Ljiljana Biuković

LL.B. University of Belgrade 1986; LL.M. Central European University, Budapest 1995; LL.M. UBC 1995; Ph.D. UBC 2000

Personal profile


Dr. Biuković is a Professor in the Allard School of Law. She teaches Contract Law, European Union Law, and International Trade Law. Her research interests are in the areas of international economic law and European Union integration. She publishes regularly on topics of legal transplantation of international norms and standards by national governments, the impact of regionalism on multilateral trade negotiations, mega-regional trade and investment agreements, and the development of European Union. She acted as a co-investigator in the Major Collaborative Research Initiative research project on Coordinated Compliance of International Trade Law and Human Rights funded by SSHRC from 2011 to 2018. Her work focused on the interaction between international trade rules and local human rights norms and practices in the context of performance of international trade agreements and cooperation among developing countries. At present, Dr. Biuković examines issues on collective memories and international law as a part of a new research project funded by Franklin Lew Innovation Fund.


Dr. Biukovic currently supervises graduate students in the fields of international trade law and regional economic integration but she will not be accepting new graduate students in 2022/2023.


Professional Affiliations

  • Centre for Business Law


  • Law
  • Comparative and Foreign Law
  • European Law
  • International Law