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Gojko Bezovan

Supervisor ESR6; co-supervisor ESR12 - Host coordinator

Gojko Bežovan is head of Institute for Social Policy at Faculty of Law, Department of Social Work, University of Zagreb and head of PhD programme in Social policy. He did PhD in sociology with the topic on housing and housing policy at Department of Sociology, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb. He has been teaching social policy with housing and housing policy at undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD levels since 1992. He is head of interdisciplinary postgraduate programme Urban Management and postgraduate programme Preparation and Implementation of EU Project at University of Zagreb.

Bezovan’s current research deal with housing needs assessment, local housing programmes and impact on demographic trends, housing innovations and housing of vulnerable social groups. In last ten years he was a partner it two EU FP7 projects partly dealing with housing and several European Social Fund projects more focused to housing issues. Besides that, he deals with research on social policy, civil society and welfare mix development. He published more article, chapters in books and books in mentioned field. Currently he supervise one PhD from the social policy field. He is a member of The European Network for Housing Research-ENHR and International Society for Third-Sector Research- ISTR.


Participation in structured courses (RMT, TS)


Participation in network activities (Workshops, Summer Schools, Conferences, Secondments)

Valencia Summer schools


Summer School 2: Inclusive co-design and community planning of affordable and sustainable housing



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Horvat, M. & Bežovan, G. (2022, August-September). Analysis of sustainability of service providers for social integration of the homeless in Croatia [Conference paper]. European Network for Housing Research (ENHR) Conference 2022. Barcelona, Spain.

Posted on 27-05-2022



Fernández, A., Bezovan, G., & Pandzic, J. (2022, August-September). Analysing the role of housing subsidies within the Croatian economic growth strategy: a political economy approach to SSK [Conference paper].  European Network for Housing Research (ENHR) Conference 2022. Barcelona, Spain.

Posted on 31-08-2022



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