Nadia Cuk, Deputy Head of Office

Nadia Cuk was appointed as Deputy Head of the Belgrade Office on 1 October 2019, now performing duties of the Head of Office ad interim.

She has been working for the Council of Europe (CoE) since 2001, getting her professional experience both in the field and the HQ. At her previous posting in Strasbourg, she was coordinating the CoE support to the EU member states through the Structural Reform Support Programme as well as the strategic programmatic cooperation with the countries in the Western Balkans. She was a visiting fellow and guest lecturer at several academic institutions (in the country and abroad) and contributed to several research programmes in the areas of international private and public law.


Professional experience:

  • 2003 – present – Council of Europe -  in the field and the HQ
  • 1993 – 2011 -  CoE/CLRAE regional programme Local Democracy Agency – coordinator for Serbia
  • University lecturer
  • Lawyer/legal advisor


Ph.D. in Law - The European Law Institute- University of Copenhagen and Faculty of Law, University of Novi Sad (international private law)

Research fellowship

Copenhagen Business School, University of Copenhagen, Denmark; Center for studies of regional and local development Lisbon, Portugal; Freedom House Washington and Center for Civic Education CA, USA;

Guest lecturer

At the Central European University Budapest, Novi Sad University, University of Birmingham, London School of Economics, Alternative Academic Network Belgrade and others


More than 30 studies/research papers about regionalism, EU regional policy, rule of law and inter-ethnic relations, Editor and co-editor of several books and publications.

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