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16. DEC
2016
On Friday, 16 December, the Rector of the University of Nova Gorica, Prof. Dr. Danilo Zavrtanik and the Mayor of the Vipava municipality Ivan Princes, MSc. Signed an agreement of the usage of the Lanthieri Mansion premises. By signing the agreement, the University of Nova Gorica took over the management of the entire Lanthieri Mansion.
16. DEC
2016
On Friday, 16 December, the University of Nova Gorica (UNG) and the National Laboratory for Health, Environment and Food (NLZOH) signed a cooperation agreement that incorporates research, scientific and pedagogical areas of work.
15. DEC
2016
On Wednesday, 14 December, the University of Nova Gorica hosted a delegation of the North-Caucasus Federal University from Stavropol.
8. DEC
2016
On 7 December, CMEPIUS (The Center of the Republic of Slovenia for Mobility and European Educational and Training Programs) organized a formal celebration at the Union Hotel, intended for the delivering of "The apple of quality 2016” national awards, which are given out for best completed projects in the European educational and training programs.
7. DEC
2016
On Tuesday, 6 December, 2016, the graduation ceremony for Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral students of the University of Nova Gorica was held at the Lanthieri Mansion in Vipava.
29. NOV
2016
On Monday, 28 November, 2016, the President of the Management Board of the University of Nova Gorica Foundation, Prof. Dr. Danilo Zavrtanik, and Mladen Mirko Tepuš, Msc, MBA, the Head of the Erste Card Ltd., and the Diners Club credit cards holder and issuer, signed a partnership contract.
29. NOV
2016
The University of Nova Gorica is becoming more and more internationally geared educational institution. We are particularly proud of the fact that our undergraduate and graduate study programs attract students from all over the world.
24. NOV
2016
Sandra Jovanovska, second-year Master’s program (Media Arts and Practices) student at the Academy of Arts (University of Nova Gorica) received the first prize in the Student Films section at the 15th Festival of European Film Cinedays in Skopje, Macedonia with her experimental film Scarecrow Cross.
22. NOV
2016
On Monday, 21 November 21, Zois awards, the Ambassador of Science Awards of the Republic of Slovenia and Puh awards were given out during a formal ceremony at Cankarjev dom in Ljubljana.
15. NOV
2016
On Monday, 14 November, 2016 the University of Nova Gorica hosted the Hungarian ambassador to Slovenia, Her Excellency, Ms. Edit Szilágyiné Bátorfi; she was accompanied by Consul, Mr. Gergely Schuchtár and attaché, Ms. Bernadett Thomas.
10. NOV
2016
On Tuesday, 8 November and on Wednesday, 9 November, 2016, the graduation ceremony for Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral students of the University of Nova Gorica was held at the Lanthieri Mansion in Vipava.
9. NOV
2016
Today the University of Nova Gorica – in collaboration with the city municipality – hosted the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Slovenia, his Excellency, Mr. Bart Twaalfhoven.
14. OCT
2016
The main event at the opening of the 22nd academic year took place on Thursday, 13 October at the Lanthieri Mansion in Vipava.
3. OCT
2016
On Friday, 30 September 2016, activities related to the European Researchers’ Night were in progress in Nova Gorica and Ajdovščina.
26. SEP
2016
The School of Arts at the University of Nova Gorica became the Arts Academy, which means that Slovenia got its first university-level Arts Academy after 1945. The Arts Academy was founded as the School of Arts at the University of Nova Gorica in 2008 and it was formed on the basis of the 15 years of experience brought in by the Famul Stuart School of Applied Arts.
19. SEP
2016
The films of the faculty members and students of the Schools of Arts (University of Nova Gorica) have once again achieved success at the 19th Festival of Slovenian Film.
13. SEP
2016
On Monday, 12 September, the 324th symposium of the International Astronomical Union began at Cankarjev dom in Ljubljana. The symposium titled "New Frontiers in Black Hole Astrophysics" is hosted by the University of Nova Gorica.
12. SEP
2016
A long-time faculty member of the School of Arts at the University of Nova Gorica, Professor Rajko Grlić was given the main award at the Montreal film festival for his film “The Constitution of the Republic of Croatia”.
1. SEP
2016
JOSEPH F. SUTTER (Mar. 21, 1921 - Aug. 30, 2016)
31. AUG
2016
At the 100th anniversary since black holes were first postulated to exist, the University of Nova Gorica received the honour of organizing the first major meeting of the International Astronomical Union in Slovenia, titled: “New Frontiers in Black Hole Astrophysics”.
28. AUG
2016
PROF. DR. JAMES WATSON CRONIN (Sep. 29, 1931 - Aug. 25, 2016)
26. AUG
2016
On Friday, 26 August, 2016, Prof. Dr. Rainer Klump, the President of the Luxembourg University visited the University of Nova Gorica.
25. AUG
2016
PROF. DR. GREGOR KOCIJAN (Jun. 9, 1933 - Aug. 10, 2016)
18. AUG
2016
The scientists of University of Nova Gorica accomplished experiments, which conducted to an article in Nature Nanotechnology
15. JUL
2016
The French President Francoise Hollande awarded Dr. Evgen Bavčar (Honorary Doctor of the University of Nova Gorica) the highest French civilian honor – the Knight of the Legion of Honor.
22. JUN
2016
Scientists from The University of Nova Gorica are at the top of world’s research in the field of organic electronics
13. JUN
2016
When quality, not only the number of students, counts. The latest international Round University Ranking system (RUR) considers the University of Nova Gorica best university in Slovenia and ranks it among the leading world universities.
18. MAY
2016
Today’s courtesy call at the University of Nova Gorica was centred around the visit of Japanese Ambassador, his Excellency Keijita Fekudo and Mr. Yoshiaki Makino, the Head of the Department for economy and political matters.
22. APR
2016
At yesterday’s award ceremony titled Generations the Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts – ZRC SAZU - gave away awards for scientific achievements in the field social studies and humanities in 2015.
21. APR
2016
On Wednesday, 20 April 2016, the ceremony in the honour of promotion of new European Talent Points took place at the Centre for Research and Promotion of Giftedness – CRSN, Faculty of Education of the University of Ljubljana.
12. APR
2016
The University of Nova Gorica (UNG) has been a part of the global university ranking program called »U-Multirank« since the very beginning of this European project. This year’s results of the comparative rankings of different universities from all over the world (»U-Multirank 2016«), published on the website www.umultirank.org, show that UNG’s results are high above average, within the global university chart (Same exceptional results were obtained by UNG also in the last year’s »U-Multirank 2015« comparisons of universities.).
7. APR
2016
Today, the University of Nova Gorica hosted the President of the Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg, Prof. Dr. Jörg Steinbach. He was accompanied by the German Ambassador in Slovenia, her Excellency Dr. Anna Elisabeth Prinz.
1. APR
2016
On Thursday, 31 March, 2016, President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, awarded a special order of merit to a group of Slovene scientists at a ceremony in the Presidential palace. These are scientists who are part of the Atlas experiment at the European Laboratory for Particle Physics CERN in Switzerland. They received the award for their top achievements in the fields of experimental particle physics and technological development as well as for their contribution to the recognizability of Slovene science in the international sphere.
4. MAR
2016
The University of Nova Gorica is the first higher education institution in Slovenia to have joined the initiative European Universities for an Open World, launched by the European University Association.
3. MAR
2016
At the Gourmand Best in the World Competition, the book “Burek: A Culinary Metaphor,” which is a revised version of Dr. Jernej Mlekuž’s dissertation, was chosen as the winning Slovene book and became one of the finalists in the Best Food Writing Book category.
22. FEB
2016
On Saturday, February 20, the Rector of the University of Nova Gorica prof. dr. Danilo Zavrtanik and the Vice-rector for Research and Arts prof. dr. Gvido Bratina welcomed the delegation from the Gagarin Research & Test Cosmonaut Training Center from the Start City, near Moscow at the University of Nova Gorica’s venue at the Lanthieri Mansion.
19. FEB
2016
On Thursday, 18 February, 2016, the graduation ceremony for Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral students of the University of Nova Gorica was held at the Lanthieri Mansion in Vipava.
19. JAN
2016
A list of ten most prominent articles published by the faculty members of the University of Nova Gorica in journals with the highest Impact factor.
15. JAN
2016
As part of the Slovene Science Foundation gala ceremony called ‘Thanksgiving Day’ that took place in Prešeren’s hall of the Slovene Academy of Arts and Sciences, Dr Edvard Kobal gave the “The Prometheus of Science for Excellence in Communication” award to the Scientific Evenings hosted by the University of Nova Gorica. This award marks the first decade of successful fulfillment of the University’s mission to share scientific discoveries and findings with various publics.