Volunteers Needed!
Dear students and colleagues, Following the rapid spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout Europe and the world, we are confronted with a new situation that has changed our habits. In the current situation, the most important measure is to protect yourself and others, to be in solidarity and to do the best you can in the current circumstances. It is extremely important that those belonging to at-risk groups – persons over sixty years of ag...
18th Science Festival Postponed
Due to the epidemiological situation in Croatia and Europe and precautionary measures we are all required to take, we have decided to postpone the 18th Science Festival until October. The new date of the Festival will be 12-17 October 2020. The scientific community is the only one who can predict and offer relevant results and solutions to the problem in situations like this, which is exactly what the public is expecting from it. W...
''40 Years with Signature'' Monograph
A monograph entitled ''40 Years with Signature'' was presented at the Aula Magna hall on Wednesday, March 4th, 2020 at the University of Rijeka Rectorate, marking 40 years of existence of Gorski Kotar Sculpture Workshop. The monograph was presented by:- Prof. Snježana Prijić-Samaržija, Ph.D., University of Rijeka Rector- Mr. Milutin Burić, editor- Ms. Branka Arh, author- Mr. Berislav Valušek, author.
Economic Attachés at UNIRI Campus
Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, in collaboration with the Primorje-Gorski kotar County and the Regional Development Agency of the Primorje-Gorski kotar County, organized a full-day visit of representatives of diplomatic missions and trade offices in the Republic of Croatia on Friday, February 14, 2020. After visiting the City of Rijeka and the Port of Rijeka, the delegation visited the University of Rijeka Campus, where they were welcomed by Prof. Snježana Prijić-Samaržija, Ph.D., UNIRI Rector.
International Day of Women and Girls in Science
In 2015, the United Nations General Assembly declared February 11th the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. The goals of this day's celebration are: to promote equal participation of girls and women in education, training, work, and decision-making in science, the elimination of all discrimination against women, including in the fields of education and employment, and overcoming legal, economic, social and cultural barriers by fostering the development of educational policies and programs, including school curricula, with ...
UNIRI Interreligious Dialogue and Diplomacy Committee
The first, founding session of the University of Rijeka Interreligious Dialogue and Diplomacy Committee was held on Wednesday, February 5th, 2020 at the University of Rijeka Rectorate. The Committee is a collegiate body of the Rector, and its aim is to contribute to the strengthening of interreligious cooperation emphasizing the development of international cooperation, social engagement and social sensitivity. The members of the Committee are representatives of the University of Rijeka, representati...
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...
On the Importance of Public Relations
A panel discussion entitled "Why do we need public relations?" was held on Friday, November 15, 2019, at the Student Center's Café "Akvarij" at the UNIRI Campus. The discussion was organized by the Croatian Public Relations Association, Primorsko-istarska branch, in collaboration with the Primorje-gorski kotar County and the University of Rijeka. The participants of the discussion were: Prof. Snježana Prijić-Samaržija
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.
13th Day of New Technologies
The 13th Expert Convention DaNTe (Day of New Technologies) was held on Thursday, November 7, 2019, at the Student Center’s Café "Akvarij" at the UNIRI Campus. The convention was organized by MIPRO, Croatian Society for Information, Communication and Electronic Technology, and the University of Rijeka. It was opened by Prof. Senka Maćešić, Ph.D., UNIRI Vice-Rector for Informatization and Organization, while the introduction speeches were held by Prof. Karolj Skala
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 ...
I Am Not a Robot
I am not a robot is an artistic intervention linked to the residential program ''Vitamin D'' which is a part of the ''27 Neighbourhoods'' program, Rijeka ECOC 2020. Artist Mr. Darko Fritz, who announced his project entitled ''Art in Public Space'' last year, at the University of Rijeka, will realize his work. The project was also chosen by the Green Belt, a program organized by INA (Croatian oil company). ...
Realizator 2019 Applications
The University of Rijeka Foundation successfully opened its fourth case study competition Realizator 2019. As many as 95 students divided into 39 teams signed up, which means the competition officially entered its second program phase. SUPPORT module offers support in developing solutions. Students will have an opportunity to learn how to generate ideas and create the best solution to business cases through two practical educational workshops. All students are free to apply (including R...
Professor Smokvina in CAS
Assist. Prof. Vanja Smokvina, Ph.D., Vice-Dean for Professional Study Affairs at the UNIRI Faculty of Law, has been appointed the arbitrator of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Switzerland. CAS is the highest legal entity in the world, in charge of the resolution of sports disputes, based in Lausanne, Switzerland. The appointment applies to both of their lists of arbitrators. On the general list (for all sports), Prof. Smokvina is one of four arbitrators from Croatia, but he is also the first Croat in the history of the Court to be on a spec...
Ambassador Madunic at UNIRI
H.E. Mrs. Diana Helen Madunic, Madam Ambassador of the Kingdom of Sweden to the Republic of Croatia, held a lecture entitled "The Importance of Socially Responsible Businesses and Social Entrepreneurship – Global Experiences" on Monday, May 13, 2019, at the Student Center’s Café "Akvarij" at the University of Rijeka Campus. Madam Ambassador was accompanied by Mr. Milorad Stanić, Honorary Consul from the Consulate of the Kingdom of Sweden to t...
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