The Faculty of Economics in Belgrade belongs to the group of faculties within the University of Belgrade, which is ranked among the best in Central and Eastern Europe. From its foundation in 1937 the Faculty of Economics has successfully connected and harmonized higher education in the field of economics, business management and statistics with modern requirements of the economy and society, keeping pace with all important achievements in economics.
Since its foundation, at the Faculty of Economics, over 50 thousand students have graduated, over 4 thousand candidates have completed master’s studies, and about 850 candidates have obtained the title of PhD in Economics in more than eight past decades. Today, the Faculty of Economics is the largest and most eminent scientific and educational institution in Southeast Europe, in the field of economics, business management and statistics, with over 120 teachers and associates, as well as numerous visiting professors from the country and abroad.
STUDY PROGRAMMES – The study programmes at the Faculty of Economics are in line with the Bologna Declaration and are comparable to the programmes of prestigious world universities. The four-year programme of undergraduate studies is implemented through 12 contemporary modules, while the three-year programme has three modules. Master studies at the Faculty of Economics are realized through 8 study programmes, and there is one study programme at PhD level.
In addition, our Faculty has recently implemented two undergraduate programmes in English, which provide students with two degrees (University of London and University of Belgrade). In 2019/20, a decision was made to introduce six modern international master programmes in English (four one-year and two two-year programmes), independently or in cooperation with prestigious partner universities in the country and abroad.
PUBLISHING – Our Faculty (through its Publishing Centre – CID) is one of the largest publishers of academic literature in the field of economics, business and statistics in the Region. In addition to a large number of publications by renowned domestic authors, the Faculty publishes translations of over 25 renowned world textbooks, which are actively used in the teaching process at our Faculty, making our students’ knowledge modern and comparable to their peers’ from prestigious foreign universities. The Faculty of Economics has its own library with over 55,000 titles.
RESEARCH – In addition to the individual scientific engagement of teachers and associates, scientific research and advisory activities at the Faculty are realized and organized through the Science Research Centre of the Faculty of Economics (NICEF). The Faculty currently manages four scientific research projects of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, as well as several international projects. Since its founding, NICEF has implemented over 1,000 scientific research and consulting projects. The Faculty of Economics is the publisher or co-publisher of several scientific journals (Economic Annals, Economic Ideas and Practice, Marketing, ESP Today), as well as the macroeconomic bulletin Quarterly Monitor.
CORPORATE RELATIONS – Apart from academic excellence and internationalization, cooperation with the economy sector is one of the main pillars of the development agenda of the Faculty of Economics. Our Faculty has established cooperation with over 500 renowned companies, which provide our students with over 1,300 internships per year. In addition, through its Start-up Centre, the Faculty encourages entrepreneurship among students and helps them transform their ideas into sustainable businesses. Through the activities of the laboratory for business simulations, EKOF Lab, students are given the opportunity to gain knowledge and apply the acquired academic knowledge in practice.
INTERNATIONALIZATION – In addition to institutionalized cooperation with over 100 foreign universities, through Erasmus + and other agreements, internationalization is also achieved through the introduction and implementation of two undergraduate programmes (under arrangement with the University of London) and six master’s programmes in English, obtaining professional ACCA accreditation, membership in the prestigious EFMD association, organizing international summer schools, organizing international scientific conferences, etc.