Prof dr. Vlatko Ilieski
Prof. Dr. Vlatko Ilieski graduated from the Veterinary Faculty in Zagreb, Croatia, received his PhD at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine specialist at the European college for Animal welfare, Ethics and Law. As university professor he is lecturer for undergraduate and postgraduate studies with big international experiences. He has international teaching experiences as visiting professor at University of Ljubljana, Zagreb teaching animal welfare. Member of the doctoral program “Model Organisms” in Biomedical and Veterinary Research at the University of Naples, Federico II, Italy
Scientific research work of Prof. Vlatko Ilieski is in the field of functional morphology with a special emphasis on the protection and welfare of animals. The main research activities were relating to the assessment of animal welfare with various types of housing systems and different herd size ranging from free range on pasture to intensive tie stall farming. These activities are accompanied with implementation of animal welfare assessment protocol
He has been part of many international programmes for training the trainer programs for education of stakeholders with impact on quality of education and research especially in establishing cooperation of universities with public sector.