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.

  • AIB-CEE Conference in Ljubljana:

    The 4th AIB-CEE Chapter Conference on the Changing Global Landscape and Regional Cooperation will take place between 26 and 28 September 2017 in Ljubljana. The conference will focus on the most recent changes in the global landscape and their impact on regional cooperation from economic, business, social sciences, humanistic and other perspectives. You are kindly invited to submit your work no later than by 15 July 2017.

  • 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.

Andreja Jaklič at the Academy of International Business Annual Meeting

Between 2 and 5 July 2017, Andreja Jaklič from Centre of International Relations (CIR) took part in the Academy of International Business Annual Meeting in Dubai. The conference was focused on the contribution of MNEs to building sustainable societies. Andreja presented the findings from a research project on services in global value chains that she conducted together with Metka Stare. She moreover held an introductory speech in a panel on the new modes of cooperation in emerging markets and participated in several meetings.

17. July 2017 | News

Petra Roter on Voting Rights of Minorities and the Role of Ethnicity in Elections in the Post-Yugoslav Space

Petra Roter from the Centre of International Relations has contributed a chapter to a newly published book on Electoral Rights in Europe: Advances and Challenges, edited by Helen Hardman and Brice Dickson, and just published by Routledge. The chapter is focused on the voting rights of minorities and the role of ethnicity in elections in the post-Yugoslav space.

12. June 2017 | News

Maja Bučar and Andreja Jaklič in China - Lecturing on Selected Policies and International Economic Relations of the EU

Maja Bučar and Andreja Jaklič, both from the Centre of International Relations (CIR), have held a series of lectures on selected European Union (EU) policies and international economic relations of the EU at the Hubei University in Wuhan, China.

12. June 2017 | News

Paper by Aljaž Kunčič among the Journal of Institutional Economics' Most Cited Articles in 2016

Doc. dr. Aljaž Kunčič, a junior researcher at CIR between 2009 and 2011, published a paper entitled 'Institutional quality dataset’ in the prestigious Journal of Institutional Economics during his research mandate at the Centre. The paper was among the journal's most cited articles in 2016, which puts doc. dr. Kunčič in the company of eminent authors - including the Nobel prize winner Elinor Omstrom.

8. June 2017 | 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 number: +386 (0)1 580 5255
E-mail: jasna.jugovic(at)fdv.uni-lj.si

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.

Vloga transnacionalnih zasebnih standardov v okoljskem upravljanju (Slovene)

Head: Jerneja Penca | Period: 1. July 2017 - 30. June 2019

Analytical tools for S4 revision in 2018

Head: docent Anže Burger | Period: 1. October 2016 - 30. September 2017

Slovenian scientists home and abroad

Head: redni profesor Zlatko Šabič | Period: 1. October 2016 - 30. September 2018

IMPACTS AND PERSPECTIVES OF CAP ON SLOVENIAN AGRICULTURE AND RURAL AREAS

Head: asistent Marko Lovec | Period: 1. October 2016 - 30. September 2019

Strategic development and innovation partnerships as a tool to strengthen innovation capability of Slovenian economy

Head: redni profesor Maja Bučar | Period: 1. October 2016 - 30. September 2019

EU/E+/Jean Monnet-Modules: EUenvi - Domestic and External EU Environmental Policy

docent Ana Bojinović Fenko | 1. September 2016 - 31. August 2019

MP/UNDP: Kapuscinski Development Lectures

redni profesor Maja Bučar | 1. April 2015 - 30. April 2015

EU/E+/Jean Monnet-Project: EU4PRIM - Enhased EU content in primary school curricula

docent Ana Bojinović Fenko | 1. September 2014 - 31. August 2015

EU/LLP/Erasmus-Network: PADEMIA - Erasmus Academic Network on Parliamentary Democracy in Europe

redni profesor Zlatko Šabič | 1. October 2013 - 30. September 2016

EU/LLP/Jean Monnet- Information and research activities: AcadEU - Post-Yugoslav network on the EU

redni profesor Zlatko Šabič | 1. September 2013 - 31. August 2014