01/07/2020.
UNIRI Becomes a Full YUFE Member
After joining the YUFE initiative in December 2018 and contributing to the YUFE project as an associate partner since June 2019, the University of Rijeka is proud to announce that its ongoing efforts and active engagement have resulted in a change of status to a full member of the YUFE consortium. The full membership status was awarded by the European Commission upon formal request submitted by the YUFE alliance. The University of Rijeka is thus equated with other member universities from Belgium, Cyprus, England, Fin...
10/06/2020.
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 ...
05/06/2020.
H.E. Dr. Demcsák at UNIRI Rectorate
H.E. Dr. Csaba Demcsák, the newly appointed Ambassador of Hungary to the Republic of Croatia, visited the University of Rijeka Rectorate on Thursday, June 4th, 2020, where he was welcomed by Prof. Alen Ružić, M.D., Ph.D., Vice-Rector for Science and Arts, Prof. Ines Srdoč-Konestra, Ph.D., Dean of the UNIRI Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and Ms. Nina Kolaković, Rector’s Office/IRO. Ambassador was accompanied by Mr. János D...
05/06/2020.
Invitation to HERItage Video Conference
niversity of Rijeka, in collaboration with the Croatian Ministry of Science and Education and within the Croatian presidency over the Council of the European Union, is organizing HERItage video conference that will be held from June 15 to June 18 2020. on the Zoom platform.
20/05/2020.
Horizon 2020: New COVID-19 Tenders
Special tenders have been issued under the Horizon 2020 project, in the amount of 122 million euros, and are intended for research related to COVID-19. These tenders complement activities from previously published calls, and projects funded under new tenders should enable the rapid production of vital medical supplies and equipment needed for Coronavirus testing, treatment, and prevention, as well as develop medical technologies and digital tools to improve detection, surveillance and patien...
18/05/2020.
CAS-SEE's Weekly Seminar
Every Thursday at 10 AM, the UNIRI Center for Advanced Studies of Southeast Europe organizes a webinar entitled Seminars with Guests, held via Zoom platform. The webinar gathers interesting and well-known speakers from the field of humanities, and the topics cover some of the key concepts that build us collectively and individually, especially in the context of contemporary (post) pandemic circumstances. The moderators are CAS SEE fellows, given that the project was created as a result of the isolation, i.e. digital transformation of activities within the fell...
11/05/2020.
STUDENT DAY FESTIVAL POSTPONED
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...
08/05/2020.
Big Success for Faculty of Law
Professors from the Faculty of Law at the University of Rijeka have been elected to leading positions in the Croatian Center of the European Law Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated to the study of European law, which is one of the leaders in the study of this legal discipline. The organization operates through its centers (so-called hubs), one of which is Croatian. Assoc. Prof. Emilia Mišćenić, Ph.D., was elected as the co-head of the Croatian hub, along with three other members of that body. ...
08/05/2020.
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...
06/05/2020.
Prestigious HAZU Award for Prof. Wensveen
Professor Felix M. Wensveen is the recipient of the prestigious award awarded by the Croatian Academy of Science and Arts (HAZU) for the highest scientific and artistic achievements in the Republic of Croatia for the year 2019. Prof. Wensveen received the award for the discovery of key immune-endocrine interactions and for the establishment of a research line in Rijeka which is currently world-leading in this field. Dr. Felix M. Wensveen (1982, Woerden, The Netherlands) is an Associate Professor at ...
05/05/2020.
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...
04/05/2020.
Seminar Paper on Dealing with COVID-19
Students Magdalena Kratofil, Natalia Debeljak, and Ivona Vidović from the UNIRI Department of Biotechnology wrote a seminar paper entitled "How to enhance the resilience of human society based on experience with COVID-19". The seminar paper was created as part of their obligations within the elective course "Sustainable Development". This paper is one of many high-quality student papers that address current sustainability topics. The summary of the paper also contai...
30/04/2020.
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...
24/04/2020.
Successfully Sequenced COVID-19 Virus Genome, Isolated from Patients in Cro...
We take this opportunity to congratulate our distinguished professors Igor Jurak, from the Department of Biotechnology, Tomislav Rukavina, from the Faculty of Medicine, as well as Neven Sučić from the Teaching Institute of Public Health. An interdisciplinary team of Croatian scientists has been able to determine the genome sequence of the COVID-19 virus and position Croatia alongside scientific forces such as the USA, Japan, and Italy. The first detailed genome analysis of the SARS-CoV-2 ...
24/04/2020.
Webinar: Pedagogical Support for Teachers and Trainers
A webinar "Pedagogical Support for Teachers and Trainers" will be held on April 29, organized by the European Alliance for Apprenticeships (EAfA). Teacher and trainers quality is the most important factor in the success of educational systems, and especially in this age of uncertainty caused by the Coronavirus, it is important to understand how to prepare teachers and trainers for the future. During the webinar, participants will discuss investing in the further pr...
24/04/2020.
ESN Research Report on the Impact of COVID-19 on Student Exchanges in Europ...
The Erasmus Student Network (ESN) has conducted the largest research on the impact of the COVID-19 virus outbreak on student exchanges in Europe. By now, it is clear that the COVID-19 virus has had such an effect that it disrupts many aspects of our societies in Europe, and even worldwide. One group facing big problems is international students whose studies have in many cases been canceled, interrupted, or delayed, which was discussed during a webinar with the European Commission on March 20, 2020.
22/04/2020.
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
21/04/2020.
Professor Nikola Petković
A writer, professor, and more recently a mountain climber who looks at the world with eyes wide open and marvels at it innocently, Prof. Nikola Petković is an inexhaustible source of topics, ideas, observations, and dilemmas such as issues of intellectual property, copyright in cyber reality, overcoming the limitations that new reality imposes on us as we try to adjust. Professor Petković tells us solidarity has proven to be one of the sure solutions. Professor Nikola Petković, Ph.D., is a full pr...
17/04/2020.
Join the Pan-European Hackathon
The European Commission has launched a unique initiative called pan-EU Hackathon #EUvsVirus to find solutions related to Coronavirus. The Hackathon will be organized online on April 24 - 26, 2020, with entries possible until Sunday, April 19. You can sign up through the pan-EU Hackathon website. Within the 48-hour Hackathon, the goal of this initiative is to jointly develop inno...
15/04/2020.
Professor Alan Šustić
Three weeks ago, Professor Alan Šustić, Ph.D., was appointed Head of the COVID-19 Viral Infection Respiratory Center. He and his team have continued to invest maximum professional and human effort in this unprecedented and until the recently unimaginable situation in a global society. Hence, they adapt to the new situation the best they can. Alan Šustić is a professor with tenure, and more widely known as a doctor with two specializations – anesthesiology and intensive care, as well as those i...