18/11/2019.
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
15/11/2019.
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.
08/11/2019.
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
07/11/2019.
Young Universities for the Future of Europe Build European University
The Young Universities for the Future of Europe (YUFE) alliance was present 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 Un...
04/11/2019.
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). ...
31/10/2019.
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...
30/10/2019.
Chinese Delegation at UNIRI
Within the scope of the 9th Session of the Croatian-Chinese Commission for Scientific and Technological Cooperation and the selection of joint research projects for the period 2019-2021, in cooperation with the Ministry of Science and Education of the Republic of Croatia, a meeting with the Chinese delegation was held at the University of Rijeka Rectorate on Tuesday, October 29, 2019. The delegation included:
21/10/2019.
President of UNI Regensburg Visits UNIRI
Professor Udo Hebel, Ph.D., President of the University of Regensburg, accompanied by his wife Prof. Birgit Bauridl, Ph.D., visited the University of Rijeka Rectorate on Saturday, October 19, 2019. Professor Hebel and his wife were welcomed by Prof. Snježana Prijić-Samaržija, Ph.D., UNIRI Rector, Prof. Senka Maćešić, Ph.D., Vice-Rector for Informatization and Organization, Assistant Prof. Nebojša Zeli...
21/10/2019.
Ivan Đikić Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Croatian molecular biologist Ivan Đikić, who heads the Institute of Biochemistry II at the Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany, has been elected to the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The Academy, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is one of the oldest learned societies in the United States, having been founded in 1780. Every year, the Academy recognizes outstanding achievements and body of works by selecting 200 new members from 1,300 no...
01/10/2019.
Bishop Kvarme Visits UNIRI
Bishop Ole Christian Mælen Kvarme, Bishop Emeritus of Oslo, and Rev. Olav Dag Hauge visited the University of Rijeka Rectorate on Monday, September 30, 2019. The esteemed guests were welcomed by Prof. Snježana Prijić-Samaržija, Ph.D., UNIRI Rector, Prof. Alen Ružić, M.D., Ph.D., Vice-Rector for Sciences and Arts, Prof. Marta Žuvić, Ph.D., Vice-Rector for Quality Assurance and Enhanc...
23/09/2019.
UNIRI Delegation Visits Mostar
University of Rijeka delegation, headed by Madam Rector Prof. Snježana Prijić-Samaržija, Ph.D., visited the University of Mostar on September 19, 2019. The delegation included Prof. Senka Maćešić, Ph.D., Vice-Rector for Informatization and Organization, Prof. Marta Žuvić, Ph.D., Vice-Rector for Quality Assurance and Enhancement, Ms. Roberta Hlača Mlinar, UNIRI Secretary General, Prof. Ines Srdoč-Konestra, Ph.D., Dean of the UNIRI Faculty of Humanities and Soc...
23/09/2019.
UNIRI Joins YUFE Alliance
On the occasion of joining the YUFE Alliance (Young Universities for the Future of Europe), a press conference was held at the University of Rijeka Rectorate. The University’s representatives briefly presented the alliance, one of 17 networks of institutions, selected by the European Commission for funding. The YUFE Alliance aims to connect different European universities and create a university platform at a European level. The initiative was presented by Prof. Snježana...
05/09/2019.
Ambassador Magyar Visits UNIRI
H.E. Mr. József Zoltán Magyar, Ambassador of Hungary to the Republic of Croatia, and Ms. Anita Györei, Counsellor and Permanent Deputy Ambassador, visited the University of Rijeka Rectorate on Wednesday, September 4, 2019. They were welcomed by Prof. Snježana Prijić-Samaržija, Ph.D., UNIRI Rector, Prof. Ines Srdoč-Konestra, Ph.D., Dean of the UNIRI Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and Ms. Nina Kolaković, UNIRI Rector's Office.
26/08/2019.
Chinese Delegation at the UNIRI Rectorate
The Chinese delegation from the Peking University Health Science Center, headed by Academician Mr. Qimin Zhan, Ph.D., visited the University of Rijeka Rectorate on Friday, August 23, 2019. Within the scope of their two-day visit, the delegation also visited the UNIRI Faculty of Medicine, as well as the surrounding Rijeka region and the island of Krk. The Chinese delegation included: Academician M...
22/07/2019.
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...
01/07/2019.
Madam Rector in Ireland
Professor Snježana Prijić-Samaržija, Ph.D., University of Rijeka Rector, stayed in Dublin and Galway from 25 to 30 June 2019, on the occasion of celebrating Croatia's Statehood Day, commemorating Croatia’s 1991 historic declaration of independence from the former socialist state of Yugoslavia. Madam Rector Prijić-Samaržija was a part of the Rijeka delegation that visited Galway, Rijeka’s partner city in the ECOC 2020 program. The delegation included Mr. Vojko Obersnel, M.Sc...
15/05/2019.
Rijeka and Trieste Join in Science and Culture
The ceremonial signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Rijeka, Trieste International Foundation (Fondazione Internazionale Trieste per il Progresso e la Libertà delle Scienze) and The Agency Rijeka 2020 LLC was held on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at the Student Center’s Café "Akvarij" at the University of Rijeka Campus. The Agreement will contribute to strengthening social, cultural and economic relations as well as strategic cooperation between T...
14/05/2019.
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...
09/05/2019.
Lecturers from UGA at UNIRI
Professors Leslie S. Gordon, Ph.D., and Timothy R. Cain, Ph.D., lecturers from the Institute of Higher Education, University of Georgia, held a three-day mini-course entitled "Issues in the Professionalization of the Professoriate: Teaching and Working in Global Universities" at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the UNIRI Campus. The mini-course is organized within the scope of the Erasmus+ K107 program (student and staff mobility between partner and program countries) and is intended f...