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 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, the rector’s assistants, the head secretary, and the union representative for science and higher education.    

University of Rijeka Senate Members:

1.   Prof. Snježana Prijić-Samaržija, PhD, Rector of the University of Rijeka 

2.   Assoc. Prof. Letricija Linardić, Dean of the Academy of Applied Arts 

3.   Prof. Alen Host, PhD, Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business

4.   Prof. Dora Smolčić Jurdana, PhD, Dean of the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management 

5.   Prof. Alan Šustić, PhD, Dean of the Faculty of Health Studies

6.   Assoc. Prof. Ines Srdoč Konestra, PhD, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

7.   Assoc. Prof. Ivana Štimac Grandić, PhD, Dean of the Faculty of Civil Engineering 

8. Prof. Tomislav Rukavina, PhD, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine 

9.   Assoc. Prof. Alen Jugović, PhD, Dean of the Faculty of Maritime Studies 

10.   Prof. Vesna Crnić-Grotić, PhD, Dean of the Faculty of Law 

11.   Prof. Jasna Prpić Oršić, PhD, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering 

12.   Assoc. Prof. Lidija Vujičić, PhD, Dean of the Faculty of Teacher Education

13.   Prof. Mladen Petravić, PhD, Head of the Department of Physics

14.   Assoc. Prof. Patrizia Poščić, PhD, Head of the Department of Informatics 

15.   Prof. Dean Crnković, PhD, Deputy Head of the Department of Mathematics 

16. Prof. dr. sc. Miranda Mladinić Pejatović, PhD, Deputy Head of the Department of Biotechnology

17.   Dinko Jurjević, Director of the Student Center at the University of Rijeka 

18.   Senka Tomljanović, Director of the University Library Rijeka 

19.  Pegi Pavletić, Undergraduate and Graduate Student Representative

20. Marko Mesarić,Undergraduate and Graduate Student Representative

20.   Ines Šoštarić, Postgraduate and Doctoral Student Representative

21.   Tomislav Čop, Postgraduate and Doctoral Student Representative

22.   Nadja Čekolj, Postgraduate and Doctoral Student Representative