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Maja Stanivuković, Ph.D. Full Professor

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Maja Stanivuković, Ph.D. Full Professor

Professor Stanivuković graduated from the Novi Sad Faculty of Law in 1985 and from the Novi Sad Faculty of Philosophy (Group for English Language and Literature) in 1986. In 1989 she obtained Magister of Laws degree from the Faculty of Law in Novi Sad. She obtained LL.M. degree from the Cornell University in 1991 as a Fulbright scholar. In 1994 she acquired Ph.D. degree from the Novi Sad Faculty of Law. Since 2011 she also holds Diplôme d’Université (D.U.) de troisième cycle de droit nucléaire international of the Université Montpellier 1, Montpellier, France 2011.

Prof. Stanivuković was elected to the position of full professor in 2005. She teaches courses in Private International Law (General and Special Part) and Introduction to the Law of the European Union at the undergraduate level, as well as elective courses in International Contracts, International Commercial and Investment Arbitration, and Judicial Protection in the European Union at the master level. She was Coordinator of the English language postgraduate studies program in Civil and Commercial Law of the European Union from 2001-2007.

Professor Stanivuković was Vice-Dean of the Novi Sad Faculty of Law from November 2000 to September 2002. She has been Head of the Department of International Law since 2009. She was a member of the delegation of the Republic of Serbia at the 40th Session of UNCITRAL in 2007, and consultant of the International Atomic Energy Agency from 2008-2010. Currently she sits in the Council for Private International Law of the Republic of Serbia  and in the Working Group of the Hague Conference for Private International Law drafting the future Convention on recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments.

As an international arbitrator prof. Stanivuković participated in more than twenty international arbitrations. She is listed as the recommended arbitrator of the Foreign Trade Courts of Arbitration of the Chambers of Commerce of Serbia, Republika Srpska, Macedonia, and Montenegro. She acted as sole arbitrator and co-arbitrator in a number of ICC arbitrations, and as co-arbitrator in several UNCITRAL and Swiss Chambers arbitrations. She is also listed at the Vienna International Arbitration Center (VIAC) list of recommended arbitrators. She is president of the Belgrade Arbitration Center.

As a lawyer linguist professor Stanivuković was member of the Editorial Board and main advisor for Serbian version of Eurovoc  http://eurovoc.europa.eu/ from 2003-2010. She is a member of the Serbian Arbitration Association, International Law Association (ILA), International Law Association of Serbia and International Nuclear Law Association (INLA). She is a member of the International Advisory Board or International Encyclopaedia of Laws http://www.ielaws.com/board.htm

Her areas of academic interest include Private International Law, International Commercial and Investment Arbitration, Law of the European Union, International Sale of Goods, and Legal Protection of Foreign Investments.

Prof. Stanivuković is the author, coauthor or editor of 12 books and over 100 academic and professional writings..

She speaks English and French.


 1. M. Stanivuković: National Report for Serbia, In: International Handbook on Commercial Arbitration Supplement 80, Hague, Kluwer Law International, 2014, str. 1-92.

2. Maja Stanivuković, Međunarodna arbitraža (International Arbitration), Službeni glasnik, Beograd, 2014.

3. Maja Stanivuković, Mirko Živković, Međunarodno privatno pravo – Opšti deo, Peto izmenjeno i dopunjeno izdanje (Private International Law – General Part, fifth revised edition), Službeni glasnik, Beograd, 2013;

4.  Rodoljub Etinski, Sanja Đajić, Maja Stanivuković, Bernadet Bordaš, Petar Đundić, Bojan Tubić, Osnovi prava Evropske unije (Introduction to EU Law), Centar za izdavačku delatnost Pravnog fakulteta u Novom Sadu, Novi Sad, 2010.

5.. Bernadet Bordaš, Maja Stanivuković (editors), Proširenje "evropskog pravosudnog prostora" na države članice CEFTA, Enlargement of "the European Judicial Area" to the member states of CEFTA, Centar za izdavačku delatnost Pravnog fakulteta u Novom Sadu, Novi Sad, 2010.

6. Mirko Vasiljević, Reiner Kulms, Tatjana Josipović, Maja Stanivuković (editors), Private Law Reform in South East Europe, Liber Amicorum Christa Jessel-Holst, University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law, Belgrade 2010.

7. Maja Stanivuković, Pojedinac pred Sudom evropskih zajednica, edicija Međunarodni propisi i evropsko pravo, drugo izmenjeno i dopunjeno izdanje (Individual before the Court of Jusice of the Europan Communities), Službeni glasnik, Beograd 2009. 

8. Maja Stanivuković, Mirko Živković, Encyclopaedia of Laws – Private International Law, Kluwer Law International, Supplement 21: Serbia, 2009; 

9. Maja Stanivuković, P. Đundić, Međunarodno privatno pravo – Posebni deo (Private International Law – Special Part), Pravni fakultet u Novom Sadu, 2008; 

10. Maja Stanivuković, Praktikum za međunarodno privatno pravo, četvrto izmenjeno i dopunjeno izdanje (Practice Book for Private International Law, fourth revised edition), Pravni fakultet u Novom Sadu, Centar za izdavačku delatnost, Novi Sad, 2007; 

11. Mladen Draškić, Maja Stanivuković, Ugovorno pravo međunarodne trgovine (Contracts of International Trade), Službeni list SCG, Beograd, 2005; 

12. Maja Stanivuković, Direktna međunarodna nadležnost sudova u imovinskopravnim sporovima u pravu SAD, EEZ i EFTA (International Jurisdiction of Courts in Commercial Disputes in the Laws of the USA, EEC and EFTA), Pravni fakultet u Novom Sadu, Centar za izdavačku delatnost, Novi Sad, 1995, a monograph published as a result of work on the doctoral dissertation;

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