Aleksa Nikolić

University of Belgrade


Received Sylff fellowship in 2024
Academic supervisor: Prof. Dr. Tanasije Marinković
Current affiliation: Lecturer

Professional and Scientific Development
- 2018 (May 28 - June 8), University of Heidelberg Faculty of Law, Research Stay;
- 2021 (5 – 23 July), The Hague Academy of International Law, Summer Courses of Public International Law, online;
- 2022 (January 30 – February 12), Institute for Comparative Federalism, Bolzano and University of Innsbruck, Winter School on Federalism and Governance, online;
- 2023 (January 16 – January, 30), Institute for Comparative Federalism, Bolzano, Research Stay;
- 2023 (October 1 - November 1), Europa-Institut, Saarland Univeristy, Research Stay.

Academic Achievements
- 2014 - 2017, St. Sava Award of the Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade, for outstanding academic achievement;
- 2014 - 2016, Scholarship from the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technological Development;
- 2017, Scholarship from the Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade;
- 2018, Scholarship from the Milivoje Jovanović and Luka Ćelović Foundation (University of Belgrade);
- 2018, Award from the Ministry for European Integration for the best student papers on the topic of the European Union;
- 2019, Scholarship for young researchers from the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technological Development;
- 2023, German Federal Republic Scholarship "Leonhard Euler" .

Social Engagement Initiatives
Member of the International Association of Constitutional Law (IACL/AIDC) and the Regional Dialogue Forum. Columnist for the oldest newspaper in the Balkans - "Politika".

Born on the 3rd of April 1994 in Belgrade Serbia. Aleksa finished elementary school “Jovan Dučić” as the holder of a diploma Vuk Karadžić and graduated the First Belgrade High School with honors. He enrolled at the University of Belgrade Faculty of Law in 2013 and graduated in 2017 with an average grade 9.27/10. During his studies, he received a scholarship of the Ministry of Education and Sports of the Republic of Serbia. As one of the best students in his generation, he was commended and awarded for outstanding success. In 2018, Aleksa defended (‘with distinction”) his master thesis entitled Federalism in Venezuela. Aleksa Nikolić is a Lecturer at the University of Belgrade Faculty of Law, teaching Constitutional Law in the first year of undergraduate studies. He is currently a PhD student at University of Belgrade Faculty of Law. His core academic areas are theory of federalism and human rights. He completed his undergraduate and master studies with honors at the very same faculty and received the St. Sava award for achieving exceptional success during each year of his studies. Аleksa has participated in a dozen of international and domestic academic and expert conferences, seminars and workshops. Additionally, he authored several research papers and book reviews. He speaks English and French.

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