ISSN 1452-6662
Over 180 up-to-date legal acts of the Republic of Serbia translated to English.
Group: COMPANIES, BUSINESS
Issue: LAW ON HIGHER EDUCATION
Published in the Official Gazette of the RS, Nos. 88/17 of 29 September 2017, 27/18 of 6 April 2018 (other law), 73/18 of 29 September 2018, 67/19 of 20 September 2019, 6/20 of 24 January 2020 (other law), 11/21 of 12 February 2021 (Authentic Interpretation), 67/21 of 2 July 2021 (other law) and 76/23 of 7 September 2023
Section: I. BASIC PROVISIONS

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  • Subject Matter of the Law
     Article 1

    This Law shall govern the higher education system, conditions and manner of carrying out higher education activities, financing bases of higher education, as well as other issues of importance for the performance of the activities thereof.

    All terms used in this Law to mark the positions, professions, i.e. occupations and titles, have been given in masculine grammatical gender and as such imply both the natural masculine and feminine gender of the persons they refer to.

  • Higher Education Activity
     Article 2

    Higher education activity is of special significance for the Republic of Serbia (hereinafter: the Republic) and is part of the international, and in particular, the European, educational, scientific, i.e. artistic domain and encompasses the academic and applied education.

  • Objectives of Higher Education
     Article 3

    The objectives of higher education shall be:

    1) transfer of scientific, artistic and professional knowledge and skills;

    2) development of science and enhancement of artistic creativity;

    3) provision of scientific, artistic and professional young staff;

    4) formation of a creative population which shall continuously adopt and create new knowledge;

    5) provision of equal conditions for acquisition of higher education to individuals and life-long education;

    6) substantial increase in the number of citizens with higher education;

    7) enhancement of international openness of the higher education system.