Research Areas


  • Serbia in international relations
  • The international position of the Republic of Serbia, particularly with a view to global and regional interests of the most prominent international actors;
  • Serbian bilateral and multilateral diplomacy, and participation in the work of international organisations and other multilateral fora;
  • Transition reform in Serbia in the context of trans-Atlantic and European integration process;
  • Serbian foreign and economic policies as an institutional response to challenges of globalisation.



  • Global international relations and security
  • International relations in the post-Cold War era — political, military and economic dimensions;
  • Foreign policies of the great and regional powers;
  • New global challenges and threats to traditional (hard) and soft security, and international initiatives aimed at enhancing global security;
  • Institutionalisation of international relations in the 21st century, with a focus on the reform of the United Nations and implementation of the multi-level governance;
  • International political and military organisations and other forms of the multilateral cooperation in this area;
  • Impact of some global problems — such as migration and environmental degradation —
    on international relations as well as on effectiveness of the multi-level governance.


  • Development of international law
  • Development of international public law, and its codification on the part of the United Nations and other international organisations;
  • Legal systems of the United Nations and other international organisations;
  • European Union law studies;
  • International procedural law within the context of international settlement of disputes;
  • International normative regulation of environmental protection;
  • International private law.


  • World economy
  • Development of the world economic trends, international economic relations, as well as current trends in global trade, finance, science, technology and information;
  • Regional economic development;
  • North-South relations;
  • Global and regional international economic cooperation;
  • International and regional financial organisations (IMF, World Bank, WTO, IBRD, EBRD, etc.);
  • Economic diplomacy.


  • European studies
  • Political, economic, social, cultural and religious development — taken both in the country and the European perspective;
  • Pan-European integration, with a focus on development of normative and institutional framework within the Council of Europe, the OSCE etc;
  • Political system of the European Union, and open issues related to enlargement and deepening of the supranational integration;
  • Serbia on its road to the EU, and harmonisation of Serbian legal system
    with acquis communitaire.


  • Regional cooperation
  • Bilateral relations of the Republic of Serbia with the neighbouring countries;
  • Political and economic position of Serbia in the region;
  • Bilateral and multilateral cooperation in the Balkans;
  • Multlateral initiatives for cooperation in the South Eastern Europe, the Danube-basin area,
    and Black Sea region;
  • Regional cooperation in the ex-Soviet Union area, North and South America, Asia and Africa.