Defence Research Centre

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  • Military Families

  • Military Families

Assistant Professor dr. Rok Zupančič as a Fulbright Fellow


Assistant Professor Rok Zupančič has been awarded with the Fulbright Fellowship for Post-Doctoral Research.

15. January 2016 | News

40th Anniversary of Defence Studies at Faculty of Social Sciences

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Defence Studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences have celebrated its 40th anniversary on December 10th 2015. During the last 40 years the defence studies in Slovenia have developed and progressed into a discipline, which broadly deal with the complex issues of national and international security.

15. January 2016 | News

About the centre

The Defence Research Centre (DRC) is a scientific-research institution studying social dimensions of security, defence, military, war and peace in the contemporary world. Formally it was established in 1985. Main aim of the DRC's endeavours is the empirical and theoretical contribution to the development of security studies. The DRC has concluded numerous fundamental and problem-solving research projects at home and abroad, it cooperates with several domestic and foreign scientific institutions. Its research fellows are active members of ISA, IStA, IPSA, ERGOMAS and ECMA. They have also assumed leading positions in some of them, namely ISA RC 01, IPSA and ERGOMAS. With its activities the DRC significantly contributes to resolving of political, defence and security dilemmas in domestic and international milieu. The DRC’s mission is also the education and training of the future experts in the field of security scientific research.

Head: prof.dr. Iztok Prezelj | Period: 1. May 2020 - 30. November 2021

CRP FisKap Fiskalna kapaciteta občin v Sloveniji MJU Vladimir Prebilič | 1. November 2019 - 31. January 2021

Fiscal capacity of Slovene municipalities

Head: Vladimir Prebilič | Period: 1. November 2019 - 30. January 2021

Military specific risk and protective factors for military family health outcomes

Head: Janja Vuga Beršnak | Period: 1. July 2019 - 30. June 2022

Mlada raziskovalka Teodora Tea Ristevska

Teodora Tea Ristevska | 1. October 2018 - 30. September 2022


Head: prof.dr. Iztok Prezelj | Period: 1. April 2018 - 31. December 2020

Mladi raziskovalec Miha Šlebir

Miha Šlebir | 1. November 2016 - 30. November 2020

EU/H2020: RePast – Strenghtening European Integration through the analysis of conflict discourses: revisiting the past, anticipating the future Rok Zupančič | 1. May 2018 - 30. April 2021