WELCOME TO THE ICGS!
The International Center for Governance Studies (ICGS) is a growing community of social science scholars and public policy practitioners based in Belgrade, Serbia. Founded in 2018, the ICGS is a response to regional students’ demand for modern social science studies and to international students’ demand for deeper immersion in the politics, history, political economy, and governance of the Balkans. Both demands have been recognized over the many years of teaching and policy experience of our faculty members. Hence, the ICGS offers carefully crafted study trips and high-quality semester long programs to domestic and international students in the Balkans.
The ICGS successfully hosted students from Northeastern University. The five week long summer semester took 26 students to Sarajevo, Srebrenica, Konjic, Mostar, Banja Luka, Belgrade, Niš, Priština, Prizren, Dečani, and back to Belgrade. Students took two courses in...read more
Dr. Pennington participated in the 9th Conference on Linguistic and Intercultural Education in Alba Iulia, Romania (4 - 6 July, 2019). He presented his research on elements of jingoism in language policies as reflected in Post-Yugoslavian grammatical handbooks. Dr....read more
Prof. Mladen Mrdalj took part in the regional conference "Role of Religion in the Western Balkans’ Societies" in Tirana, Albania, organized by the Institute of Democracy and Mediation. President of Albania Ilir Meta launched the conference by hosting a reception at...read more