Ivan Matijevic was born in 1982. He graduated at the University of Zadar with a degree in history and archaeology, after which he worked as a curator at the Archaeological Museum in Split, then a history teacher at a primary school in Solin. He also holds a license as a tour guide.
Since 2009, he has been employed at the Department of History of the Faculty of Philosophy in Split, with a PhD in Roman military history.
Since 2016, he has been working as a docent at the mentioned department and has held several courses in ancient history, including “History of Greece and Rome with the Ancient History of Croatian Countries”, “Ancient City on the Eastern Adriatic Coast”, “The Art of War in the Old World” …
In cooperation with the Archaeological Museum in Split, he participated in archaeological excavations in Salona.
At the Naval Studies course he is a lecturer in General Military History. His research work is focused on the history of ancient Rome, the Roman army, the province of Dalmatia and its metropolis of Salona.
He is the author of about 60 scientific, professional and popular scientific papers and he participated in about ten scientific and professional conferences.