The University of Nova Gorica and the Slovenian National Building and Civil Engineering Institute signed a cooperation agreement

Feb. 12, 2020

Today the rector of the University of Nova Gorica, Prof. Dr. Danilo Zavrtanik and the director of the Slovenian National Building and Civil Engineering Institute, Dr. Aleš Žnidarič, signed an agreement on long-term cooperation.

This agreement is a continuation of collaboration in the sphere of comprehensive handling of architectural heritage which was previously carried out as part of the agreement between the University of Nova Gorica, the Slovenian National Building and Civil Engineering Institute, and the Universita’ Iuav di Venezia from Venice.

The collaboration will include the exchange of students, advisers and researchers within the EU programs, moreover, it will incorporate common research activities, educational programs, promotion of seminars, professional meetings, exhibitions, fairs and the like. Both institutions assume that the collaboration will continue to develop and it will strive to embrace other areas of work as well.

This long-term collaboration will help with the expansion and the strengthening of the scientific and research collaboration on the national and the international level, it will also contribute to the greater recognizability of both institutions, to the exchange of research and professional experiences and to joint efforts at organizing formal and informal educational meetings.

Apart from the director of the Institute, Dr. Žnidarič, his assistant, Darko Korbar (MSc) was also present at the meeting. Together with the rector, Prof. Dr. Zavrtanik, they visited the laboratories at the university Center in Ajdovščina and the Wine Research Center in the Lanthieri Mansion in Vipava.

Andreja Leban, Public Relations

Director of the Slovenian National Building and Civil Engineering Institute, Dr. Aleš Žnidarič (left) and the rector of the University of Nova Gorica, Prof. Dr. Danilo Zavrtanik (right).
From left to right: director of the Slovenian National Building and Civil Engineering Institute, Dr. Aleš Žnidarič, rector of the University of Nova Gorica, Prof. Dr. Danilo Zavrtanik and assistant of the director of the Slovenian National Building and Civil Engineering Institute, Darko Korbar (MSc).