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Univerzitet Crne Gore

Partner Name: University of Montenegro<br />
Nationality: Montenegro<br />
Address: Cetinjska 2, 81000 Podgorica, Montenegro<br />
Tel.: +382 20 414 209<br />
Department: Maritime Faculty Kotor, Dobrota 36, 85330 Kotor, Montenegro<br />
Tel.: +382 32 303 184<br />
E-mail: ports@ucg.ac.me<br />
Web site: www.ucg.ac.me; www.pfkotor.ucg.ac.me

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<p>The University of Montenegro, public university, was founded in 1974 and it is the oldest higher education institution in Montenegro. The University of Montenegro is an intellectual core and a strategic basis for the economic and social development of Montenegro.</p>
<p>The University of Montenegro consists of 19 faculties, 2 scientific institutes and the Center of Excellence for Research and Innovation, with campuses in all regions of Montenegro. The University employs 1129 members of academic, professional, and non-academic staff and has over 20,000 students enrolled at all levels of study. The University of Montenegro is an integrated institution, providing education and research in the fields of the Social Sciences, the Humanities, Technology, and the Natural and Medical Sciences.  The University of Montenegro represents a leading institution in Montenegro that has participated in many national and international projects  on behalf of various programs. </p>
<p>University unit – The Maritime Faculty Kotor, was established even before the University was, in 1959, as the Higher Maritime School. The Maritime Faculty Kotor is educating students for seafaring and working in general shipping transport, ports and logistics sector. It has a strong impact in research fields such as: navigation and maritime traffic, maritime economics, marine engineering and environmental challenges in shipping.</p>
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<p>The University of Montenegro has been active in most of the EU-funded programmes. More than 50 TEMPUS projects have been implemented, where University of Montenegro acted either as a partner or as the project coordinator. Around 10 FP7 projects dominantly dealing with the CSA funding scheme under the umbrella of REGPOTs have been implemented. Since 2012 the University of Montenegro has been participating in 12 IPA projects in the areas such as marine biology, research development and innovation towards the creation of new policies for sustainable competitiveness of SMEs, enhancing innovation and technological development, enhancing of cooperation between university and business community and other. Numerous mobility schemes such as the CEEPUS scheme and ERASMUS MUNDUS and ERASMUS MUNDUS Action 2 mobility programs have also been implemented with EU partners. Recently, the University of Montenegro is participating in the Erasmus + programme – as a partner in several capacity building projects, while around 40 bilateral agreements for credit mobility have been signed. Maritime Faculty Kotor itself has an extensive experience of participating in and coordinating EU co-financed projects including programs such TEMPUS, ERASMUS +, as well as HERD (financed by Norwegian ministry of foreign affairs), HERIC (financed by World Bank), IPA and national research programs.</p>
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