Dr. Ljubica Djordjević
Ljubica Đorđević-Vidojković is a Senior Research Associate and head of the cluster “Justice and Governance. Her main research interests focus on European legal framework on national minority rights, in general, and on language rights, participation of national minorities in public affairs, justiciability of national minority rights, and anti-discrimination, in particular.
Ljubica holds a PhD and a LL.M. Eur. Integration both from the Faculty of Law, TU Dresden (Germany), and a LL.B. from the Faculty of Law, University in Niš (Serbia). Before coming to the ECMI she was an associate professor in public law at the Faculty of European Legal and Political Studies (FEPPS) in Novi Sad (Serbia). At the FEPPS she held the posts of the vice-dean (2011-2017) and the chairman of the public law department (2014-2017). Ljubica is a member of the Serbian Association for Constitutional Law, and a member of the National Minority Council of the Ombudsman of the Republic of Serbia. She was active in the Ethnicity Research Center based in Belgrade.
Supported by the Slovak National Scholarship Program, from January till March 2017 Ljubica was researching minority protection in Slovakia at the Faculty of Political Science and International Relations of the Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica. In the summer term 2017, Ljubica was teaching the course “Minority Protection” as an Eleonore Trefftzt Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Law of the TU Dresden.
Besides Serbian (mother tongue) Ljubica is fluent in English and German.