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We have entered the new academic year 2023/2024

A new academic year has started at the UP Faculty of Management, bringing fresh wind and a new start for many students. We witnessed an exciting start to the 2023/2024 academic year, welcoming new students and greeting the already enrolled students as they returned to the halls of the Faculty.

Farewell to Prof. Borut Likar

The students and staff of the Faculty of Management of the University of Primorska were devastated by the news that our colleague, professor, and coworker, Prof. Borut Likar, had passed away. A key figure in our academic environment, he shared his knowledge, dedication, and passion for research, teaching, and innovation with us for many years. His outstanding contribution to the Faculty, the University, and the wider academic community has been invaluable.

New research project approved: »Performance of Slovenia in the macro-regional strategies of the European Union«

We are pleased to share with you the news that within the framework of the Public Tender for the selection of research projects of the Targeted Research Program "CRP 2023" in the year 2023, a targeted research project entitled »Performance of Slovenia in the macro-regional strategies of the European Union« was approved for (co)financing.

Exciting Development in the Realm of XR Technology & Web 4.0 in Slovenia

On September 26th, 2023, at the Center Noordung in Vitanje, the national XR and Web4.0 partnership was established, aimed at fostering digital competencies. As a highlight, attendees witnessed the unveiling of a 3D avatar of Herman Potočnik Noordnung, powered by AI, which interactively engaged, moderated, and even answered questions. The event was also attended by assist. dr Peter Štrukelj, a member of the ThinkXR research team from UPFM.

CRPZ UP FM at CONNECT2SLOVENIA: 15 Years of EEN Network, 30 Years of EU Single Market, and 220+ Business Meetings at MOS CELJE Fair

From the very beginning, the CRPZ of the University of Primorska, Faculty of Management, has been proudly participating in the work of the Enterprise Europe Network - Slovenia, Europe's largest entrepreneurial support network, which this year also marks 15 years since its establishment. This year also marks the 30th anniversary of the Single European Market.

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