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.

Ana Bojinović Fenko on Slovenia's Foreign Policy for the Slovenia 30 TV Show on RTV SLO

Assoc. prof. dr. Ana Bojinović Fenko, a member of CIR and the Chair of International Relations at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, participated in an expert discussion on 30 years of Slovenia's foreign policy. The discussion was part of the Slovenia 30 TV show prepared by the Slovenian national television RTV Slovenia on 6 April 2021.

8. April 2021 | News

A New European Project on a Democratic and European Future of the Western Balkans

The next few years will be decisive for the democratic and European future of the Western Balkans. The WB2EU network will activate connect/research/disseminate and create joint output on the relevant topics related to this process by bringing together academia, civil society and relevant stakeholders on national, regional and EU levels.

17. March 2021 | News

Dean prof. dr. Monika Kalin Golob and prof. dr. Maja Bučar at an e-conference on reviving the global economy in the new normal

Upon invitation of Dean prof. dr. Nayak, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Ljubljana prof. dr. Monika Kalin Golob and prof. dr. Maja Bučar from CIR participated in an international e-conference on reviving the global economy in the new normal on 26 and 27 February 2021. The event was organised by Birla School of Social Sciences and Humanities and Birla Global University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.

27. February 2021 | News

Theory and Practice: Special Issue on the Changing International Relations after the Covid-19 Pandemic: Managing the Growing Gap between National and Multilateral Responses

Prof. dr. Andreja Jaklič from the Centre of International Relations was a guest-editor of the fourth issue of Theory of Practice (TIP Journal), which addresses the changes in international relations after the Covid-19 pandemic, and the growing gap between national and multilateral responses. The papers from the issue are freely available at the Journal's website.

2. February 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