Belgrade

UB Faculty of Forestry is located in the capital city of Serbia – Belgrade. The urban area of the City of Belgrade has a population of 1.23 million, while nearly 1.7 million people live within its administrative limits. As a strategic location, the city was battled over in 115 wars and razed 44 times. Belgrade was the capital of Yugoslavia from its creation in 1918. Belgrade has a special administrative status within Serbia and it is one of five statistical regions of Serbia. Its metropolitan territory is divided into 17 municipalities, each with its own local council. The city of Belgrade covers 3.6% of Serbia’s territory, and around 24% of the country’s population lives within its administrative limits.

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About the faculty

The Faculty of Forestry of the University of Belgrade is a recognized institution of higher education which educates skilled, scientific and research staff in the fields of forestry, technologies, management and design of wood products, landscape architecture and horticulture, as well as ecological engineering in the protection of soil and water resources, and also the field of environmental protection and the improvement of the environment as a part of the strategy for sustainable development of the Republic of Serbia.

The Faculty of Forestry has had a leading role in the development and modification of the forestry sector in Serbia in the past decades, through education of professionals in bachelor and master studies, specialist academic studies and doctoral studies, and also through scientific research and the support of the national policy in this sector.The institution sees its future in further promotion and intensifying of university cooperation and the mobility of students at institutional, national and international levels with the aim of improvement of the quality of higher education in the fields of forestry, technologies, management and design of wood products, landscape architecture and horticulture, as well as ecological engineering in the protection of soil and water resources.

More details about the University of Belgrade – Faculty of Forestry can be found at: http://www.sfb.bg.ac.rs/en/

About University

University is an institution which is rightly considered one of the greatest contributions of the peoples of Europe to the world’s cultural heritage.

The University of Belgrade is a state university. Its main activities in the fields of higher education and scientific research are activities of public interest, and they are carried out in accordance with the legal regulations.

The University of Belgrade celebrates September 13 as its day. This is the date when lessons started at the first Higher School, founded by Dositej Obradovic.

During the two centuries of its existence the University of Belgrade has served its people, and its former students and teachers have greatly contributed to the development of cultural, scientific, educational, political and economic life of our country.

The University of Belgrade is prepared to maintain and enhance its position as the leading institution of higher education in the region by adapting to the challenges of modern times on one hand, and preserving what’s worth in its tradition on the other. This is precisely what makes it recognized as a true national brand.

More details about the University of Belgrade can be found at: http://www.bg.ac.rs/en/