University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture

Assist. Prof. Marin Mihaljević Žulj, PhD

Assist. Prof. Marin Mihaljević Žulj, PhD

Department of viticulture and enology
Office location: 7. Pavilion, 2nd floor
phone: +385 1 462 7973
e-mail: mmihaljevic ( at )
Languages: croatian, english, deutsch
Consultations: thursday from 10am to 12pm

Academic qualifications

  • 2015: PhD
    Faculty of Agriculture Zagreb
    Doctoral thesis - Influence of yeasts and ammonium sulphate on "untypical aging off-flavour" (UTA) in Rhine riesling wine
  • 2007 - 2015:
    Faculty of Agriculture Zagreb
    Graduate thesis - Phytoplasmosis of grapevine - monitoring the state of contamination of vineyards at the experimental polygon Jazbina

Employment and work experience

  • 2016 - : Faculty of Agriculture Zagreb
    assistant professor
  • 2015 - 2016: Faculty of Agriculture Zagreb
  • 2009 - 2015: Faculty of Agriculture Zagreb


Research interests

  • Technology of fruit spirits production and chemical composition
  • untypical aging off-flavour (UTA) in wine

Training and research experience

  • 13. 11. 2014. - 15. 11. 2014.: Faculty of Agriculture Zagreb (expert)
    Certification of the ability and knowledge of sensory evaluators of wines and fruit wines
  • 26. 06. 2014. - 27. 06. 2014.: World Spirits, Bad Kleinkirchheim (expert)
    Certification of the ability of sensory evaluators of fruit brandies
  • 11. 06. 2013. - 12. 06. 2013.: Lallemand, France (mixed)
    Lallemand malolactic fermentation education



Title Funding Status
Novi početak za stare hrvatske sorte vinove loze EU programi in progress
Hlapive komponente drveta i njihov utjecaj na kakvoću vina Sveučilište u Zagrebu in progress
Nove metode analize nepoželjnih mirisa u vinima autohtonih i udomaćenih kultivara Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Nove metode ekstrakcije aroma i polifenola u evaluaciji sorata vinove loze Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Uzroci netipične arome starenja u vinu MZOS finished


  • Maslov, L., Tomaz, I., Žulj, M. M., & Jeromel, A. (2017). Aroma characterization of predicate wines from Croatia. European Food Research and Technology, 243(2), 263-274.
  • Žulj, M. M., Maslov, L., Tomaz, I., & Jeromel, A. (2015). Determination of 2-aminoacetophenone in white wines using ultrasound assisted SPME coupled with GC-MS. Journal of analytical chemistry, 70(7), 814-818.
  • Korenika, A. M. J., Žulj, M. M., Puhelek, I., Plavša, T., & Jeromel, A. (2014). Study of phenolic composition and antioxidant capacity of Croatian macerated white wines. Mitteilungen Klosterneuburg, Rebe und Wein, Obstbau und Früchteverwertung, 64(4), 171-180.
  • Maslov, L., Jeromel, A., Herjavec, S., Korenika, A. M. J., Mihaljević, M., & Plavša, T. (2011). Indole-3-acetic acid and tryptophan in Istrian Malvasia grapes and wine. Journal of food agriculture & environment, 9(3/4), 29-33.

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