New study program in vocational studies – Security Risks Assessment



(Title obtained: specialist for security risks assessment)

Obligatory module:

  1. Sociology of the risks
  2. Law and Corporate Security
  3. Decision making process in crisis situations
  4. Risk management system

Additional qualification: internal auditor of the integrated management system and / or management representative for management systems

Elective modules:

The student chooses one module with all the subjects in it.

Module 1: Security Risk Management

  1. Risk assessment and planning in corporate / private security
  2. Business continuity in Industry and Organizations
  3. Social communication networks in crisis and disaster management

Additional qualification: certified security risk management expert

Module 2: Occupational Safety and Environment

  1. Environmental safety regulatory framework
  2. Safety and health at work
  3. Health, safety and security risks

Additional qualification: certified expert in occupational safety and environmental safety

Module 3: Personal and Business Security

  1. Security risk assessment in ICT systems
  2. Protection of personal data
  3. Protection of classified information, business secrets and fight against corruption

Additional qualification: certified IT Security expert / Data Protection Officer / GDPR Practitioner / internal auditor of the ISO 27000 system

Module 4: Risk in Engineering – Inspection Approach

  1. Introduction to risk management
  2. Risk management of pressure vessels
  3. Risk assessments in inspection supervision

Additional qualification: Internal auditor of the integrated management system / or Management representative for management systems and Certified expert for risk management of pressure vessels and risk assessment in inspection supervision

Module 5: Qualitative and quantitative approaches to risk management

  1. Risk management methods
  2. Measuring the performance of sustainability and techno-economic assessment of risky projects
  3. Business communication and management of intercultural differences

Additional qualification: Certified expert for the application of ISO 31010 risk management methods and / or Certified expert for the development of own feasibility studies of projects, as well as in the critical evaluation of feasibility studies of risky projects, submitted by consultants.

Additional qualification: Through specialist studies, the Faculty prepares for the additional qualification, recognized on the labor market, with the company TMS, which issues the certificate. The costs of preparation are included in the price of tuition, while a separate cost of taking the certificate is borne by the students.

Success of the First Euro-Asian Energy Security Forum in Belgrade

The Euro-Asian Energy Security Forum, an international conference organized by the Faculty of Security Studies – University of Belgrade, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia and the Energypact Foundation, was held at the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia on 26 and 27 October 2018.

The Belgrade conference was the inaugural part of the public-private Eurasian Energy Forum partnership aimed at connecting key international actors in government and business through a series of conferences to be held yearly in a European or Asian country.

The Forum concerns all aspects of energy security and critical infrastructure security and strives to establish a cooperation model for regional academic integrative processes and interregional initiatives as well as to ensure peace and stability across the vast area of Europe, Middle East, North Africa and Asia. At the same time, the Forum aims to create the conditions for fostering agreement frameworks between state and private actors on a voluntary basis. As one of the first countries to support the initiative, Serbia hosted the inaugural conference.

The inaugural conference in Belgrade set in motion discussions on academic and geopolitical aspects of energy security, critical infrastructure in Eurasia, ongoing and future economic projects, and perspectives for coordinated interstate cooperation in the area. Talks at the conference focused on various forms of cooperation – scholarly, geopolitical and diplomatic – on the introduction of necessary legal provisions, investments and specific projects relating to oil, gas, renewable energy sources and water supply, with special focus on the security of electricity supply. The project and conference were launched in November 2017, when the co-organizers signed a general Memorandum of Understanding, creating the formal conditions for the beginning of practical cooperation at the inaugural conference.

The conference also included the Euro-Asian Youth Council meeting, held on the second day. It brought together students and researchers in these areas with the aim of establishing a strong academic network of Eurasian universities.

First Day of the Conference

26 October 2018

Numerous officials from Serbia and abroad, diplomats, entrepreneurs and academics attended the first day of the conference. Donald D. Dudenhoeffer, Director of Operations of the Energypact Foundation, was the forum’s conférencier.

In the introductory session, the attendees were addressed by professor Vladimir N. Cvetković, Dean of the Faculty of Security Studies, Zoran Predić, State Secretary of the Ministry of Mining and Energy of the Republic of Serbia, Veljko Odalović, Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia, and Alexandre S. Dimitrijević, President and Executive Director of the Energypact Foundation.

The conference was officially opened by the Minister of Mining and Energy of the Republic of Serbia, Aleksandar Antić. He emphasized the significance of connecting different actors in developing a joint energy policy that will be an integral part of international relations and a source of political stability. Minister Antić’s address was followed by the ministerial statements of Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary, Barsaman Pun, Minister of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation of Nepal, and George Stathakis, Minister of Environment and Energy of Greece. The first day also saw numerous bilateral meetings of the attending ministers.

In the Introductory Special Session, the attendees heard from Alexander Dybal, Deputy Director General of Corporate Communications in Gazprom Neft, and Yiwei Wang, Director of Institute of International Affairs of Renmin University of China.

The first session of the day, Energy Security: Enhancing National Security and Global and Regional Stability, initiated the discussion on energy security as a major segment of regional and global stability, with special focus on the Eurasian macroregion. The speakers and panellists included Branko Kovačević, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Public Enterprise “Elektroprivreda Srbije”, Andrey Kazantsev, Director of the Center for Central Asia and Afghanistan Research, MGIMO University, Daria Melnik, Advisor of the Energy Department of the Eurasian Economic Commission, Žarko Obradović, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, Anita Richer, Programme Manager for South East Europe, OECD, and Petar Stanojević, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Security Studies, University of Belgrade.

In the second session, International Cooperation and Oil and Gas Supply Security, the participants engaged in constructive discussions on whether international cooperation enhances oil and gas supply security across Eurasia. The audience heard from Milan Zdravković, Executive Director at Srbijagas, Gulmira Rzayeva, Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Károly Banai, Senior Advisor at Nord Stream 2, and Branislav Todorović, Research Associate at the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA).

In the third session, International Cooperation and Electricity Supply Security, the attendees heard from Donald D. Dudenhoeffer, Director of Operations of the Energypact Foundation, Ali Akbar Safavi, Head of International Relations at the Iranian Society of Instrumentation and Control Engineers (ISICE), Aziz Ameyoud, Director General of OS-Operateur du Systeme Electrique / SONELGAZ and Miloš Mladenović, Managing Director of SEEPEX.

Second Day of the Conference

27 October 2018

The second day of the First Euro-Asian Energy Security Forum was opened by First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia Ivica Dačić.

Minister Dačić’s address was followed by a special session with Igor Crnadak, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Ioannis Brachos, Secretary General for International Economic Relations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Greece.

The next session, Diplomatic and Geopolitical Challenges of Global Integration Processes, launched a discussion on the impact of diplomatic and geopolitical challenges on global integration. The speakers included Dmitry Pankin, President of the Black Sea Trade & Development Bank, Vladimir N. Cvetković, Dean of the Faculty of Security Studies, Andrey Kazantsev, Director of the Center for Central Asia and Afghanistan Research, MGIMO University, and Yiwei Wang, Director of Institute of International Affairs at Renmin University of China.

The final session of the forum, Euro-Asian Youth Council: Challenges & Opportunities of the Integration Processes in Euro-Asian Space, provided the platform for young people to exchange opinions on the growing challenges of political and economic integration in Eurasia. The Euro-Asian Youth Council will encourage academic and professional ties between students and researchers in Eurasia and promote institutional cooperation among Eurasian universities. The speakers in this session included Ivanka Popović, Rector of the University of Belgrade, Danilo Potparić, Student Pro-rector of the University of Belgrade, and Mohammad Allagha, Secretary General of the Euro-Asian Youth Council.

Media Coverage of the Conference

The Euro-Asian Energy Security Forum attracted considerable interest from both Serbian and international media. Both printed and electronic media reported on the forum, the conclusions drawn by the participants, the attending ministers and the meetings held during the conference. These included: daily Politika, Novosti, Blic, Kurir, news agencies Tanjug and Beta, web portals Krstarica, Sputnik, Energetski portal and Infobrif as well as television stations from Serbia – RTS, RTV, N1, TV O2, TV B92, Studio B – and abroad – Hungarian Radio and Television Broadcaster, Republika Srpska Radio and Television (RTRS), Federalna televizija, portals Xinhua, Anadolu Agency, the official website of the Visegrád Group, portals Hungary Today and Spotlight Nepal.

Press Clipping:

1.    Minister Szijjártó’s Speech:
2.    Krstarica Portal:
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4.    Novosti:—kljucna-u-medjunarodnim-odnosima
5.    Anadolu Agency:
6.    Tanjug Agency:
7.    eKapija Portal:
8.    N1:
9.    Inreformator:
10.  Infobrif:
11.  RTS:
12.  SarajevoTimes: Minister of FA Igor Crnadak participated in the Euro-Asian Energy Security Forum
13.  Budapest Business Journal: Szijjártó urges tighter regional cooperation on energy security
14.  Xinhuanet: EU to support Turkish Stream extension to Bulgaria, CEEC region
15.  Visegrad Group website: Szijjarto calls for European cooperation on energy security
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Security Studies


Security Studies Department


      Tenured Professors

·         Radomir Milašinović, PhD, Professor

·         Ivana Simović-Hiber, PhD, Professor

·         Zoran Keković, PhD, Professor

·         Ivica Radović, PhD, Professor

·         Zoran Dragišić, PhD, Associate Professor

·         Ivica ĐorÄ‘ević, PhD, Assistant Professor

·         Ana Kovačević , PhD, Assistant Professor

        Goran Mandić, PhD, Assistant Professor

        Svetlana Stanarević, PhD, Assistant Professor

        Nenad Putnik, PhD, Assistant Professor

        Kristina Radojević, PhD, Assistant Professor

      Contract Professors

·         Ljubomir Stajić, PhD, Professor

·         Božidar Banović, PhD, Assistant Professor



      Courses in Basic Academic and Undergraduate Studies

  • Basics of Security
  • Conflict Theories
  • Security Systems
  • Security Management
  • Information Science
  • Security and Protection Systems
  • Information Security
  • Terrorism and Organized Crime
  • Human Security
  • Economic Bases of Security
  • Victimology and Penology
  • Criminal Adjective Law
  • Criminology

Courses in postgraduate – MA – studies

  • Security Doctrines and Comparative Systems
  • Serbian Security System
  • National and Human Security Management

Courses in Doctoral Studies

  • Contemporary Theoretic Approaches to Security Studies
  • Studies in Security Policies and Strategies
  • Communicational Aspects of Security

      Courses in Specialist Studies

  • Terrorism as a Security Threat and Counter-Terrorist Management
  • Designing and Implementation of Personal, Property and Corporate Security and Protection Systems
  • The System for the Protection of Banks, Post Offices and Other Financial Institutions
  • The System for the Protection of Legal Persons Engaged in Manufacturing, Sales and Services
  • The System for the Protection of the Transport of Money, Gold, Cultural Goods, and Other Valuable Items
  • Defense from Terrorism – Actions and Operations
  • Religion and Terrorism
  • Terrorism and Information Science


Defence Studies


Defense Studies Department


Tenured Professors

·         Slobodan Mišović, PhD, professor

·         Miloje Cvetković, PhD, professor

·         Milan Mijalkovski, PhD, associate professor

·         Zoran Kilibarda, PhD, associate professor

·         Zoran Jeftić, PhD, assistant professor

·         Ilija Kajtez, PhD, assistant professor

Instructors and Teaching Assistants

·         Violeta Jovanović, instructor trainee

·         Vanja Rokvić, instructor trainee



Courses in Basic Academic and Undergraduate Studies

  • Regional Geography
  • Defense Systems
  • Civil Defense Systems
  • Geopolitics and Defense
  • Defense Doctrines
  • Non-Violence Doctrines
  • Combat Systems and Means
  • Intelligence and Security Services
  • Civil and Military Relations
  • Defense Law
  • Defense System Management

Courses in postgraduate – MA – studies

  • Geopolitical Perspectives of the Modern World
  • Peace-Keeping and Humanitarian Operations

Courses in Doctoral Studies

  • Contemporary Systems of Collective Defense
  • Geopolitical Aspects of National Defense



Civil Protection and Enviromental Protection Studies


Civil Protection and Environment Protection Studies Department


Tenured Professors

·         Ivica Radović, PhD, Professor

·         Vladimir Jakovljević, PhD, Professor

·         Zoran ÄŒvorović, PhD, Assistant Professor

·         Dejana Dimitrijević, PhD, Assistant Professor

Contract Professors

·         SlaÄ‘ana Jović, PhD, Associate Professor

Instructors and Teaching Assistants

·         Milica Bošković, MA, Instructor

·         Jasmina Gačić, MA, Instructor

·         Marija Kovandžić, Instructor Trainee

·         Marina Antić, Teaching Assistant



Courses in Basic Academic and Undergraduate Studies

  • Basics of Ecology
  • Civil Protection
  • Environment Protection
  • Social Ecology
  • Zoning and Protection
  • Health and Social Protection
  • Monitoring and Protection
  • Ecological Safety
  • Industrial Safety and Protection
  • Protection Management

Courses in postgraduate – MA – studies

  • Globalization and Environment Protection
  • Natural Resources and Cultural Goods Protection

Courses in Doctoral Studies

  • Environmental Risk and Crisis Management
  • Development, Conflicts and the Environment

Courses in Specialist Studies

  • Crisis Management in Industry and Power Supply Systems