Kruna Acimovic - the first woman professor in Serbia

Knežević Lukić, Nevenka and Vasojević, Nena A. (2021) Kruna Acimovic - the first woman professor in Serbia. Zapisi : godišnjak Istorijskog arhiva Požarevac = Zapisi : the Historical Archives of Požarevac Yearbook, 10 (10). pp. 216-225. ISSN 2334-7082

[img] Text
NKnezevicLukic_NVasojevic_Zapisi_10.pdf - Published Version
Available under License Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial No Derivatives.

Download (540kB)


The efforts of women in Serbia in the 19th century to fight for their place in society were reflected in all areas, and especially in the field of education. Kruna Acimovic (born Dragojlovic) and Leposava Boskovic were the first women to graduate from the Great School in 1891. Despite the resistance of the society, Kruna Acimovic was the first woman to fight and passed the professor’s exam in 1894. After many years of efforts, she became a professor in the First Women’s Gymnasium in Belgrade (1920). In the paper describes the development of women’s education in Serbia, with special reference to the character and work of Kruna Acimovic, the first woman professor in Serbia.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: woman, professor, women’s rights, education, Women’s High School, Kruna Acimovic, žena, profesor, ženska prava, obrazovanje, Viša ženska škola, Kruna Aćimović.
Institutional centre: Centre for sociological research and anthropological research
Depositing User: Vesna Jovanović
Date Deposited: 02 Aug 2022 19:41
Last Modified: 02 Aug 2022 19:41

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item