Institute for Social Work and Social Policy

Dr. Vladimir Ilievski

Associate professor

Prof. Dr. Vladimir Ilievski was born in 1974 in Dusseldorf. He graduated (1998) and received his master’s degree (2006) at the Institute for Social Work and Social Policy, Faculty of Philosophy, at the University “St. Cyril and Methodius” in Skopje. In 2011 he was employed at the Faculty of Philosophy in Skopje as a junior assistant at the Institute for Social Work and Social Policy. In September 2013, he defended his doctoral dissertation entitled “Prejudices against people with mental disorders and their involvement in the labor market” and earned a doctorate in social work and social policy. In the same year he was elected assistant professor. In March 2018, he was elected associate professor in the teaching-scientific title.

From 2000 to 2002, he was employed as a social worker at the American Refugee Committee, Skopje. In 2004, he worked as a researcher on the Project for Common Vision, a branch office of WSP International, Geneva.

From January 26, 2006 to May 12, 2011, he was employed as a social worker in the Center for Mental Health “Vlae”, at the PHI Psychiatric Hospital “Skopje” – Skopje. Since 2006 he has been actively involved in the civil sector, a member of several citizens’ associations such as: Association of Social Workers of the City of Skopje, Macedonian Scientific Association for Autism, Macedonian Platform against Poverty and Social Exclusion and Roma Resource Center.

He has participated in several international and scientific projects in the field of social protection and social work in health.

He participates in numerous scientific and professional conferences, seminars, educational workshops and schools in the country and abroad.

In 1998, he completed a study visit to improve his German language at the College of Europe in Kassel, Federal Republic of Germany.

He speaks English and German.

Research interests: social work in health, social protection, social work with persons with disabilities, social work with the elderly and social work in civil society organizations.

Prof. Dr. Vladimir Ilievski is engaged in lectures and seminars of the courses:

Second cycle of studies:
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    [SRSP225I/19] Social services for people with disabilities


Ilievski, V., Trajkov, I.,Coneva, A.(2019) Psychosocial support of people with mental disorders, Social stadies,v.2, n. 2, Faculty of Political Science, University of Sarajevo, (51-68).

Trajkov, I., Ilievski V. (2019) Psychosocial Skills of Private Security Staff/ Professionals, Security Dialogues, Vol. 10, No. 1-2, Faculty of Phiilosophy, Skopje, ( 265-275).

Trbojevik, S., Dimitrijoska, S. Ilievski,V. (2019) Тhe Need of Professional Social Work in Overcoming Social Problems and Social Exclusion of Children in the Process of Education, European Journal of Social Sciences, v. 2, n.1, ( 63-71).

Dimitrijoska S., Bogoevska N., Ilievski V. (2019) Social services for children, victims of violence conducted by associations of citizens, Association for support and creative development of children and young, Tuzla, Faculty of special education and rehabilitation, University of Tuzla.

Ilievski, V., Damovski,A.(2018) Social support of people with intellectual disability included in the form”living with support”, Centar modernih znanja, 2019, Banja Luka, (357-366).

Dimitrijoska, S.,Ilievski,V.(2017)Mentoring program is novelty in reducing recurrence of children, Centar modernih znanja, 2017, Banja Luka, (166-173).

 Dimitrijoska, S., Ilievski, V.(2016) Involvement of Vulnerable People in the Health Care System, International Conference оf Socio-economic Researchers Icrs, Serbia, 27 – 29 May 2016, Zlatibor Volume 5, Number 9, June 2016, (1-12).

Dimitrijoska S., Trbojevik S.,Bogoevska N. Ilievski V.(2016) Provision of Health and Social Services for Drug Addicts in the Republic of Macedonia, European Journal of Multidiscipliary Studies April 2016 Nr.1, (112-121).

Dimitrijoska, S., Ilievski,V.(2016) Ethics and Value Dilemmas in Social Work , Social Work Review / Revista de Asistenta Sociala . 2016, Issue 1, EBSCO, (49-58).

Dimitrijoska S, Ilievski, V. (2015) Interdisciplinary Approach for Peace Students, Filozofski fakultet, Institut za bezbednost odbrana i mir, Security Dialoges Vol 1, Namber 2-1 2015 EBSCO, (427-443).

Laklija M., Ilievski, V. (2015) Comparative analyze of foster care for adults in Republic of Croatia and Republic of Macedonia, Journal of Social policy, no.11/2, Faculty of Philosophy, Skopje, November 2015, (379-390).

Bornarova ,S., Ilievski, V. (2015) Implementation of licensing in social protection: Regional achievements and challenges, Journal of Social policy, no.11/2, Faculty of Philosophy, Skopje, November 2015, (283-290).

Bogoevska N., Ilievski V., Dimitrijoska S. (2015) Protection of children at risk in the system of justice for children in the Republic of Macedonia, Euser European Center For Science Education And Research First Published 2015, European Journal Of Social Sciences, (63-70).

Dimitrijoska S., Trbojecic S., Ilievski V. (2015) Demographic aging of population and the social protection system in the Republic of Macedonia, Euser European Center For Science Education And Research First Published 2015 European Journal Of Social Sciences Education And Research September – December 2015, Volume 5, (385-392).

Ilievski, V. (2014) Social inclusion of persons with mental disorders in the labor market, Education and rehabilitation of adult persons with disabilities: thematic collection of International Importance: Adult person with disability, Foca (367-375).

Ilievski, V. (2014) Care for children with disabilities in foster families as a form of non-institutional protection in the system of social protection, Values of Christian Relationships,”West University of Timisoara, (107-113).

Ilievski, V., Coneva A. (2013) Communication of persons with mental disorders, JAHR, Number7, Department of Social Sciences and Medical Humanities, University of Rijeka, Faculty of Medicine, (377-384).

Ilievski, V.(2013).Social protection of elderly people –European trends, Conference proceedings, Faculty of Philosophy, Skopje, Fridrich Ebert Stiftung, Skopje ( 112-120).

Ilievski, V.(2012) The situation of socially vulnerable groups in the Labor market in Macedonia”,Puno Sociale dhe Politika, Sociale, Tirana.

Jovanovska , B., Ilievski, V. (2012) Social inclusion of young people through employment in Macedonia”, Applied Social Silences, Cambridge scholars publishing, (197-285).

Ilievski,V.(2012)Vaninstitucionalna zastita dece sa mentalnim smetnjama u razvoju u Republici Makedoniji, Drustvo defektologije Vojvodine.

Ilievski, V. (2011) Social exclusion of the people with mental disorders at the labour market in Republic of Macedonia”, published in Regional research book, Faculty of Philosophy, University Novi Sad.

Ilievski, V. (2011) The role of Civil society in the System for Social protection of disabled person in Republic of Macedonia”, Caritas, Mostar (319-330).