About employee
doc. dr. sc. Vlatko Smiljanić
Title:Assistant Professor
Function:assistant to the rector with the powers of vice dean for business
Location: objekt 77, ured 725

by agreement with prior notice by e-mail

Public phone number:245-7665
Internal phone number:7665
E-mail: E-mail
Odsjek: Department of Croatology
Graduation year:2020
PhD graduation year:2023
Department since:2020



Students' poll results
  • Croatian Latin Historiography (2022-2023) - 4,95
  • Diplomatics with Egdotics and Chronology (2022-2023) - 5,00
  • Croatian Latin Historiography (2023-2024) - 5,00

Assist. Prof. Vlatko Smiljanić, PhD is a university teacher at the Department of Croatology, Faculty of Croatian Studies, University of Zagreb, chosen in the scientific field of Croatology. He was born on July 7, 1995, in Virovitica, where he attended primary and secondary school. He completed his studies in History at the Faculty of Croatian Studies, University of Zagreb, in 2020. During his studies, he distinguished himself as a student demonstrator, recipient of the excellence scholarship from the Virovitica-Podravina County, and was awarded student prizes such as the Rector's Award (2020), Dean's Award (2020), and several other recognitions. He is the author of two books and a co-author of one, as well as several edited volumes and collections of works, notable in the fields of history and croatology. He has also contributed to numerous scholarly and professional works on historical and croatological topics. He earned his academic title of Doctor of Humanities in 2023 by defending his dissertation titled "The Life and Works of Mirko Danijel Bogdanić from 1760 to 1802," under the mentorship of Academician and Full Professor Stjepan Ćosić, PhD, with the highest honors (summa cum laude). From 2020 to 2024, he worked as a associate at the Research Institute, after which he was employed as an assistant professor at the Department of Croatology, Faculty of Croatian Studies, University of Zagreb. Additionally, since July 10, 2023, he has served as the managing editor of the scientific journal Kroatologija. By the decision of the Senate of the University of Zagreb on July 9, 2024, he was appointed assistant of rector for the business department of the Faculty of Croatian Studies of the University of Zagreb.

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Awards and acknowledgments
  • 2020 Dean's Award - the best student in the final year of graduate studies
  • 2019 Rector's Award for individual scientific work
  • 2019 Dean's Acknowledgment for the academic year 2017/2018
  • 2018 Dean's Award - the best student in the final year of undergraduate studies
  • 2018 Dean's Acknowledgment for the academic year 2016/2017
  • 2017 Dean's Acknowledgment for the academic year 2015/2016
Professional memberships

Professional interests

  •      Croatian modern and contemporary history
  •      Croatology
  •      history and culture of science and education
  •      history and culture of Virovitica


  •      Croatian academic community
  •      Croatian National Committee for Historical Sciences
  •      Croatian Pan-European Union
  •      Croatian University Union
  •      Matrix Croatica
  •      Native society of Virovitica in Zagreb
  •      Society for Croatian history
  •      The Society of University Professors and other Scientists in Zagreb
List of select projects
  • 2024 Scientific and expert's Conference "Virovitica 1234 - 2024: Church, culture, society, heritage - selected topics", Virovitica Franciscan Monastery, Faculty of Croatian Studies, University of Zagreb, Institute of Social Sciences "Ivo Pilar", Croatian Catholic University, Croatian Institute for History - Branch for the History of Slavonia, Baranja and Srijem, 21-22 November 2024 (Chairman of the Organizing Committee) - in preparation
  • 2023 Institutional project "Digitalization of documentation-archival materials of the Croatian studies" (associate)
  • 2023 Institutional scientific project "Humanist in an inhumane age - life and works of Don Filip Lukas 1871 - 1958", Department of History and Research Institute (member of the project)
  • 2023 Scientific manifestation and scientific conference with international participation "Ante Starčević: figure - deed - historiography", Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb, Croatian State Archives, Center for Comparative History and Intercultural Studies, Ivo Pilar Institute of Social Sciences, Miroslav Krleža Lexicography Institute, Matrix Croatica, Research Institute of the Faculty of Croatian Studies, May 25 and 26, 2023 (member of the Preparatory Committee)
  • 2022 International Scientific Conference "Intellectual History and Croatian Historiography: Status and Perspectives", Faculty of Croatian Studies, Zagreb, December 15, 2022 (member of the Organizing Committee)
  • 2020. Scientific Conference "The importance of European memory for the European future: communist war crimes", Faculty of Croatian Studies, Zagreb, June 19, 2020 (member of the Organizing Committee)
  • 2018 - 2020. Scientific project "Historical development of applied psychology in Croatia - Work of the Counseling Center/Institute for choosing a profession from 1931 to 1948." (young researcher)
  • 2018 Scientific Conference "1918-2018: Historical Controversies and Croatia Today", Croatian Studies of the University of Zagreb, Zagreb, October 29, 2018 (Member of the Organizing Committee)


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