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.

New Book: EU Environmental Policy: Internal and External Dimensions (editors: Danijel Crnčec and Ana Bojinović Fenko)

The Faculty of Social Sciences (FSS) publishing house published a new book on 'EU Environmental Policy: Internal and External Dimensions' as part of the CIR Analyses collection. The book editors are EU ENVI Module coordinator assoc. prof. dr. Ana Bojinović Fenko and module teaching assistant dr. Danijel Crnčec. The individual chapter authors are International Relations students from FSS and exchange students from the Radboud University in Nijmegen (NL) and the University of British Columbia, Vancouver (CA).

8. November 2019 | News

New Academic Paper on the (In)Coherence of the EU's Mediterranean Policies

The Društvena Istraživanja journal published a paper by assoc. prof. dr. Ana Bojinović Fenko (CIR) and Albina Osrečki (Ministry of the Interior, Republic of Croatia), titled 'The (In)Coherence of the EU's Mediterranean Policies: Analysing the Effects on Implementation Success'. In the article, the authors examine whether the implementation of the EU's Mediterranean policies has been unsuccessful due to the incoherence of these policies.

25. October 2019 | News

Zlatko Šabič at 'The Greater Caucasus, Russia, and Europe: An Area of Dialogue and Cooperation' conference

Prof. dr. Zlatko Šabič from CIR participated in an international conference titled ‘The Greater Caucasus, Russia, and Europe: An Area of Dialogue and Cooperation’. The event was held on 11 and 12 October 2019 at the premises of the North-Caucasus Federal University in Stavropol, Russia. Professor Šabič presented the introductory lecture at the opening ceremony of the conference

15. October 2019 | News

New Publication: Paper on Video Case Studies in IB Teaching

The Journal of Teaching in International Business published a paper titled 'Video Case Studies in IB Teaching: An Empirical Comparison of Academic and Student Perceptions and Expectations' written by Filip De Beule, Andreja Jaklič (member of CIR), Aleksandra Kania, Katarzyna Mroczek-Dąbrowska, Nukhet Vardar, and Hinrich Voss.

3. October 2019 | 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.

izr.prof.dr. Anže Burger | 1. November 2019 - 31. October 2022

CRP Spremljanje in presoja učinkov strateških razvojno-inovacijskih partnerstev.

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

Mlada raziskovalka Ajda Hedžet

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

Mladi raziskovalec Faris Kočan

Faris Kočan | 1. December 2018 - 30. November 2022

CRP ITzaSKP – Zasnova informacijskih rešitev v podporo izvajanju Skupne kmetijske politike Evropske unije na podlagi podatkov MKGP del

doc.dr. Marko Lovec | 1. November 2018 - 31. October 2020

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