From the University foundation until the academic year 2020/2021, 75.494 students have graduated from the University of Niš, 1.383 of them being foreign citizens, while 7.429 postgraduates acquired their magister degrees and 2.653 candidates, including 73 foreigners, defended their doctoral dissertations.
UNIVERSITY OF NIŠ MISSION: integration into the European higher education area in accordance with the highest quality standards of education, research and professional work.
UNIVERSITY OF NIŠ VISION: a modern and recognizable Serbian and European university that is comparable to foreign higher education institutions of the highest rank in terms of quality of study programs, teaching activities, research and professional work.
University of Niš was accredited on January 31st 2009 for the first time, within the third cycle of accreditation of higher education institutions in Serbia, together with the Universities of Belgrade and Novi Sad.
Five years later, another accreditation procedure was carried out, and the University of Niš received the Accreditation Decision on November 14th 2014.
In conformity with the Law on Higher Education and by the decisions of the Commission for Accreditation and Quality Assurance of the Republic of Serbia, all the faculties of the University of Niš have been accredited.
Research work is performed at all faculties of the University of Niš, in the areas of basic, applied and development scientific research. Research supports development of science and creativity, improves higher education activities through the improvement of the teaching process, advancement of young scientists, inclusion of students into the academic work, as well as by providing the resources for work and development of the university as a whole. Research work in the previous period has been carried out though participation of the teaching staff in the realization of national and international research projects, publishing papers in academic journals and attending academic seminars in the country and abroad.
Activities financed by the Serbian Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development represent the basic form of research work at the faculties, and a considerable funding resource. Great number of the faculty teaching staff has been participating in projects of this kind.