Anja Gvozdanović

Anja Gvozdanović, Ph.D.

Research associate


Researcher’s unique code:


Job title:

research associate

Field of interest:

youth research, social capital, social trust, civility


Frankopanska 22/I
10000 Zagreb
tel: +385 1 4828909
fax: +385 1 4810263

Qualifications, scientific advancement and education

2014 Research associate in social sciences, field of sociology
2013 PhD in Sociology; Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Zagreb
2007 MA in Sociology; Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Zagreb

Research projects

Project leader:
2017 – 2019 Youth Studies Southeast Europe 2018 – Croatia
2016 – 2020 Divided Past – Joint Future, IPA project, cluster Civil Society Facility and Media Programme 2004-2015
2015 Research part of the project: GOOD Initiative – Towards Civic Education in Schools, The Open Society Foundations – researcher in two national surveys
2016 – Youth Work and Social Entrepreneurship, Portugal Entrepreneurship Education Platform
2014 Institutional evaluation of Ombudsperson for Gender Equality of the Republic of Croatia
2013 – 2014 Participation Programme of UNESCO: Young Women and Gender Equality in Post-Yugoslav Societies: Research, Practice and Policy
2012 Shell youth research in Croatia, in cooperation with the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Zagreb
2012 Absorbtion capacity of the NGOs for use of EU funds, in cooperation with Association for Civic Education and Social Development
2007 – 2013 Croatian Students in the European Context: the Coming Social Elite
2008 – 2009 PHARE project Youth and Peace Building in cooperation with Centre for Peace Studies
2008 – 2009 Research of the Social Entrepreneurship of the Youth in cooperation with the Croatian Youth Network and Centre for Peace Studies

Selected bibliography