Odjel za sociologiju

Željka Zdravković, Assistant Professor


Željka Zdravković, PhD
Assistant Professor
M.A. (University of Zadar), PhD (University of Zadar/University of Teramo)

Department of Sociology
University of Zadar
Obala kralja Petra Krešimira IV, br. 2
23000 Zadar
tel. 385(0) (0)23 200-681


Željka Zdravković is Assistant professor at the Department of Sociology. She is a quantitative researcher of lifestyles, cultural participation and gender inequalities. She is currently collaborating on an international research project on the societal values of culture in European countries, which aims to investigate the relationship between cultural participation and megatrends such as globalization, digitalization, and growing social inequalities.

List of published articles, reports and conference presentations
Selected projects: 

(2020-2023) INVENT - European Inventory of Societal Values of Culture as a Basis for Inclusive Cultural Policies in the Globalizing World (870691 — INVENT — H2020-SC6-TRANSFORMATIONS-2018-2019-2020/H2020-SC6- TRANSFORMATIONS-2019).

(2020-2023) The impact of public policies on the quality of family and working life and on the demographic picture of Croatia - the area of change". Thematic networks for socio-economic development and promoting social dialogue in the context of improving working conditions, Operational Program Effective Human Resources 2014 – 2020 (European Social Fund).

(2017-2021) Relational gender identities in Croatia: modernization and gender perspectives - GENMOD (Croatian Science Foundation; HRZZ-IP-2016-06-6010).

(2014-2016) Life Strategies and Survival Strategies of Households and Individuals in South-East European Societies in the Times of Crisis (Swiss National Science Foundation; SCOPES 152626)

Professional affiliations: 

Deputy head of the Department of Sociology

Coordinator of the CEEPUS network "Sociology for societies - Understanding socio-cultural changes in contemporary societies - Soc4Soc"