R&D Organizations in Serbia
The research in Serbia is mostly done in public sector. Majority of research organizations are in higher education sector, with addition of major, independent public research institutes.
Follow the links below to get familiar with Serbian R&D sector. Learn about the research position classification and about how to become a member of the strongest science community in Serbia - PhD students.
National R&D Funding
In 2012, some 5% of the total budget (government) for science in Serbia was allocated for development of human resources. This budget is spent on the programs of incentives and funding for researchers.
A part of the budget is also allocated for international cooperation programmes, mostly through the programmes of bilateral cooperation.
Most of the R&D funding in Serbia comes from the national budget, through the programmes of basic research, technological development and innovation fund. However, Serbia is also associated to FP7 and Horizon 2020 programmes with full participation rights.
Full research freedom, coverage of health and pension insurance costs by the employer, rising competitiveness in European projects are the main qualities of working conditions in Serbian research community.
HRS4R process has started in Serbia with University of Niš, as the first one to get awarded with 'HR Excellence in Research' label. The process of drafting HR strategies is ongoing in all public universities.