University of Montenegro

University of Montenegro
Univerzitet Crne Gore
Type Public
Established April 29, 1974
Rector Radmila Vojvodić
Academic staff
Administrative staff
Students 21,595
Location Podgorica, Montenegro
Campus Urban
  Blue and white

The University of Montenegro (Montenegrin: Univerzitet Crne Gore, Универзитет Црнe Горe) is a university located in Podgorica, Montenegro. It was founded in 1974 and is organized in 19 faculties.


The University of Montenegro was founded on 29 April 1974. In that year the following organisations signed the Agreement on Association into the University of Titograd:

A year after it was founded, the institution changed its name to Veljko Vlahović University in honour of the communist activist and World War II participant from Montenegro who died that year. In 1992, the university was given its current name - University of Montenegro.


The seat of the university is in Podgorica, the capital city of Montenegro, with a population of around 150,000. Most faculties of the University of Montenegro are located in Podgorica, while some faculties were opened in Budva and Bijelo Polje in 2005.

The university comprises faculties, institutes and colleges, as well as logistic centers. The Managing Board governs the university and the Rector manages it. The supreme academic body is the University Senate. Deans are heads of faculties and directors are heads of institutes. At faculties i.e. at institutes, the highest academic bodies are councils for teaching-scientific issues, i.e. for teaching-artistic issues. The highest student body is the Student Parliament. Representatives of students are elected in all bodies of the university and of the faculties.

Faculty of Fine Arts, Cetinje
Faculty of Marine Studies, Kotor

The university comprises following 19 faculties (all located in Podgorica, unless stated otherwise):

Within the faculties, there are departments and study groups.

The university includes two scientific research institutes:

There are Center of Information Technology, Human Rights Centre, Centre for International Studies, Centre for Quality at the university.

See also

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Coordinates: 42°26′36″N 19°14′38″E / 42.44333°N 19.24389°E / 42.44333; 19.24389

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