The University of Belgrade is one of the oldest medical institutions in the Balkan regions. This university is ranked 200th in the Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities and also ranked top in the Academic Ranking of World Universities. The student reviews shows the insight of a student’s experience studying medicine in Belgrade, Serbia.
Watch the full video below and read on for profiles from three current students at UOB in Belgrade, Serbia.
Hear Medicine Students’ Stories About Study & Life at UOB Serbia
Matthew, First-year medical student, University of Belgrade.
How has your experience with SME been?
SME like to provide students with exceptional service through the entire process, Matthew says “My experience with SME was great”
How did the Applications team help you?
The applications team helps all students to prepare for their entrance exam, Matthew recalls “After filling in my application I was given an online preparation course portal. It prepared me for my Biology and Chemistry test for my entrance exam needed for Belgrade University”
What was it like arriving in your new city and getting set up?
All students are told which flights to book and are picked up from the airport by their city manager, “When I arrived at the airport a local SME staff who speaks English and Serbian to me by bus to a nearby hotel and brief me on the activities for the next few days”
How have you found studying medicine at the University of Belgrade?
Matthew is enjoying his course, even though it is difficult he is reaping the rewards, he states “I find the medical course here hard but very interesting”
Ese, First-year medical student, University of Belgrade.
How did you find out about SME?
Ese found out about SME through online searching “I found them online through Google searches”.
What was the relocation support for moving to study abroad in Europe like?
SME like to take all the hassle of booking flights and accommodation away from the students and provide them with a seamless relocation process, Ese recalls “The relocation process was very smooth. I remember I received an email before I left about what flights to book and what hotel I was going to be staying in”.
How have you found living in Belgrade?
Belgrade is a wonderful city and Ese reiterates this point by saying “Living in Belgrade has been a definite change but I really love the city of Belgrade. The nightlife is amazing, there is lots of stuff to do ”
How has the support system from SME been?
SME support students through the entirety of their medical course, Ese say when asked about the support system in place, “The support I have received from SME has been very amazing”
Dheer, First-year medical student, University of Belgrade.
How was the application process?
Dheer used the call back request option to hear about SME, he states “I submitted a callback request, and they called me explaining to me what they do and who they are”.
How have you found studying at the University of Belgrade?
The professors in the University of Belgrade all speak English fluently and have no problem answering questions and clearing up queries for students, Dheer says when asked about this, “The professors are really really helpful. They are always here to clarify any questions a student may have.”
What made it easy to get set up in your new city?
SME take all the hassle and issues out of getting set up in a new city, they provide the students with an itinerary and transport to all the necessary places they need to go to be set up, Dheer recalls “The very next day after landing I was taken by the SME city manager to the university to fill out the application forms and finish the registration process, it was very quick. We then go tour bank accounts open and got local SIM cards. Finally, we applied for the resident’s permit and got that sorted”