UNIVERSITY CENTRE FOR CAREER DEVELOPMENT
- CONNECTING THE BUSINESS AND ACADEMIC COMMUNITY -
Belgrade, 17 April 2007 – Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince
Alexander II and Crown Princess Katherine attended the conference
The University Centre for Career
Development – Connecting the Business and Academic Community held at the
Serbian Chamber of Commerce.
On this occasion, and at the initiative of HRH Crown Prince
Alexander Foundation for Culture and Education, the
Serbian Chamber of Commerce and
University of Belgrade signed a Cooperation
Agreement, which most probably represents the first cooperation agreement of
this kind in the history of these national institutions.
“Since the aim of my Foundation for Culture and Education is
to connect institutions, I am very pleased that the Serbian Chamber of Commerce
and University of Belgrade are connected today. I must point out that it is of
utmost importance to work together in order to provide our students with
practical skills, besides the theoretical knowledge that university has already
given them” – emphasized Crown Prince in his speech.
During the official ceremony, Dr. Slobodan Milosavljevic,
President of the Serbian Chamber of Commerce and Prof. Kovacevic delivered
speeches where they thanked HRH Crown Prince Alexander for taking this
initiative, pointing out the importance of these two institutions working
After the opening remarks, in the presence of representatives
of the business and academic communities and a large number of journalists, Dr.
Slobodan Milosavljevic and Prof. Kovacevic signed the Cooperation Agreement
between the Serbian Chamber of Commerce and the University of Belgrade.
Following the programme, all the present had the opportunity
to see the presentation of the Centre for Career Development of the University
of Belgrade which presented a project aimed at connecting the business and
academic world. Special attention was given to the need of assisting students
and recent graduates to prepare for entering the world of business.