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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Program Funding Agreement
Professor Snježana Prijić-Samaržija, Ph.D., University of Rijeka Rector, and Prof. Blaženka Divjak, Ph.D., Minister of Science and Education, signed a Program Funding Agreement for academic years 2018/19, 2019/20, 2020/21 and 2021/22. This contract is a step forward towards financing science and education based on the models of good practice in the developed EU countries. Contracts like this represent transparent financing of public higher education institutions that also enable ...
UNIRI+ Projects Tender
Professor Snježana Prijić-Samaržija, Ph.D., University of Rijeka Rector, issued a Tender aimed at promoting the development of scientific-research and artistic work at the University of Rijeka at younger and scientifically weaker profiled UNIRI constituents or their parts ("UNIRI+ Projects"). More detailed information about the Tender can be found 
Vote for Europe, Vote for Science
A public discussion "Vote for Europe, Vote for Science", organized by the University of Rijeka and Universitas Association, was held on Monday, April 8th, 2019, at the Rijeka City Hall.  The participants of the panel discussion were: - Mr. Tomislav Sokol, Ph.D., Croatian Prime Minister's Envoy and candidate of the Croatian Democratic Union for Representative to the European Parliament - Mr. Boris Jokić
Supporting and Implementing Plans for gender Equality in Academia and Resea...
SPEAR (Supporting and Implementing Plans for gender Equality in Academia and Research) is a Coordination and Support Action project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Science with and for Society (SwafS) programme. Despite numerous EU-wide projects aimed at improving gender equality (GE) in academia, challenges persist, and GE practitioners and change agents experience fatigue and lack of support structures. SPEAR will initiate institutional change in nine European research performing organizations (RPOs) by implementing gender equality plans.
Towards a European Framework for Community Engagement in Higher Education (...
University of Rijeka is a partner in Erasmus+ Key Action 3 Forward Looking Cooperation Project “Towards a European Framework for Community Engagement in Higher Education” (TEFCE). The specific objective of the TEFCE project is to develop innovative and feasible policy tools at the university and European level for supporting, monitoring and assessing the community engagement of universities. The project has two sub-objectives:
Project Techno-Past-Techno-Future: European Researchers’ Night (TPTF-ERN)
European Researchers’ Nights are public events dedicated to bringing researchers closer to the public. They showcase the diversity of research and highlight the impact of research on our daily lives. The aim of this action is also to motivate young people to embark on research careers. This is the second time for UNIRI to participate in this type of action. In 2013 we had successful application and implementation and that was the reason to join this project in 2018/2019 again. European Researchers´ Night 2018/2019...
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