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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.

Guest Lecture by Jana Arbeiter at the University in Las Palmas: South-South Cooperation and the Rise of the Global South

Jana Arbeiter, a CIR member who specializes in developmental studies, discussed ‘South-South Cooperation and the Rise of the Global South’ with colleagues at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. In her guest lecture for the academic staff from the Faculty of Law, she highlighted some of the main characteristics, challenges and limitations of the South-South Cooperation. She also called for more research on alternative political economic cooperation patterns - also from the perspective of SDGs.

26. January 2023 | News

New Publication (Scientific Paper): Global Partnership in Response to Covid-19 (Authors: Jana Arbeiter and Maja Bučar)

Jana Arbeiter and Maja Bučar from CIR published a paper titled 'Global Partnership in Response to Covid-19' in Annales, Series Historia et Sociologia. The authors analysed the response of the international development system aimed at offsetting the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in less developed countries through the prism of SDGs. They discovered that the tools envisaged by SDG 17 for its implementation have not been adequately used by the international community to counter the impact of COVID-19 on development.

12. January 2023 | News

Anže Burger and Andreja Jaklič at the EIBA Conference on the Role of IB in the Transition Towards a Sustainable World

Anže Burger and Andreja Jaklič from CIR attended the 48th EIBA annual conference in Oslo, Norway, focused on the role of IB in the transition towards a sustainable world. They presented findings on the impact of value chain linkages on firm productivity and the impact of business environment on firm growth. Anže Burger also attended the EIBA Board meeting. With his term on the Board ending, Iris Koleša from CIR was elected as the next national representative for Slovenia. Congratulations!

13. December 2022 | News

Metka Stare and Iris Koleša Discussing the Potential of Servitization for Circular Change at the 2022 RESER Conference

Metka Stare and Iris Koleša from CIR participated at the RESER 2022 conference ‘Looking back to move forward: the past, present, and future of Service Science’. The conference took place in Paris (France) between 8 and 10 December 2022 and attracted approximately 60 researchers from the field of service science. At the event, the two CIR researchers presented the ‘Servitization as a facilitator of sustainability’ paper also co-authored by Andreja Jaklič from CIR.

11. December 2022 | 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 V5-2259 Globalna prisotnost in domet Slovenije v OZN ARRS

izr.prof.dr. Boštjan Udovič | 1. October 2022 - 30. September 2023

CRP V5-2259 Globalna prisotnost in domet Slovenije v OZN MZZ del

izr.prof.dr. Boštjan Udovič | 1. October 2022 - 30. September 2023

Mlada raziskovalka Gaja Mavri

izr.prof.dr. Anže Burger | 1. October 2022 - 30. September 2026

TAP J5-3117 Politična participacija narodnih manjšin in njihovih pripadnikov: primerjalna študija politične participacije slovenskih skupnosti v sosednjih državah RS

izr.prof.dr. Boštjan Udovič | 1. October 2021 - 30. September 2024

TAP J6-3135 Glasba mladih po 1945 in Glasbena mladina Slovenije

izr.prof.dr. Boštjan Udovič | 1. October 2021 - 30. September 2024

EU-EU+ - GEASA, Upgrading Global Education Across Subject Areas

doc.dr. Jure Požgan | 1. October 2021 - 31. October 2023

EU-EUROTHINK: Tackling ILLIberal/Eurosceptic Narratives from Below – Europe for Citizenc Program

izr.prof.dr. Marko Lovec | 1. June 2021 - 30. September 2022

16-EU.WB2EU EU-JM-WB2EU Europeanisation meets democracy from below: The Western Balkans on search for new European and democratic Momentum

izr.prof.dr. Marko Lovec | 1. October 2020 - 31. October 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