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.

  • Slovenian Pre-Presidency Conference (17 and 18 June 2021, online)

    On 1 July 2021, Portugal will hand over the Presidency of the Council of the EU to Slovenia. During the next six months, the Slovenian Presidency will have to sail through troubled waters to address some of the most pressing EU issues, such as the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, the implementation of the European Green Deal, the digital agenda and EU’s relations with its external partners. To scrutinise the priorities and challenges of the Presidency, CIR and TEPSA will digitally host the Slovenian Pre-Presidency Conference on 17 and 18 June 2021. You are kindly invited to join the discussions.

  • 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.

Boštjan Udovič at a Round Table about the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the EU 2021

The Faculty of Public Administration at the University of Ljubljana organised a round table about the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the EU in 2021 on 11 January 2022. At the event, Boštjan Udovič from CIR identified several factors contributing to the success of the Presidency, but also highlighted the need for further capitalization on the knowledge, skills, and networks acquired.

20. January 2022 | News

New Publication: A Paper on Subsidiary Co-Location and MNC Headquarters Board Interlock Formation (Co-Authored by Andreja Jaklič)

Andreja Jaklič from CIR co-authored a scientific paper titled 'Proximity at a distance: The relationship between foreign subsidiary co-location and MNC headquarters board interlock formation'. The paper was prepared by an international interdisciplinary group of researchers and is published in a highly ranked scientific journal – i.e. the International Business Review.

19. January 2022 | News

New Publication: Challenges and Barriers to the European Union Expansion to the Balkan Region (Chapters Authored by Jure Požgan, Ana Bojinović Fenko and Faris Kočan)

Jure Požgan, Ana Bojinović Fenko and Faris Kočan from CIR published two chapters in a scientific monograph titled Challenges and Barriers to the European Union Expansion to the Balkan Region. The monograph was published by IGI Global and edited by doc. dr. Bruno Ferreira Costa.

11. January 2022 | News

New Publication by Iris Koleša 'Becoming an International Manager: Identity Work by Managerial International Assignees from Emerging Markets'

Iris Koleša from CIR recently published the 'Becoming an International Manager: Identity Work by Managerial International Assignees from Emerging Markets' monograph with Springer. The monograph is part of the 'Contributions to Management Science' series and is available in electronic and printed format.

7. January 2022 | 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.

Glasba mladih po 1945 in Glasbena mladina Slovenije

izr.prof.dr. Boštjan Udovič | 1. October 2021 - 30. September 2024

Politična participacija narodnih manjšin in njihovih pripadnikov: primerjalna študija politične participacije slovenskih skupnosti v sosednjih državah RS

izr.prof.dr. Boštjan Udovič | 1. October 2021 - 30. September 2024

Mlada raziskovalka Melika Mahmutović

asist. Melika Mahmutović | 1. October 2021 - 30. September 2025

CRP Priprave metodologije in presoja učinkovitosti ukrepov iz naslova Strategije pametne specializacije

izr.prof.dr. Anže Burger | 1. September 2021 - 31. August 2023

MPT – Transformativno izobraževanje Bridge 47, globalno učenje

doc.dr. Jana Arbeiter | 1. April 2021 - 30. June 2021

EU-EUROTHINK: Tackling ILLIberal/Eurosceptic Narratives from Below – Europe for Citizenc Program

izr.prof.dr. Marko Lovec | 1. June 2021 - 30. September 2022

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