
Role of partner institution [P2 University of Nis]:
Developing ECOBIAS courses for PCs in:
- Wetland and riparian ecology
- Numerical Ecology
- Conservation ecology
- Forensic essentials in aquatic insects ecology
- Ecological projects
- Bioindication and biomonitoring of aquatic ecosystems
- Methodology of science in Ecology