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.

Successful Panel before the Slovenian Pre-Presidency Conference (Joint Event by CIR & TEPSA)

On 25 May 2021, CIR and TEPSA organised an online discussion about the role and impact of different dynamics of the integration processes on the stability of the EU, commonly known as differentiated integration. At the event, attended by more than 80 participants, the issue of migration policy was selected as one of the most sensitive ones at the moment to illustrate the evolvement of EU policy in a particular area. You can read more about the panellists' key messages by clicking on the title of this post.

28. May 2021 | News

Slovenian Pre-Presidency Conference by CIR & TEPSA (17 and 18 June 2021, Online)

On 17 and 18 June, CIR and TEPSA will digitally host the Slovenian Pre-Presidency Conference. The event will gather high-level panellists to speak in plenary and parallel sessions about current EU affairs, including the European Green Deal, European solidarity, digitalisation, the EU post-pandemic, the Conference on the Future of Europe, enlargement, and European strategic autonomy. You are kindly invited to join the discussions. Participation is free of charge, but registration is required.

26. May 2021 | News

Andreja Jaklič on Reactions of Slovenian Companies to the Covid-19 Pandemic in Vienna

Prof. dr. Andreja Jaklič from CIR, was invited to discuss the response of the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) countries to the Covid-19 pandemic at the Competence Center for Emerging Markets & Central and Eastern Europe, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien on 18 May 2021. She presented research on the reactions of Slovenian companies to the consequences of the crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

26. May 2021 | News

Ana Bojinović Fenko on the Slovenian Presidency to the Council of the EU at the 'Europe as a Global Actor' Conference

On 10 May 2021, assoc. prof. dr. Ana Bojinović Fenko from CIR participated in the opening round table of the 5th international conference 'Europe as a global actor', organized by ISCTE – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Centre for International Studies. Her contribution was titled 'Slovenian Presidency to the Council of the EU in 2021: ex ante assessment of inexistent Presidency Programme'.

12. May 2021 | 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