Kos, D.

 Denis Kos, PhD, assist. prof.

 Office hours:

 Winter semester: Wednesday, 12:30-13:30, room E-320

 Summer semester: Thursday, 11:30-12:30, room E-320

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Denis Kos is a scientific associate and assistant professor at the Deparment of information and communication science at the Faculty of humanities and social sciences University of Zagreb. As lecturer and member of the Cathedra for librarianship he teaches courses on the undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels.

He was born on June 21st, 1990 in Varaždin, where he graduated in 2009 from the First Gymnasium Varaždin. In 2014, he graduated from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb and has attained a MA in Library and Information Sciences (MA LIS) and a MA in Pedagogy. He was enrolled in academic library apprenticeships at the libraries of Faculty of Kinesiology (Zagreb) and the Faculty of Humanities and Social Science (Zagreb) until 2016, when he started working as a teaching and research assistant at the latter institution at the Department of Information and Communication Sciences (Cathedra for Knowledge Organization) and at the Centre for Integrative Bioethics.

He explores such subject areas as epistemological foundations of information sciences, interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary knowledge organization, domain analysis, critical librarianship, information and data literacy and subject analysis. He participates in organizational and program committees of several domestic scientific and professional symposia and is a member of the Organization and Program Committees of the European Conference on Information Literacy, editorial committee of the journals Filozofska istraživanja and Synthesis Philosophica, Management Board of Croatian Society for Information and Documentation, Zagreb Library Association, International Society for Knowledge Organization, Croatian Bioethical Society and the international research network Navigating Knowledge Landscapes. In his free time he takes up swimming and reads fantasy and sci-fi literature.



  • Undergraduate level
    • Information literacy
    • Classification systems
  • Graduate level
    • Epistemology of information sciences
    • Indexing and information retrieval systems
    • Information and knowledge management
  • Postgraduate level
    • Workshop: Qualitative data analysis



  • Erasmus+ Strategic Partnerships for Higher Education: Introducing Intellectual Property Education for Lifelong Learning and the Knowledge Economy (IPEDU) (coordinator: Technological University of the Shannon: Midlands Midwest, Ireland) - type of collaboration: associate
  • Erasmus+ Cooperation Partnerships in Higher Education: Developing Information and Research Skills for Business, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (INRS) (coordinator: Technological University of the Shannon: Midlands Midwest, Ireland) - type of collaboration: associate
  • Institutional projects


Scientific bibliography and social networks:

CROSBI - Croatian national scientific bibliography

Google Scholar profile

Research Gate

ORCID profile

Institutional profile