Dejan Jovic is a professor of international relations at the Faculty of Political Science, University of Zagreb. His teaching and academic interests encompass international relations, politics and society in southeast Europe, Croatian foreign policy.
From 2014 to 2016 Professor Jović was President of the Managing Board of Croatian Institute for International Relations and Development. Dr Jović was Special Advisor to Croatian Ministers of Foreign Affairs and European Issues from 2004 to 2006, and Chief Political Analyst in the Office of the President of Croatia (2010-2014)
Since 2013 Dr Jović is Editor-in-Chief of Croatian Political Science Review (Politička misao). Since 2018 he is also Editor-in-Chief or „Tragovi“, an academic journal on Serb and Croat issues. From 2012 to 2016 he was Head of Department of International Relations and Diplomacy.).
Jovic Graduated in Political Science at Faculty of Political Science, University of Zagreb (1990). MSc in Political Science obtained at University of Ljubljana (1994). MA (Econ) in Political Theory obtained at University of Manchester, UK (1995). PhD in Political Science, History and Area Studies obtained at London School of Economics, University of London in 1999, with thesis on „The Breakdown of Elite Consensus: A Prelude to the Disintegration of Yugoslavia (1974-1990)“.
Dr Jović was a Jean Monnet Fellow at European University Institute in Florence (2000).
From 2000 to 2010 he was Lecturer in Politics at University of Stirling, Scotland (UK). He was founder and Director of the Centre for European Neighbourhood Studies at University of Stirling (2003–2009).
Jovic is the author of numerous scholarly books and articles.