Prof. d-r Goran Ilik

Full Professor


First cycle studies:

  1. Political System and Law of the European Union
  2. Constitutional Law
  3. Constitutionalism and the European Union

Second cycle studies:

  1. EU Justice and Home Affairs
  2. EU Institutions

Third cycle (doctoral) studies:

  1. EU in the International Relations
  2. EU Common Foreign and Security Policy
  3. Contemporary Political Systems

Dr. Goran Ilik is a full professor at the Faculty of Law – Kicevo and Vice-Rector for Science at the University “St. Kliment Ohridski” – Bitola (North Macedonia). From 2012 to 2016, he served as a Senator in the Senate of the University “St. Kliment Ohridski” – Bitola, and from 2013 to 2017, he held the position of Vice-Dean for Science and International Cooperation at the Faculty of Law – Kicevo. In 2017, Prof. Dr. sc Goran Ilik was elected Dean of the Faculty of Law – Kicevo for the first time, while on January 15, 2021, he was re-elected as Dean of the Faculty of Law – Kicevo for the second time. The academic background includes BA in Law, MA in Political Science, and PhD in Political Science. The scientific interest of Prof. Dr. Goran Ilic covers: EU politics and law, human rights and freedoms, European federalism, international relations, digital constitutionalism, etc. He is the author of the books: “Europe at the crossroads: The Treaty of Lisbon as a basis of European Union international identity”, “EUtopia: the international political power of the EU in the process of ideeologization of the post-American world”, and “International relations and the European Union: Values before Power”.

In his scientific work so far, Prof. Dr. sc. Goran Ilik published a large number of scientific papers published in international peer-reviewed scientific publications, as well as participated in a large number of scientific conferences and symposiums in the country and abroad. Among other things, Prof. Dr. sc. Goran Ilik is an accredited mentor of the third cycle of studies of the “International Law and International Politics” study program.

Prof. Dr. sc. Goran Ilik is a lecturer/trainer at the State Academy of Judges and Public Prosecutors “Pavel Shatev” – Skopje (North Macedonia). Since October 2019, Prof. Dr. sc. Goran Ilik has been engaged as an expert in the project ANETREC, which is focused on academic cooperation and post-conflict reconciliation in the Western Balkans region. Also, he completed a post-doctoral fellowship at “Mediterranea” International Centre for Human Rights Research in Italy (2020-2021). In August 2021, Prof. Dr. sc. Ilik became a coordinator of the sub-thematic area “International Public Law” at the post-doctoral program in “New Technologies and Law”, organized by the “Mediterranea” International Centre for Human Rights Research at the University Mediterranea of Reggio Calabria (Italy). In 2021, Prof. Dr. Sc. Goran Ilik was elected as the Deputy Director of the International Editorial Board of the international law edition: “The New Challenges of Law in the XXI Century” as an edition of several higher education institutions from Europe and Latin America. Prof. Dr. sc. Goran Ilik has been engaged as an expert by the Institute for Global Analytics in Sofia (Bulgaria), which is an independent, nonpartisan, and nonprofit organization. At the same time, he is a member of several national and international scientific organizations, participates in the work of several international scientific journals and scientific conferences, and has rich experience working on international projects and projects supported by the European Union.