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...
ESN Rijeka Is Looking for New Members
Erasmus Student Network Rijeka has started looking for and recruiting new members. Applications are to be submitted by December 12, 2019, and all applicants are required to post the event and registration form on ESN Rijeka's official Facebook page. A recruitment campaign on the Facebook page will take place during the open applications, during which members of the Local Board, Coordinators and all active members of the association will be presented. More information about the activ...
Prof. Baccarini Appointed to ETINED
Professor Elvio Baccarini, Ph.D., Full Professor at the Department of Philosophy, UNIRI Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and Rector's Assistant for Ethics and Academic Integrity, was named one of two representatives of the Republic of Croatia in the Council of Europe Platform on Ethics, Transparency and Integrity in Education (ETINED). Professor Baccarini and Ms. Marina Matešić
RITEH Students in China
Mr. Marko Njirak and Mr. Erik Otović, students at the UNIRI Faculty of Engineering, have recently returned from their trip to China. The group of 10 best students visited Huawei R&D center in Shenzen, China, following the invitation from this prestigious company. This company is well-known, among other things, for its increasingly popular high-end mobile phones and its serious rivalry with US dominant stakeholders in the area, and is slowly taking a lead in future 5G technology...
Sveučilište u Rijeci – društveno angažirano sveučilište
Sveučilište u Rijeci dio je projekta TEFCE (eng. Towards a European Framework for Community Engagement in Higher Education“) Sveučilište u Rijeci i Grad Rijeka partneri su na Erasmus+ projektu “Prema europskom okviru za društveni angažman visokih učilišta”, eng. Towards a European Framework for Community Engagement in Higher Education“ (TEFCE) gdje je jedan od ciljeva projekta razviti inovativni instrument za podršku,...
Mentor Workshop
University of Rijeka Doctoral School invites you to a workshop entitled New Challenges in Mentoring Doctoral Students, where our experienced mentors and experts will discuss problems and challenges of mentoring students. The workshop is organized by the University of Rijeka in collaboration with the Faculty of Law and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences as a part of the cycle Mentors and Students. The workshop will take place on Tue...
Medals Awarded to University Athletes
University of Rijeka Scrolls of Appreciation were given to UNIRI athletes for their success achieved at Unisport League in the academic year 2018/19 and national university championship Unisport Finals 2019. The ceremony was held at the Aula Magna Hall at the University of Rijeka Rectorate. The Scrolls were handed over by Prof. Davor Vašiček, Ph.D., Vice-Rector for Finance and Business, and Mr. Haris Pavletić, President of Rijeka University Sports Association, while Mr. Viktor Moretti, Head of UNIR...
The Agency for Mobility and Programs and the Austrian Research Promotion Agency organized an Info-Day on Friday, November 15, 2019, with the aim of introducing participants to the specifics and opportunities of collaboration through ENRICH networks, RISE projects and participation in EIT programs. The Info Day started with a presentation of the ENRICH centers network which is promoting internationalization and cooperation in the field of science, technology, and innovation between European organizati...
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...
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:
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...