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.

Faris Kočan at Studio at 17.00 on the 25th Anniversary of the Dayton Peace Agreement

On Monday, 14 December 2020, assist. Faris Kočan, a member of CIR, participated in the radio show Studio at 5 p.m. about the 25th anniversary of the Dayton Peace Agreement. Together with prof. dr. Božo Repe, a historian from the Faculty of Arts, and prof. dr. Mitja Žagar, a law professor from the Institute for Ethnic Studies, assist. Kočan spoke about the importance of the Dayton Peace Agreement in the context of post-conflict Bosnia and Herzegovina.

18. December 2020 | News

MNCwhispering at EIBA 2020: A Workshop on Using Video Cases in IB Teaching by Filip De Beule and Andreja Jaklič

Filip De Beule from KU Leuven and Andreja Jaklič from CIR (Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana) organised an online workshop on using video cases in IB teaching on 14 December 2020 at this year’s EIBA annual conference. ​At the event, they shared experience and empirical evidence from testing pilot video cases from the VCL4IB project in different teaching environments.

18. December 2020 | News

Maja Bučar on the Effect of Climate Change on Human Rights for Studio at 17h

On 10 December 2020, prof. dr. Maja Bučar participated in a radio show on the impact of climate change on human rights at the national radio station Radio Prvi. Together with the show host Petra Novak, Živa Kavka Gobbo from Fokus and dr. Luka Omladič from the Institute for applied ethics (Inštitut za aplikativno etiko) she highlited that living in safe and healthy environments is one of the human rights.

17. December 2020 | News

CEEMAN Conference Proceedings from the Poster Session are Now Available

Proceedings from the latest annual conference organised by CEEMAN - International Association for Management Development are now available. In the proceedings from the poster session at the conference, you can find a poster by prof. dr. Andreja Jaklič from CIR. The poster focuses on the use of video case studies in international business teaching and is based on the experience from the MNCWhispering project.

11. December 2020 | 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.

TAP Prenos norm v EU in Sloveniji – ocena napredka k okoljski in trajnostni preobrazbi

izr.prof.dr. Marko Lovec | 1. September 2020 - 31. August 2023

CRP Prestrukturiranje podjetij: sistem zgodnjega opozarjanja in primeren odziv države MGRT del

izr.prof.dr. Anže Burger | 1. November 2019 - 31. October 2020

Prestrukturiranje podjetij: sistem zgodnjega opozarjanja in primeren odziv države

Head: izr.prof.dr. Anže Burger | Period: 1. November 2019 - 31. October 2020

Spremljanje in presoja učinkov strateških razvojno-inovacijskih partnerstev

Head: prof.dr. Maja Bučar | Period: 1. November 2019 - 31. October 2022

Mlada raziskovalka Ajda Hedžet

Ajda Hedžet | 1. October 2019 - 30. September 2023

EU/E+/SP-HE: VCL4IB – knjižnica video študijskih primerov za poučevanje mednarodnega poslovanja (odprt dostop)

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

Jean Monnet Modul: Okoljska politika EU: notranje in zunanje dimenzije (EU ENVI)

Head: izr.prof.dr. Ana Bojinović Fenko | Period: 1. September 2016 - 31. August 2019

Evropska unija v šoli

Head: izr.prof.dr. Ana Bojinović Fenko | Period: 1. February 2011 - 31. August 2015