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EDUCATION

Ruthenians in Vojvodina in the 20th century

Ruthenians have Elementary School and Grammar School in Ruski Kerestur: Osnovna Skola i Gimnazia "Petro Kuzmjak". In Elementary School, education is conducted in Ruthenian, only. In Grammar School, classes are taught in Ruthenian as well as in Serbian language.

In Elementary School Osnovna Skola "Bratsvo - Jedinstvo" in Kucura and in Elementary school in Djurdjevo, classes are taught in Ruthenian as well as in Serbian language. In other towns and villages, there exist programs which are aimed to preservation of language, literacy and culture of Ruthenians as a whole.

In 1981, at University of Novi Sad, Ruthenian Study Group was formed. The following year, on the basis of this group, Department for Ruthenian Language and Literature was established.