Dragutin Avramovic, Ph.D. Associate Professor

Dragutin Avramovic

Dragutin Avramovic, Ph.D. Associate Professor

Born in Belgrade in 1980. He graduated from the University of Belgrade Faculty of Law in 2003 with average grade 9.87 out of 10.00. He was firstly volunteering in judiciary within the First Municipal Court in Belgrade, and passed the Bar exam in 2006. In 2009 he received academic degree of Magister (magister iuris) from the University of Novi Sad Faculty of Law with thesis “Declaration of State of Emergency”. He received his PhD degree from the same University in October 2011 having defended cum laude dissertation “Contemporary Legal State – Aspects in Legal Theory”.

In 2004 he was elected Teaching Assistant at the Police Academy in Belgrade (now the Academy of Criminalistics and Police Studies - CPA) in the subject Introduction to Law. In 2009 he was promoted within the same institution to the position of Teaching Assistant both in Introduction to Law and in Constitutional Law. He was engaged in teaching activities within the Master course “Police and Human Rights”, and served as Secretary of the Department for Legal Sciences. In 2012 he was elected Assistant Professor at the University of Novi Sad Faculty of Law in Theory of State and Law, while he is also teaching Legal Philosophy and Rhetoric. At master level he is teaching History of Political and Legal Theories and Legal Methodology, as well as master course Introduction to Law at the University of Novi Sad Faculty of Philosophy. He was a member of the Committee for evaluation and defence of many master theses’ as well as of a PhD dissertation, and was engaged as a mentor at the master level. He has been appointed Associate Professor in 2017.

He participated at different international and national conferences with contributions, such as “1888 Constitution of the Kingdom of Serbia – 125 years after”, Faculty of Law University of Belgrade and CPA, Belgrade 2013; „Constitutional Challenges: Global and Local“, IX Congress of International Association of Constitutional Law, University of Oslo Faculty of Law, Oslo 2014; „Scientific Legacy of Radomir Lukić“, Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts and Faculty of Law University of Belgrade, Belgrade 2014; “An Outlook upon the Constitution of Serbia – ten years later”, Faculty of Law University of Belgrade and Serbian Jurist Club, Belgrade 2016. In 2011 he paid a study visit to London and Oxford while preparing his PhD thesis.

He was involved in a few projects, having been Secretary of the one financed by the Ministry of Education and Sciences of the Republic of Serbia, titled “Development of institutional capacities, standards and procedures in opposing organized crime and terrorism”. He was working in the University of Novi Sad Faculty of Law project “Legal Tradition and New Legal Challenges”, as well as in the project “Theoretical and practical problems of creation and application of law: Serbia and the EU”. He published more than 40 academic articles.

He is a member and one of the founders of the Serbian Jurist Club (SJC), he served as Secretary of the NATEF (Novi Sad Association for Theory, Ethics and Philosophy of Law), and he is a member of the Faculty Senate. By the decision of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Serbia he is an appointed member of the Bar Exam Examination Board for the subject Constitutional law and justice organizational law.

Area of academic interest: theory of state, legal state (rule of law), human rights, state of emergency.

Languages: English (fluent), French (passive knowledge), Latin (elementary level).

Books:

D. Simović, D. Avramović, R. Zekavica, Human Rights, CPA, Belgrade 2013.

G. Vukadinović, D. Avramović, Introduction to Law, Novi Sad 2014.

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