GEM PhD School

Globalisation, Europe & Multilateralism

Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate



EU Democratic Deficit and the Transnational Civic Culture: a Theoretical Approach

Petar is a PhD candidate in the GEM PhD School, Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate on Globalization, the EU and Multilateralism based at the Université Libre de Bruxelles and with expectations to attend the Department of Political Science at LUISS University in Rome and Boston University over the following three years.

Petar has worked as teaching assistant at the Humanistic Studies of the Univeristy of Donja Gorica in Montenegro, as project manager at the Centre for European Integration of the Belgrade Open School and has founded and contributed to the development of several NGOs. His research interests include political theory, European studies and moral philosophy.

Academic Degrees

Petar holds an LLM degree in European Integration from the Faculty of Law  and a BA from the Faculty of Political Science, University of Belgrade, Serbia.

Specific Research Title, Area and Promotor(s)

 EU Democratic Deficit and the Transnational Civic Culture: a Theoretical Approach

Overview of Publications

“Europeanization Of Europe: A Quest For a Postnational Political Identity” in: On Identity, Montenegrin Academy of Sciences and Arts, Podgorica 2014. (forthcoming)

“A Scandal in Balkania: Why the previously shocking idea of a Balkan ‘Union’ is the best way forward for the region”, in: Journal of Regional Security, Belgrade 2014. (forthcoming)

“European External Action Service – Shaping a Postmodern Diplomatic System”, Master Thesis published in its shorter version as an article in the annual paper book of the School of European Law organized by the Faculty of Law of the Donja Gorica University, Podgorica, Montenegro 2012.

"What if EU says No? – The twilight of a Balkan alchemy", an independent publication, edition: Visions and options for Southeast Europe, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Beograd 2011.

"Serbian Foreign Policy: Strategies and Documents" (coauthor), European Movement in Serbia, European Movement in Serbia, Belgrade 2010.

Editor of a handbook: "Basics of the Law and Political System of the European Union", Centre for European Integration, Belgrade Open School, Belgrade 2010