Vojin Rakić, Full Professor, is Founding Director of the Center for the Study of Bioethics, Head of the Serbian Unit of the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics and Chair of the Cambridge Working Group for Bioethics Education in Serbia. Rakić is also Head of European Division of the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics. He has a PhD in Political Science from Rutgers University in the United States (1998).
He completed his elementary and high school in the Netherlands, graduated philosophy in Serbia, and has MA degrees in European Studies and Political Science from the Central European University in Prague and from the Department of Political Science of Rutgers University. Vojin Rakić was as a senior research fellow at the Center for Higher Education Policy Studies at the University of Twente in the Netherlands (1999-2001). Between 2001 and 2003 he was a U.N. Special Adviser to the Government of Serbia. Since 2003 he works as a university professor in Belgrade.
In 2009 Rakić was also a Visiting Scholar at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. Vojin Rakić publishes primarily in English. His publications include various books and edited collections (recently: an edited volume published by Routledge), as well as numerous articles from the domain of (bio-)ethics, and political philosophy (recent publications: articles in the Journal of Medical Ethics, American Journal of Bioethics, Cambridge Quarterly of Health Care Ethics, American Journal of Bioethics: Neuroscience, and Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy).