Cooperation in the Republic of Serbia
Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić” signed an agreement on scientific and technical cooperation with the Military Geographical Institute(http://www.vs.rs/), 20.01.2014, Belgrade. We are pleased to announce that an agreement was signed on scientific cooperation between the Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić” SASA and the Military Geographical Institute. The agreement was signed by the Director of the Geographical Institute SASA, Milan Radovanović and the Chief of the MGI Col. doc. Dr. Stevan Radojčić. The signing was attended by Ilija Todorov, chief of the intelligence and reconnaissance activities of the Serbian Army and Dr. Rajko Bukvić and Dr. Mirčeta Vemić, board members of the Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić", SASA.
Although the cooperation between these two institutions existed before, especially in the field of cartography, there is a need for expanding the interface between the activities of these two institutions, which initiated the improvement of the earlier agreement on cooperation. The aim of this agreement is the development of scientific and technical relations, the organization of joint research programs in the field of terrain and cabinet research, development of new research methods, scientific internships of researchers and professional staff, and the exchange of teaching experiences.
Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijic” SASA signed in 2013 Agreement on Scientific and Technical Cooperation with the Faculty of Environment and Science of the Natural Environment of the Technical University of Cvolen, Slovakia (http://www.tuzvo.sk/). This agreement constitutes the consent and mutual willingness to participate in future joint projects, exchange of scientific staff, teachers, students and doctoral students, participation in conferences and meetings, as well as cooperation on a common issue of scientific papers and monographs, etc.
Geographical Institute "Jovan Cvijic" signed an agreement on international scientific cooperation with Faculty of Geography of Lomonosov Moscow State University (http://www.geogr.msu.ru) on May 13th 2013, in Moscow, including: the possibility of the common applying for future scientific projects, exchange of lecturers and students, co-publishing and the common organization of international conferences.
In the period 20-30 August 2013, a group of professors and students of the Faculty of Geography of Moscow State University "MV Lomonosov" (http://www.geogr.msu.ru) stayed at the Petnica Research Station in the co-organisation of the Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić” SASA. On this occasion, Russian students of the “Department for the Rational Use of Nature”, together with Professors Dr. Sergei Kirilov and Dr. Jelena Vorobejskaja, and colleagues of the Institute of Geography, were given several joint lectures in several geographic disciplines. In addition to lectures, scientific excursions to the National Park "Tara", Natural Monument "Djavolja Varoš", Petnica cave and monasteries near Valjevo were organised. After returning to Belgrade, Dimitrije Stefanović, the Secretary General of the SASA, received the guests from Russia together with the colleagues from the Institute.
International Cooperation Office
International Cooperation Office of the Geographical Institute ”Jovan Cvijić” of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts (SASA) is responsible for the management of projects and programmes and all forms of cooperation with international, as well as national partners.