Victimology society of Serbia

(VDS) is a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization,  founded in 1997, whose aim is to unite as many academics and professionals as possible who are interested in on the development of victimology and protection of victims of crime, human rights violations and war, regardless of their gender, religion, ethnicity and other features. Victimology Society’s work is organized around three main groups of activities: VDS info and support to victims, VDS research and education and VDS Truth and reconciliation program.

About us


VDS info and victim support service

VDS victim support service works every working day from 9:30am to 4:00pm.

All crime victims who need information on their rights and other relevant services as well as an emotional support can call on +381 11 228 80 40 or +381 11 630 30 22. 

The new issue of journal Temida


Theme: New and Old Forms of Victimization: Challenges for Victimology Theory and Practice






New publication

Victim Support in the Selected Balkan Countries:

A Comparative Perspective


Professor Vesna Nikolić-Ristanović,

director of the Victimology Society of Serbia,

has been inducted as an Honorary Member of

the World Victimology Society

Make a donation or otherwise help the work of the service VDS info and victim support!

Donations can be paid at the account of the Victimology Society of Serbia, Komercijalna banka AD Beograd account no.205-4789-77