Ph.D. Dobrica Jovičić

Dobrica Jovicic was born on October 29, 1961 in Belgrade. He has a doctorate in tourismology. The title of his dissertacion is: “Tourism and Environment in the Context of Sustainable Development” (deffended in 1999, the University of Novi Sad, The Faculty of Science). He had been employed until 2003 as an adviser to the Federal Government of FR Yugoslavia in the departments in charge of environmental issues. He became an assistant professor at the University of Nis, Faculty of Science (Department of Geography), on October 1, 2003. Since October 1, 2008, he is employed at the University of Belgrade – Geographical Faculty. He was appointed as a full professor at the University of Belgrade on May 15, 2013.


  1. Jovicic, D.  (2019): From the traditional understanding of tourism destination to the smart tourism destination, Current Issues in Tourism, 22 (3): 276-282. doi: 10.1080/13683500.2017.1313203.
  2. Jovicic, D.  (2016): Cultural tourism in the context of relations between mass and alternative tourism, Current Issues in Tourism, 19 (6): 605-612. doi: 10.1080/13683500.2014.932759
  3. Jovicic, D. (2016): Key issues in the conceptualization of tourism destinations, Tourism Geographies, 18 (4): 445-457. doi: 10.1080/14616688.2016.1183144
  4. Dragin, А., Jovicic, D., Boskovic, D. (2010): Economic Impact of Cruise Tourism along the Pan-European Corridor VII, Ekonomska istrazivanja-Economic Research, Vol. 23, No. 4, ISSN: 1331-677X, UDK 338.48: 656.62 > (491.12), pp. 127-141
  5. Jovičić, D. (2011): Socio-cultural Impacts of Contemporary Tourism, Collegium Antropologicum, Vol 35, No. 2, ISSN: 0350-6134, UDK 572, pp. 599-605. Impact factor: 0.614 у 2011. г.
  6. Jovičić, D. (2012): The Influence of Environment and Energy Macro Surroundings on the Development of Tourism in the 21st Century, Collegium Antropologicum, Vol 36, No. 2, UDC 572, ISSN: 0350-6134, pp. 697-704.
  7. Jovicic, D. (2014). Key issues in the implementation of sustainable tourism. Current Issues in Tourism, 17 (4): 297-302. doi:10.1080/13683500.2013.797386
  8. Dragićević, V., Jovičić, D., Blešić, I., Stankov, U., Bosković, D. (2012): Business Tourism Destination Competitiveness: a case study of Vojvodina province (Serbia), Ekonomska istrazivanja-Economic Research, Vol. 25, No. 2, ISSN: 1331-677X, UDK 338, pp. 311-332


Holder of the Certificate of Appreciation issued by the Department of Geography, Tourism and Hospitality – the Faculty of Science, Novi Sad, for many years of successful cooperation and contribution to the development of the Department (2012)

Membership in domestic and international associations

The member of the Editorial Boards of the next scientific magazines:

  • UTMS Journal of Economics (ISSN: 1857-6974); University of Tourism and Management, Skopje (The North Macedonia).
  • Turizam (ISSN: 1450-6661); University of Novi Sad – Faculty of Science, Department for geography, tourism and hotel industry.

The member of the Serbian geographical society.

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