Prof. d-r Ivana Krstic


Ivana KRSTIĆ is a Full Professor of International Human Rights Law and International Public Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade. She is also a Director of the Institute of Legal and Social Sciences and a Director of the Human Rights Centre at the Faculty of Law. She obtained LLM (2003) at the School of Law, University of Pittsburgh (USA), as well as LLM (2004) and PhD (2008) at the Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade. In academic 2006/2007, she was doing her PhD research at the Exeter College, Oxford University. She is teaching several courses including EU Asylum and Immigration Law and Policy.

From September 2012 to November 2019 she was a member of the Serbian Asylum Commission, a second instance body deciding on asylum applications. She is also a member of Serbian Council for Child Rights and Serbian Republic Commission for Transgender Persons. She is an expert engaged in various projects concerning different aspects of human rights, asylum and migration and discrimination issues by several international organizations and agencies, such as OHCHR, UNWOMEN, IOM, UNHCR, UNDP and OSCE.

Also, she collaborates very closely with the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality giving expert advices on complex discrimination issues, and takes part in trainings of judges and other public officials on different discrimination and asylum aspects. She is a Serbian legal expert on gender equality and non-discrimination in the European Equality Law Network (EELN). She has published several monographs and textbooks, around 30 handbooks and more than 50 articles in the area of International Human Rights Law, International Refugee Law, Non-Discrimination Law and International Public Law.

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