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Promotion of PhD students in Eisenstadt

Prof. Marin Milković, PhD, Rector of the University North, prof. Goran Kozina, PhD, Vice Rector for Finance and General Affairs and prof. Anica Hunjet, PhD, Vice-Rector for Science and Artistic Work and International Cooperation of the University North within the ERASMUS + mobility program in the academic year 2020/2021. at the beginning of September 2021, visited University of Applied Sciences Burgenland, Eisenstadt. At the University of Applied Sciences Burgenland, Eisenstadt, there are 4 undergraduate study programs, 9 graduate study programs, and two joint doctoral studies in the social sciences, economics and interdisciplinary social sciences in which the University North participates.

The International Joint Cross-Border Doctoral Program "International Economic Relations and Management" is conducted by the Universities of Pula, Bratislava, Sopron, Prague and Mostar and the University of the North, in cooperation with the administrative and organizational partner University of Applied Sciences, Burgenland, Eisenstadt, Austria.

Important elements of this joint study are primarily scientific research European and international projects, research projects with the economy, technology transfer, development of entrepreneurial spirit, international context and the acquisition of modern competencies.

International Joint Cross-Border Interdisciplinary Doctoral Study "Educational and Communication Sciences" is conducted in cooperation with the University of Ljubljana, International Burch University of Sarajevo, University of Mostar with administrative and organizational support from the University of Applied Sciences, Burgenland, Eisenstadt, Austria.

International joint doctoral programs are considered to be the most important generator of the internationalization of European education and research; have an important role to play in fostering inter-university cooperation based on the development of international research and mentoring experiences; encourage the development of skills necessary for the transfer of new knowledge among partners in a joint study.

For the purpose of teaching, the mentioned professors participated in the teaching program of the joint doctoral study in International Economic Relations and Management, in consultative classes with PhD candidates.

Students were guided through the process of researching and writing scientific papers in order to produce well-organized and clearly presented scientific papers and hypotheses, and finally doctoral dissertations.

In addition, on September 10, 2021, promotions of doctoral students of the joint doctoral study programme International Economic Relations and Management were held at the Esterhazy Castle, Eisenstadt, Austria. At the above joint study, 15 doctors of science were promoted, and we especially emphasize that two doctors of science from the University North were promoted, Ivana Martinčević, PhD and Vesna Sesar, PhD.

Ivana Martinčević, PhD, defended her PhD theisis on February 24, 2020, the topic of Ivana Martinčević's doctoral dissertation was "Influence of the use of social networks on the export activity of Croatian export companies", under the mentorship of prof. Goran Kozina, PhD.

Vesna Sesar, PhD, on October 23, 2020, the topic of the dissertation "The Influence of Continuous Improvement System on Company's Business Performance in Croatian Companies with Certified Management System" under the mentorship of prof. Anice Hunjet, PhD.


Erasmus + mobility of professor Damira Keček, phD

In the period from 1 to 5 April 2019, as part of Erasmus + Outgoing Mobility of Teaching Staff,  Damira Keček, phD attended the Faculty of Economics and Management, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Czech Republic. In addition to lectures at the Faculty of Economics and Management, during her stay at the Czech University of Life Sciences, Damira Keček,phD participated in the visit of other faculties and established new contacts for further scientific research and mobility. This Erasmus + Mobility is a continuance of many years of successful cooperation between the University North and the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague.


A guest lecture was held at the Department of Nursery within Erasmus + Exchange

In the period from 23 to 26 April 2019, the teachers of the High School of Health Sciences Slovenj Gradec (Slovenia) - Danica Železnik, phD (the Republic of Finland), and Uroš Železnik, a master of health care.

Teachers gave lectures to the students of the 3rd year of nursing studies, they visited the workshops of the practice classes and exchanged their experiences with teachers and students.


Meeting of representatives of University North and Uzhhorod National University

Representatives of University North headed by professor Marin Milkovic phD, University North rector, visited Uzhhorod National University (UzhNU) during the period from 16 to 19 April, 2019. During the visit, a series of important meetings were held, and the most important meeting was with the rector of UzhNU, professor Vladimir Smolanka, MD DSc. The rectors’ meeting was held on the mutual initiative, and as a continuation of the long-standing contacts of the Varaždin and Uzhhorod scientists (Kranjčec-Studenjak, 1986), and the cooperation between UNIN and UzhNU.


Information Day organized by the Agency for Mobility and EU Programmes

On April 5, 2019 from 10.00 to 14.00, in the hall UNIN 1-110 at University North an event was held called the Information Day on the topic of Marie Sklodowska-Curie, Erasmus + and CEEPUS . The event was organized by the Agency for Mobility and EU Programmes (AMPEU) and University North . The event was held with the aim of informing teaching and non-teaching staff and students about EU programmes and opportunities they provide. Participants of this event were welcomed by the vice-rector for Scientific and Artistic Work and International Cooperation, Associate Professor Anica Hunjet, phD.

New International Cooperation of the University North established through the ERASMUS+ KA103 Mobility

Associate Professor Petar Kurečić visited the University of Malta from April 4th to April 8th, 2019, performing the ERASMUS+ KA103 teaching mobility for the ongoing academic year. Prof. Kurecic was a guest of the Vice-Rector for International Cooperation and Quality Assurance, Professor Godfrey Baldacchino, one of the leading experts in small state research, with a special focus of his work given to small island states. Professor Baldacchino is also co-head of a UNESCO-funded co-chair established at the University of Malta and Prince Edward Island University (Canada), focused on island studies and sustainability.


Erasmus+ experience from Prague

In the period from  25.6. to 29.6. 2018, Senior Lecturer Damira Đukec, PhD participated in Erasmus+ Teaching Staff Mobility programme. She has been at  University of Life Sciences in Prague with the purpose of teacher training. During her stay there, she has made valuable contacts that will be a foundation for future cooperation in the field of mobility and scientific projects. Participating in Erasmus + programme is a valuable experience that she would recommend to students and staff.

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