Jovan Cvijić


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Seminars for geography teachers

Seminar: Natural disasters and teaching geography


The Institute collaborators are researchers possessing an academic title, associate researchers and trainee researchers. The scientific and research designations are established by law and, depending on the results achieved, may be as follows: principal research fellow; senior research associate; research associate; research assistant and research trainee.

The Physical Geography Department

Milan Radovanović, Ph.D., Senior Research Associate, Head of Department

Jugoslav Nikolić, Ph.D., Senior Research Associate

Jelena Ćalić, Ph.D., Research Associate

Tivadar Gaudenji, Ph.D., Research Associate

Milica Pecelj, Ph.D., Research Associate

Boško Milovanović, Ph.D., Research Associate

Milan Milenković, Ph.D., Research Associate

Dragana Milijašević, Ph.D., Research Associate (in the process)

Ana M. Petrović, Ph.D., Research Associate

Bojan Gavrilović, Ph.D., Research Associate

Milovan Milivojević, MSc, Research Assistant

Jelena Kovačević-Majkić, MSc, Research Assistant

Ana Milanović Pešić, MSc, Research Assistant

Marko V. Milošević, MSc, Research Assistant

Marko Urošev, MSc, Research Assistant

Dejana Jakovljević, MSc, Research Assistant

Nina B. Ćurčić, MSc, Research Assistant

Gorica Stanojević, MSc, Research Assistant

The Social Geography Department

Željko Bjeljac, Ph.D., Senior Research Associate, Head ofDepartment

Aleksandra Terzić, Ph.D., Research Associate

Darko Vuković, Ph.D., Research Associate

Marko D. Petrović, Ph.D., Research Associate

Jovana Brankov, MSc, Research Assistant

Marko Filipović, MSc, Research Assistant

Jelena Stojilković, MSc, Research Assistant

Vlasta Kokotović, MSc, Research Assistant

Stefana Babović, MSc, Research Assistant

The Regional Geography Department

Rajko Bukvić, Ph.D., Principal Research Fellow, Head of Department

Dragana Miljanović, MSc, Research Assistant

Milena Panić, MSc, Research Assistant

Tamara Jojić-Glavonjić, MSc, Research Assistant

Jovana Todorić, MSc, Research Assistant

The Cartography Department

Dragoljub Štrbac, researcher/GIS designer

Suzana Lović, Research Assistant

The Spatial Planning Department

Radmila Miletić, MSc, Research Assistant, Head ofDepartment

Marija Drobnjaković, MSc, Research Assistant

Aleksandra Spalević, MSc, Research Assistant

Scholars engaged on projects

Ana Jovičić, MSc, researcher - PhD student

Marija Ivković, MSc, researcher - PhD student

Jelena Obrenić, MSc, researcher - PhD student

Dejan Doljak, MSc, researcher - PhD student


International Conference “150th Anniversary of Jovan Cvijić's Birth”, October, 12-14th, 2015, Belgrade, Serbia.

Third announcement

In the year 2015, we celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of renowned Serbian geographer Jovan Cvijić (1865–1927).

To celebrate this significant anniversary, the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijic” SASA and Belgrade City Museum organized the International Conference aimed at commemorating Cvijić’s scientific work and social engagement.

II International Conference "Natural disasters - links between science and practice", 23-24. April 2015, in Saransk, Russia was sucessfully held

With great pleasure we inform you that the conference organized by the Russian Geographical Society, the Government of the Republic of Mordovia, N.A. Ogarev Mordovskog National University and the Geographical Institute "Jovan Cvijić" SASA, was held from 23 to 24 April 2015.

Scientific cooperation

The first official visit of the Dean of the Faculty of Economics of the State University in Saransk (Russian Federation) to our Institute, July 27th, 2015, Belgrade, Serbia

Participation in international symposia

Milan Radovanović, Ph.D, International conference - Байкальский международный экологический форум „Чистая планета“, October 3-4th, 2015, Irkutsk, Russia

Vlasta Kokotović Kanazir, MSc, Milena Panić, MSc, Marija Drobnjaković, MSc, Jovana Todorić, MSc, had participated in scientific conference “Society and Space”, September 25-26th, 2015, Novi Sad and Belgrade, Serbia

Jovana Todorić, MSc, have participated in scientific international conference “EUGEO” Budapest 2015, August 30th - September 2th, 2015, Budapest, Hungary

Marija Drobnjaković, MSc, have participated in scientific workshop “Depopulation of Rural Areas in Central/Eastern Europe: Causes, consequences and solutions”, June 11-13th, 2015, Görlitz, Germany

Milan Radovanović, PhD, Željko Bjeljac, PhD, Ana Petrović, PhD, Darko Vuković, PhD, Milan Milenković, PhD, Suzana Lović, II International Conference “Natural disasters - links between science and practice“, April 23-24th, 2015, in Saransk, Russia

Željko Bjeljac, PhD, and Marko D. Petrović, PhD, International scientific-practical conference “Sustainable Development of Tourism Market: International Practice and Russian Experience”, April 16th, 2015, Stavropol, Russia

Scientific conference with international participation “The Planning and Normative Spatial and the Environment Protection”, April 16-18th, 2015, Subotica - Palić, Serbia

New publications


Recent journals (No. 65-2), (No. 65-1), (No. 64-3), (No. 64-2), (No. 64-1), (No. 63-4), (No. 63-3), (No. 63-2), (No. 63-1)

Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić” of the Serbian Academy of Sciences & Arts has entered into an electronic licensing relationship with EBSCO Information Services, the world's most prolific aggregator of full text journals, magazines and other sources. The full text of the Journal of the Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijic” SASA will be found on EBSCO's academic databases within the coming months. April 6th, 2015.

Education – Seminars

Natural disasters and teaching geography

Education – Promotions

Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijic” SASA participated at the event “Researchers' Night”, which was held in Delta City, Belgrade, Serbia.

Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijic” SASA participated at the VI Eurasian Economic Youth Forum, which was held in Yekaterinburg, Russia, April 21 - 23rd, 2015.

Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijic” SASA participated at the First International Workshop “Danube Future”, which was held in Klagenfurt, Austria, April 8-10th, 2015.

Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić” SASA, participated in the Third Regional Education Fair, interactive setting: “3D Relief of Serbia” and lecture: “Torrential Floods as Natural Disasters in Serbia”, which was held in the period 12-13th March 2015 in Ćuprija, Serbia

Zeljko Bjeljac, PhD, Senior Research Assistant of the Geographical Institute won the award for the best individual in the field of event tourism for 2014. This prestigious award was presented within the VIII Meeting of Event Organizers on 11 February 2015.

Željko Bjeljac, PhD, was a guest on the show “Guestbook” on television RTS 2, where he spoke on the topic of event tourism in Serbia and activities on the development of the Regulations on the categorization of events. The show was aired on Saturday, January 31st, 2015, Belgrade, Serbia.