Professor Dr. Milica Bajic Brkovic


The International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP) is a global association of experienced professional planners. It was founded in 1965 in a bid to bring together recognised and highly-qualified planners in an international network. The ISOCARP network brings together individual and institutional members from more than 80 countries worldwide. Members are planners and other stakeholders involved in the development and maintenance of the built environment. As a non-governmental organisation ISOCARP is recognized by the United Nations (UN), the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UNHCS/UN-HABITAT), and the Council of Europe. The Society also has a formal consultative status with the United Nations Education, Societal and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).

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Architect, Urban Planner & Urban Designer

Milica is known for her research in the field of sustainable development and planning. She is currently studying the relationship between spatial development, technology and climate change on urban development, and the impact of this relationship on methodology, planning practice and urban development. She has received the Serbian Urban Planning Association Annual Award in 2010, 2000, and 1994. Milica was Secretary General of the International Society of City and Regional Planners for six years. Prior to that, she was an associate of the Regional Environmental Centre for Central and Eastern Europe in Belgrade, and headed the National Expert Team for the United Nations Habitat II Conference. She is a former BPTT Chair in Planning and Development at UWI, a Fulbright Scholar at the University of California, Berkeley, a Visiting Scholar at Rutgers University, a Visiting Fellow at the University of Ancona and a British Council Visitor at Oxford Brookes University.

She is currently posted as Professor in Urban Planning and Design at the University of Belgrade, Yugoslavia, and previously served as Vice Dean for Research and Outreach at the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Belgrade, was Head of the M.Sc. Programme in Planning and Development at the University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago, Head of the Postgraduate Programme in Urban, Spatial Planning and Urban Design at the  Faculty of Architecture of the University of Belgrade and Head of the Certificate Programme in Urban and Regional Planning at the same university.