Studies in English



The students are to be introduced with basic principles, major concepts and classification in psychiatry, along with basic principles of diagnosticprocedures and therapy of psychiatric disorders across the lifespan:


  1. Mental health and psychopathology - basics in understanding of psychological functions and detailed introduction in psychiatric examination
  2. Etiology and pathogenesis of different psychiatric disordersđ
  3. Clinical features, diagnosis and differential diagnosis of the most frequent and important syndromes in psychiatry across the lifespan
  4. Treatment, prognosis, and prevention of the most frequent and important mental health problems and psychiatric disorders based on the contemporary evidence



 The knowledge achieved during the course in Psychiatry will enablefuture doctors of medicine to:

  1. Diagnose and treat mental health problems that are most common in human population, possible to be treated at primary medical care facilities by algorithm-based approaches,
  2. Recognize and diagnose major psychiatric disorders and estimate the risks associated with acute and chronic psychiatric conditions
  3. Recognize and diagnose psychiatric symptoms which could be the signs or manifestations of organic brain or somatic diseases
  4. Have the basic knowledge of psychopathology and therapy in psychiatry necessary for the future education and residency training in all fields of medicine
  5. Acquiring an open minded view of mental health and illness which will enable future doctors to diminish the stigmatization of psychiatric patients and psychiatry as a discipline


Institute for Mental Health (Milana Kašanina 3)
1.    Professor NAĐA MARIĆ BOJOVIĆ (course director)
3.    Associate Professor OLIVERA VUKOVIĆ
4.    Assistant Professor ČEDO MILJEVIĆ
5.    Assistant Professor BOJANA PEJUŠKOVIĆ
6.    Assistant Professor BOJANA DUNJIĆ
7.    Clinical Teaching Assistant VANJA MANDIĆ-MARAVIĆ
8.    Clinical Teaching Assistant DANILO PEŠIĆ
9.    Clinical Teaching Assistant ANA MUNJIZA JOVANOVIĆ
10.    Clinical Teaching Assistant SANJA ANDRIĆ PETROVIĆ
Secretary - Ivana Gavrilovic
Clinic for Psychiatry, University Clinical Center of Serbia (Pasterova 2)
2.    Associate Professor MILAN LATAS
3.    Associate Professor MAJA IVKOVIĆ
4.    Assistant Professor MAJA LAČKOVIĆ
5.    Associate Professor ZORANA PAVLOVIĆ
6.    Clinical Teaching Assistant MAJA PANTOVIĆ STEFANOVIĆ
7.    Clinical Teaching Assistant SRETEN VIĆENTIĆ
8.    Clinical Teaching Assistant BOJANA SAVIĆ
9.    Clinical Teaching Assistant STEFAN JEROTIĆ



1.     Kaplan-Sadock - Pocket Handbook of Clinical Psychiatry, 6th edition (2019), Wolters Kluwer

2.     Practical 2022

3.     Practice Guideline for the Psychiatric Evaluation of Adults, Third Edition American Psychiatric Association (APA). American Psychiatric Association (APA); 2015.

Academic Year 2023-2024 (Winter semester - on Tuesday)

09 00 - 11 15 PRACTICAL

12 00 - 12 45 SEMINAR (groups A & B)

13 00 - 14 30 LECTURE




  • Practical classes


Evaluation is entered in the Attendance log (please provide the photo at the beginning of the semester) and consists of the evaluation of attendanceand evaluation of activities during the practical classes.


Regular attendances assigned with six points. For obligations fulfilled with a delay (catch-up) - 3points. When a student has not done a catch-up, for (ir)regularity in school attendance gets 0 points.The remaining 4 points are given based on the engagement and commitment during classes (interactive teaching) through the assessment of the assistants and teachers. The maximal, total number of points is 10.


  • Colloquium


The First Colloquium - Areas: Classification and Diagnosis in Psychiatry, Psychiatric History and Mental Status, Psychiatric report and medical record.

The test consists of 10 questions. In order to pass the exam, it is necessary to give correct answers to the 50% + 1 question (6questions).

The second Colloquium.Areas: Major psychiatric disorders across the lifespan- etiology, diagnostic procedures, therapy, interventions, ethical, forensic and interdisciplinary aspects.

The test consists of 10 questions. In order to pass the exam, it is necessaryto give correctanswers to the 50% + 1 question (6 questions). 


The results of the colloquium are entered into the student Attendance log.  Each question carries 1 point, the maximum number of points from thecolloquium is10.

If the student fails to take Colloquium, he/she can take examination without previously earned points.


  • The Exam


Practical part of the final exam is consisting of 1-2 clinical vignettes. The answers could be formatted trough MCQs, open ended questions and/ortrough the discussion with teacher.  The maximal total number of points is 20.In order to pass the practical exam, it is necessary to give correctanswers and to discuss correctly to the 50% + 1 question


Theoretical part of the exam is consisting of MCQ test with 50 questions, covering psychological medicine, diagnosis, differential diagnosis of psychiatric disorders, therapy, prevention and domain of psychiatry and related fields. The maximal total number of points is 50. In order to pass the exam, it is necessary to give correctanswers to the 50% + 1 question.



I Attendance of lectures, seminar and practical classes 10%

II Colloquium 1+2 20%

III Exam 70%





  • Student shall apply for examination in a manner and at the time announced by administrative service of the Faculty (article 48).

Taking of examination during studies in the English language

  • The student is identified on the examination by the student’s logbook (article 50) – only students with the logbook can take the exam.
  • Students are invited to enter the room one by one, according to the list. They have to bring a pen, a student’s logbook, the attendance log, and the application (“prijava”). Only students who have all three documents and who have been registered for the exam are eligible to participate.


  • If a student attempts to take an examination under a false identity, he/she will be removed and the examination shall be annulled (article 53)


During the exam


  • In case of use of unauthorized aids by the student during the examination, the student shall be removed from the examination having no right to retake the examination in the same examination period (article 53)


  • Carrying mobile phones and other electronic communication means is prohibited (article 53) -the student will be removed from the examination having no right to retake the examination in the same examination period.



Rulebook, 2017