University of Nis, Faculty of Medicine, Serbia


Faculty of Medicine, University of Nis, is a state-owned educational and scientific institution, founded on May 18, 1960, after the decision of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia. The principal activities of the Faculty and study programs it realizes are:

  • Integrated academic studies (of medicine, dentistry and pharmacy) and study programs of basic professional studies
  • Study program of specialist professional studies.
  • Doctoral studies
  • Special education and training as continued medical education
  • Scientific/research work in the form of fundamental, developmental and applied research
  • Publishing activity
  • Specializations and health care work in association with the Institutes and Clinics

Education of doctors of medicine and dentists has been performed since the foundation of the Faculty. Up to July 2008, there had been 6600 graduations in medicine and 1860 in dentistry. The first generation of students was admitted to the integrated studies of pharmacy in the school year 2003/04 (56 students), and up to June 2008 there were 28 graduates in pharmacy. In the school year 2003/04 the first student generation was admitted to the study program of professional studies, with 122 graduations so far.

Specialist studies are performed in 33 medical fields, 8 fields of dentistry and 2 fields for health care associates, with an ever increasing number of subspecializations. In the period from 1975 to October 1, 2008, 4368 specialist candidates completed their specialist studies. Up to the present, there have been 663 M.Sc degrees and 518 PhD degrees awarded in various fields of medicine and dentistry. Our current study programs of academic PhD studies have been designed in accordance with the corresponding EU programs in the following domains: molecular medicine, clinical medicine, and public health. In the school year 2007/08 PhD programs in dentistry and pharmacy have been initiated.

Since 2005 to the present, our Centre for Continued Education in Health Care organized 87 seminars, with 876 lecturers and 3766 participants. The lecturers were the teachers of our Faculty, faculties of medicine in Belgrade and Novi Sad, eminent experts of our health care institutions and our visiting professors from abroad.

The Ministry of Science and Environmental Protection has approved financing of 5 research projects  for the period 2006/2010. In these and in other projects, 84 researchers from our Faculty have been engaged. Two international projects are also being realized at the Faculty.

Our teachers and associates perform their research and educational activity at the educational bases of the Faculty: Clinical Centre Nis, Institute for the Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation of Rheumatic and Cardiovascular Diseases Niska Banja, Institute for Public Health, Dentistry Clinic, Military Hospital Nis, Centre for Occupational Protection Nis, Special Psychiatric Hospital in Gornja Toponica, Health Care centres in Pirot, Soko Banja, Zajecar, Leskovac, Vranje etc. We also effectuate co-operation with the Military Medical Academy in Belgrade.

Publishing activity of the Faculty is reflected in the preparation and publishing of textbooks, monographs, abstract books, practical guides, CDs, audio and video publications and scientific journals (Acta medica Mediane, Acta Facultatis Medicae Naissensis i Acta stomatologica Naissi.)

Our Organizational Unit for Research and Health Care Work is composed of the Lab for Electronic Microscopy, Dept. of Experimental Surgery and Pathology, Lab for Biologic, Biochemical and Molecular Research, General-purpose Lab, Lab for Cell Culture and Vivarium. In the Organizational Unit for Professional Services legal, HR, accounting, administrative, library, IT and other affairs are taking place.

Prof. dr Milorad Mitkovic

Professor of Surgery, University of Nis, Director of the university Orthopaedic and Traumatology clinic of the Clinical centre Nis, Serbia, Member of the National Academy of Medical Science, Chief of the Orthopaedic clinic in Kuwait


Prof. dr Stevo Najman

aculty of Medicine, University of Nis, Bul. Dr Z. Djindjic 81, 18000 Nis, Serbia, tel 381 18 226 712 fax 381 18 238 770, E-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , Birth Dec 23, 1955; B. Gradiska, Yugoslavia-former, Languages spoken Serbian, Russian, English


Prof. dr Dragan Mihailovic

Institute of Pathology, University of Nis, Bulevar Zorana Djindjica 84, 18000 Nis, Serbia


Prof. dr Stojanka Arsic

Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Nis, Dr Zorana DJindjica 81, 18000 Nis, Serbia


Prof. dr Zoran Golubovic

Clinical centar Nis, Clinicl for orthopaedic surgery, Tel + 381 18 330 184


Asst. Prof. dr Zoran Radovanovic

Medical Faculty, Department of Radiology, University of Nis, Bul. Dr Zorana Djindjica 81, 18000 Nis, Serbia
Clinical center Nis, Center for Radiology, Bul. Dr Zorana Djindjica 48, 18000 Nis, Serbia


Assoc. Prof. dr Zarko Mitic

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Nis, Bul. dr Zorana Djindjica 81, RS-18000 Nis, Republic of Serbia


Marija Vukelic, PhD

Institute for biomedical research, Faculty of Medicine, University of Nis, Blvd. Zoran DJindjic 81, 18000 Nis, Serbia


Asst. Prof. dr Sasa Milenkovic

University of Nis, Medical faculty of Nis, Bul. Dr Zorana Djindjica 81, 18000 Nis


Jelena Zivkovic

Institute for Biology and Human Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Nis, Blvd. Dr Zorana Djindjica 81, 18000 Nis, Serbia


dr Nikola Zivkovic

Faculty of Medicine, University of Nis, 5/62 Maksima Gorkog Str., 18000 Nis, Serbia


dr Milan Mitkovic

Orthopaedic and Traumatology clinic, Clinical center Nis, Bulevar dr Zorana Djindjica 48, 18000 Nis, Serbia