Rectors' Conference at University of Trieste

On Saturday, September 30, 2017, the University of Rijeka Vice-Rector for Science, Professor Alen Ružić, M.D., Ph.D., and Vice-Rector for Studies and Students, Professor Sanja Barić, Ph.D., attended the Alps-Adria Rectors Conference – AARC at the 2nd Annual Meeting of the Scientific Committee, held at the University of Trieste.

The Rectors’ Conference counts 47 members from the following countries: Albania, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Serbia and Slovenia.

The University of Rijeka is set to take over the Presidency of the Alps-Adria Rectors Conference in 2018, while it has been decided that in 2019, the UNIRI will organize and host the 4rd AARC forum PhD Students Scientific Conference with the topics of Biomedicine / Biotechnology.

As Trieste is the European Capital of Science 2020 and Rijeka the European Capital of Culture 2020, numerous avenues of collaboration are currently being explored between the two universities, cities and communities in terms of strengthening existent and exploring new collaborative initiatives.