The Organizational Structure of the University
Professors Veselin Vukotic and Dragan Vukcevic are the originators and executers of the idea of establishing a private university in Podgorica, both being distinguished university professors who have proven themselves not only as scholars and lecturers but also as innovators and reformers in higher education.
Professor Vukotic is the founder and director of a prestigious international postgraduate programme in Entrepreneurial Economics; he authored the concept of PMB studies at the Economics Faculty of the University of Montenegro; he was also the director of the programme in Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurial Finance and founder of the Economic Reform Network (ISSP, CEED, CARA).
Professor Dragan Vukčevic is a member of the Montenegrin Academy of Arts and Sciences and formerly a dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Montenegro. He is the founder and director of the renowned publishing house CID.
Their partner in this enterprise is the private firm “Universitats” founded by, alongside with Professors Vukotic and Vukčevic, Mr. Milo Djukanovic and Mr. Tomislav Celebic, as well as Professors Steve Pejovich and Enrico Colombatto.
The Constituents’ Council
The Constituents’ Council is an administrative organ.
The Council is composed of seven members: five representatives of the constituent faculties of the University, each being represented with one member, one representative of the students, and one representative of the non-academic staff.
President of the Constituents' Council: Ph.D. Prof. Dragan K. Vukcevic
The Rector represents the University of Donja Gorica; organizes and coordinates the work and he manages the operation and performance of UDG; proposes business policies and measures for its implementation; concludes the contracts on behalf of UDG.
The incumbent Rector is Professor Veselin Vukotić.
The Provost for Teaching
The Rector is assisted by Provosts pursuant to the provisions of this Statute.
The University of Donja Gorica may have up to two Provosts and one Student Provost.
The Provosts are elected by the Constituents’ Council at the Rector’s motion.
The incumbent Provost for Teaching is Professor Đorđije Borozan.
The Rector’s Collegium
The Rector’s Collegium is composed of:
Professor Veselin Vukotic, Rector
Professor Djordjije Borozan, Provost for Teaching
Ms Sandra Tinaj, The General Manager
Mr Darko Vukasinovic, Student Provost
The Senate is the supreme academic body of the University of the Donja Gorica.
The Senate is composed of:
- The Rector;
- The Provost for Teaching;
- Two representatives from each of the constituent faculties of the UDG;
- Two representatives of the Students’ Parliament;
- One representative of the Students’ Business Centre.
In deliberating and deciding on the matters of ensuring the quality of teaching, reforming curricula, analysing studying efficiency, and assigning ECTS credit values, all students’ representatives may sit and vote in the Senate.
A member may sit in the Senate so long as he is incumbent in the office which entitles him to a place therein.