|# of Students:||230,000*|
|# of Institutes:||98|
|Education Expenditure:||48‰ of GDP|
|Academic Year:||Runs from October to July|
Serbia is a slavic country located in South-Easter Europe with a toltal surface of 77,474 sq km, which makes it number 117 in the world.
It borders Bosnia and Herzegovina 302 km, Bulgaria 318 km, Croatia 241 km, Hungary 151 km, Kosovo 352 km, Macedonia 62 km, Montenegro 124 km and Romania 476 km. It has no coastline, but there are many beautiful rivers, like for example the Danube which you can admire in Serbia's capital, Belgrade. The climate is a mixture between oceanic, humid subtropical and humid continental.
The currency is the Serbian Denar (RSD) and the official language is Serbian, of slavic origin. Serbian use both Latin and Cyrilic alphabet and many of the young people speak English as well. The population is a bit over 7 million inhabitatnts.
It is an official candidate for the EU membership and it is member of the UN and the Council of Europe. It is a parliamentary republic in which the President is the head of the state. The President has only a ceremonial role, with no legislative, executive or judicial power.