Novi Sad

Study and party in Novi Sad

Dear friends, it's my great pleasure and honor having this opportunity to represent my home town- Novi Sad to all of you who never had
chance to come and visit this beautiful city on the north of Serbia. Novi Sad is a capital of Autonomous Province of Vojvodina, second
largest city in Republic of Serbia with the population between 300,000 and 400,000 citizens. Situated on the Danube River between Budapest and Belgrade, it is a treasured regional and cultural centre.A widely recognizable symbol of the city is Exit Festival.Our city, in
contrast to many other European destinations, has the reputation, by full right, of a multinational, multicultural and multi- confessional metropolis in which all differences are seen as advantages.

University of Novi Sad

The witnesses to that is also University of Novi Sad with 19 faculties and specialized departments at which the lectures
are held in languages of national minorities or were founded with that purpose. Fortress of Petrovaradin, a historical site, is situated on the right bank of the River Danube. What eyes could perceive are green oases embodied in City parks, with labyrinth of streets and
alleys meandering around them and cut across with wide and straight boulevards. Moreover, there is the Danube as an unsymmetrical, potent axe of the city, embraced with long quay and Strand, the most beautiful city beach along the Danube. In addition to that, there are the bridges that Novi Sad once lost, but that are re-built from scratch.

Exit

is the largest music festival in this part of Europe, situated on historical monument of Novi Sad- Petrovaradin fortress.It has a wider variety of music genres such as Rock, Dance, Reggae, Hip-Hop, Folk, and Techno. Many world famous bands played on the festival (Slayer, Moloko, Iggy Pop, Snoop Dogg, Wu-Tang-Clan, Public Enemy, Billy Idol, Pet Shop Boys, The Cult, HIM and many DJs from around Europe and Asia).

Night Life

Nightlife in Novi Sad is very vibrant and colorful. It seems that this city of Serbia comes to life at night. Novi Sad is an ideal destination for the night birds.

Food

Serbia has a lot to offer to hedonists and eating out to catch local flavors is an unforgettable experience and a highlight for many visitors. Traditional food includes soups, stews, smoked meats, minced meat ( ćevapčići and meatballs), stuffed vegetables (such as peppers) and kebabs. A dish of mixed grilled meat is a speciality. Fish is used in chowders and is grilled and fried.
Alcoholic drinks are wine, beer and brandy; plum brandy ( šljivovica ) and grape brandy (Lozova rakija) are popular. Coffee is usually Turkish or espresso. Fruit juices are produced locally.
Should you be lucky enough to be invited to a dinner with a Serbian family, do not hesitate to accept! Such an invitation is always sincere, eating home-cooking meals always opens a whole new spectrum of tastes and flavors, and šljivovica offered to the guest in a Serbian home is always pure, strong and natural!

Education

The Faculty of Medicine

The Faculty of Medicine in Novi Sad was founded in 1960. The Central building of the Faculty is situated near Clinical Centre of Vojvodina . Its numerous clinics and institutes provide a very supportive learning environment for medical students and offer them the possibility of gaining first-hand clinical experience. Teaching activities at the Faculty are carried out in institutes for basic pre-medical and medical education, institutes for education in preventive medicine as well as at 29 clinics and 8 regional health centres throughout Vojvodina. Medical faculty offers an opportunity of studing in English, which is very imoprtant thing for our international cooperation, exchange programs etc...

Dentistry

Dentistry is the one of 6 studyng programs in our faculty, Integrated studies of dentistry, which gain the academic title of Doctor of Dentistry, last 5 years or 10 semesters. During this 5 years students have opportunity to use this methods :
1. Interactive communication in the teaching process
2. Teaching in small groups
3. Individual laboratory and clinical practice
4. Skills demonstration
5. Lectures illustrated by slides and video clips.

First two years are mostly theoretical, but in the third year students already have chance to work with patients, and during the years the number of clinical hours is increasing. Theoretical part of classes is held in the building of Medical faculty, and clinical classes are held in Dentistry clinic of Vojvodina. Every year dentistry program attend about 50 new students, during the years we have more and more groups so on the clinic classes we have maximum 10 students in group,which allows us very good work conditions with patients. Our students during the whole year have chance to work prophylactic workshops with children.

Dentistry Students Club

Dentistry Students Club is our local organization, which gives opportunity to students to take part in projects which are done during the school year mostly with school and pre-school children.

I sincerely recommand you to come and visit Novi Sad, becouse you are going to fall in love with it. You are going to meet very kind people,you will be able to try traditional Serbian food,expirience great nightlife.If you decide to come for studies you definitely are going to learn a lot, have a great time on the faculty and have a lot of friends.

It is a city one gets to know and love easily, but also a place hard to forget and leave forever. Novi Sad is a simple city, hospitable and open-hearted to all of its visitors, built by measure of a man.

Hope to see you in Novi Sad....

Isidora Marković
Student

 

 

 

 

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