The Faculty of Security Studies is an autonomous member of the University of Belgrade which provides education at all academic levels (undergraduate and postgraduate), organizes academic and professional conferences and conducts research in the interdisciplinary field of Security Studies.
The Faculty of Security Studies emerged from the Institute, later Section, for National Defence of the University of Belgrade’s Faculty of Science and Mathematics in the 1975/76 academic year. In October 1978, the Section separated from the Faculty of Science and Mathematics to become an independent institution – the Faculty of National Defence.
To build on and keep abreast of the latest developments in the fields of defence, protection and security, the Faculty’s curriculum was updated in the 1990/91 academic year and the Faculty was renamed the Faculty of Defence and Protection of the University of Belgrade and later the Faculty of Civil Defence.
In May 2006, following extensive changes to the curriculum, the Faculty officially changed its name to University of Belgrade – Faculty of Security Studies.