Radenka Cvetić, Ph.D. Full Professor

Cvetic Radenka

Radenka Cvetić, Ph.D. Full Professor

Born in Sremska Mitrovica in 1960. She is a 1983 graduate of the Novi Sad Faculty of Law where she also received her LL.M. degree in 1987 with thesis “Integration of Land for Agricultural Use – Legal Aspects”. At the Law Faculty in Niš she defended her doctoral dissertation “Preemption Rights”. She held the position of an assistant at Department of Civil Law from 1984 to 2000 when she was promoted to the assistant professor. She was elected for associate professor in 2005, and for full professor in 2010. She teaches Civil Law (general part and property) law students and Internal Affair Studies Group as well as an optional course in Practical legal education (Civil Law). She is the professor on doctoral studies at Faculty of Law in Novi Sad, study program: private law. As the assistant she taught practical exercises in International Commercial Law and the Law for Economists to students of the Faculty of Economics in Subotica.

Inter-university co-operation programmes gave her the opportunity to visit law faculty in Hale (Germany), Miskolc (Hungary), New Jersey (USA). From 2002 to 2004 she was the secretary of the program Practical Legal Education, realised with the aid of American Association of Lawyers for Central and Eastern Europe (ABA/CEELI). She participated in annual conference of ABA/CEELI AND Initiative for Connection of Balcan faculties of law (Budva 2001, Skoplje 2002, Rijeka 2003), and the courses about legal clinics (Niš 2001, Skoplje 2002). Within the framework for the connection of Balkan law faculties she visited Rutgers University School of Law, Center for Law and Justice, Newark, New Yersey (USA).

She held the position of Vice-dean for Study Affairs from December 2002 to October 2004.

Area of academic interest: general part of civil law, property, law of obligations, civil codes, abuse of rights, damages, types of ownership, pre-emption rights, posession, land registries.

She is the author or co-author of 5 books, around 100 academic articles and several entries in the Lexicon on Civil Law.

Languages: English, Russian.

Books:
1. Danica Popov – Radenka Cvetić – Dušan Nikolić, Textbook for Civil Law, Vol. I – General Part, TIM NT, Novi Sad, 1991.
2. Danica Popov – Radenka Cvetić – Dušan Nikolić, Textbook for Civil Law, Vol. II – Property, Nauka, Belgrade 1992.
3. Radenka Cvetić, Preemption Rights, SCI, Novi Sad, 2002.
4. Radenka Cvetić, Textbook for Case law – Civil Law (Legal Effects of Possession), 3D+, Novi Sad, 2004.
5. Radenka Cvetić, Contemporary Real Estate Public Records, 3D+, Novi Sad 2009. 

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Bojan Pajtić Ph.D., Associate Professor

Pajtic Bojan

Bojan Pajtić Ph.D., Associate Professor

Bojan Pajtić SJD was born on 2 May 1970 in Senta. He completed his primary and secondary education in his hometown. He graduated from the Faculty of Law in Novi Sad where he was appointed a trainee assistant at the Law of Contracts and Torts in October in 1996. He defended his master thesis "Fiduciary Agreements as Means of Providing Obligation-Legal Claims" at the parent faculty. He acquired the title of Doctor of Science of Law (SJD) in June 2008, when he defended his PhD thesis titled “Marital Property Agreement”. He was elected an assistant professor of Law of Contracts and Torts in 2009 and an associate professor in 2014.

In 2001 he was elected Vice-President of the Executive Board at the City of Novi Sad, a Deputy at the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia and President of the Legislative Committee of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia. From 2003 he discharged the office of the DOS Chief Whip and in 2004 was elected Chief Whip of the Democratic Party at the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia. At the AP Vojvodina Assembly session held on 1 November 2004, he was elected President of the Executive Council of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina and re-elected to this office on 16 July 2008. The new Provincial Government of AP Vojvodina was elected at the AP Vojvodina Assembly session held on 11 July 2012 and Bojan Pajtić SJD was elected its president.

Bojan Pajtić, SJD, is the President of the Democratic Party.

He is fluent in English and Hungarian language.

His scientific field of interest is Law of Contracts and Torts.

He is the author and co-author of over twenty-five scientific and expert papers.

Books:

Bojan Pajtić, Surety, Novi Sad, 2014

 

Jelena Vidić, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Vidic Jelena

Jelena Vidić, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Born in Šabac in 1974. She graduated from the Novi Sad Faculty of Law in 1998. In 2001 she was elected for the assistant for the course Inheritance Law. She received her LL.M. degree from Novi Sad Faculty of Law with thesis “Forced Inheritance in domestic and comparative law”. She participated in several conferences and seminars. Area of her academic interest: inheritance law. Currently she is the Secretary of the Civil Law Department. She is the author of about 40 academic articles. Languages: German.

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Sanja Radovanović, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Radovanovic Sanja

Sanja Radovanović, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Born in Goražde (Bosnia and Herzegovina) in 1976. She graduated from the Novi Sad Faculty of Law in 1999. As an outstanding student she received several awards: University Certificate for the best law student in 1996/97 and 1997/98 academic years; Diploma for academic excellence for 1996/97 and 1997/98 academic years, The Matica Srpska Award for the best student of social science (1999), Norwegian Embassy Diploma for “Promising generation” (2000), and the WUS scholarship for perspective young university researcher in 2001/2002. She finished the basic course of law studies as the best student of the Faculty of Law for the 1998/99 academic year. After graduation she clerked at the Commercial Court in Novi Sad. In 2001 she was elected for the assistant for the course Introduction to Civil Law and Property. She received her LL.M. degree form Novi Sad Faculty of Law with thesis “Compensation for material damages in Copyright law”. She stayed at the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual property in Munich from October 2004 until February 2005 and from June 2005 until October 2005. In 2010 at the Belgrade Faculty of Law she defended her doctoral dissertation “Software License Agreement”, which was graded with distinctions. She was elected in 2013. for Assistant Professor for the course the Law of Obligations.

She participated in several conferences and seminars.

Area of academic interest: general theory of obligations law, contract law, and intellectual property.

Languages: English, German.

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Atila Dudaš, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Atila Dudas

Atila Dudaš, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Secretary of the Department

Born in Subotica in 1978. He graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Novi Sad in 2002 with GPA: 9,93, the highest in his class. During his undergraduate studies, he received several awards for his academic achievements. From the second year until the end of his studies, he was a scholarship grantee of the Foundation for providing scholarship for talented students of the University of Novi Sad. He had been awarded special university awards for academic excellence three times: in 1998 for the achievements in the academic year 1997/1998, in 1999 for the achievements in the academic year 1998/1999, and in 2002 for the academic achievements during the whole period of his studies. In 1999 he had been awarded a Plaquette for the best student of the Faculty of Law of the University of Novi Sad. In 2000 he had been awarded a «For a Promising Generation» Diploma of the Embassy of the Kingdom of Norway in Belgrade. From 2000 till 2003 he was a college-student of the first generation of the Hungarian College for Higher Education in Vojvodina (Vajdasági Magyar Felsőoktatási Kollégium) in Novi Sad.

He began his postgraduate LL.M. studies in the Hague, the Netherlands, at the TMC Asser Institute. He continued his postgraduate studies, commenced in the Hague, at the Central European University - CEU at Budapest, as a receiver of CEU scholarship. He obtained his LL.M. diploma by defending an elaborate thesis under the title: „Analysis of the Serbian Law on Financial Leasing in the light of the U.C.C. Article 9”. The University of Belgrade, upon the recommendation of the Committee for Nostrification of the Faculty of Law in Belgrade, nostrificated his LL.M. degree obtained at the CEU as magisterial studies, hence he obtained the degree of magister of legal sciences under domestic law, too. He enrolled at the doctoral studies Privatno pravo (Private Law) at the Faculty of Law of the University of Novi Sad. He received a Ph.D. degree at the same institution by defending his doctoral thesis titled Kauza obligacionih ugovora (Cause of contract).

He attended several scientific conferences. During 2006 and 2007 he stayed on several occasions in Budapest and once in Brussels.

Having graduated from the Faculty of Law of the University of Novi Sad, he found employment as a legal adviser in the Procredit Bank, and as a teaching assistant in the course Banking and Stock Exchange Law at the Faculty for Business in Services (FABUS) in Sremska Kamenica, subsequently.

Since February 2006 he has been employed at the Faculty of Law of the University of Novi Sad: was appointed trainee assistant for the course The Law of Obligations in February 2006, and later as an assistant for the same course in February 2008.

Area of academic interest: contract law, comparative secured transactions law.

He is the author of more than 30 articles and scholarly writings.

Language proficiencies: English (fluent) and German (fair)

He is the secretary of the Department of Civil Law for postgraduate studies.

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