Jovan Cvijić


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Seminars for geography teachers

Seminar: Natural disasters and teaching geography


The Institute publishes the results of its scientific-research work in its regular and occasional publications. The Institute publishes “Journal of the Geographical Institute ‘Jovan Cvijić’ of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts” on a regular basis. Its occasional publications are books published under the heading of “Special editions”, geographic maps and atlases, landscape and urban development plans and projects, various studies, collections of papers, lexicographic material, catalogues and the like. The Institute exchanges scientific and professional publications with scientific and other institutions within the country and abroad. A part of the print run of the Institute’s publications is sold at the “Inicijal” bookshop, at no. 35, Kneza Mihaila Street, Belgrade.

Journal of the Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić” SASA


The Journal represents interdisciplinary scientific publication, published by the Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić” of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts (SASA) from Belgrade (Serbia). The Journal is published three times a year. Journal provides open access and free of charge publishing of scientific papers that pertain to geographic issues and related sciences. Priority is given to original scientific approaches dealing with specific methods, models, processes, problems and laws. Papers will be considered only if have not been published before. It is understood that all the authors, having submitted their papers to the Editorial Board, agree to the Publishing Ethics of the Journal and guarantee that the papers in question are not being reviewed in the moment for any other scientific publication. The manuscripts are reviewed by a minimum of two anonymous reviewers. The correspondence is conducted with the first-signed author (unless otherwise noted), who undertakes upon himself/herself to inform other co-authors of the manuscript.

Special editions

Special editions

Special editions of the Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić” of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts are occasional publications put out by the Institute in the form of monographs, which are published depending on when the works in question are received. In the course of a calendar year, the Institute may publish a number of books that belong to special editions. The Institute also publishes special editions in cooperation with other publishing institutions, depending on the kind of cooperation established with those institutions.

Maps and atlases

Maps and atlases

As a result of its research work, the Institute publishes various general geographic maps and thematic maps, multisheet maps and atlases. These publications are published in the form of special editions, and also as map inserts, cartographic sketches or graphic additions to books, landscape, urban development plans and other plans and projects.

Other editions and joint publications

Other editions and joint publications

In addition to periodical publications categorized as “Special Issues”, which are primarily monographic, the Institute also publishes the monographs in co-publishing with similar institutions.


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

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 are organising 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.