UNIRI Becomes a Member of AUF Network
After being included in the QS World University Ranking for the first time at the beginning of the year and becoming a full YUFE member, the University of Rijeka is proud to announce yet another significant achievement. At the end of May, UNIRI was accepted to the international organization Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF), a global network of French-speaking universities and research institutions. Following the AUF Board of Directors’ meeting, UNIRI was granted an observer member status (m...
UNIRI on QS World University Rankings Scale
For the first time ever, the University of Rijeka has been included in one of the most recognized rankings of world universities – QS World University Rankings, thus entering among 4.5 - 5.5 percent of the best universities in the world. QS World University Rankings is an annual publication in which universities are ranked by quality. The scale contains 1000 best universities from all over the world, and of all Croatian universities ...
Due to the current epidemiological situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the measures prescribed by the competent institutions, the Student Day Festival will be held in October. Despite the changed date, the recipe for fun remains the same - a fun week full of educational workshops, sports activities and good music, and many surprises for all our visitors. We have no doubt that the 11th Student Day Festival will be equally successful and full of life! Until then, stay responsible, stay home and take care of yourself and your lo...
Dies Academicus Postponed
Esteemed colleagues, dear students, May is the month when we traditionally celebrate the Day of our University – Dies Academicus. Because stopping the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is currently our highest priority, our activities are, hence, tailored to epidemiological measures and guidelines. The ceremony, along with other special events, will not be held in mid-May, but when the conditions are right. We are convinced that, as during all previous ye...
Higher Education and Science in the Age of 'New Normality'
On Monday, May 4th, 2020, the University of Rijeka organized an online conference of the International Scientific Council (ISC) of the University of Rijeka. The conference started at 5 PM, and during a two-hour discussion, the members of the ISC discussed 'Higher Education and Science in the Age of 'New Normality''. The moderator was Madam Rector Prof. Snježana Prijić-Samaržija, Ph.D., with the assistance of Prof. Saša Zele...
UNIRI on RUR's Ranking of Leading World Universities
Since April 29, 2020, the University of Rijeka has been included in the Round University Ranking (RUR) by Clarivate Analytics, with 829 out of the total number of universities in the world. The Round University Ranking (RUR) is a world university ranking, which measures performance of 1100 leading world universities by 20 indicators across 4 key missions: teaching, research, international diversity and financial sustainability. The University of Rijeka has thus become the second largest Croatian uni...
Tender: Design and Development of Complete Online Courses
The University of Rijeka has issued a tender for the allocation of funds for the design and development of complete online courses that will be offered to all students of the University of Rijeka within the system of internal mobility, students in incoming mobility, and students of the YUFE network within the YUFE virtual campus system. All proposals are to be submitted by May 5, 2020 using the form. Total Fund: HRK 150,000.00Maximum amount per project: HRK 15,000.00
Guidelines for Assessment and Grading in Virtual Environment
The Croatian Ministry of Science and Education published Guidelines for Assessment and Grading in a Virtual Environment (for teachers, professors, but also for parents/legal guardians and students). The recommendations, initially intended for high school students, can also be applied with appropriate adjustments in higher education, so the document also contains a private section on recommendations in higher education.
Conference POSTPONED
The Organizing Committee of the 9th International Conference on Industrial Heritage informs all participants that due to the current situation, and primarily because of the health of all participants, the conference scheduled for May 22 and 23, 2020 is postponed. The Organizing Committee will inform the participants, as well as the public, about the new date of the conference. Thank you for your understanding!Stay well and stay...
Address by Madam Rector
Dear students of the University of Rijeka! In this unprecedented time of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, allow me to address you this way as well. First of all, I would like to thank all students of the University of Rijeka for their understanding and patience in the new circumstances. The full implementation of distance learning is not easy for you or us, your professors. Our goal is to achieve all the planned learning outcomes and ensure the quality of teaching without any classroom instruction. Challenges rel...
From March 19, 2020, the University Library Rijeka is closed in accordance with the instructions of competent national authorities. The Library will remain closed until further notice. The Library will continue to communicate with the customers via the following email addresses:- katalog@svkri.hr - informator@svkri.hr - podruznica.kampus@svkri.hr (Campus branch).
UNIRI Library New Working Hours
Due to the situation concerning the Coronavirus, University Library Rijeka has changed its working hours for the forthcoming period according to the instructions given by the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports in Croatia. The Library will be open for students and University staff only, as an integral component of the learning process, to ensure remote (online) classes proceed without obstruction. For everyone else, the Library is closed. We are also temporarily suspending the use of reading ro...
HERItage Conference CANCELED!
Even though the situation in Croatia is completely under control, we regret to inform you that following the rapid spread of the coronavirus in Europe and subsequent cancellations we have received from participants so far, we have received instructions from the Ministry of Science and Education and Ministry of Foreign Affairs to cancel the conference for the moment. We are still clarifying with the European Commission whether it will be postponed or completely canceled. We will inform you about it without delay in the next few days.
International Women's Day - Madam Rector's Message
Dear women of the University of Rijeka, dear colleagues! On behalf of the University Management and my behalf, I would like to wish you a happy International Women’s Day! Many people today still question whether we should celebrate the 8th of March, International Women’s Day. We definitely should. Throughout more than a century-long fight for the equal rights that men have always had, women have accomplished a lot, especially in the western world. I am proud to say that we are the University with about the same n...
Academic Teaching Excellence Course
A one-week course on enhancing teacher competencies entitled Academic Teaching Excellence ended on Friday, February 14, 2020. The course was held at the UNIRI Faculty of Teacher Education, from 9 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday, February 10-14. The course was held by Mr. Rob Lewis and it was attended by ten University of Rijeka professors. The course was organized by the University of Rijeka in cooperation with the British Council Croatia. The full cost of the program was 3,400 HRK per student, but the University co-financed the prog...
Vice-Rector Žuvić in EUA's Governing Council
Professor Marta Žuvić, Ph.D., Vice-Rector for Studies, Students and Quality Assurance, has been appointed to the Governing Council of the European University Association, for the area of learning and teaching. The term of office is two (2) years and begins on March 1st, 2020. The European University Association (EUA) represents more than 800 universities and national rectors' assemblies in 48 European countries. The EUA has a crucial role in influencing EU higher educati...
Madam Rector Receives ''Krunoslav Sukić'' Award
On a ceremony held on Thursday, December 12th, 2019 at the Croatian National Theater in Osijek, Prof. Snježana Prijić-Samaržija, Ph.D., University of Rijeka Rector, received the "Krunoslav Sukić" Award, for her valuable contribution to recognizing the need for and opening up the space and atmosphere of the academic community's cooperation with society in the processes of creating, preserving and promoting peace. With this Award, we hereby thank and support you, as well as th...
Sveučilište u Rijeci – društveno angažirano sveučilište
Sveučilište u Rijeci dio je projekta TEFCE (eng. Towards a European Framework for Community Engagement in Higher Education“) Sveučilište u Rijeci i Grad Rijeka partneri su na Erasmus+ projektu “Prema europskom okviru za društveni angažman visokih učilišta”, eng. Towards a European Framework for Community Engagement in Higher Education“ (TEFCE) gdje je jedan od ciljeva projekta razviti inovativni instrument za podršku,...
UNIRI Foundation Awards for 2018
On its 83rd Session, the Board of Directors of UNIRI Foundation made a Decision on the University of Rijeka Foundation Awards for the year 2018, following the proposal of the Expert Committee. The Foundation awards are awarded every year to the most deserving young, as well as experienced scientists and artists who contributed to the scientific research and artistic work, i.e. those who made a contribution to the development of science and art at UNIRI and wider academic community with their public and overall work.
Young Universities for the Future of Europe Build European University
The Young Universities for the Future of Europe (YUFE) alliance was presented today in Brussels during the kick-off event of the European Universities Initiative. YUFE is one of the 17 alliances of European universities selected by the European Commission to develop and implement the first models for a European University. Professor Martin Paul, Chair of the YUFE alliance and President of Maastricht University that leads the consortium, said: “Our alliance, including ten young universities, will build the first European University of the future that is open ...
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