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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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2022 summer school on fisheries and aquaculture

EMUNI summer school on fisheries and aquaculture in 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 blue economy and dedicated their time to participating 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…

Upcoming events

EMUNI to Host Training Workshop on Connectivity in Marine Spatial Planning

Register here Next June, SEA-UNICORN’s WG3 will hold a training school dedicated to the specific integration of Connectivity data in Marine Spatial Planning using decision support tools such as Marxan and Marxan Connect. This training, will be organized at the EMUNI University in Piran, Slovenia and last for one week. It aims to help MFC scientists and early careers decision-makers gain the basic theoretical knowledge (1 day) and practical skills (4 days) necessary to integrate Read more…

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EMUNI’s Dr Penca Holds Talk at the Central European University

The visit EMUNI’s Head of Academic Affairs Dr Jerneja Penca visited the new site of the Central European University in Vienna, Austria. From 23 to 26 March, Dr Penca benefitted from an Erasmus+ training mobility opportunity.  Dr Penca held a Public Talk titled “Enhancing governance for synergies between climate and biodiversity measures: Is the EU’s principle of ‘do no harm’ conducive to sustainability transition?”. She was able to interact with students and professors in the Department of Environmental Science and Policy and Read more…

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EMUNI and Antonine University Agree to Cooperate More Closely

Between 28 February and 4 March, EMUNI welcomed the Antonine University delegation’s visit in the framework of Erasmus+ Mobility Exchanges. President Dr Abdelhamid El-Zoheiry and EMUNI’s Head of Academic Affairs, Dr Jerneja Penca welcomed Dr Rony Darazi and Dr Michel Jalakh, rector of the Lebanese institution. The visit was an opportunity to reciprocate the hospitality that the Antonine University previously extended to our colleagues last summer. EMUNI and Antonine University already collaborated on EMUNI’s Med2Iah Read more…

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