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Data Science Conference 3.0

Data Science Conference 3.0 will be held in Belgrade on 21st and 22nd of November 2017. Microsoft Development Center Serbia will cover all fees for limited number of students from University of Nis and University of Kragujevac. This conference’s focus is on contemporary data science, especially for visualization of data, Big Data, machine learning, use of Data Science in marketing, finances and other departments, information engineering and artificial intelligence.

Undergraduate and postgraduate students from University of Nis and University of Kragujevac can apply for covered fees. Microsoft Development Center Serbia will not cover transport and accommodation fees during the conference.

All interested students can send their motivational letter and CV to mdcsinfo@microsoft.com and the deadline is Thursday, November 9th.

More information about conference here.


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Team M41+ shared their experiences with us from Eurobot competition

This years’ competition Eurobot Serbia 2017 was organized in Novi Sad on April 29th.Teams from the Faculty of Technical sciences, M41+, Memistor and MSM-RV had won first three places and guaranteed their participation in the final round of Eurobot competition held in France.Team M41+ which counts 14 members, won the second place. Team members Aleksa, Milos and Mihailo shared their experiences with us:

1.How did you hear about Eurobot competition?
Students from Department of Mechatronics have to build a robot for this competition’s national round. It’s a part of an exam, so the part of our team had to participate in it.

2.What motivated you to apply?
Like we said, senior students of mechatronics have to compete. In 2016 they were very successful so they decided to continue competing and welcome younger students to the team. We wanted make something from the knowledge we got from our faculty.

3.What were your expectations?
We had pretty high expectations for the national round because some of our team members have been competing since high school, but for the final round we wanted to share our experiences with other teams from Europe and test our skills.

4.What was your task?
We had to make two autonomic robots which had to score more points on the desk 2x3m than the other teams’ robots. Topics and rules are different each year.


5.Do you consider that you had knowledge as equal as your competitors?
Knowledge that we got from the faculty is equal but what makes difference is our strong team spirit and love towards robotics.

6.Was the knowledge you got from the faculty enough to complete this task?
That is just the basic of we need for the good result. If you want to succeed you have to learn constantly and upgrade your skills.

7.Did this competition offer you new opportunities?
Of course it did. We met a lot of new people and it’s a great thing to put in CV.

8.Would you recommend others to apply?
Absolutely. It was an interesting experience which is good for you and your career.

9.Did you make any new friendships?
Except the friendship we have inside our team, we met a lot number of students from Europe with whom we keep in touch with.


If you want to find out something more about this team visit their website.
We hope that the experience of team M41+ motivated you to apply for Eurobot competition.


EUROBOT – International competition in robotics

EUROBOT is an international youth competition (predominantly students) in the field of robotics that is held every year in another country. The first competition was held in 1994 with nine teams from four countries, while last year around 50 teams from 30 countries gathered. Only three teams from each country can take part in the competition.

The competition takes place by creating a robot with completely new features every year. The EUROBOT Judicial Committee in September formulated a task for which team resolution should be realized next year by robots. The realization of such devices is a very serious and complex task, so students make a great effort to bring them to the competitive level.

This year’s EUROBOT Serbia 2017 competition took place in Novi Sad on April 9th. Teams from the Faculty of Technical Sciences, MSM-RV, M41 + and Memristor, won the first three places and placed in the final EUROBOT 2017 competition in France. Team M41 + won second place, Memristor sixth and MSM-RV tenth place. At the Eurobot competition, representatives of Serbia participated 16 times and have always had a remarkable success, making the Republic of Serbia one of the most successful countries.

You can hear more details about this at a workshop that will be held on October 13, 2017. at the Center for Innovative Entrepreneurship of Youth at the Faculty of Electronic Engineering in Niš. Microsoft representatives will explain to you more closely how this works, to discover the topic of EUROBOT 2018 and in an interesting and creative way with you to go through all the steps necessary for success!

The general promotion of the conference will be held on 09th October, 12:00h at the Faculty of Electronic Engineering.



10. International summer academic course “IT’s All About DBase!”

10th International Summer Academic Course titled “IT’s All About DBase!” which will be held in the period from July 21st to July 30th, are open. You can apply for the course by June 30th. All interested students can apply on the website www.bestnis.rs/summer17/. The only criterion for choosing participants in the summer academic course is the motivation letter.
The course “IT’s All About DBase!” is designed primarily for students of electronics and computer science at the University of Nis, since the databases are the processing unit. Participation in the course is paid 1500 dinars, and besides lectures that will be held by professors from this field, daily activities are included in the price which are aimed at getting acquainted with other cultures. After the completion of the course, all participants will be awarded with the certificates signed by the academic sponsor.
The course for domestic participants also has multiple cultural and social benefits, because working on the project in the international environment acquires the experience of creating a healthy environment for the development of new ideas that help not only the individual development of the participants, but also the development of our region and the country as a whole.
More information on the course can be found on the official website of this event www.bestnis.rs/summer17.


International Autumn BEST courses


The student organization BEST Niš invites you to apply for one of the 14 academic courses in order to complete your knowledge and spend a dozen unforgettable days with students from all over Europe. The only cost you bear is the road to the city where the course is organized. And the only condition for applying is that you are a student at the University of Nis. Registration started and runs until May 7, 2017.

What do you get if you sign up?

Preparation of experts from different fields. Courses are an ideal opportunity for students to learn something new from areas of interest, such as architecture, aeronautics, programming, etc. In addition to these technical courses, there are courses related to communication, teamwork and leadership development. The lecturers are experts, who will try to transfer their knowledge in the best way possible. All lectures are in English, so this is a great opportunity for another kind of training. After completing the course, checking the knowledge is done, and if you do, you will get a certificate. Colleges often recognize these certificates, so you can get 0.5 to 2 ESP points.

-Tourism, accommodation and socializing. In addition to learning a lot, you will have the opportunity to visit the city where this course is held. The course organizers will try to bring you closer to the beauty of their city, so if you have always dreamed of visiting cities such as Rome, Barcelona, ​​Brussels, Krakow, Helsinki and many others, this is an ideal opportunity for you. Accommodation and food are provided. In addition to all this, you will have the opportunity to socialize and work with peers from different European countries, to get to know their culture and to present your own best way!

How to apply?

If all this is interesting to you, you can choose a course from the list of courses and sign up at https://best.eu.org/courses/list.jsp. Previous experience is not necessary, but when choosing a candidate, only your motivation and desire to go to that city is crucial and find out more about the topic you are applying for. The only thing you need to do is to be creative and write a motivation letter. You can find help for writing a creative motivation letter on our https://best.eu.org/courses/howToWriteAMotivationLetter.jsp.


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Summer School in Petnica – with machine learning to innovation

Microsoft Development Center in Serbia and Petnica Research Center are organizing summer school “Machine Learning”, from July 21 to 30, 2017.

Microsoft Development Center in Serbia and Petnica Research Center invite interested students to apply for participation in the International Summer School “Machine Learning Petnica Summer Institute”, which will be held from July 21 to July 30, 2017.

Participants of the seminar will have the opportunity to deepen their knowledge and understanding of machine learning through intensive all-day activities that include both theoretical and practical work. The International Summer Seminar will be held in English.

All interested students of technical and natural faculties can apply for the Summer School of Machine Learning in Petnica, especially those in the final years of elementary studies and graduates. Knowledge of programming and / or mathematics is desirable and will be considered a plus.

As one of the most innovative branches of computer science, machine learning is a set of programming techniques that allows computers to extract correctness from existing data, based on which they independently make complex programs that can then “lock” themselves and make predictions on completely new data.

Seminar participants will be able to learn and work on many interesting projects based on machine learning, such as identifying key features of a person with photos, creating artificial images, text-based text detection, automatic language recognition based on a short text example and many other tasks.

The deadline for applications is March 13, 2017.
For more information, see the PSI website: ML http://psiml.petnica.rs/

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WEBELINX requires an interpreter for German

Have you finished or studied German? Do you have translation skills and like to write creative texts? Webelinx is looking for an interpreter to work in one of the best teams in the region.


Webelinx Mobile Development is looking for a person who will help designers and developers in conceiving accompanying texts in applications and games.
For more details on this business visit this link
Log in by sending an email to jobs@webelinx.com.


WEBELINX is looking for a graphic designer

If you like design and games / applications, and you want to do it, this can be a real job for you!

Take the opportunity to join these young enthusiasts and experts! More information about this competition can be found here.


Jubilee 10th birthday of our local BEST group

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Our student organization celebrated 10 years of existence. From a small group of students who, in 2007, decided to establish this organization, we became a brand. Our events are successful and they continue from year to year as another proof of the quality and potential of our organization.

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The cocktail which took place on January 20, 2017 at the New City Hotel was attended by representatives of the University, companies and the media, as well as our senior members who are responsible for the existence of our organization.

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Our organization, engaged in non-formal education, has enabled thousands of students to improve and acquire skills that will be needed in further development of their potentials. As part of a European organization, students have the opportunity to participate in various events and to meet students from other universities, from other cities.

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For all years of existence, we have had the constant support of universities and technical faculties in Nis, as well as many years of cooperation with many companies and media from Nis, as well as from the region and Serbia. We thank everyone who supports us for years as well as the members who have been there and made BEST the way it is today! We will try to continue improving students and facilitate the way to a brighter future of our community.

10 successful years is behind us. We are launching new hikes with a huge desire for progress and acquiring new skills.

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