Mevludin Ibish was born in Skopje. He finished his undergraduate studies at the Faculty of Law, Department of Political Sciences at St. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, North Macedonia. He obtained his master degree from Bologna University, Faculty of Political Sciences, in Italy and his doctorate degree in the Faculty of Law, University of Novi Pazar, in Serbia. Since 2010, he has been working at International Balkan University, initially as an assistant (2010-2015) and then as a docent (2015-2020). In April 2020, he was given the title associate professor at International Balkan University. At this same university, he has acted as pro-rector (2015-2016). Currently he is a full-ime lecturer at International Balkan University, department of political sciences, and a part-time lecturer at Sabahattin Zaim University in Turkey, department of political sciences and international relations, since 2015/16. His research and analysis expertise is the Balkans and Turkey, with particular focus on the political history, political parties, civil society and the political systems. Ibishi has published articles and reports on the political developments in the West Balkan countries and Turkey, and has conducted analyses on the development of euro-integrating policies, democratic processes, political culture, political leadership and political accountability. He is a member of the scientific board of several scientific magazines, and a participant in the organization of scientific conferences as a member of organizing and scientific boards. Since 2010 he acts as an advisor in the regional company Dauti and is a member of the excecutive board of the Albiz Foundation in Skopje since 2012. He speaks several languages, is married and is a father of three children.