Defence Research Centre

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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.

Mlada raziskovalka Teodora Tea Ristevska

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

TP LOCAL4GREEN - Lokalne politike za zeleno energijo Vladimir Prebilič | 1. July 2018 - 31. October 2019


Head: Iztok Prezelj | Period: 1. April 2018 - 31. July 2020

Mladi raziskovalec Miha Šlebir

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

Izvedba usposabljanj s področja družbenih in izobraževalnih ved o informatiki Uroš Svete | 1. July 2013 - 30. November 2013

EU/H2020: RePast – Strenghtening European Integration through the analysis of conflict discourses: revisiting the past, anticipating the future

doc.dr. Rok Zupančič | 1. May 2018 - 30. April 2021

EU/FP7: PROGRESS - Protection and Resilience of Ground based infRastructures for European Space Systems Iztok Prezelj | 1. May 2014 - 31. October 2017

EU/FP7: PREPARE - Innovative integrative tools and platforms to be prepared for radiological emergencies and post-accident response in Europe Iztok Prezelj | 1. February 2013 - 31. January 2016

EU/FP7: COPRA - Comprehensive European Approach to the Protection of Civil Aviation Iztok Prezelj | 1. September 2011 - 30. April 2013

EU/COST-IS0805 - New Challenges of Peacekeeping and the European Union's Role in Multilateral Crisis Management

prof.dr. Marjan Malešič | 1. March 2009 - 31. March 2013

EU/FP6: HUMSEC - Human Security in the Western Balkan Region: The Impact of Transnational Terrorist and Criminal Organisations on the Peace-building Process of the Region Iztok Prezelj | 1. May 2006 - 30. April 2009

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