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EMUNI Affirms its Support of the Ukrainian Academic Community

Piran, 1 April 2022 The Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI) and its staff join the international community in deploring the ongoing conflict in Ukraine and expressing anguish for the plight of the Ukrainian people and the loss of life. Thus, in the spirit of solidarity with the Ukrainian academic community, EMUNI wishes to extend a helping hand to students, researchers and academics in need of respite from the war. EMUNI was established in 2008 on the Slovenian Read more…

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2022 BLUES Summer School

Fisheries and aquaculture in the blue economy Background  Mediterranean fisheries and aquaculture are crucial for employment, food subsistence and identity of coastal regions but they are also part of global multi-billion seafood industries. While carrying important stakes for the prospects of the blue economy, they are suffering from multiple environmental stressors, such as pollution, temperature rise, acidification and invasive species, as well as causing them through overfishing, impact on habitats, discarded fishing gear. Social inequalities Read more…

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Invitation to join the Advisory Board of the International Journal of Euro-Mediterranean Studies

The Journal The Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI) has been issuing the International  Journal of Euro-Mediterranean Studies (IJEMS) since 2008 with the purpose of creating a forum for scholarly writings on cooperation in the Euro Mediterranean region and building capacity in it. The journal is fully open access and Scopus listed, available here.  Seeking Members for IJEMS Advisory Board The advisory board of the journal comprises a group of 10-20 individuals, who represent the wider circle of Read more…

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Vacancy for a Researcher (Research fellow/Junior Research fellow)

Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI) (www.emuni.si), a priority area of the Union for the Mediterranean, works to strengthen cooperation among higher education and research institutions in the Euro-Mediterranean region and provides a platform for a regional dialogue in areas of strategic importance. Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence on Sustainable Blue Economy (https://coe-sube.eu/), awarded to EMUNI in 2022, pools knowledge and competence on the subject of the EU’s blue economy. It fosters interactions in the knowledge triangle (academia-policy-society) Read more…

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WE ARE HIRING!

WE ARE SEARCHING FOR: PROJECT MANAGER for job description open the following LINK.  Only candidates who will provide their full CV and a cover letter in English by July 22, 2022, to the e-mail: jobs@emuni.si, will be considered for further recruiting steps. 

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Student Boot camp and event ‘Taste of Mediterranean’, at EMUNI

The Student Boot Camp is held at the Euro Mediterranean University (EMUNI) in Piran, Slovenia,between 6 and 17 June 2022. Boot camp gathers students from South-Mediterranean partneruniversities who are the authors of the best digital stories on the topic of interculturalism. During the2-week stay in Piran, students attend seven modules in interculturalism, innovation and creativity,leadership, art and event management and participation. At the same time, students participate in thepreparation of strategic documents on the internationalisation Read more…

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EMUNI STAFF MOBILITY TO THE UNIVERSITY OF PADUA

EMUNI employee Alenka Breznik from the Education Department took the opportunity for Erasmus+ mobility for training at the University of Padua, Italy. The University of Padua is celebrating 2022 its 800 anniversaries, which ranges from her the 2nd oldest University in Italy, right after the University of Bologna. At this opportunity, the University of Padua is organising a series of events to celebrate this memorable jubilee During the 2-days mobility programme, the mobility participant had Read more…

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2022 summer school on fisheries and aquaculture

EMUNI summer school on fisheries and aquaculture in the sustainable blue economy came to a close on Friday, 13 May 2022. The summer school spanned over three weeks, divided between a remote period and a face-to-face period taking place in Piran between 9 and 13 May 2022. In the remote period, the students were introduced to the framework of the blue economy and dedicated their time to participate in a web-based simulation on managing fisheries Read more…

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Mobility to Morocco Foretells Promising Strengthening of Cross-Mediterranean Cooperation

Between the 26 of March and the 1 of April, our colleague Polona Oblak benefited from Erasmus+ training mobility to Morocco. Polona works at EMUNI’s Education Department and also teaches Italian in EMUNI’s Master’s in Intercultural Business Communication. Polona, who is very familiar with Morocco, visited the International University of Rabat (UIR) and the EuroMed University of Fez (UEMF). At the former, she participated in the University’s info day for new students and familiarised herself Read more…

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Strong commitment to Sustainable Blue Economy in Slovenia

The Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI) co-organised the event “We are building innovation community for the sustainable blue economy!”, in cooperation with the Technology park Ljubljana, Municipality of Izola, National Institute of Biology and University of Ljubljana. Joining forces under the key projects in the area of sustainable blue economy, these institutions have demonstrated important potential in this sector. This event represents a milestone in setting up a successful community of stakeholders from the marine and maritime Read more…

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EMUNI’s Teacher Builds Bridges With Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek in Croatia

From the 4 to the 6 of April, EMUNI’s Prof Dr Boštjan Šimunič conducted a teaching mobility at the Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek in Croatia. Dr Šimunič, who is the head of the Institute for Kinesiology Research at the Koper Science and Research Centre is going to teach Ergonomics and Research methods & epidemiology at EMUNI’s freshly launched Master’s programme in Kinesiology of Human Performance. Ahead of taking up his courses at EMUNI’s Read more…

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EMUNI IBC Students Train at Oxfam Italy

At EMUNI we believe in the importance of gaining practical experience during one’s education. This is why EMUNI’s Master Programme in Intercultural Business Communication includes a mandatory period of professional training in the form of an internship. IBC second-year students Huthayfa Assi and Nehal Nabil seem to wholly agree with their master’s emphasis on training. In fact, they are both undergoing their second internship after they first gained experience last year, in Belgium, at the Read more…

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EMUNI Seeks Cooperation Ties with University of the Aegean

Thanks to Erasmus+ funds for Staff Mobility and training, our own Tiuana Grlj had the opportunity to visit the University of the Aegean. Our colleague from EMUNI’s financial department was in the University’s Lesvos campus between 15 and 18 March 2022. There, she established relations with faculty and staff members and sought opportunities for further cooperation. Tiuana’s mission was to explore avenues for cooperation between EMUNI and the University of the Aegean. With EMUNI’s openness Read more…

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