Judge Dragoljub Popovic
Judge, European Court of Human Rights
BiographyJudge Dragoljub Popovic was born on 25 July 1951 in Belgrade. Initially, he graduated in Law at the University of Belgrade and from 1976 to 1980 he was a Lawyer in two commercial enterprises. In 1985, he completed his Third cycle degree in Comparative Law at the International Faculty of Comparative Law, Brussels. He was Attorney at Law in a legal office, Belgrade, from 1998 to 2000.
Furthermore, in 1995 he was a Lecturer (Professor) of Legal and Constitutional History and Comparative Law.
In 2001, he was a Visiting Professor at the Institute of Federalism of the University of Fribourg, Switzerland. Notably, he acted as Ambassador of Serbia and Montenegro to Switzerland from 2001 to 2004.
From 2004 to 2005, Judge Popovic became Professor of Constitutional Law and Comparative Law at the Business Law School of Belgrade.
Since 26 January 2005, he is Judge of the European Court of Human Rights.
International Human Rights Protection – A Hope for the WeakA Lecture by Judge Dragoljub Popovic, Judge of the European Court of Human Rights
The Strasbourg Conference on International Law & Human Rights 2014
"The Role of International Law to Promote Sustainable Development, Youth Empowerment & Women's Rights"
(Strasbourg, France; April 14th - 16th, 2014)