Serbia | International Credentials Equivalencies

Minimum GPA
B Plus GPA
Instruction Languages
Bachelors Equiv.
Post 2003– Bachelor; Pre 2003-Diploma Visokog Obrazovanja* (requiring at least 4 years of study)
Masters Equiv.
Post 2003 - Master; Pre 2003- Magistar Nauka/ Umetnosti**
Grading System

5 to 10-point scale, with 6 as minimum pass
6 (Pass/Fail level)

Recognized Universities

University of Belgrade
University of the Arts -Belgrade
University of Kragujevac

University of Nis
University of Novi Sad

University of Pristina

Notes for Serbia

Pre-university education requires 12 years of study. Secondary School Certificate and entrance examinations required for admission to university.

*Bachelor level studies can be from 4 to 6 years depending on the field of specialization. A professional title is granted to graduates in some fields – e.g. doctor, engineer, economist.

** Master level studies last two years following the Diploma stage and require a thesis that is defended.

Bologna Note:

Bologna signatory since 2003

The system offers three cycle – Bachelor’s (undergraduate, 3-4 years), Master’s (graduate, 1-2 years) and Doctoral degrees. Professional disciplines offer integrated studies that require a total of 360 ECTS credits.

Diploma Supplements are not yet issued by institutions.

ECTS credit system is being used along with the local grading system as of 2006.

Last modified: June 13, 2019