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18. DEC
2013
On Thursday, 12 December, 2013, the Rector of the Nova Gorica University, Prof. Dr. Danilo Zavrtanik and the Vice-rectors, Prof. Dr. Mladen Franko and Prof. Dr. Gvido Bratina greeted the players of the Female Handball club Mlinotest Ajdovščina at the Lanthieri mansion in Vipava.
17. DEC
2013
At the end of November, the Rector of the University of Nova Gorica, Prof. Dr. Danilo Zavrtanik and the Vice Chancellor of the Air University from Islamabad, Prof. Dr. Ijaz A. Malik signed an agreement on mutual collaboration in the areas of faculty and student exchange, joint study programs, collaboration at scientific projects and projects involving the industry.
13. DEC
2013
In 2013 HILOVV received the Slovenian National award "Apple of Quality" ("Jabolko kakovosti") for the Best Intensive Programme.
9. DEC
2013
On Friday, 6 December, 2013, the Rector of the Univrsity of Nova Gorica, Prof. Dr. Danilo Zavrtanik hosted the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, as part of the President’s formal visit of Gorizia (Italy). The Rector, together with the Vice-rector, Prof. Dr. Gvido Bratina and the Mayor of the Vipava municipality, Ivan Princes, MSc, greeted the President in the morning at the Lanthieri Mansion in Vipava.
9. DEC
2013
Prof. Dr. Giorgio Gianighian, a faculty member of the study program Economics and Techniques for the Conservation of the Architectural and Environmental Heritage at the University of Nova Gorica’s Graduate School was named Vice-president of the International Research Center for Architectural Heritage Conservation at the Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
6. DEC
2013
University of Nova Gorica is extending its internationalization and globalization efforts in the fields of environmental and biomedical sciences.
2. DEC
2013
Today, the Rector of the University of Trieste, Prof. Dr. Maurizio Fermeglia paid us a visit. He was accompanied by Vice-rector, Prof. Dr. Renato Gennaro.
29. NOV
2013
On Thursday, 28 November, 2013, the University of Nova Gorica, in collaboration with the Postojna Municipality, prepared a scientific-cultural event “Hand in Hand Towards Limitless Knowledge.” It took place in the Cultural Center in Postojna.
28. NOV
2013
Yesterday, the debate and consultation on the amending act in Higher education law took place on the University of Nova Gorica’s premises at the Lanthieri Mansion in Vipava. The meeting was co-organized by the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport and the University of Nova Gorica.
25. NOV
2013
On Friday, 22 November, 2013, the Union Hall in Maribor hosted a formal celebration dedicated to giving out the Zois awards, the Ambassador of Science awards, as well as the Puh awards. The Zois award and the Ambassador of Science award were also given to two faculty members of the University of Nova Gorica.
18. NOV
2013
On Friday, 15 November, 2013, the University of Nova Gorica was visited by the French Ambassador, His Excellency Pierre-Francois Mourier.
15. NOV
2013
The public call for the selling, renting, or assigning of the building rights for the continuous area of land which can also be used for the building of the university center ended at the end of October.
5. NOV
2013
University of Nova Gorica linguists Franc Marušič and Rok Žaucer, together with colleagues from the University of California, San Diego, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University College London and King Saud University, published an article in the high-impact journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, in which they report the results of a study of how children’s acquisition of number words is affected by the grammar of the language they are growing up with.
4. NOV
2013
Slovenia Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education - NAKVIS – approved accreditation to the University of Nova Gorica for seven more years. This, according to law, is the longest possible time to get accreditation for.
21. OCT
2013
On Thursday, 17 October, 2013 at the 23rd Fair and Technical Consultation Conference of the Maintenance Workers of Slovenia in Otočec, the Association of Maintenance Workers of Slovenia handed out awards for best bachelor’s theses in the field of maintenance.
23. SEP
2013
On Monday, 23 September, 2013, the University of Nova Gorica and the Kayak Club of the Soške elektrarne Nova Gorica signed an agreement on collaboration.
18. SEP
2013
During the steering committee of the Female Handball Club Mlinotest Ajdovščina on Tuesday, 17 September, 2013, the Rector of the University of Nova Gorica, Prof. Dr. Danilo Zavrtanik and the President of the Female Handball Club Mlinotest Ajdovščina, Ivan Vodopivec signed an agreement on collaboration.
10. SEP
2013
As part of the Vipava grape harvest on Sunday, 8 September, 2013, the protocol wine of the Vipava municipality 2013 was announced.
22. AUG
2013
In the 2013/2014 academic year, the School of Humanities of the University of Nova Gorica will organise courses of English, Italian, German and Slovene.
17. JUL
2013
First generation MAP student Iva Musović of University of Nova Gorica School of Arts is showing her film Family Reunion/Porodićno okupljanje at the prestigious Motovun Film Festival in Croatia.
20. JUN
2013
On 17 and 18 June 2013, the Rector of the University of Nova Gorica, Prof. Dr. Danilo Zavrtanik, along with the two Vice-rectors, visited the Russian city Dubno.
14. JUN
2013
On Thursday, 13 June, 2013 a commencement ceremony for bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, and doctoral degree students who received their degrees at the University of Nova Gorica took place at the Lanthieri mansion in Vipava.
14. MAR
2013
On Wednesday, 13 March 2013, the final ceremony of the "Gospodarstvenik Primorske za leto 2012" took place in Nova Gorica.
11. MAR
2013
At the end of February, the University of Nova Gorica and Ca' Foscari University of Venice signed an agreement on conferring dual degrees to students of the Master's program in Environment at the School of Environmental Sciences (University of Nova Gorica) and to the students of the Master's program in Sustainable Chemistry and Technology that is part of the Department of Molecular Sciences and NanoSystems at Ca' Foscari University of Venice.
15. FEB
2013
The Rector of the University of Nova Gorica, Prof. Dr. Danilo Zavrtanik and Vipava’s Mayor, Ivan Princes, M.Sc., signed a contract today on the leasing out of the property of the Lanthieri mansion in Vipava.
5. FEB
2013
In 2012, the faculty and staff of the School of Applied Sciences formed connections with the institutions and individuals who believe that Slovenia’s future is much dependent on the innovative and well-educated youth population that will easily keep up with the current, topical events in the world of sciences and technical matters. The result of these connections is the creation of the scholarship fund “Young Physicists 2020”. In includes donations that will, through scholarships, already in the academic year 2013/2014, enable students to enroll in the Bachelor's Study Programme Physics (First Level) at the School of Applied Sciences at the University of Nova Gorica.
25. JAN
2013
The collaborating partners of the national program “Women in Science,” namely, L’Oreal Slovenia, Slovenian National Commission for UNESCO, and the Slovenian Science Foundation awarded fellowships to the seventh generation of junior female researchers at a formal ceremony that took place at the National Museum of Slovenia yesterday. 5000 euro fellowship was given to Tina Jerman Klen, a junior researcher at the Wine Research Center and a final year doctoral student in the program Environmental Sciences at the University of Nova Gorica. The fellowship can be used for any type of research within the program’s parameters.
10. JAN
2013
On Monday, January 7, 2013, the Rector of the University of Nova Gorica, Prof. Dr. Danilo Zavrtanik, the President of the Chamber of Craft and Small Business of Slovenia, Alojz Kovšca, and the President of the Science and Technology Committee at the Chamber of Craft and Small Business of Slovenia, Janez Škrlec signed an agreement on collaboration.
3. JAN
2013
Top quality basic and applied research in combination with pedagogical activities form the main activity of the University of Nova Gorica, as the income gained from this activity constitutes more than half of the University’s budget.