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Education System Overview

In the 2015-2016 academic year, 179 U.S. students studied abroad for academic credit in Serbia, a figure that has been increasing each year since 2012. 

Academic year: September – June

Major school holidays/break:

  • December - January
  • June – September
  • 1 week in April

Major exam period:

  • January – February
  • June – July
  • September –October

Four years of English language classes are required for all Serbian high school students, as well as an additional 3-4 more years for university students. 

Structure of the University System

Years of study required to earn a bachelor's degree: 3 – 4 years

Language of instruction in universities: Serbian

Degrees offered: Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate