Centre of International Relations

  • Research Expertise:

    international relations, international economics and international business, politics of international law, diplomacy and human rights, international organisations, and European integration.

  • Research Projects:

    We conduct research at a national and international level. Our research findings are used for strategy and policy design by various organisations as well as included in curricula of several educational institutions.

  • Conferences and Workshops:

    We organise conferences, workshops, and seminars with word-class lecturers from both academia and the business sector. Our researchers are moreover visiting lecturers at various events in Slovenia and abroad.

  • Collections and Journals:

    The Centre issues two collections: CIR Analyses and Acta Diplomatica; as well as the Journal of International Relations and Development (JIRD) – a double-blind peer-reviewed quarterly, published in cooperation with Palgrave and an official journal of CEEISA.

New Publication: Paper on Video Case Studies in IB Teaching

The Journal of Teaching in International Business published a paper titled 'Video Case Studies in IB Teaching: An Empirical Comparison of Academic and Student Perceptions and Expectations' written by Filip De Beule, Andreja Jaklič (member of CIR), Aleksandra Kania, Katarzyna Mroczek-Dąbrowska, Nukhet Vardar, and Hinrich Voss.

3. October 2019 | News

Andreja Jaklič Recipient of Best Reviewer Award at the AIB-CEE 2019 Conference in Lithuania

Prof. dr. Andreja Jaklič, member of CIR, participated at the 'International Business in the Dynamic Environment: Changes in Digitalization, Innovation and Entrepreneurship' AIB-CEE conference that took place between 25 and 27 September 2019 at the Kaunas University of Technology in Lithuania. At the event, Andreja presented two competitive papers, participated in discussions at several panels and meetings, and received a best reviewer award. Congratulations!

30. September 2019 | News

Taking a Creative Path to Knowledge: A Strategy for the Penetration of the Slovenian Integrative Medicine into Foreign Markets

Students of international relations at the Faculty of Social Sciences together with students from the Faculty of Law, Faculty of Pharmacy, and Faculty of Economics at the University of Ljubljana took part in the project 'Po kreativni poti do znanja' (eng. `Taking a creative path to knowledge'). They collaborated with prof. dr. Andreja Jaklič (mentor), assist. prof. dr. Andrej Kohont (co-mentor), and the Ars Pharmae company to prepare a strategy for the penetration of the Slovenian integrative medicine into foreign markets.

18. September 2019 | News

Metka Stare about Global Value Chains at the RESER Conference in Spain

Metka Stare participated at the 29th International RESER Conference on ‘Services and the future of the workforce’, which took place between 12 and 14 September 2019 in Ceuta, Spain. She presented a paper co-authored by Klemen Knez and Andreja Jaklič (all from CIR) titled ‘Relevance of length and position in GVCs for exploring sectoral convergence in EU’.

17. September 2019 | News

About the Centre

Centre of International Relations (CIR) conducts interdisciplinary research in the fields of international relations, international economics and international business, politics of international law, diplomacy and human rights, international organisations, and European integration. Members of the Centre are top-notch researchers, cooperating with numerous international scientific networks, such as TEPSA, EADI, WISC, EIBA, RESER, CEEISA, EISA, ISA, ECSA, IPSA, ECPR, ILA, and SGIR. CIR researchers are active in several national, European, and international projects – publishing and widely disseminating their research results both in Slovenia and abroad. The Centre also issues several publications: the CIR Analyses and the Acta Diplomatica collections, as well as the Journal of International Relations and Development (an official journal of the Central and East European International Studies Association – CEEISA), which is published in cooperation with Palgrave.

Contact the Secretariat

Phone: +386 (0)1 580 5250
Email: is.jl-inu.vdf@ciranilM.anoloP

 

First-class researchers from the Centre of International Relations (CIR) regularly publish their findings in established scientific journals and monographies in Slovenia as well as internationally. Several publications by CIR members have received recognitions and awards.

Centre of International Relations (CIR) is active in numerous international networks, including EISA, TEPSA, ECPR, EIBA, EADI, RESER, CEEISA, ISA, WISC, and ILA. Members of the Centre cooperate closely with academics and researchers from all over the World and are engaged in various international research projects.

Mladi raziskovalec Faris Kočan

Faris Kočan | 1. December 2018 - 30. November 2022

CRP ITzaSKP – Zasnova informacijskih rešitev v podporo izvajanju Skupne kmetijske politike Evropske unije na podlagi podatkov MKGP del

doc.dr. Marko Lovec | 1. November 2018 - 31. October 2020

CRP Premostitev vrzeli v biogospodarstvu: od gozdne in kmetijske biomase do inovativnih tehnoloških rešitev ARRS del

doc.dr. Marko Lovec | 1. November 2018 - 31. October 2021

Mladi raziskovalec Klemen Knez

Klemen Knez | 1. October 2018 - 30. September 2022

EU/E+/SP-HE: VCL4IB – Open Access Digital Video Case Library for Teaching International Business

Head: prof.dr. Andreja Jaklič | Period: 1. September 2018 - 31. August 2021

EU/E+/Jean Monnet-Network: VIADUCT - Enhancing VIsibility of the Academic DialogUe on EU-Turkey

prof.dr. Maja Bučar | 1. September 2017 - 31. August 2020