ACADEMIC DELEGATION FROM THE UNITED KINGDOM VISITS BELGRADE
Belgrade, 30 June 2006 - HRH Crown Prince Alexander II
invited Sir Colin Campbell the Vice-Chancellor of the
University of Nottingham and a
delegation of professors to visit Belgrade from 28th until 30th June 2006.
This academic visit was initiated and organised by the newly
established Foundation of Crown
Prince Alexander for Culture and Education . It aims to generate a platform
for a long-lasting academic cooperation between the University of Nottingham and
the University of Belgrade, as well as with other universities in Serbia.
The University of Nottingham delegation was warmly welcomed
by HE Slobodan Vuksanovic, Minister of
Education, Prof. Dr Dejan Popovic the Rector of the
University of Belgrade, Prof. Dr Milos Djuran
the Rector of University of Kragujevac, Prof.
Dr Gradimir Milovanovic, Rector of the
University of Nis, Prof. Dr Miklos Biro, Pro-Rector of the
University of Novi Sad, and the deans of the
faculties associated to Nottingham delegation.
The Professors from Nottingham had separate visiting
programmes to one or two faculties and meetings with professors who cover
equivalent scientific and research areas at the University of Belgrade. The
delegation also held a meeting with representatives of student organizations.
The main topics were scholarships, cooperation in research,
exchange of professors and know-how for the creation of a Career Centre at the
University of Belgrade.
Sir Colin Campbell Rector of the University of Nottingham
announced that his Academic Institution will be providing 40 scholarships in the
amount of 50 Million Dinars (600 000 Euros) to the best Serbian students who
decide to continue their education at the University of Nottingham in the
following two-year period.