University Senate

The University Senate is an elected professional and managerial body whose members represent different scientific-educational and artistic-educational constituents, and diverse scientific and artistic areas. It also includes student representatives at the undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate level. The Rector participates in the Senate by virtue of his/her position. The Senate decides on all academic, scientific, artistic and professional matters, and manages topics of general development. On top of its members, the Senate’s workings include Vice-Rectors, Rector’s Assistants, the Secretary General, and the union representative for science and higher education.    

University of Rijeka Senate Members:

1. Prof. Snježana Prijić-Samaržija, Ph.D., Rector of the University of Rijeka 
2. Prof. Art. Letricija Linardić, Dean of the Academy of Applied Arts 
3. Prof. Alen Host, Ph.D., Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business
4. Prof. Dora Smolčić Jurdana, Ph.D., Dean of the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management 
5. Prof. Alan Šustić, M.D., Ph.D., Dean of the Faculty of Health Studies
6. Assoc. Prof. Ines Srdoč-Konestra, Ph.D., Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
7. Assoc. Prof. Ivana Štimac Grandić, Ph.D., Dean of the Faculty of Civil Engineering 
8. Prof. Tomislav Rukavina, M.D., Ph.D., Dean of the Faculty of Medicine 
9. Prof. Sonja Pezelj-Ribarić, M.D., Ph.D., Dean of the Faculty of Dental Medicine
10. Prof. Alen Jugović, Ph.D., Dean of the Faculty of Maritime Studies 
11. Prof. Vesna Crnić-Grotić, Ph.D., Dean of the Faculty of Law 
12. Prof. Duško Pavletić, Ph.D., Dean of the Faculty of Engineering 
13. Prof. Lidija Vujičić, Ph.D., Dean of the Faculty of Teacher Education
14. Assoc. Prof. Marin Karuza, Ph.D., Head of the Department of Physics
15. Prof. Patrizia Poščić, Ph.D., Head of the Department of Informatics 
16. Prof. Dean Crnković, Ph.D., Head of the Department of Mathematics 
17. Prof. Miranda Mladinić Pejatović, Ph.D., Head of the Department of Biotechnology
18. Dinko Jurjević, Director of the Student Center of the University of Rijeka 
19. Lea Lazzarich, Director of the University Library Rijeka 

Student representatives:
20. Tea Dimnjašević, President of the UNIRI Student Union
21. Leopold Mandić, student, Faculty of Maritime Studies
22. Bobana Samardžija, student, Department of Biotechnology
23. Tomislav Čop, student, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
24. Tin Nadarević, student, Faculty of Medicine