Time and Location

The 7th Balkan Botanical Congress will be held in Novi Sad (Serbia) from 10th do 14th septembar 2018.

Novi Sad is the capital of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina and the second largest city in Serbia. It is cultural, scientific, educational, administrative and industrial centre of Vojvodina. Novi Sad is located in a vast Pannonian plain, easily reachable from all directions. It is a city of friendly and hospitable people, safe and open to everyone, with many green oases and parks, full of nature lovers. The Fortress of Petrovaradin, a historical site, is situated on the right bank of the River Danube, which is the city’s heart, its power and pride, and also one of the favourite places of both the locals and tourists. The famous public beach called Štrand is the city’s ever attractive hot spot. Walking, jogging, roller-skating along the Danube quay are popular ways of recreation.

Novi Sad has always been the cultural and artistic hub of this part of Serbia. It is the home of the Matica srpska – the oldest cultural-scientific institution of Serbia, the Serbian National Theatre, the Sterijino pozorje Theatre Festival and many other important institutions and cultural events. Novi Sad is the home of the University of Novi Sad – home to over 50.000 students, regional educational and research centre, recognized for its international openness and achievements.

Novi Sad is constantly changing, opening to the rest of the world, and becoming more and more multicultural and versatile. Nowadays, a widely recognized symbol of the city is the Exit Music Festival. Thousands of young people from all over the world come to Novi Sad to enjoy great performances and concerts given by the world’s top performers.

Novi Sad is proudly bearing the attribute of being multinational, multicultural and multi-confessional place embracing the motto of unity in diversity.

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Congress activities will be held in University of Novi Sad, Department of Biology and Ecology and Institute for Nature Conservation of AP Vojvodina.

The official language of the Congress is English.