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.

Nina Pejič a super finalist of the AmCham Slovenia top potential of the year contest

Nina Pejič, a junior researcher at CIR, is one of the five super finalists of the AmCham Slovenia top potential of the year contest. The criteria for selecting the super finalists included leadership potential, high ethical standards, passion for work, perseverance, and desire for both personal development and continuous competency upgrading. The winner of this year’s contest will be announced on 17 June 2020.

18. May 2020 | News

New Book 'Social and Economic Reconstruction of the European Union Dimensions' (Author: Matjaž Nahtigal)

The book collection CIR Analyses is enriched by another monograph authored by assoc. prof. dr. Matjaž Nahtigal: 'Social and Economic Reconstruction of the European Union Dimensions: Toward Bottom-Up and Top-Down Institutional Reconstruction of the European Union – more inclusive, more sustainable and more pluralistic EU'.

16. April 2020 | News

New Book on EU Environmental Policy with Student Contributions (editors: Ana Bojinović Fenko and Danijel Crnčec)

A new book entitled 'EU Environmental Policy: Internal and External Dimensions' has been published as part of the CIR Analyses book collection. The book offers an overview of the current debates on environmental issues in world politics, exposing the policies and global role of the EU respectfully. The publication is edited by assoc. prof. dr. Ana Bojinović Fenko and assist. dr. Danijel Crnčec, whereas students of a Jean Monnet Module-based course have contributed individual chapters.

16. April 2020 | News

A New Paper on Commercial diplomacy’s Role in Entering Foreign Markets in the Age of Global Value Chains (authors: Andreja Jaklič and Slobodan Šešum)

Prof. dr. Andreja Jaklič and dr. Slobodan Šešum published a paper entitled ‘Commercial diplomacy’s role in entering foreign markets in the age of global value chains’ in International Journal of Diplomacy and Economy.

14. April 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