The International Mobility Office/Erasmus of the University of Rijeka has held an online welcome day on 1 March 2021 for Erasmus students who will be spending their summer semester 2020/2021 at the University of Rijeka. Twelve constituents of the University of Rijeka were to welcome 164 students, but some have canceled their stay due to the COVID-19 situation, with 117 students deciding to spend their summer semester at the University of Rijeka.
The Academy of Applied Arts will welcome two students, one from the RISEBA University of Applied Sciences in Latvia and one student from the University of Applied Sciences in Düsseldorf, Germany.
Twenty Erasmus students will be studying at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences: two students from Germany, from the University of Oldenburg and the University of Duisburg-Essen; six students from Italy from the University of Milan, the University of Calabria and the University of Chieti – Pescara; three students from Poland from Jagiellonian University in Krakow and the University of Wroclaw; one student from Greece from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki; three students from Turkey from Kocaeli University and Hacettepe University, one student from Slovakia from Comenius University in Bratislava; one student from the UK from Glasgow Caledonian University; two students from Northern Macedonia from Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, and one student from India from the University of Delhi.
The Faculty of Economics and Business will welcome twenty-eight students: eight students from France from Universite d’Orleans, ESCE International Business School in Paris, Universite Paris-Est Creteil Val-de Marne UPEC and the Rennes School of Business; seven students from Poland from Wroclaw University of Economics and Business, the University of Economics in Katowice, SGH Warsaw School of Economics, Cracow University of Economics and the University of Szczecin; one student from Spain from the University of Valencia; three students from Romania from the Bucharest University of Economic Studies and the Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi; two students from Slovakia from the Technical University of Košice; two students from the Czech Republic from Charles University; one student from Germany from the University of Stuttgart; one student from Hungary from the University of Miskolc; two students from Latvia from the University of Latvia; one student from Austria from the University of Graz; one student from Slovenia from the University of Maribor; one student from Turkey from Istanbul Gelisim University; three students from Italy from the University of Naples “Parthenope” and Università degli Studi della Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”; and two students from Ukraine from Alfred Nobel University.
Sixteen students will be studying at the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management: one student from Spain from Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, four students from Romania from the Bucharest University of Economic Studies, the University of Oradea and the Transilvania University of Brașov, one student from the Czech Republic from Masaryk University, two students from Germany from Nuertingen-Geislingen University, one student from Bulgaria from Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, one student from Latvia from the Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies, one student from Greece from the University of West Attica, one student from Hungary from Budapest Business School, two students from Finland from the Novia University of Applied Science, one student from Portugal from ISAG – European Business School, and one student from Poland from Jesuit University Ignatianum in Krakow.
The Faculty of Medicine will welcome six students: three students from Turkey from Ankara University, one student from Spain from Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, and two students from Northern Macedonia from Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje.
One student from Poland from the College of Rehabilitation will be studying at the Faculty of Health Care Studies .
The Department of Informatics will welcome three students, one student from Estonia from the Tallinn University of Technology and two students from Poland from the Kielce University of Technology and Kazimierz Wielki University.
The Faculty of Teacher Education will welcome two students from Spain from the University of Zaragoza.
The Department of Mathematics will welcome two students from France from CY Cergy Paris Université.
Fourteen students will be attending the Faculty of Maritime Studies: three students from Greece from the University of Piraeus, one student from Lithuania from Klaipeda University, seven students from Germany from Jade University of Applied Sciences, two students from Latvia from the Latvian Maritime Academy, and one student from Slovakia from the Technical University of Košice.
Eleven students will be studying at the Faculty of Law: one student from Germany from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, one student from Poland from the University of Opole, one student from Hungary from the University of Szeged, three students from Italy from the University of Turin and the University of Trento, one student from the Czech Republic from Masaryk University, two students from Norway from the University of Bergen and UiT The Arctic University of Norway, and two students from Turkey from Kadir Has University.
The Faculty of Engineering will welcome two students: one from the Czech Republic from the Czech Technical University in Prague and one from France from the Fondation La Mache.
Most students are from Poland, followed by Italy, France and Germany.
In total, 199 incoming Erasmus students will be studying at the University of Rijeka in 2020/2021.
As part of the Welcome day presentation, Madam Rector of the University of Rijeka, Prof. Snježana Prijić-Samaržija, Ph.D., and Maša Šašinka, Head of the International Mobility Office, have addressed the students and wished them a successful and productive mobility, as well as a fun stay in Rijeka and Croatia.
The staff members of the Int. Mobility Office held a presentation at the University of Rijeka and introduced the students to all practical things related to studying and staying in Rijeka and the Republic of Croatia.
Unfortunately, due to the epidemiological situation, the usual gathering of Erasmus students in the atrium of the Faculty of Civil Engineering did not take place, but we hope that the situation will improve in the coming months and that the students will have the opportunity to socialize in person and enjoy all aspects of their mobility!