Ivan Nikolovski holds a bachelor's degree in Political Science from Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje. He graduated from the two-year master's program at the Political Science Department at CEU in 2017 specializing in Comparative Politics. Ivan finished his studies with the highest-ranking GPA in his group and was awarded the Outstanding Academic Achievement Award. His professional and academic interests are divided societies, European affairs, and international relations. Upon his graduation, he returned to Macedonia where he has been a researcher at the Center for European Integrations within the Institute for Democracy ‘Societas Civilis’- a think tank organization from Skopje. Working in the fields of European affairs, international relations, and regional cooperation in the Western Balkans, Ivan authored or co-authored more than 20 policy papers, magazine articles, research studies, and book chapters.
Why does he volunteer for CEU?
CEU has opened many new horizons for my personal, professional, and academic development. Therefore, I feel called to give back to CEU and serve its unique mission in any way possible.