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EMIC SQUAD 2024: INNOVATION BOOTCAMP BEGINS!

In January, the Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI) announced the Euro-Mediterranean Innovation Camp (EMIC) shortlist of candidates of 2024 – now the time has come to put the EMIC innovators to the test! EMUNI University, Jožef Stefan Institute (JSI) and the Euromed University of Fes (UEMF) are partners in this exciting competition for Mediterranean youth aged 18-35, which is supported by the Republic of Slovenia Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Innovation,

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NEW EMUNI PRESIDENT TAKES OFFICE

2 April marks the start of the mandate of the new President of the Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI), Prof. Rado Bohinc, from Slovenia. The outgoing President, Prof. Dr. Abdelhamid El-Zoheiry, formally handed over the mandate to the new President on the EMUNI premises in Piran earlier today. Left to right: Prof. Dr. Abdelhamid El-Zoheiry and Prof. Dr. Rado Bohinc The first 5-year term of Prof. Dr. Abdelhamid El-Zoheiry started on 1st February 2014, before his mandate

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EMUNI’S HORIZON EUROPE SOCIAL INNOVATION WORKSHOP SUCCESS

This week, the Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI) held its second workshop on the blue economy within the framework of the Horizon Europe social innovation project Change Hubs for Ecosystemic Social Solutions (CHESS). The workshop followed on from the first, which was on freshwater consumption in Piran, to this time cover the whole Slovenian coastline. The 1-day event took place on 20 February at EMUNI and was attended by Občina Piran (Municipality of Piran); Medobčinska uprava Istre

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VIENNA PROVES A CHARM FOR IBC STUDENT MOBILITY

EMUNI’s approach to higher education is inspired by the effort to foster intercultural dialogue, science diplomacy and innovation grounded sustainability. However, it is also guided by a pragmatism in providing students and graduates with the hard skills and open-mindedness that will help their future in the job market. These goals are best represented by the emphasis on mobility within the framework of EMUNI’s Master in Intercultural Business Communication (IBC). Indeed, it is a matter of

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EURO-MEDITERRANEAN INNOVATION CAMP SEASON 2: The Innovation Squad of 2024

Season 2 of the Euro-Mediterranean Innovation Camp (EMIC) finally has its shortlist of candidates, who have reached the penultimate stage of the competition! EMIC 2 began accepting applications in September 2023, and over a period of two and a half months, received 124 applications. Approximately 40 were invited to the online pitching stage before the final seven candidates were selected to form the Innovation Squad of 2024. The innovators will shortly enter workshop facilities to

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SLOVENIAN GOVERNMENT SUPPORTS EMUNI UNIVERSITY VISION

Her Excellency Ms. Tanja Fajon, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign and European Affairs, held a meeting with the current President of the Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI), Prof. Dr. Abdelhamid El-Zoheiry, and his newly elected successor, Prof. Dr. Rado Bohinc from Slovenia, last week to discuss the University´s activities and vision. As well as to congratulate in person the newly elected President, Prof. Dr. Bohinc, who will assume office on 2 April, the Minister listened

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EMUNI UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES NEW PRESIDENT

Following an international call and extensive work by a Search Commission for the position of President at the Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI), the new President of EMUNI has been selected: Prof. Dr. Rado Bohinc from Slovenia. The EMUNI Management Board selected the new President in its 64th session on 17 January 2024. The current President, Prof. Dr. Abdelhamid El-Zoheiry (below left) from Egypt, has spearheaded EMUNI’s mission for the last decade, serving two full mandates. He

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Invitation to the Master’s Thesis Defence: Imad Nemili

Imad Nemili, a Master’s student on the Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI) flagship degree Intercultural Business Communication (IBC), will present his final thesis on Friday 15 December, 2023, at 10.00am CET via Zoom. The Master’s thesis is entitled ´Cultural Awareness in International Marketing in Morocco: Amazon and Jumia as Case Studies.´ You are invited to join via the following Zoom link: Topic: Imad Nemili MT defenceTime: Dec 15, 2023 10.00 AM Amsterdam, Berlin, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna Join

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Invitation to the Master’s Thesis Defence: Nada Shahin

Nada Shahin, a Master’s student on the Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI) flagship degree Intercultural Business Communication (IBC), will present her final thesis on Friday 8 December, 2023, at 11.00 CET via Zoom. The Master’s thesis is entitled ‘Challenges of Reintegration for Women and Children Returning from AlHol Camp in Ar-Raqqa, Syria.´ You are invited to join via the following Zoom link: Topic: Nada Shahin MT defenceTime: Dec 8, 2023 11:00 AM Amsterdam, Berlin, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna

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EMUNI CELEBRATES DAY OF THE MEDITERRANEAN

The Day of the Mediterranean is the annual commemoration of the foundation of the Barcelona Process on 28 November 1995, the aim of which is to strengthen relations between Europe and the Southern Mediterranean countries. The Barcelona Process led to the creation of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) in 2008, which celebrates its 15th anniversary this year, as does the Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI). In November 2020, 28 November was declared the official Day of the Mediterranean, and calls upon the entire Mediterranean

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