Center for Scientific Research founded by the Serbian Academy of Science and Arts and the University of Kragujevac was established on the 21st of May 1991 with the aim to encourage and develop scientific, educational and cultural activities of the wide area gravitating towards the University.
The first director of the Centre was Dragoslav Srejovic (1931-1996), an archaeologist born in Kragujevac, who held the post since the establishment of the Centre, until his death in 1996. He was succeeded by Academician Nikola Tasic, archaeologist, Vice-President of SASA, who performed his duty of the Centre director until 2010. Academician Ivan Gutman, a chemist and a professor emeritus of the University of Kragujevac, was appointed as director of the Centre, in 2011, and in October 2018, Milos Duran, PhD, correspondent member of SASA, was appointed as administrator of the Centre, for 4 years term.
In 2011, Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts and the University of Kragujevac adopted new acts of the Center: Agreement on regulation of mutual relations and the Rules of Procedure and the organizational structure of the Centre was chaged to ensure its efficient operation.
Center for Scientific Research does not have legal personality, it has the status of an organizational unit of the University. Basic activities of the Center are realized through the work on the research projects (especially research in the sciences that are not being studied at the University of Kragujevac, as well as multidisciplinary research), organization of scientific meetings, discussions, lectures, exhibitions and other scientific and cultural events. Particularly important part of the Centre is publishing activity. Center publishes scientific and professional monographs, proceedings, and other types of publications that are important for the development of science, culture and the arts.
Milos Djuran, corresponding member of SASA
Full professor of the Faculty of Sciences in Kragujevac
Lela Vujosevic, professor of sociology
Address: Jovana Cvijica b.b., 34000 Kragujevac, Serbia
Phone: +381 (0)34 370-270
Fax: +381 (0)34 370-168