CYSC 2017:

The Twelfth Conference for Young Scientists in Ceramics
October 18-21, 2017, Novi Sad, Serbia


Department of Materials Engineering, Faculty of Technology Novi Sad
University of Novi Sad, Serbia

Supported by:

The European Ceramic Society

The JECS Trust fund

Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, Republic of Serbia

Provincial Secretariat for Higher Education and Scientific Research

Serbian Society for Ceramic Materials

Scope of the Conference

The Twelfth Conference for Young Scientists in Ceramics, CYSC 2017 will be organized by the Department of Materials Engineering, Faculty of Technology Novi Sad, University of Novi Sad (October 18-21, 2017).

This conference has a long tradition (since 1998) and was formerly known as "Students' Meeting".

Due to its continuous improvement of the quality, in 2013. the Students' Meeting has grown up to become the Conference for Young Scientists in Ceramics.

Conference for Young Scientists in Ceramics is organizing every two years at the Faculty of Technology Novi Sad, University of Novi Sad.

The main goals of this traditional meeting are the promotion of the work by young researchers and closer international contacts between students from different universities and institutes, through exchange of knowledge, ideas and experience in the field of ceramics.

The authors of all presented papers are students (primary focused on master and Ph.D. students, but there is no limitation on categories and age of the participants).

  • Advanced Ceramics
  • Traditional Ceramics
  • Ceramics Composites

The Conference will be hosted by the Faculty of Technology Novi Sad which belongs to the Campus of University of Novi Sad. Address of the venue is Bulevar Cara Lazara 1, 21000 Novi Sad, Serbia.

  • Contributions are presented by students (only oral presentation - no poster presentation).
  • Authors are provided 15 minutes for their presentation including discussion.
  • Beside experimental, results and discussion presentation should have a theoretical background, as well as good introduction to the specific subject.
  • For presentations, a video-beam is provided.

Well recognized experts are invited to give lectures/tutorials in different topics on synthesis, processing, characterization and application of ceramics materials.

The official language of the meeting is English.

  • Title: short, informative, centred (Letter Times New Roman 14, Bold)
  • Authors: first name, last name (Times New Roman 14)
  • Affiliations of all co-authors (Times New Roman 12)
  • Abstract (maximum one A4 page) should be typed in Times New Roman font with a font size of 12 pts. Top, bottom, left and right margines should be 3.5 cm.
  • Presenting author: first name, last name, e-mail address, contact phone (Times New Roman 12)
  • Abstract should be sent to
  • Deadline for abstract submission: April 10, 2017

No conference fee.

There is possibility to apply for financial support for travel and accommodation costs. Please contact Ivan Stijepovic at

All correspondence should be addressed to the Secretary of the Meeting:
Dr. Ivan Stijepović
Department of Materials Engineering
Faculty of Technology Novi Sad
University of Novi Sad
Bul. Cara Lazara 1
21000 Novi Sad
tel: +381 21 4853750
fax: +381 21 450413



Conference Chair

International Scientific Committee

To be announced

Local Organizing Committee



The Conference will be hosted by the Faculty of Technology Novi Sad which belongs to the Campus of University of Novi Sad.
Address of the venue is Bulevar Cara Lazara 1, 21000 Novi Sad, Serbia.

Novi Sad

Novi Sad is the capital of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina, northern and the most developed region of Republic of Serbia.
The city is situated in the middle of the region, which is on the southern part of the Pannonian Plain, on the left bank of the river Danube, with the mountain of Fruska Gora on the other river bank. The first written record mentioning the present city dates from 1694.
Today, Novi Sad is a developed center with about 300.000 inhabitants. With its distinct architecture, rich cultural life, educational tradition and developed economy, Novi Sad is an open city with great prospects. As an old cultural and educational center, Novi Sad has been called "Serbian Athens".
Its broad network of elementary and high schools, advanced schools and University of long educational tradition, offers the educational facilities in different fields not only in Serbian, but also in the languages of minorities living in Vojvodina. More than 26 different nationalities live in Novi Sad today.

Explore Novi Sad


Probably the easiest and most common way of arriving in Novi Sad, especially from western European countries is by air. The Belgrade airport 'Nikola Tesla' lies less than 75 km from Novi Sad (one-hour drive)
Air Serbia

Near the city runs one of the Europes most frequently used roads E-75. Going from Gdansk and Warsaw, through Bratislava, Budapest, Subotica, Novi Sad and Belgrade. It connects Eastern and Central Europe with Athens and Istanbul. One of Europe's most frequently used roads, the E75, passes near the city. Going from Gdansk and Warsaw, through Bratislava, Budapest, Subotica, Novi Sad and Belgrade, it connects Central and Eastern Europe with Athens and Istanbul. Another important communication route (E-70), which connects France and Italy with the South Eastern Europe, runs only 40 km from Novi Sad.
Plan Route

Numerous international railway lines link Serbia with all parts of Europe.

Regular and seasonal international bus lines link Serbia to the neighboring countries. Novi Sad is well connected by regular bus lines with Western European countries
Belgrade bus station, tel. +381 11 2636 299
Novi Sad bus station, tel. +381 21 444 021


Before planning a trip to Serbia please check if you need an entrance visa: Visa regime for entering Serbia
If you are from the country whose citizens need visa to enter Serbia, please ask us for a letter of invitation as soon as possible, so that our Embassy in your country can have enough time to issue the visa. To be on the safe side, leave at least three weeks for the procedure.



Hotels and apartments

There are several major and many smaller hotels in Novi Sad. Many of them are very close to the key points of Novi Sad, such as the city center, bus or railway stations or the University. In the hotel restaurants a visitor can enjoy different cuisines. Many of the hotels offer special features over the year like discotheques or events such as fashion shows, beauty contests, singing competitions, karaoke parties etc.


There are many good restaurants in Novi Sad. The people of Novi Sad are well known for their love of restaurants. This is the reason why there are restaurants almost in every part of Novi Sad. In some of them one can enjoy national and in others international cuisine. There are also Chinese, Greek, Indonesian and Dutch restaurants as well. Pizzeria's are very common too. There are fast food restaurants and food kiosks all over Novi Sad which are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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Abstracts will be published in the Book of Abstracts. There is a possibility to publish your papers in the journal Processing and Application of Ceramics after full peer-review process.