About Policy Club

University of Niš

Dr. Predrag Cvetković is a full professor of International Trade and Business Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Niš. Starting his academic career in 1996 as the best student in his class, he developed a portfolio in the field of legal sciences, specializing in International Law (International Trade and Business Law, Law on International Economics, Law on Foreign Investments, etc.). He teaches the following subjects at all levels of studies: International trade law, Foreign investment law, Public-private partnerships, Foreign trade law, International sales law, Insurance law, International payments law, Public-private partnerships. Professor Cvetković is the author of more than 100 articles published in foreign and domestic periodicals, as well as 7 books dealing with international legal regulations. During his career, he was a researcher and guest professor at faculties in Germany, Austria, Hungary and the countries of the former Yugoslavia. The academic analysis of the mentioned areas of law is complemented by the practical experience that professor Cvetković acquired during his professional engagement, which was confirmed at the national, regional and international level. He represents the Republic of Serbia in investment disputes and acts as an authorized advisor in the Ministry of State Administration and Local Self-Government on issues of foreign investments and public-private partnerships. Professor Cvetković is also a member of the National Convention on the EU (Working Group of the National Convention on the EU for Chapter 30 Foreign Trade Relations). His main research interests include International Trade Law, the Law on Foreign Investments, the Regulation of Public-Private Partnerships, the Regulation of International Trade (CEFTA, WTO) and the settlement of trade and investment disputes. The key methodological tool on which the research of professor Cvetković is based is a multidisciplinary approach to normative and regulatory policy. Therefore, relevant topics of his interest are analyzed in a broader context than theories of international relations, economic theories, and multidisciplinary theories such as the theory of finite rationality and game theory. He speaks English and German fluently.

Dr. Predrag Dimitrijević is a full professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Niš, in the subject of administrative law. He is the author of a number of professional and scientific papers published in domestic and foreign journals. He is a member of several associations of the Group for Theory of Law (Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts), the Association for Public Administration, the International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration (Rome, Italy), he was a member of High Judicial Council (2010­2012), Dean of the Faculty of Law in Niš (2010-13), Member of the Statutory Commission of the City of Niš (2012).

Dr. Miomira Kostić graduated from the Faculty of Law, University of Niš in 1986. She passed the bar exam in 1988. She defended her master’s thesis entitled “Child as a Victim of Crime” in 1995, and she also defended her doctoral dissertation on “Children Killers” at the Faculty of Law, University of Niš, in 2001, where she has been working since May 1989.
In place of a full professor in the scientific field of criminal law she was elected in 2011, in the subjects Criminology, Penology, Victimology, Gender Legal Studies and Clinical Legal Education in the study programmes of undergraduate law studies; Juvenile Criminal Law, Organized Crime, Crime of Violence and the Right to Execute Criminal Sanctions in the Master Study Programme of Law Studies; and Criminology, Criminology of Juvenile Delinquency and Penology in Doctoral Studies in Law. She is the author of 216 articles in the field of criminology, victimology and penology, which have been published in domestic and international peer-reviewed journals as well as 34 monographs. As a researcher, she has participated in many projects in the field of criminal sciences, on the following topics: serious forms of crime in Serbia, juvenile delinquency, culture of healthy youth life, access to justice – instruments for the application of European standards in domestic legislation; legal clinics. She is the author and co-author of several published books: “Culture of Healthy Living”, “The right to legal aid and the quality of legal aid provided to citizens in criminal proceedings and serving a sentence”, “Execution of sentences and other criminal sanctions in the Republic of Serbia”, “Penology”, “Criminology”, “Victimism of old people”, “Crime prevention policy”, “Victimology”. At the Faculty of Special Education and Rehabilitation, University of Belgrade, she taught undergraduate and postgraduate studies at the Department of Prevention and Resocialization of Persons with Behavioural Disorders (2002-2003). She is a member of the editorial boards of the journals “Socijalna misao (Social Thought)”, “Peščanik (Sand glass)”, “Zbornik radova Pravnog fakulteta (Proceedings of the Faculty of Law)”, “Naučni radovi (Scientific Papers)” of the Study of Law and Administration in the co-edition since 2010 at the College of Management in Warsaw. In the period 2006-2013 she was the Manager of the Legal Clinic of the Faculty of Law in Niš. She is a participant in several dozen international and domestic conferences. She is a mentor on several theses in master’s and doctoral studies in law. She was an active participant in the policy of creating a culture of quality at the University of Niš. She performed the activities of the Vice Dean for Material and Financial Operations of the Faculty in Niš in the period 2013-2016. She also performed the functions of: Director of the Centre for Legal and Social Research and Head of the Department of Criminal Law in the period 2016-2019.

Dr. Dejan Janićijević is a full professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Niš. He graduated from this faculty in 1999 with the maximum average grade. During his studies, he was awarded several times as the best student of his generation or the Faculty of Law, and as the best graduate student of all faculties of the University of Niš, he was awarded the “Silver Badge of the University of Niš”. After completing his military service, as a U.S. Government Fellow, he successfully completed his master’s degree at the University of San Francisco – Department of International Transactions and Comparative Law.
During 2002, he worked for several months in San Francisco – at the Community Boards and Partners for Democratic Change – as an assistant programme coordinator. Since October 2002, he has been employed at the Department of Civil Law, Faculty of Law, University of Niš. He defended his doctoral dissertation with honours on 4 July 2007 at the Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade. In 2017, he was elected a full professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Niš.
He is the author of 5 monographs and textbooks, as well as several papers published in domestic and international publications, and a participant in international scientific projects and conferences, held in the country and abroad, regional and national projects and trainings. He performed the duty of coordinator of activities of the Faculty of Law of the University of Niš within the Network of State Law Faculties of Southeast Europe (SEELS). Dejan Janićijević was professionally engaged as an arbitrator of the Foreign Trade Arbitration at the Serbian Chamber of Commerce (now the Permanent Arbitration), and he was also an arbitrator of the Basketball Arbitration at the Basketball Association of Serbia.

Dr. Dejan Vučetić, Doctor of Law and Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law in Niš, Serbia. Dejan Vučetić teaches the following subjects: Administrative Law, Public Administration, Legal Informatics, Special Administrative Law, Local Self-Government Law, Media Law and Police Law. Since February 2017, he has been teaching Administrative Law at the Department of Social Policy and Work at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Niš. Furthermore, Dr. Vucetic has a rich eighteen-year-old experience in the field of implementation of various public administration and local self-government projects. As an expert, he cooperated with the Council of Europe (as an expert consultant on the project of introducing a human resources management system in twenty selected local self-government units in Serbia), the Standing Conference of Cities and Municipalities of Serbia and the Ministry of State Administration and Local Self-Government, Office of the National Council for Decentralization of the Republic of Serbia, etc.

Dr. Darko Dimovski is an associate professor in the field of criminal law at the Faculty of Law, University of Niš. He is currently the Vice President of the NGO “Moot Court Debate and Speech Club Iustitia Niš”. Dr. Dimovski was the head of the Law Clinic at the Faculty of Law from 2016 to 2019. In accordance with the curriculum, Dr. Dimovski teaches the following subjects in undergraduate studies: Criminology, Victimology, Penology, Gender Studies and Clinical Law Education. As for the master’s programme, he teaches the subjects: The Right to Execute Criminal Sanctions, Crime of Violence and Organized Crime. He also teaches courses in master’s studies – Internal Affairs department: Domestic Violence and Computer Crime. In doctoral studies, Dr. Dimovski teaches Criminology, Penology, Juvenile Criminal Law and Criminology of Juvenile Delinquency. Dr. Darko Dimovski was a guest lecturer in Serbia and abroad in the field of criminology, as well as European human rights law, developing a wide network in many academic and research institutions and exchanging knowledge and experience with colleagues from different universities. In the last three years, he has provided training in the field of application of the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms and the case law of the European Court of Human Rights to law students in Niš – Serbia and Štip – in Northern Macedonia. He has extensive research experience which has resulted in a large number of scientific articles in the field of criminal law and human rights, as well as participation in numerous domestic and international scientific conferences.

Dr. Aleksandar S. Mojašević is an associate professor of Fundamentals of Economics, Economic Analysis of Law, Antimonopoly Law, Stock Exchange Law, Financial Institutions, Public Sector Economics, Economics of European Integration and Economic Analysis of Security at the Faculty of Law, University of Niš.
He is one of the founders and a member of the Board of Directors of the Serbian Association for Economic Analysis of Law (SLEA). He is an accredited mediator of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Serbia and a member of the National Association of Mediators of Serbia.
He is a participant in a number of domestic and international projects. He spent his study stays in Italy, the Netherlands and Germany. He has presented papers at a number of scientific conferences in the country and abroad (Austria, Italy, Croatia and others). He is the author of the monographs “Economic Analysis of Mediation: A Theoretical Empirical Study” (2014) and “Economic Analysis of Civil Procedure” (2019), as well as numerous scientific and professional papers, mostly in the field of economic analysis of law. He is the author of the Collection of Essays “Rebellion of Reason” (2020). Aleksandar Mojašević is also a columnist on domestic portals.