Milos Hrnjaz

Milos Hrnjaz

Visiting Research Fellow

Areas of expertise

International Humanitarian Law  /  International Law on the Use of Force  /  International Court of Justice  /  Sources of International Law

Miloš Hrnjaz is an Assistant Professor of International Law at the University of Belgrade – Faculty of Political Science where he teaches Public International Law and International Humanitarian Law. In 2016 he obtained a PhD degree after defending doctoral dissertation at the University of Belgrade titled Formation and Identification of International Customary Law: the Practice of International Court of Justice. He published a number of scientific papers and articles in relevant Serbian and international academic journals and a book on the use of force in the practice of International Court of Justice.

His research at the Geneva Academy will be focused on the issue of classification of armed conflicts with a special emphasis on armed conflicts in Yugoslavia in the last decade of XX century as a point of reference for illustration of challenges regarding classification of contemporary armed conflicts.

Before CSSA Fellowship at the Geneva Academy, Miloš Hrnjaz was also a Fellow at the American University – Washington College of Law and Leiden University in Netherlands. He has been involved in various projects in the field of IHL, such as ICRC’s project on Customary International Humanitarian Law Study.

His professional experience includes also a post of a Personal Assistant of a Chief Legal Advisor in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia.