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...
COVID-19: Recommendations for management of panic & everyday accessible psy...
Dear international students, guests at the University of Rijeka,   Following the rapid spread of the coronavirus, for the past couple of weeks, we have been overwhelmed with information. In the whole array of bombastic news titles, we often focus more on the negative and the frightening ones, while neglecting the positive ones. Increased focus on negative information is an innate survival mechanism. Perceiving danger fosters concern and helpful behaviors focused on our protection. Still, in this new and unknown ...
IPR in Horizon 2020 Projects
IP Helpdesk organizes a webinar on the topics of properly addressing intellectual property rights (IPR) issues and the most common pitfalls and challenges of IPR in EU-funded research and innovation projects (FP7/Horizon 2020). Date: Wednesday, March 25th, 2020Time: 10.30 AM – 12 PM; webinar session will open 15 minutes before the official startMentor: European IP HelpdeskSpeaker: Ms. Michele DubbiniLevel of expertise:
COVID-19: Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers
On March 10, 2020, the Croatian Institute for Public Health issued Interim Guidance for Business and Employers, with the aim to respond to Coronavirus disease. Perform routine environmental cleaning:- Routinely clean all frequently touched surfaces in the workplace, such as workstations, countertops, and doorknobs. Use the cleaning agents that are usually used in these areas and follow the directions on the label.- No additional disinfection beyond routine cleaning is recommended at this time...
IMPORTANT LINKS - Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The University of Rijeka, in close cooperation with the competent regional and national authorities, continuously monitors and coordinates the prevention and other activities related to coronavirus infection. Follow the instructions and protect our university and the wider community. Useful links:Ministry of Science and Education
UNIRI at EDUFair 2020 in Belgrade
The representatives of the University of Rijeka took part in the 17th Education Fair (EDUFair 2020), held in Belgrade on March 6-7, 2020. This year, five UNIRI constituents presented the University and the respective constituents: Faculty of Economics and Business, Faculty of Maritime Studies, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management and the Department of Informatics. EDUFair attracts many pupils and future students who want to find...
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...
Hungarian Language Lectorate at UNIRI
The ceremony of signing an Agreement on establishing a Hungarian Language Lectorate at the UNIRI Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences was held on March 5th, 2020 at the ceremonial hall of the Hungarian Institute in Zagreb. The Agreement was signed by Mr. Péter Szijjártó, Hungarian Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Affairs, Prof. Snježana Prijić-Samaržija, Ph.D., UNIRI Rector, and Prof. Ines Srdoč Konestra, Ph.D., Dean of the UNIRI Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.
''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.
Protective Measures Against Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Procedures for inspecting travelers entering Croatia have been established to ensure the highest levels of protection for public health and travelers with minimal disturbance to international traffic. Since 24 February 2020, preventive measures have been in effect which include medical supervision of persons who have spent time in China, Hong Kong, Japan, Iran, Singapore, South Korea, and the Lombardy, Veneto, Emilia-Romagna, and Piedmont regions of Italy. For persons who have spent ...
New Italian Ambassador Visits UNIRI
The new Ambassador of the Italian Republic to the Republic of Croatia H.E. Mr. Pierfrancesco Sacco visited the University of Rijeka Rectorate on Friday, February 21, 2020. The Ambassador was accompanied by his partner Mrs. Laura Fernandez Serch, along with Mr. Davide Bradanini, new Consul General of the Italian Republic to the Republic of Croatia, Rijeka, and Ms. Ileana Jančić, Consul General's Assistant. The distinguished guests were welcomed by ...
Second session of the 3rd UEFA Football Law Program
In the period from 10th to 14th February, the UNIRI Faculty of Law was hosting and co-organizing the 2nd session of the prestigious UEFA education program for legal specialists called the UEFA Football Law Program. It is an educational program in the field of sports law in football and it is designed for legal specialists or senior executives working on legal issues in national associations, football clubs, players’ unions, leagues, and law firms. It comp...
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...
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 ...
MSCA Horizon 2020: Ph.D. and Young Researchers Workshop
Within the scope of the HERItage Conference, set to be held in Opatija on March 11-13, 2020, the University of Rijeka is organizing a pre-conference workshop entitled "H2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Workshop for Young Researchers in Cultural Heritage". The workshop will be held before the official opening of the conference, on March 11th from 9 am to 12 pm...
EIT Awareness Day in Zagreb
The Ministry of Economy, Entrepreneurship, and Crafts and the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) are organizing an EIT Awareness Day in Zagreb (venue: Hotel International, Miramarska 24) on February 24th, 2020, with the aim of getting to know the EIT community, its activities, and opportunities to cooperate with relevant national stakeholders. The event is organized under the auspice of the Croatian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The co...
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...
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...