Position: Research Adviser
Job title: Senior Research Associate
Sandro Knezović is a Senior Research Associate at the Department for International Economic and Political Relations of the Institute for Development and International Relations in Zagreb (Croatia). He earned his academic degree in Political Science at the Faculty of Political Science, University of Zagreb in 2008. His research focuses on IR topics, especially those related to international and European security and defence (CFSP/CSDP), the EU and NATO enlargement and their impact on the region of Southeast Europe. He was the first Croatian visiting research fellow at the renowned EU Institute for Security Studies in Paris and a visiting lecturer at several universities in Japan. He additionally enriched his knowledge and research capacity through various research fellowships in the United States, Norway, Turkey and other countries. He is a member of numerous international expert teams and research networks and has participated as a researcher in many international research projects (including EU Framework programmes). He has published a number of research and professional papers related to the field of his expertise and to other related topics.