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.

Andreja Jaklič on Video Case Studies at the Online AIB 2020 Conference

On 8 July 2020, prof. dr. Andreja Jaklič from CIR participated in the online Academy of International Business (AIB) 2020 conference. She was one of the panellists in the 'Teaching international business through feature films, documentaries, and video case studies' panel together with VCL4IB project partners.

24. July 2020 | News

Shooting of the Second Video Case for MNC Whispering from Slovenia in Incom Leone

The second case for MNC Whispering from Slovenia was shot on 2 July 2020 in Incom Leone. Prof. dr. Andreja Jaklič from CIR talked with Andrej Slokar (the founder and owner of Incom Leone), Boštjan Jerončič (the managing director of Incom Leone), and Tamara Juričič (marketing and brand developer at Incom Leone) to uncover the secrets of how businesses approach market selection and capitalise on the latter not only in terms of financial business performance but also through product and process innovation.

3. July 2020 | News

Boštjan Udovič elected as a representative of Slovenia in Executive Committee of EADI

At the end of June 2020 the General Assembly of European Association of Developing Research and Training Institutes (EADI) elected associate prof. dr. Boštjan Udovič as a representative of Slovenia in the Executive Committee of EADI - the largest organisation affiliating institutes where development studies are researched or taught.

1. July 2020 | News

CIR Researcher Nina Pejič Speaking at the Panel on EU-China Strategic Outlook

A panel on the future of EU-China Relations was organised within the MUN Salient 2020 conference on June 29, 2020. The panel hosted speakers with expertise in EU foreign relations, China and their mutual relations, including Ms. Nina Pejič, researcher at CIR, Ambassador of the EU to China, HE Nicolas Chapuis, and Mrs. Katja Geršak, Executive Director at the Centre for European Perspective.

30. June 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.

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 (Slovene)

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

Spremljanje in presoja učinkov strateških razvojno-inovacijskih partnerstev (Slovene)

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

Mlada raziskovalka Ajda Hedžet

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

Mladi raziskovalec Faris Kočan

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