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 guest at Val202's 'Odbita do Bita' Radio Show

On 15 October 2020, Anže Tomič and Maruša Kerec hosted CIR's Junior Researcher Nina Pejič in a radio show 'Odbita do bita' at the national radio station Val202. Anže, Maruša and Nina talked about Slovenia's attitude towards Huawei, China's use of technologies aimed at limiting the spread of coronavirus, as well as the myths and truths about China.

15. October 2020 | News

New Publication on Economic to Energy Transition. Three Decades of Transitions in Central and Eastern Europe

An edited volume 'From Economic to Energy Transition. Three Decades of Transitions in Central and Eastern Europe' has been published online. In the book edited by Matúš Mišík and Veronika Oravcová, you will find a chapter on Slovenia written by Danijel Crnčec (University of Ljubljana, Centre of International Relations), Boris Sučić and Stane Merše (both Jožef Stefan Institute, Energy Efficiency Centre) that analyses the main drivers and challenges of energy transition of Slovenia as a relatively small state with a relatively small and specific energy system towards its aim of climate neutrality by 2050

12. October 2020 | News

New Chapter by Metka Stare: Facilitating Circular Change with Services

Metka Stare, PhD, contributed a chapter titled ‘Facilitating circular change with services’ to the book ‘Management des services – convergences, contrasts et controversies’. The book was edited by Camal Gallouj and Gilles Paché and published by Press Universitaires de Provence. It includes 23 chapters, in which the authors discuss multi-dimensional aspects of services management ranging from organisational and sectoral issues to international and historical perspectives.

30. September 2020 | News

Nina Pejič in a Podcast on China, AI, Digitalization and Security

Nina Pejič, a junior researcher at CIR, was a guest at the podcast “The Conversation” led by the Diplomatic Academy at the University of Nicosia (Cyprus). Together with the host she discussed China and its tech revolution. The Industry 4.0 brought about questions and concerns on security, disinformation, inequalities – how is China approaching all of this and what can we expect? Listen to the podcast.

24. September 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.

TAP Prenos norm v EU in Sloveniji – ocena napredka k okoljski in trajnostni preobrazbi

doc.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