Gordana Djurovic

University of Montenegro

Prof Gordana Djurović is a full professor on the Faculty of Economics, University of Montenegro in Podgorica, where she teaches Economic Development, EU Enlargement policy, International Economic Relations, EU Cohesion policy and Regional policy on basic studies. She is the Head of both the post-graduate studies and under-graduate studies in the field of European Economic Integration. Also, she was head of the Jean Monnet Chair project focused on curriculum development of the European studies (2012-2015) and currently head of the JM action "Communicating Europe in the Pan-European Societies (2017-2019), as president of the Montenegrin Pan-European Union (NGO). Prof. Djurović is the author of more than seventy articles published in international and national professional journals, a few text-books, as well as the author of a number of papers relating to the economic development, comparative economic analysis, and European Integration. She was the Minister for International Economic Relations and European Integration (February 2004-October 2006), the Deputy Prime Minister for European Integration (November 2006 – June 2009) and the Minister for European Integration (July 2009-December 2010). During her mandate in the Montenegrin government she was Chief negotiator for the SAA with the EU, Chief negotiator for WTO accession negotiation, coordinator of the CEFTA 2006 negotiations, led the project EC Questionnaire, the first National Programme of integration for Montenegro, Communication strategy about European integration, coordinate IPA committee for programming of the EU pre-accession assistance, led National commission for implementation of the strategy for fight against corruption and organised crime, etc.