Assist. Prof. Marin Mihaljević Žulj, PhD

Assist. Prof. Marin Mihaljević Žulj, PhD

Assistant Professor
Division for Horticulture and Landscape Architecture
Department of Viticulture and Enology
Office location: 7. Pavilion, 2nd floor
Phone: +385 1 462 7973
Email: 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

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



Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Inovativna rješenja za racionalizaciju upotrebe bentonita u postizanju proteinske stabilnosti bijelih vina Croatian science foundation 2021/01/15 - 2025/01/14 partner
Novi početak za stare hrvatske sorte vinove loze EU programi 2019/12/20 - 2022/12/20 coordinator
Uzroci netipične arome starenja u vinu MZOS 2007/01/01 - 2013/12/31 coordinator


Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Unapređenje stručne prakse na preddiplomskim i diplomskim studijima Agronomskog fakulteta Europski socijalni fond 2020/03/09 - 2023/03/09 coordinator

university support

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Hlapive komponente drveta i njihov utjecaj na kakvoću vina Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2017/01/01 - 2017/12/31 coordinator
Nove metode analize nepoželjnih mirisa u vinima autohtonih i udomaćenih kultivara Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2016/01/01 - 2016/12/31 coordinator
Nove metode ekstrakcije aroma i polifenola u evaluaciji sorata vinove loze Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2015/01/01 - 2015/12/31 coordinator


  • 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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