About us

About us

ESI publishes several peer reviewed journals, among which is one of the largest interdisciplinary journals in Europe – the European Scientific Journal, ESJ

The European Scientific Institute, ESI and its partners organizes academic conferences and forums on 5 continents. Thousands of researchers have presented and published their scientific outcome with the ESI over the past few years.

This international academic project gathers academics from all around the globe, and facilitates collaboration by networking them in working groups based on common interests.

The European Scientific Institute, ESI together with partner Universities, offers the following Post-Doctoral programs.

ESI Preprints

ESI Preprints is a multidisciplinary preprint platform that makes scientific manuscripts from all fields of research immediately available. The preprints will be available on www.esipreprints.org and www.eujournal.org
The European Scientific Institute (ESI) is a global academic platform, which cooperates with Universities and academic centers on 5 continents, by organizing scientific conferences, forums, workshops and joint projects. ESI represents a bridge for exploration from all over the world, thus contributing to the promotion of the modern scientific accomplishments. Led by its motto “Science does not know borders”, the ESI provides a greater global exchange of knowledge and the sharing of best practices.
ESI is also dedicated to the monthly publication of the European Scientific Journal (ESJ). ESJ becomes one of the largest interdisciplinary journals in Europe, which promotes open access. Over 22.000 researchers from around the globe have published their papers in the journal. Its international recognition is also due to its editorial team which consists of eminent academics and scientists from more than 500 Universities worldwide.
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ESI team

ESI team

Jovan Shopovski

Republic of Macedonia

jovanDr. Jovan Shopovski is a founding member and president of the European Scientific Institute, ESI since 2010. He is visiting professor at several Universities worldwide. He delivered in-person and online lectures at Universities in Spain, Italy, Poland, Romania, China, Argentina, Indonesia, and Georgia.
He is also a program director of the ESI Postdoctoral Program “Social Sciences and Humanities in a Post-crisis period.” This program networks researchers with different academic backgrounds and academic titles, providing an interdisciplinary approach to contemporary societal challenges.
Dr. Shopovski was an advisory and board member at Eurodoc, The European Council of Doctoral Candidates and Junior Researchers, Brussels, Belgium. He is chairman and member of numerous Scientific and Organizing Committees of various International conferences and forums worldwide and project coordinator of different academic teams.
His publications include scientific papers in taxation, entrepreneurship, academic writing, and academic publishing.


Tiffany Boury


Tiffany Boury

TiffanBoury ian AssociatProfessor at Franciscan UniversitiSteubenville, OhiUSA. I2018, she was appointed director of Franciscan University’CatholiLeadership program. The Leadership program wilserve leaderfrom multidisciplinarfields bproviding consulting, research, leadership training and offsite professional development.
Dr. Boury’s doctoral research was ithe importance of providing  opportunities for teachertstudy abroad and culturallrelevant teaching. I2017, she served as visiting facultmember working with  Austrian school partnershipcreated during her studies. I2018, second school partnership was developed tprovide Franciscan graduates thopportunittassist witEnglish instruction iKowloon, Hong Kong. Through joint collaboratiowitFranciscan UniversitanStBonaventuradministration, the EEP (English Empowering Program) was developed. ThEEP offerteachernot onlyear of mentoring and classroom ESL training, it serves as a cultural immersion for both communities.
Dr. Bourreceiveher bachelordegree from West LibertUniversity, heMasterof Education from Walden Universitand her PhD iInstructionaManagement and Leadership from Robert MorriUniversity. I2017, she  was named recipient of the Excellence iTeachinAwarfrom Franciscan Universitand AssociatEditor for the European ScientifiJournal. As director of the MCprogram, she iavailablfor consulting and  professional development workshops in mentoring emerging leaders and school leadership training.

Gloria Esteban De La Rosa


gloriaDr. Gloria Esteban de la Rosa is Professor of Private International Law at the University of Jaen since 1992. She teaches not onlyPrivate International Lawat the University of Jaen for Spanish students, but also International Business Law in English language for foreigner students from different parts of the world, specially, Erasmus students.

She is Directress of various national Projects about International Trade Lawand Immigration Law and Policy. She has obtained a prize in 2006 in appreciation of researches and activities rendered in relation with the immigration in the Autonomous Community of Andalucía (Spain). She has organised and participated in the scientific comity of an important number of Congresses, that has taken place not only at the University of Jaen but also in other countries.

She is also Directress of an editorial Collection since 2010. She participates in the European Research Network in the field of private international law, civil law and civil procedure. Finally, she has obtained two mentions in appreciation of the quality of her publication by the Spanish competent National Agency.

Dejan Marolov

Republic of Macedonia

dejanAssoc. Professor Dejan Marolov, PhD, is a founding member of the European Scientific Institute. Supported by the European Commission, he pursued his graduate studies at the European Institute in Nice, France, where he earned his MA degree defending his thesis “Advanced European and International Studies”. He obtained his PhD in International Law from the European Center for Peace and Development (ECPD), affiliation of the University for Peace, established by the United Nations. Numerous international journals and periodicals have published his academic papers in law and international relations. He authored more than six monographs. Prof. Marolov has reviewed scientific articles for respectable international journals, including the reputable “European Scientific Journal”. He has served on many national and international committees at scientific conferences and forums.

Jacques de Vos Malan


jacquesDr. Jacques de Vos Malan has spent the past 6 years directing Australia’s largest interdisciplinary research program, publishing evidence-based research reports for Australia’s Chief Scientist. With a group of Australian academics and Academy Fellows, each distinguished in their own field, he authored Delivering Sustainable Urban Mobility, ACOLA 2015, a major report on the future of Australian cities.

He holds degrees from the Universities of Cape Town, London (King’s College) and Pretoria. His work is published in New York, Cape Town and Canberra and included in the National Library Canberra, the Gaudeamus Foundation Contemporary Music Library, Amsterdam and the New York Public Library. He worked as an arts administrator in South Africa and Australia for more than thirty years, where his roles included Executive Director of the Cape Town Symphony Orchestra and Chief Executive Officer of Melbourne Recital Centre.

Jose Noronha Rodrigues


joseDr. Jose Noronha Rodrigues holds a PhD in law from the Santiago de Compostela University, Spain. He works as an Assistant Professor at the University of the Azores and is also Director of the Centre of Law and Economics Studies at the University of the Azores, researcher and coordinator of Law courses of the Department of Economics and Business at the same University.

He is a Lawyer with law office in Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal. He is a member of the editorial board of numerous international scientific journals including the European Scientific Journal (ESJ). He is also a member of various academic institutes and centers worldwide.

Dr. Noronha Rodrigues is author of the book “A identidade e (des) identidade dos valores europeus”, “Colectânea de Legislação sobre o Estatuto Político Administrativo da Região Autónoma dos Acores” and of many papers in international and national journals.
Dr. Noronha Rodrigues is an ESI chief of International Legal Studies Center.

David Perez Jorge

University of La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain

Dr. David Perez Jorge is a Professor at the University of La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain. He has been a General Education Teacher in 1991 (University of La Laguna), Degree in Philosophy and Educational Sciences in University of La Laguna in 1996, Degree in Primary Education (2015) and Doctor in Philosophy and Educational Sciences in 2008. Supplementary Training, Masters and Experts: 1) University Master: Educate in Diversity. 2) Expert in Assessing the Quality in University Education. 3) Master in Sleep, Physiology and Medicine. 4) Master in Neuroscience and behavioural Biology. 5) Master in Intervention in Special Education. 6) Master in new Educational Resources for teachers. 7) Master in Educational Competences in Intervention with Minors. 8) Master in Social Education. 9) Master in Intercultural Mediation.10) Master in Educational Competencies and Intervention with Minors.

Nino Kemertelidze


ninoDr. Nino Kemertelidze is a Vice-Rector of the University “Grigol Robakidze”, Tbilisi, Georgia. She is a Doctor of linguistics, specialist of Anglistics. She works at Grigol Robakidze University from the very day of its establishment at first as an Assistant Professor, then as a Professor and the Head of the Department of International Relations. Since 1996, she is the Vice-Rector of the University.

The sphere of her activities is international relations and scientific research. Success of Grigol Robakidze University, interesting international education and research programmes are connected to the Professor’s activities. She plays the particular attention to the accomplishment of students’ and lecturers’ joint research projects. She involves students into distance learning programmes of well-known foreign universities.

Professor Kemertelidze is the author of two monographs and over 20 scientific articles. She is the member of the editorial board of several scientific journals. She has participated in several international projects.

John B. Strait


John B. Strait is a Professor of Geography at Sam Houston State University in Houston, Texas  (U.S.A.), where he serves as the Assistant Chair and Geography Program Coordinator in the Department of Environmental and Geosciences. He is a long term collaborator and supporter of the ESI and serves as an Associate Editor for the Environmental Science Journal (ESJ).

Dr. Strait is a broadly trained human geographer specializing in sociocultural, urban, and ethnic geographies. His main research and teaching interests lie at the intersections of racial and ethnic identities, urban residential dynamics, diaspora studies and the geographic dimensions of social movements and the ways they manifest via music, visual arts, urban street art, and  religion. He regularly directs field courses and workshops, both international and intranational in
scope, that incorporate these various subject matter, particularly as they pertain to the U.S. South, the Mississippi Delta, Hawaii, Cuba, Spain and Brazil.

His list of publications include papers embracing the aforementioned topics, but also include research focused on pedagogical modules that incorporate field experiences, as well as collaborations with artistic projects that have been exhibited in the U.S., China, Japan, Brazil,  and Morocco.

Franz-Rudolf Herber


franzAcademic Director Dr. iur. Dr. phil. Franz-Rudolf Herber is a German lawyer and philologist. At Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg he teaches inter alia road law, public service law, liability of public authorities and cross-curriculum interrelations between law and language as well as between law and literature. He disposes of great international experience in international negotiations that he acquired during his long-standing occupation in the German Ministry of Transport. His strong personal belief is that the transport sector is universal and overriding borders. Franz-Rudolf Herber is the editor of a compendium on German road law and the editor of a collection of German and European rules on road traffic law. He is publishing in German language and English language; furthermore, he is publishing in Latin language that is not bound to the borders of a particular country. His political vision is that all people are equal and that the protection of nature is a universe responsibility

Leonard Holmes


dr-holmesDr. Holmes has been PI on 2 NIH Grants (EARDA and Bridges) and Co-PI on 2 NSF grants (Partnerships for Innovation, and ATE). In addition I have had numerous biotechnology grants through the North Carolina Biotechnology Center and North Carolina Space Grant. I have been teaching bioprocessing and other biotechnology courses at UNC Pembroke for 25 years. I was on the team that planned and built the UNCP Biotechnology Research and Training Center and given the honor to “cut the ribbon” on March 13, 2009. My research is based at the Sartorius-stedim Fermentation Lab, at the Center. I have directed or collaborated with undergraduates, teachers, community college instructors, post-doctoral students and visiting international scientists. I have contributed to a fermentation technology training manual used in an IARI National Training Program, Delhi 2011. Many of my collaborations have resulted in peer-reviewed publications.

Kirby R. Cundiff

Dubai, UAE

kirbyDr. Kirby R. Cundiff is the Director of Business Programs and a Professor of Business Administration and Finance at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He received a M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana—Champaign and a B.S. from Truman State University. He has also been employed by Northeastern State University, the University of Maryland, Hillsdale College, Rice University, and the Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Dr. Cundiff’s research interests include climate change, health care economics, monetary policy, taxation, and behavioral finance. His work has been published by the American Institute for Economic Research, the Foundation for Economic Education, the Mises Institute, and several other research outlets. He is both a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional.

In Memoriam: Roberto Kertesz



In Memoriam: Roberto Kertész, MD., Ph.D.

MD(physician), 1962. Specialist in Psychiatry, 1965
Professor and Ph. D. in Medicine, School of Medicine,
National University of Buenos Aires, Argentina

Work experience
2012 and ongoing, Rector Emeritus and Director of Postgraduate
Studies and Continous Education, Univ. of Flores
Previously, Rector, since 1995.
President of the University Foundation since 1994.

Scientific events
Organized over 40 international and national conferences, as president or general secretary
and presented over 800 lectures and seminars in 14 countries

Training and supervision
Personal analysis with Dr. Enrique Pichon Riviére, introducer of social psychology in Argentina. Supervision with Professors Edgardo Rolla and Mauricio Knobel (Argentina), Leopold Bellak, Eric Berne, Milton Erickson, Theodore Ayllon, Arnold A. Lazarus, Jacob Moreno, Paul Rosch (U.S.A.), Hans Selye, Thomas Ban, Eric Wittkower (Canada), Lennart Levi (Karolinska Institute, Sweden)

Teaching experiences
2014, since 1995-Full Professor, Doctorate in Psychology, Univ. of Flores
and former Professor, Kennedy Univ. Doctorate career,1973-1975,
Buenos Aires.

Consulting and training activities
International teacher and consultant in new behavioral sciences, in governmental and private institutions, 1974 to1994

Introduced Transactional Analysis (delegated by Dr. Eric Berne) and Multimodal therapy (delegated by Dr.Arnold Lazarus) and psychosocial stress management (supervised by Dr. Hans Selye) in Latin America, Spain and Hungary.

20 books as sole or main author and contributor in other.
Scientific papers
Over 100 published in Argentine and foreign Journals, several of them refereed

Distinctions (summary)
Honorary Doctorate, Soka Univ. of Japan, Honory Professor,Ricardo Palma, San Martín of Porres and Norbert Wiener Universities (Peru) Honorary Member, Polish Academy of Medicine and Albert Schweitzer Institute (Poland), of Academia Tiberina(Italy) ItaliaInternational Transactional Analysis, etc.

Kevin O’Connor


kevinDr. Kevin O’Connor is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Education and Schooling, Faculty of Teaching and Learning at Mount Royal University, Canada. He has received a B.Ed., an M.A. in Curriculum Studies and a Ph.D. in Education from McGill University. He has taught in elementary and secondary schools for 15 years and as an educational administrator was responsible for integrated experiential science programs in the Yukon Territory, Canada. Kevin was a Visiting Professor at both McGill University and the University of Ottawa and acted as a Senior Policy Advisor to the Federal Government of Canada on Aboriginal education issues. Much of his current research and publications are based on the synthesis of multi-sensory pedagogy and interdisciplinary curriculum through the integration of experiential and place-based learning, science field studies and Aboriginal education and how these effective inclusive pedagogical practices can support teacher education through a balance of theory and practice.
Dr. O’Connor sits as an Advisory Board member on the Canadian Research Institute for Social Policy, GLOBE-NASA International Science Education Group and The Paulo and Nita Freire International Center for Critical Pedagogy.

Billy Adamsen


billyDr. Billy Adamsen is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Leadership & Corporate Strategy, University Of Southern Copenhagen, Denmark. Since 1995, Dr. Adamsen has held different research and teaching positions at the different universities in Denmark. Over the years his research has been on a variety of subjects within Management, Media, Talent Management, Sport and Communication. He has published several books and articles on these subjects and today has his own blog in one of the Danish news media.
In addition to his research he has an extensive experience from business life, sports and politics. For years, he has been a consultant, director and CEO and board member for different companies within different branches in Denmark, Sweden and US. Dr. Adamsen has also worked as an adviser for the Danish Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Business affairs of Denmark.

Ivo Slaus


SlausDr. Ivo Slaus is Honorary President of the World Academy of Art and Science, Dean of Dag Hammarskjold University College of International Relations (Zagreb) and a former President of WAAS.
He is also Member of the international advisory council of the Club of Rome and a former president of the Croatian Association of the Club of Rome. His many scientific and diplomatic roles include: Founding Fellow of Academia Europea; Member of the Pugwash Council and former president of Croatian Pugwash; Member of the managing board of the Balkan Political Club; Chairman, International Network of Centers for Sustainable Development; Founder and former Executive Committee member of the European Physical Society; Fellow, World Innovation Foundation. As a former Member of the Parliament of Croatia (2000- 2003), he served on board of the Committee for Education, Science and Culture, and in the role of the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Science, Technology and Higher Education.

Luisa Maria Arvide Cambra



Professor Dr. Luisa Maria Arvide Cambra, Spanish is now Professor with Chair at the University of Almería (Spain) and she was Assistant Professor and Associate Professor at the University of Granada from 1979 on.

Thirty nine years of the teaching and researching experience. She is the Director of Research Group HUM113-Estudios Filológicos from Program of Research of Andalusian Government, where she has managed and directed several academic and scientific contracts and research projects, as well as a Member of Athens Institute for Education & Research (ATINER) in Greece, The Academic Genesis Platform (UAGP) in UK&Turkey and Experts of Academic Excellence Research Centre (EAERC) in Jordan; etc.

She is author of a many works on several aspects of the Arabic science and literature in the Middle Ages, as well as Arabic language and linguistics. She has also participated in different prestigious international scientific Conferences. She has visited a many universities and academic institutions of Europe, United States and Arab countries in order to teach and research. Among her works, we have the study and the translation to Spanish of some treatises of Kitab al-tasrif´s Al-Zahrawi, Ibn Qutayba´s texts, Maqamas of Al-Hariri, The Sicilian Questions of Ibn Sab´in, etcetera.

Mondira Dutta


mondiraMondira Dutta, PhD, is currently the Chairperson of Centre for Inner Asian Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. She has been the Director of UGC Central Asia Area Studies Programme for three consecutive terms. She has been actively involved in teaching and research activities for over three decades.
Her fields of specialization include Gender & Human Security with particular reference to Violence against Women in South Asia, Afghanistan and Central Asia, Impact Studies and Child Labor. She has been the former Chairperson of the ‘Gender Sensitization Committee against Sexual Harassment’ (GSCASH), Jawaharlal Nehru University (2008). She was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award, at the International Congress of Women for Justice, Equality, Peace and Progress, sponsored jointly by United Nations Information Centre for India and Bhutan, Govt of India, FICCI and The India Today Group, New Delhi, on 7th March 2009.
She has been a UN Women consultant from 2009 to 2013 and also been a Consultant to several national and international organizations. To name a few include the British Council, Ford Foundation, NOVIB (The Netherlands), the DFID, The World Bank, International Human Rights Commission, Geneva, Human Rights Commission (Maldives), UNESCO, UN Women (South Asia), besides the government of India’s Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances, Ministry of External Affairs, Ministry of Women and Child Development and the National Commission for Women.
The National Strategy on anti–trafficking measures, from Aug 2011 to Dec 2011. During the period her study ‘Understanding Gender Equality, 2012’ was published by the National Commission for Women, Govt of India and released on 13 March 2012. She has been a guest researcher at the Stockholm University, Sweden, for a period of one month from September – October 2012 for research and lectures.

Istvan Sandor


istvanIstván Sándor is associate professor of law at the Faculty of Law of Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest since 2005. He is also associate professor at the Faculty of Law of Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Budapest since 2004, where he served as the Head of the Department of Civil Law between 2004 and 2012. He is also a practising lawyer and partner of Kelemen, Mészáros, Sándor and Partners Law office in Budapest since 1998. He graduated as a political scientist in 1997.
He visited several universities (Trier, Göttingen, Padua, Groningen, Vienna, Berlin, Helsinki, Urbino, Brno) and research centres, such as Leopold-Wenger-Institute für Rechtsgeschichte (München), Institut suisse de droit comparé (Lausanne), Max-Planck-Institut für Ausländisches und Internationales Privatrecht (Hamburg), Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (London) as research fellow or visiting lecturer.
He is member of the International Bar Association (IBA), Interlegal, International Federation of European Law (FIDE), Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), Selden Society and several Hungarian law and scientific associations.
He published several books and articles in company law, trust law, legal history and civil law.

Angelo Viglianisi Ferraro


angeloAngelo Viglianisi Ferraro is Aggregate Professor and Dean’s Proxy for International Affairs at the Department of Law and Economics of the “Mediterranea” University of Reggio Calabria, Italy where he is also the Director of a LL. M. in European Private Law and of the “Mediterranea International Centre for Human Rights Research” (www.michr.unirc.it). He was a speaker at conferences, seminars and round tables, and an invited lecturer (for students and PhD candidates) in over 70 foreign universities in Europe, South America and China. He is an author of 2 books and coauthor of 5 books. He has also published numerous articles on civil liability, consumer law, family law, and fundamental rights.



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