Living and studying in Belgrade
From the Airport
Belgrade Airport “Nikola Tesla” is located 18 km from the centre of Belgrade. Transportation from the airport to the city:
Shuttle minibus line A1
The minibuses run every 20 minutes. The bus stop is on the exit from the Arrival hall. Ticket price is 300 RSD/2,5€ (purchased in the bus). The terminus stop is in the city centre at Slavija Square.
If you want to take a taxi at the airport, order vehicle exclusively at the Taxi Info desk, located in the baggage claim area or info stand of Tourist Organisation. After ordering vehicle an officer will give you a voucher for the ride and take you to the first available taxi. At the end of the ride present the voucher to the taxi driver and pay after that. Ignore the taxi drivers accosting travellers in the airport building, they might be scammers and therefore can try to charge you more than usual. The price from the airport to the city centre is approximately 1,800 RSD/15€.
As a student in Belgrade, you’re likely to have to rely on public transport to get around. Our faculties are spread across the city so you might need to travel around while you’re here. The main types of public transport in Belgrade are buses, trams, trolley buses and city train. Visit the Bus Plus website for more information about public transport in Belgrade.
REGISTRATION UPON ARRIVAL
Once you arrive you are obliged to follow required procedures for foreigners. Within 24 hours you have to register your residence in Serbia with the local police station. If you are staying in a hotel, hostel or dormitory, registration will be completed automatically, while if you are staying in private housing you should register by yourself in the nearest police station after arrival. The buddy network will help you with this procedure.
If your exchange lasts for more than 90 days, when you arrive in Belgrade you must apply for a Residence Permit. This is a compulsory procedure for all foreign citizens wishing to stay in Serbia for more than 90 days. You will be asked to present your residence permit to the International Office within 90 days after the arrival.
For all information regarding temporary residence in Serbia please visit the Ministry of Interior of Republic of Serbia.
GET TO KNOW BELGRADE
Belgrade is one of the European cultural capitals, diverse and innovative city, which is inspiring for artists and enthusiasts on their creative journey. As a heart-centered Balkans university, we benefit from the cultural resources of the capital city and the culture community that meets in Belgrade. The University of Arts enable students to be a part of this creative capital and of the multicultural landscape of the Balkans.
The official currency of the Republic of Serbia is the dinar (RSD). Visit the National Bank of Serbia website to check the exchange rate.
Emergency Telephone Numbers
Fire Department 193