At the sitting held on 9 September, the Committee on Education, Science, Technological Development and the Information Society considered, in principle, the Bill on the Dual Study Model in Higher Education, Bill on Regulated Professions and Recognition of Professional Qualifications, Bill amending and modifying the Law on Patents, Bill amending and modifying the Law on Copyright and Related Rights and the Bill amending and modifying the Law on the Legal Protection of Topography of Semiconductor Products.
The bills were presented by Minister of Education, Science and Technological Development Mladen Sarcevic. Sarcevic said that the Bill on the Dual Study Model in Higher Education concerns the realization of teaching models that combine active study in the institution of higher education and practical training and work with an employer to gain, hone and build up skills and abilities in line with the study programme.
Minister of Education, Science and Technological Development Mladen Sarcevic said that the Bill on Regulated Professions and Recognition of Professional Qualifications regulates the minimum requirements of professional training needed in the Republic of Serbia for the access to and performance of the professions of medical doctor, specialist, doctor of dental medicine etc. and the recognition of professional qualifications for regulated professions in Serbia. Serbia has assumed the obligation to pass said law before EU accession, which will have a delayed action i.e. will come into force with EU accession, said the Minister.
Following a debate, the Committee members accepted all the bills.
The sitting was chaired by Committee Chairman Dr Muamer Zukorlic and attended by the following Committee members and deputy members: Natasa Jovanovic, Olena Papuga, Doc. Dr Mihailo Jokic, Prof. Dr Ljubisa Stojmirovic, Prof. Dr Marko Atlagic, Miletic Mihajlovic, Andrijana Avramov, Arpad Fremond and Prof. Dr Zarko Obradovic.