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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. Sandra Janković, Ph.D., Dean of the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management 
5. Prof. Daniela Malnar, M.D., Ph.D., Dean of the Faculty of Health Studies
6. Assoc. Prof. Aleksandar Mijatović, Ph.D., Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
7. Assoc. Prof. Mladen Bulić, Ph.D., Dean of the Faculty of Civil Engineering 
8. Assoc. Prof. Goran Hauser, 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., Dean of the Faculty of Physics
15. Assoc. Prof. Marina Ivašić-Kos, Ph.D., Dean of the Faculty of Informatics and Digital Technologies
16. Prof. Dean Crnković, Ph.D., Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics 
17. Prof. Miranda Mladinić Pejatović, Ph.D., Head of the Department of Biotechnology
18. Goran Manestar, Director of the Student Center of the University of Rijeka 
19. Lea Lazzarich, Director of the University Library Rijeka 

Student representatives in the Senate:
20. Luka Delak, student, Faculty of Medicine, president of the UNIRI Student Council
21. Neven Pintarić, student, Faculty of Economics and Business
22. Matea Vareško, student, Faculty of Civil Engineering
23. Vito Balorda, student, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Prof. Ines Mrakovčić-Šutić, Ph.D., representative of the Independent Union of Science and Higher Education

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