Ivan Bimbilovski holds a Ph.D. degree (S.J.D.) in Comparative Constitutional Law from the Central European University, Budapest, Hungary. He has been a Research Fellow of the Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany; the University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada; the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA; the Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services Institute, San Francisco, USA and the Oakland University, Rochester, USA.
Mr. Bimbilovski has been working as a consultant for various international organizations (e.g. Council of Europe, OSCE, NATO, World Bank, USAID and GIZ) as well as influential local think-tanks (e.g. the Center for Research and Policy Making and the Rating Agency).
Science and Research
Mr. Bimbilovski has published several papers and handbooks (e.g. “Open data in Macedonia: from legislation to engagement,” Open Data Institute; “Constitutional war powers: a perceptual ambiguity in VII acts,“ Lambert Academic Publishing; “Constitutional policy in Macedonia,” New York University Law School; “The political economy of the judicial reforms,” Konrad Adenauer Stiftung; “The campaign financing under the new electoral code of the Republic of Macedonia: A call for Macedonian Buckley v. Valeо…and beyond,” Konrad Adenauer Stiftung; “The GPKT guide for cross-border traders,” East-West Institute; “Migrations in South-eastern Europe,”, Group 484; and “Introduction to law: part one,” Cetis.)
He has also participated in numerous international seminars and conferences (e.g. Higher education (Lanzhou, China), Academic mobility (Porto, Portugal), Higher education (Beijing, China); European integration (Prague, Czech Republic); Cooperation between the government and the NGO sector (Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan); Elections (Krakow, Poland); Academic writing (Warsaw, Poland); and Economy and democracy (Dubrovnik, Croatia)).
Awards and Recognition
Ivan Bimbilovski has been a recipient of numerous scholarships and grants from various institutions (e.g. Gansu Foreign Affairs Office, JAMS Foundation, Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia, Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Macedonia and Open Society Institute.)