General Information
10 July 2017
Deadline for submitting applications
 
15 July 2017
Arrival of the participants in student dormitories
 
16 July 2017
11:00 – 12:00 Serbian language placement test
12:00 – 13:30 Introductory tour around the city of Novi Sad
13:30 – 14:30 Lunch
15:00 Announcement of the results of the placement test and formation of the groups
 
17 July 2017
8:30 Beginning of the classes
13:00 Formal opening of the School (reception, welcoming speeches by the Rector of the University and the Dean of the Faculty)
 
22 July 2017
Excursion
29 July 2017
Excursion
 
4 August 2017
19:00 Gala performance organized by, and featuring, the participants
 
5 August 2017
10:00 Assessment of the participants’ achievement (final examination)
19:00 Farewell dinner and presentation of Certificates of Proficiency
 
6 August 2017
Departure from the student dormitories in the morning (until 12:00)
Curricular Activities

Language practice classes

 

Every workday (Monday to Friday), there are 5 language practice classes, as follows:

  • classes from 9:00 to 11:00,
  • break from 11:00 to 11:30,
  • classes from 11:30 to 13:15.

 

Lectures

 

During the first, second and thirds weeks of the School (19 July - 4 August), two lecture classes a day are organized in the following areas:

  • Serbian Language (Phonetics, Phonology, Morphology, Syntax, Semantics, Pragmatics),
  • Serbian Literature (Folk and Oral, Medieval and Contemporary),
  • National History (Middle Ages and recent history),
  • Economics,
  • Political Sociology.

The lectures are in Serbian.

The lectures are organized in the areas and on the topics chosen by the participants at the beginning of the School. The participants will be asked to state their preferences on the placement exam sheet.

The lectures are held from 17:00 to 18:30.

Extracurricular Activities

Excursion

A visit to one of the towns in the Province of Vojvodina: Subotica, Sombor (in the Bačka region), Kikinda, Vršac (in the Banat region), Sremska Mitrovica, Ruma (in the Srem region)

 

Local excursions

A tour of the monasteries of Fruška Gora and a picnic

 

The sights of Novi Sad

A tour around the famous cultural and socio-political institutions Matica srpska [Serbian Cultural Centre], galleries and museums, the Executive Council of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina etc.

A tour of the Petrovaradin Fortress

 

Instruction in Serbian folk dances and songs:

Organized by AKUD [Academic Arts and Culture Society] „Sonja Marinković” , this instruction gives an insight into an important feature of traditional Serbian culture and at the same time provides a lot of fun

If the participants show interest, a one-day trip to Belgrade, will be organized (it is not included in the course fee) and will include visits to Saint Sava’s Cathedral, Kalemegdan Park, the Vuk Stefanović Karadžić Museum, the Dositej Obradović Musem, the National Museum

 

Screening of recently produced Serbian films

 

Literary events:

  • A lecture on eminent Serbian writers,
  • A meeting with present-day Serbian writers

Gallery of school activities