izv. prof. dr. sc. Ana Horvat Vuković
izv. prof. dr. sc.
Ana Horvat Vuković

Born in 1984 in Rijeka (Croatia). She attended her senior year of high school in Longwood, Florida (USA). During the course of her law studies, she received the Dean's Award for best student paper. She graduated from the University of Zagreb Faculty of Law in July 2007 (total GPA corresponds to a summa cum laude degree), and started working as a TA/RA with the Department of Constitutional Law of the same Faculty (2007-2013). During the 2009-2013 period, she also worked as a permanent court interpreter for the English language.

On 11 July 2013 she defended her doctoral dissertation titled "Regulation of positive discrimination with special emphasis on the case-law of India".

She teaches courses at the integrated study level („Constitutional Law“, „Constitutional Law – seminar“, and „Women's Rights“ - in English (since 2020.) and Croatian (since 2022.)), on the bachelor level ("Basics of Constitutional Law", "Comparative Constitutional Law" and "Constitutional Law of the Republic of Croatia"), and on the graduate level („Comparative Constitutional Law and Political Institutions“, „Comparative Constitutional Law of EU Member States" and „Introduction to Constitutional Casuistry“) where she is also a PhD mentor.

She is a member of the ICONs (International Society of Public Law), Croatian Association for Constitutional Law, Croatian-Canadian Academic Society and cofounder/member of the student-staff alliance for the protection of LGBTIQA+ rights "ZA-Pravo" (Governing Board member, 2020-2022).

She is the academic mentor for the Antidiscrimination Unit of the Free Legal Aid Clinic at the Zagreb Faculty of Law (2019-current), and president of the Faculty Committee for Students, Student Associations and Students' Standard (2021-2023).

In February 2021, she was appointed as a member of a working group tasked with drafting the Faculty's first-generation Code on Students' Protection From Sexual Harrassment and Other Forms of Gender Discrimination. The Code entered into force on 23 February 2022 - https://www.pravo.unizg.hr/_download/repository/Pravilnik_o_zastiti_studentica_i_studenata_od_seksualnog_uznemiravanja_i_drugih_oblika_rodne_diskriminacije.pdf 

She is a mother to two daugthers.

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Education

Graduation year: 2007

PhD graduation year: 2013

Employed since: 2007

Contact

E-mail:
E-mail
Public phone number:
+38514597515
Address:
Trg Republike Hrvatske 3, soba 10
Department:
Constitutional Law
Consultations:

Office hours are held Mondays from 12 p.m., except during exam weeks.

For students who work or are otherwise unable to make use of these office hours, alternative office hours are scheduled on an individual basis, and can include the use of Google Meet etc.

Published papers recorded in the Croatian Scientific Bibliography Database (CROSBI)

Division of competences in the EU: ultra vires review

Horvat Vuković, Ana
2022.

THE CONSTITUTIONAL CONSTRUCTION OF REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS AND FAMILY IN CROATIA AND SLOVENIA

Horvat Vuković, Ana ; Samobor, Ana
2022.
ICONs 2022 conference "Global Problems and Prospects in Public Law"

Development and Protection of LGBTIQA+ Rights


2022.

LGBTIQA+ rights before the Croatian courts: Diffusing the potential of an unconstitutional hijacking of exceptions to discrimination under the 2009 Act on combating discrimination

Horvat Vuković, Ana
2022.

Apotheosis of the social state: Social justice as a component of Croatian constitutional identity

Kuzelj, Valentino ; Horvat Vuković, Ana
2022.
Politička misao : Croatian political science review

Activities on cpreventing sexual harassment and other forms of gender discrimination at the Faculty of Law in Zagreb following #nisamtražilamo movement

Horvat Vuković, Ana ; Munivrana, Maja ; Petričušić, Antonija ; Željko, Darija
2022.
Uprkos strahu i tišini: univerziteti protiv nasilja / Beyond Fear and Silence: Universities against Violence

THE PSPP JUDGMENT OF THE GERMAN FEDERAL CONSTITUTIONAL COURT: AN ESCALATION OF CONFLICT, OR A CALL TO IMPROVE INTERPRETATIVE METHODS OF THE COURT OF JUSTICE OF THE EUROPEAN UNION?

Ninčević, Ivan Borna ; Kostadinov, Biljana ; Horvat Vuković, Ana
2022.
Zagrebačka pravna revija

Gender quotas in corporate decision-making bodies – regulatory promotion of equality of results in the EU

Horvat Vuković, Ana
2021.
Theory and practice of legislation

The Constitution of the Republic of Croatia and conscientious appeal in providing healthcare

Horvat Vuković, Ana
2021.
Ustavne promjene i političke nagodbe – Republika Hrvatska između ustavne demokracije i populizma

Apotheosis of the social state: The imperative of achieving social justice in the Republic of Croatia

Kuzelj, Valentino ; Cindori, Sonja ; Horvat Vuković, Ana
2021.
Pravni vjesnik

Constitutionality during times of crisis: Anti- pandemic measures and their effect on the rule of law in Croatia

Horvat Vuković, Ana ; Kuzelj, Valentino
2020.
Sixth International Scientific Conference on Knowledge Based Sustainable Development – ERAZ 2020

Legal tradition and new challenges after Croatia's 2013 accession to the EU – avenues of protection of national constitutional identity

Horvat Vuković, Ana
2020.
Legal Tradition and New Legal Challenges

The Croatian Constitutional Court’s Abortion Decision: A Nominal Win for Reproductive Freedom

Horvat Vuković, Ana
2019.

The Constitutional Court of the Republic of Croatia as a "European" Court and the Preservation of National Standards of Fundamental Rights Protection

Horvat Vuković, Ana
2019.
Zbornik Pravnog fakulteta u Zagrebu

"Being One's Own Master" - European Composite Republic and the Ultra Vires Control of EU Bodies' Actions

Horvat Vuković, Ana
2019.
Zagrebačka pravna revija

Gender quotas in corporate decision-making bodies – regulatory promotion of equality of results in the EU

Horvat Vuković, Ana
2019.
Dignity, Democracy, Diversity - XXIX IVR World Congress

Rule of law and economic exigency in “post- democratic executive federalism” : some constitutional issues of the Euro crisis

Horvat Vuković, Ana
2017.
Zbornik Pravnog fakulteta Sveučilišta u Rijeci

Constitutional Court of the Republic of Croatia and citizen-initiated referenda in the 2013- 2015 period: analysis and proposals

Horvat Vuković, Ana
2016.
Zbornik Pravnog fakulteta Sveučilišta u Rijeci

Constitutional Court of the Republic of Croatia and referendum on outsourcing in 2015

Horvat Vuković, Ana
2016.
Informator : instruktivno-informativni list za ekonomska i pravna pitanja

Rule of Law and Economic Exigency in “Postdemocratic Executive Federalism”: Some Constitutional Issues of the Euro Crisis

Horvat Vuković, Ana
2016.
Society, Law, and Legal Culture

"In the name of the Constitution" - substantive limits of constitutional amendment

Horvat Vuković, Ana
2015.
Zbornik Pravnog fakulteta u Zagrebu

Regulation of positive discrimination with special emphasis on the example of India

Horvat Vuković, Ana
2015.

Popular initiative referendum in 2013 - constitutional identity as the basis of Constitutional Court's activism

Horvat Vuković, Ana
2014.
Referendum narodne inicijative u Hrvatskoj i Sloveniji - ustavnopravno uređenje, iskustva i perspektive

Legal regulation of positive discrimination through a case-study of India

Horvat Vuković, Ana
2013.

Bioetička pitanja: unaprijed dane upute na polju zdravstvene skrbi u kanadsko-hrvatskoj perspektivi

Horvat Vuković, Ana
2011.
3rd Croatian-Canadian Academic Society (CCAS) International Conference

National minorities: constitutional guarantees and potential for their enforcement

Horvat Vuković, Ana
2011.
Okrugli stol "Dvadeseta obljetnica Ustava Republike Hrvatske"

Report from the Round table "Twentieth anniversary of the Constitution of the Republic of Croatia"

Horvat Vuković, Ana
2011.
Hrvatska javna uprava : časopis za teoriju i praksu javne uprave

Overview of the book "Building democratic constitutional institutions of the Republic of Croatia in a developmental perspective - a Department of science, education and sports Project No. 066-0661428-2502 (2007-2011)", Branko Smerdel, Đorđe Gardašević (eds.)

Horvat Vuković, Ana
2011.
Informator : instruktivno-informativni list za ekonomska i pravna pitanja

Autochthonous national minorities and constitutional changes 2009-2010

Horvat, Ana
2010.
Zbornik Pravnog fakulteta u Zagrebu

Decision of the Grand Chamber of the ECHR - no discrimination in Roma children education allowed

Horvat Vuković, Ana
2010.
Informator : instruktivno-informativni list za ekonomska i pravna pitanja

The Constitution of the Republic of Croatia


2010.

Issues in Bioethics: advance directives in a Canadian-Croatian Perspective

Horvat Vuković, Ana
2010.
Godišnjak Katedre za društvene i humanističke znanosti u medicini Medicinskog fakulteta Sveučilišta u Rijeci (JAHR)

Integration through segregation? Prospects of integrated Roma education

Horvat, Ana
2009.
Zbornik radova Pravnog fakulteta u Splitu

Constitutional preamble and autochthony

Horvat Vuković, Ana
2009.
Informator : instruktivno-informativni list za ekonomska i pravna pitanja

New standards of Croatian and European anti-discrimination law

Horvat, Ana
2008.
Zbornik Pravnog fakulteta u Zagrebu

Application of the Act on the elimination of discrimination

Horvat Vuković, Ana
2008.
Informator : instruktivno-informativni list za ekonomska i pravna pitanja

Jurisprudence of the U.S. Supreme Court regarding the "Commerce Clause" of the Constitution - A Seismograph of Changes in Federalism

Horvat Vuković, Ana
2007.
Pravnik : časopis za pravna i društvena pitanja

Professional memberships

International Society of Public Law (ICONs), Croatian Association for Constitutional Law, Croatian-Canadian Academic Society, ZA-Pravo LGBTIQA+ student-staff alliance


Past employments

2007-2013: Teaching and Research Assistant, Department of Constitutional Law, Zagreb Faculty of Law

2013-2015: Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Constitutional Law, Zagreb Faculty of Law

2015-2021: Assistant Professor, Department of Constitutional Law, Zagreb Faculty of Law

December 2021-current: Associate Professor, Department of Constitutional Law, Zagreb Faculty of Law