Slobodan Jankovic was born in 1961, in Kragujevac, Serbia. He graduated at Medical Faculty, University of Belgrade, in 1986, with average grade of 9.96. He defended his Master thesis in 1990, in the field of neuroscience, and PhD thesis in 1993, in the field of pharmacology. He also specialized general surgery in 1992 and clinical pharmacology in 1996.
At first (untill 1995) he was working as general surgeon at Clinical Hospital Center in Kragujevac, Serbia. From 1995 till now, he works as the Director of Center for clinical pharmacology, in the same hospital. From 2002 he is also Assistant of general manager of Clinical Center in Kragujevac, in charge of quality assurance.
At Medical Faculty, University of Kragujevac, Slobodan Jankovic was elected for assistant in 1987, for docent in 1994, for associated professor in 1996, and for full professor in year 2000. He teaches pharmacology, toxicology and clinical pharmacy. He also served as the Dean of Medical Faculty in Kragujevac.