About Belgrade


In Belgrade people usually speak Serbian :) However it is quite easy to find people speaking English, Russian or German. Cyrillic and to some extent Latin letters are used officially. Most of street names are written in cyrillic letters.

Some important phrases in Serbian:
Hello – Dobar dan (official), Zdravo (unofficial)
Thanks – Hvala
Please – Molim vas, molim te
Where is… – Gde je…
Bye – Dovidjenja (official), Zdravo (unofficial)


The currency in Serbia is Serbian Dinar (RSD). The course varies but it is roughly 1EUR-115RSD. In European terms Belgrade is considered to be a budget-friendly city.

Approximate prices:
Cappuccino: 150RSD
Main course: 850RSD
Cocktail: 500RSD


If you are interested in the history of technical culture, one of the best places to visit is the Nikola Tesla Museum dedicated to famous Serbian scientist. It is situated only 5 minutes from the University Library.

If you would like to go on an organized walk through the city, see interesting places, and hear about recent history, it is possible to take part in a free guided tour. Please inform the organizers in advance if you are interested.