University of Arts in Belgrade

posted Mar 7, 2014, 12:34 AM by Ivan Vicovac

University of arts in Belgrade unites four arts faculties – Faculty of music arts, Faculty of fine arts, Faculty of drama arts and Faculty of applied arts. First community of these institutions was formed on 10 June 1957, when the People’s Assembly of the People’s Republic of Serbia adopted a Law on Arts academy, as the community of arts academies. Two decades later, on 21 May 1973, art academies grow into faculties of arts, and Arts academy becomes University of arts, the second independent University of Belgrade.

University of Arts in Belgrade is the only specialized university for arts education in the Republic of Serbia, which gathers students and educators from the country and the region of Southeastern Europe. University offers a wide specter of study programs from all arts fields, as well as the study programs aimed at professionals in the field of culture and media.

As the oldest and largest institution of high education in Serbia, University of arts tends to promote arts creativity and diversity as essential marks of national culture and the needs of the entire society, and to contribute to development of local community in which it is situated.