About Policy Club

Interdisciplinary courses in Public Policy Making and Analysis at the Faculty of Law of the University of Belgrade

For 2021, the Faculty of Law, in cooperation with other faculties of the University of Belgrade, has prepared the following courses within the lifelong learning programme:

  • Introduction to public policy
  • Introduction to comparative politics
  • Public sector and public administration: introduction to management and organization
  • Applied public policy analysis: legal, sociological and economic aspect
  • Quantitative research methods for the analysis of public policies and regulations
  • Qualitative methods for the research of public policies and regulations
  •  Regulatory management
  • Regulation effects analysis
  • Social inclusion policies and gender equality in Serbia and the EU: state of play and evaluation
  • Employment policy and labour market
  • Contemporary social policy problems
  • Security policy in Serbia 

For whom are the courses intended?

The courses in the domain of public policy analyses may be useful to all those who wish to contribute to the community’s wellbeing and who are interested in the issues of general interest. The courses may be useful to all those who want to contribute to the wellbeing of the community and who are interested in the issues of general interest: students, employees in the state administration and public companies, journalists, civil activists and employees of the research and consulting companies and NGOs.


The courses may be organized in two ways. The first way is through “face-to-face” lectures in state-of-the-art classrooms or within an organization wishing to offer the possibility of attending the course and training to its employees. The other way is online, via platforms intended for learning and with the aid of various software (Moodle and Webex), as well as through the benefits offered by a specially equipped classroom for remote learning at the Faculty of Law of the University of Belgrade. Regardless of the form, an intensive interaction with the lecturers shall be ensured.


The mode and time of courses

The lectures shall take place from 15 March to the end of May during the evening hours and on Saturdays, according to the calendar link published at the following addresses: http://www.ius.bg.ac.rs/ppma/ and www.ppma.uns.ac.rs.

The teaching will take place in person, at the multimedia hall at the Faculty of Law, or online, depending on the circumstances.

All the participants will receive a Certificate of attendance. The participants who complete the final exam will receive an Exam completion certificate.


The application form may be downloaded from http://www.ius.bg.ac.rs/ppma/. Filled in application form is to be sent to ppma@ius.bg.ac.rs. For institutional applications, please get in touch with the Coordinator of the Lifelong Learning Programme in the domain of public policy (danilo.vukovic@ius.bg.ac.rs).

Selection of candidates

The selection of candidates shall be done based on the applications and the interviews with the candidates. The selection shall be made by a commission of three members selected among the lecturers participating in the conducting of classes in the offered courses. The criteria for the selection of candidates shall include the following: relevant work experience (25 points), motivation (25 points), analytical skills (25 points), social engagement (25 points).

The deadline for applications is 1 March 2021.


The scholarship for the first generation of students shall be covered from the budget of the Erasmus+ project titled “interdisciplinary short-cycle programs in public policymaking and analysis (PPMA)”.

Info day

You may get more information about the programmes and teaching personally, during the “open day” for the PPMA project at the Faculty of Law on Tuesday, 23 February 2021, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the multimedia hall no. 236 or online via the following link: https://ppma.webex.com/ppma/j.php?MTID=m78f1c5cd370e5539bed161ea3adfa687

You may also find more details about a brief training and the requirements in the brochure and at the website

http://www.ius.bg.ac.rs/ppma/ and www.ppma.uns.ac.rs.


Project number: 598596EPP120181RSEPPKA2CBHEJP

“This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein“