The Rector is the Head of the University who acts for, represents, and manages the University. The Rector heads the Senate and executes its decisions. S/he is accountable to the Senate for their work. The Rector’s insignia consists of the Rector’s Chain and the Rector’s sceptre. The Rector is elected by the Senate among full-time professors. The Rector is in office for a period of 4 years with the option of one consecutive re-election. The Rector is aided in his work by vice-rectors, assistants and other associates thus comprising the Rector’s Management Board. From its foundation and up to April 2017, the University has been headed by 13 rectors. In this mandate (2017 – 2021) the University of Rijeka Rector in office is Full Professor Snježana Prijić Samaržija, Ph.D.
VICE-RECTOR FOR STUDIES AND STUDENTS
Full Professor Sanja Barić, Ph.D.
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VICE-RECTOR FOR SCIENCE AND ARTS
Associate Professor Alen Ružić, M.D., Ph.D.
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VICE-RECTOR FOR INFORMATIZATION AND ORGANIZATION
Full Professor Senka Maćešić, Ph.D.
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VICE-RECTOR FOR QUALITY ASSURANCE AND ENHANCEMENT
Associate Professor Marta Žuvić, Ph.D.
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VICE-RECTOR FOR FINANCE AND BUSINESS
Full Professor Davor Vašiček, Ph.D.
tel: 385 51 406 512
Roberta Hlača Mlinar, j.d.
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