Murky dealings abound in Balkan academia

Two recent reports have shown that corruption remains a major problem in Balkan universities.

four-year study by the Belgrade Open School’s Center for Development of Education on corruption at Serbia’s biggest university, the University of Belgrade, found rampant corruption, non-compliance with regulations and a lack of ethical procedures. Examples include students paying for a place at university; professors giving better grades to students who buy books from them or attend their private, paid-for, tutorials; and students having to pay for lab equipment that breaks during practical work.

Full article on Nature News Blog

Mićo Tatalović

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