UNIVERSITY OF MONTENEGRO
The University of Montenegro is the biggest and the only public university in the country. It was founded in 1974. Since its foundation it has continuously been conducting reforms in the area of education and research, and since 2003 in line with the trends in EHEA. UoM is an integrated university organized as most of the European universities. Today around 22 000 students study at the UoM at 21 faculties and three research institutes.
In view of attaining its mission, UoM is oriented towards the priority social needs of the time in which it accomplishes its mission; open for all the students and staff exclusively based on their knowledge and abilities; dedicated to preservation of multicultural and multi-ethnic society in Montenegro; entrepreneurial in stimulating social and economic application of supreme achievements within the scope of its activities.
Internationalization is high on the agenda of UoM priorities, thus it has participated in a number of international projects – over 50 projects funded under the Tempus programme, over 15 Erasmus Mundus Action 2 projects for student mobility, a number of projects under FP7 funding scheme or IPA supported projects.
UoM is among the leading higher education and research institutions in Montenegro. Academic community of UoM is aware of the importance of its functioning for further development of the state and wider region. It has been so far, and will be in the future, leader in processes of social and cultural changes, along with the economic development.
Faculty of Law in Podgorica was founded in 1972 as a scientific and educational institution which organizes and develops educational and scientific research in the area of legal and related social sciences. After thirty-three years of existence, the FoL has grown into a modern, contemporary, educational, scientific and research unit. The FoL organizes undergraduate and postgraduate studies, and employs 25 professors, five teaching assistants, and about 2.500 students.