Prof. Dr. Mića Jovanović


Ambassador of Knowledge
Founder and sole owner of John Naisbitt University Belgrade
Year receipt of recognition 2017

Professor Mića Jovanović gained his first PhD degree at the Council for National Academic Awards (CNAA) – U.K. (sponsoring institution: Portsmouth Polytechnics, collaborating inst.: the London School of Economics) in 1989 in the field of Management and Industrial Relations, and the second PhD degree at the University of Maribor (Slovenia) in 1991 in the field of Organizational Sciences.

Between 1976 and 1991, he was working at the University of Belgrade (with interruptions due to his engagements in the U.K.), and from 1991 at Megatrend Business School. Between 1997 and 1999, he was the Dean of the Faculty of Management in Zaječar. In 1999, he became Rector of Megatrend University of Belgrade. Between 1983 and 1989 he was a member of the research team of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in the project called “The Future of Work in the Automotive Industry with a View to an Impact of Robotization to the Labour”.

Professor Mića Jovanović has been the President of International Expert Consortium in London since 1991. He served, in two mandates, as a member of Euro-Asia Management Studies Association Executive Committee (Tokyo and Berlin). He is the president of the General Cosmology Research Laboratory in Paris. Professor Jovanović has been inaugurated into the title The Knight of the Fleur de Lys, Cambridge Lodge (1988) and accoladed into Grand Commander in 2007.

He is the winner of the Cultural Community Award of Belgrade (2002) for the book “Intercultural Management”. For extraordinary results in business undertakings, educational projects and contribution to Serbian cultural environment during the years of 2003 and 2004, he was officially nominated (2004 and 2005) The Businessman of The Year – positioning himself among the most successful businessmen in the country. In April of 2006 he was awarder with the Golden Ring Award for his “continuous contribution to Belgrade cultural development”.

In the year of 2007 Professor Jovanović was awarded in Oxford with the International Socrates Award for the “extraordinary achievements in XX century”. In the organization of European Movement and First European House, Professor Mića Jovanović was awarded the Best European for 2007 award, for the results in Science, Culture and Education.

Professor Mića Jovanović was awarded with European Quality Award in the fields of education by European Business Assembly in Vienna in 2007. In the year of 2009, Professor Jovanović was elected the Expert of the Social and Economic Committee of the European Parliament in Brussels.

A Medal of the President of the Republic of Italy for outstanding contribution to European integration – one of the highest Italian decorations was awarded to Professor Mića Jovanović in 2009.

In 2010 The Cultural and Educational Association of Serbia awarded Professor Mića Jovanović, Rector of Megatrend University, the Golden Badge award for his “contribution to the development of Serbian culture”.

In June 2011 Professor Mića Jovanović received the Manager of the Year award as a part of the competition organized by the Chamber of Commerce of Belgrade, Faculty of Technical Sciences in Novi Sad and “Media Invent”, Novi Sad. In 2012, Professor Jovanovic was awarded by the Universidad del Norte of Paraquay with Doctoris Honoris Causa. Professor Mića Jovanović, was decorated by the King of Spain Juan Carlos I with the Order of Civil Merit, in February 2013.

Mića Jovanović is a member of the Pen Club of Serbia. He is, also, an excellent guitar player (rock ’n’ roll lead guitar and classic guitar) and a karate martial art master (5. Dan). Professor Jovanović is the author of more than 80 scientific papers and books published in the country and abroad. He has presented his scientific papers at more than 30 international and national conferences and congresses.