Education in Montenegro
Studying in Montenegro has the advantage of low tuition fees, low competition to get in along with diplomas recognised in Europe.
Primary and secondary education
The Montenegrin education system is divided into the following levels:
- preschool (predškolsko obrazovanje) — optional.
- primary school (osnovna škola) from 6 to 14 years old. It is free and compulsory.
- secondary school (srednja škola) from 15 to 18 years old in high school (gimnazija), trade school (stručna škola) or vocational school (zanatska škola).
- university (visoko obrazovanje).
Montenegro has three universities, which have all signed the European academic standards treaty (i.e., Bologna Process).
- University of Montenegro (Univerzitet Crne Gore)
- Mediterranean University (Univerzitet Mediteran)
- University of Donja Gorica (Univerzitet Donja Gorica)
Students can study for a Bachelor’s degree (osnovne studije), Master’s (magistarske studije) and finally a PhD (doktorske studije). Applications are depend on the secondary education and leaving examination grades. Some may require a language proficiency test.
- secondary education certificate (original)
- 2 photos
- application form (via university website)
- birth certificate (original)
All the documents must be translated into Montenegrin and notarised or apostilled.