Kovacevic, M (Milan)

Milan Kovačević is a PhD researcher at University College Maastricht, appointed under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie project LIMES. His research focuses on the relationship between the development of liberal arts education in Europe and the world of work, examining how liberal arts degrees are valued in the labour market. He received a bachelor’s and master’s degree in economics from the University of Novi Sad, and a master’s degree in interdisciplinary social science from the University of Glasgow, University of Barcelona and Erasmus University Rotterdam (Global Markets, Local Creativities), for which he was awarded an Erasmus Mundus scholarship. His research interests include education policy, skill development, graduate employability, labour studies, the future of work, urban policy, and globalization.

Research publications:

  • Kovačević, M. (2022). The effect of a general versus narrow undergraduate curriculum on graduate specialization: The case of a Dutch liberal arts college. The Curriculum Journal, 33(4), 618–635. https://doi.org/10.1002/curj.158
  • Kovačević, M., Dekker, T. J., & van der Velden, R. (2023). Employability development in undergraduate programmes: How different is liberal arts education? Teaching in Higher Education, 1–21. https://doi.org/10.1080/13562517.2023.2212602