29/10: Join us at EURASIA virtual edu fair!
Are you looking for opportunities to study in Croatia? On Thursday, 29.10., University of Rijeka is going to participate in EURASIA virtual edu fair intended for prospective students from Azerbaijan, Georgia and Ukraine. By registering on the fair website, you can check our profile, leave your contacts, join the real-time presentation or chat live with our representatives from different study programs. Find out details about our study programs in English and let us...
Join the YUFE Academy 2020!
We take this opportunity to invite all interested students, professors, and citizens to join the first edition of the YUFE Academy, a joint initiative of all members of YUFE European University, whose aim is to share knowledge and enable students, staff, and interested citizens to get the real feel of YUFE. During the 5 weeks in November and December, 4 online lectures a week will take place at different YUFE universities, thus enabling the participants to 'travel' around Europe, i.e. to virtually vi...
UNIRI Co-organizer of ICAIH 2020
Thanks to the long-term cooperation of the Institute for Humanistic Research of Chung-Ang University in Seoul with the Department of Social Sciences and Humanities in Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Rijeka, the University of Rijeka has the honor to co-organize the 3rd International Conference on Humanistic Aspects of Artistic Intelligence (ICAIH 2020). This cooperation is further strengthened by the agreement between the University of Seoul and the Documentation and Research Center for Europe...
European Green Plan: Networking Event
The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) is organizing an international networking event on the topic of Horizon 2020’s European Green Plan call. The event is set to take place on Friday, October 23, 2020. The event aims to bring together up to 500 participants from academic and industrial organizations, as well as participants from public institutions and NGOs in Europe and Turkey in areas related to the European Green Plan.
Rector Prijić-Samaržija Elected to the CDPPE Bureau
At the last session of the Steering Committee for Education Policy and Practices (CDPPE), held from September 30 to October 2, 2020, Prof. Snježana Prijić-Samaržija, Ph.D., UNIRI Rector, was elected by secret ballot to the CDPPE Bureau as a representative of the academic community, along with Ms. Radka Wildová (Charles University, Prague). Ms. Maria Fassari (Greece) was elected as Chair of the CDPPE Bureau, and Ms. Maija Innola (Finland) as Vice-Chair. The members of the Bureau are elected for th...
1st Online Generation of YUFE Students
At the beginning of the first semester of the academic year 2020/21, 27 students from other YUFE universities enrolled in online courses at the University of Rijeka. We are proud that these 27 students come from all nine remaining YUFE universities, thus confirming the biggest possible interest in the courses at the University of Rijeka. During the semester, these students will participate in five courses conducted at four UNIRI constituents, while in the next semester, YUFE students will be offered nine such courses.
YUFE staff training: Framework for University-Community Engagement – TEFC...
With the community engagement (re)emerging as a policy priority in higher education, these four 2-hour interactive webinars offer participants a learning journey from the basics of community engagement in contemporary higher education over its challenges to the opportunity to find out first hand how a university can implement innovative policy tools (TEFCE Toolbox) for mapping, institutional self-reflection, supporting and further strengthening of an engaged agenda at the institution.  Series of webinars...
Get Involved in EU Missions
EU Missions aim to provide solutions to some of today's biggest societal challenges such as the fight against cancer, adaptation to climate change, clean oceans, climate-neutral cities, and healthy soil and food. The European Commission develops and creates missions together with the citizens of the European Union to ensure that missions meet the expectations and needs of citizens. At the end of June, the Mission Committees presented their
INFO: Erasmus Incoming Students
Dear UNIRI and Erasmus students, As the new academic year is approaching quickly, we would like to provide you with the latest updates and recommendations for studying at University of Rijeka in winter semester 20/21. Following the recommendations from our Health institute and Ministry of Science and Education, we are preparing for a regular on-site start of academic year, so you can continue ca...
ESN Rijeka Looking for New Members
The Rijeka branch of the volunteer organization Erasmus Student Network (ESN) is looking for new members. The Erasmus Student Network, the largest student volunteer organization, celebrated its 30th birthday in the fall. With more than 13,000 members (34,000 including so-called buddies), through 533 local sections deployed in 42 states, it assists more than 350,000 exchange students daily. Guided by the principle of students helping students, it works to promote student mobility and intercultural exchange programs. The...
New Student Representatives in YUFE Student Forum
The University of Rijeka has selected two new student representatives to represent UNIRI students in the YUFE Student Forum. The newly elected representatives, Paula Petrinec (Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management) and Sven Sušanj (Faculty of Law) joined the work of the YUFE Student Forum along with the previous representative Tea Dimnjašević. In August, UNIRI students participated in the elections for the YUFE Student Board, in which the UNIRI representative Tea Dimnjašević was elected to the position of ...
After presenting the YUFE introductory offer of online courses, we are happy to have encountered strong interest and a large number of registered students! At this stage, YUFE is testing its educational offer and we are therefore able to enroll only a limited number of students from each YUFE university, and we have already met the quota for the University of Rijeka. There are, however, different ways to get involved in a YUFE student journey. Although unfortunately, we can no longer receive applicat...
Ambassador Mor Visits UNIRI
H.E. Mr. Ilan Mor, Ambassador of the State of Israel to the Republic of Croatia, visited the UNIRI Rectorate on Monday, July 27, 2020. The esteemed guest was welcomed by the UNIRI Rector Prof. Snježana Prijić-Samaržija, Ph.D. Madam Rector Prijić-Samaržija briefly presented the University of Rijeka, emphasizing the University's projects, as well as the recent inclusion in the YUFE network (European University Network Project). Ambassador Mor thanked Madam Rector for receiving him...
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...
Working Meeting with Ambassador Demcsák
H.E. Dr. Csaba Demcsák, Ambassador of Hungary to the Republic of Croatia, visited the University of Rijeka Rectorate on Thursday, July 16, 2020, accompanied by Mr. János Dezső, Counselor and Director of the Hungarian Institute in Zagreb, Cultural Department of the Embassy of Hungary. Distinguished guests were welcomed by Prof. Snježana Prijić-Samaržija, Ph.D., Madam Rector, and Prof. Alen Ružić, M.D., Ph.D., Director of the Clinical Hospital ...
YUFE Alliance's Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
COVID-19 pandemic is changing the lives of people all over the world. It is changing the way we work, the way we learn, and the way we live. Naturally, the pandemic also has its effects on the Young Universities for the Future of Europe (YUFE) Alliance. YUFE aims at building a young, student-centered, non-elitist, open, and inclusive European University. One of its key components will be the physical, blended, and virtual mobility of students and staff. Restrictions on movement and gathering enforced all over Europe ...
Online Summer School and Workshop
The University of Rijeka is organizing an online summer school and workshop Supramolecular and Colloid Chemistry and Physics for the Life Sciences (SCCPLS 2020). The summer school will be held from 27 to 29 July 2020. Students of graduate and postgraduate study programs in chemistry, chemical engineering, medical chemistry, physics, biophysics, biology, biotechnology, pharmacy, environmental science, etc. can apply. You can find out more a...
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...
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 ...
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...
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