Vice-Dean for education, science and research


Dr.Sc. Nenad Taneski, Lieutenant Colonel, is an associate professor at the Military Academy “General Mihailo Apostolski” – Skopje. In August, 1999 he graduated at the Military Academy in the infantry branch. He completed his Master studies in 2010 in the field of security, subspecialty – National Security, and in 2013 he gained his PhD in Security science with the final paper work “The impact of asymmetric threats on the transformation of essence of war in the 21st century” at the Institute for Security, Defense and Peace at the Faculty of Philosophy, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University – Skopje, using the methodological approaches for the study of security issues and theories inherent in the study of military science. In the same year he acquired the scientific degree, PhD in the field of security, and was elected for the teaching-scientific title in the scientific field: Integral Security and Military Sciences and Skills.

In the period from 1999 to 2008, he performed several duties in the Military Police Battalion in Skopje, and in the period from 2008 to 2012 he was a member of the Military Security and Intelligence Service at the Ministry of Defense. Since 2012 he has been a member of the Military Academy “General Mihajlo Apostolski” – Skopje where he performed several duties: Head of the Department for Professional and Administrative Service and Head of the Department of Military Sciences and Skills. For the high professional results achieved in the work so far, he has been praised and awarded by the Commander of the Military Police, the Commander of the Special Forces, the Minister of Defense and the Dean of the Military Academy.

Dr.Sc. Taneski at the Military Academy holds lectures in the first, second and third cycle of studies, His main teaching courses are: Tactics of peacekeeping operations and conflict prevention, National Security and Security System, Terrorism and asymmetric threats, Intelligence and Security Systems, National and International Security, Hybrid and cyber threats. He participated in several expert commissions in the Ministry of Defense, the General Staff of the ARNM and the Military Academy. During his career so far he has taken part in scientific research projects, numerous domestic and international scientific conferences and plenary lectures. He actively participated in the entire process of preparation, execution and analysis of international staff exercises. He is a member of the publishing board, the editorial board and the organizing committee of international journals and conferences. He has published over 70 scientific, professional and applied papers in the country and abroad. As for now, he has published the following monographs:

  • 2012, “New Era of warfare “
  • 2014, “Global Hybrid Threats and Asymmetric Wars”
  • 2015, “Defense Reforms”
  • 2018, “Conflict Resolution and International Terrorism”
  • 2019, “Militant Islamism”
  • 2021, “Militant Islamism” (in English)