NEWS

Monday, 17th of September

Koper municipality to participate in the European Mobility Week with numerous activities

The municipality of Koper joins the European Mobility Week this year, a pan-European campaign to promote sustainable mobility. On this occasion, she prepared a wide range of activities, which will take place between 16 and 22 September.


Sunday, 16th of September

Strengthening cooperation with the Macedonian community

The Municipality of Koper was visited by a Macedonian delegation led by Macedonian Minister of National Communities Edmond Ademi, who also met with representatives of the Koper-Macedonian community.


Friday, 14th of September

Final draft of a new Peace Tower in Koper

This week, the Mayor of Koper and the representatives of the Municipality of Koper visited representatives of the world-renowned architectural bureau Fuksas, who were selected for the design of the new Koper symbol - "Peace Tower".


Saturday, 25th of August

Action Clean Sea - successful despite the bad weather!

Despite the bad weather, this year's 10th consecutive Clean-Sea Cleanup Action in Koper was a great success. About 40 volunteers gathered in Žusterna, who, by 13 o'clock, cleaned the seabed from Žusterna to Molet and the border with the Municipality of Izola.


Wednesday, 22nd of August

Last chance to enrol to master's programs for year 2018/2019

The second application deadline for master's programs began. Applications can be sent until August 29th. Candidates will be notified of their acceptance by September 25th. You can also apply to our master's programs. Click HERE to see application process step by step.


Tuesday, 21st of August 2018

Summer Festival in Koper

Summer Festival is in full force in Koper. A variety of summer events in the city are scheduled every day. There will also be a Finn-Silver Cup 2018 World Youth Championship organised in the Koper Bay between August 25 and August 31.


Friday, 1st of June 2018

festINNO 2018: INNOlab - "a place where work will become a joy" in Primorska!

FESTINNO is a yearly business event that takes place at the Faculty of Management in Koper. It combines entertainment and innovation and is intended for those who are interested in contemporary issues and the challenges associated with entrepreneurship and innovation. A special part of the program was the opening of the new INNOlab.

festINNO 2018 is intended for anyone interested in contemporary issues and entrepreneurial and innovation challenges, such as 3D printing, rich reality, intellectual property, crypto currencies, blockchain technologies, brands, business models, social and sustainable entrepreneurship, legal aspects and pitfalls of websites, creativity, virtual and enriching reality and internationalization of business. Within the framework of the festival, State Secretary mag. Aleš Cantarutti opened the first innovation and innovation laboratory in the academic sphere - INNOlab, aimed at learning and working with new technologies such as 3D printing, virtual and enriched reality, the design of innovative marketing practices, work and learning with design thinking, and other modern approaches that they teach in the course of subjects of entrepreneurship at the Faculty of Management. At the opening of INNOlab, Aleš Cantarutti said that, with his opening, the Faculty of Management became an example to other Slovenian faculties. The active interaction with the environment and with the entrepreneurial sphere is one of the main tasks of the university and the opening of the first entrepreneurial-innovation laboratory in the academic sphere is definitely a step in the right direction, said prof. dr. Štefko Miklavič.

The Faculty of Management will strive to make the best use of the new laboratory and keep up with modern trends, said its dean prof. dr. Matjaž Novak, who said at the opening, "that the drivers of economic development and growth are innovations, but these innovations are nothing without wider public support."


Tuesday, 29th of May 2018

Cars & Coffee attracted thousands of visitors to Koper

The second meeting Cars & Coffee in Slovenia began in the park in Brdo pri Kranju, where the private part of the meeting took place. In the afternoon the cars drove to Koper, where they were on display for all fans of automotive. The event brought to Koper an exceptional porsche 918 spyder, the Cantin Ferrari 458, the well-preserved old jaguar E-type, which came from Italy and many Lamborghini, Mercedes and BMW's cars.


Saturday, 19th of May 2018

MSU - in the top three of the THE (Times Higher Education) rating  

Moscow State University named after MV Lomonosov placed third in the THE Emerging Economies University Rankings 2018, a prestigious ranking of universities. Results of the rating were announced on the 9th of May. In 2018, Times Higher Education increased the number of ranked universities by 25%, bringing the total number of evaluated universities to 378. All in all, the rating included 27 universities from Russia. MSU became the only university from our country, which was among the three leaders. Universities were evaluated based on its educational and research activities, transfer of knowledge, as well as the level of internationalisation of students and academic staff.

In the opinion of the rector of MSU, academician V.A. Sadovnichy, steadily high positions of the university in this rating is a result of the implementation of large-scale scientific projects at the Moscow University. This is the leading role of the university in the field of training specialists and scientific research for the space industry, in the field of large data. This, of course, is an expanding international component of the university's activities. Thousands of graduate students and staff of the MSU are involved in research and innovation activities, the university successfully develops online education programs, continuously working to improve the level of teaching and the quality of education.


Monday, 14th of May 2018

Two cruise ships stopped in Koper this past weekend

Norwegian Spirit and Mein Schiff 2 cruise ships brought nearly 4,000 passengers and 2,000 crew members to Koper. The visitors spend time learning about Slovenian coast as part of the event “Koper at hand”.


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Wednesday, 9th of May 2018

The Sixt Primorska Basketball Club and the University of Primorska confirmed long-term cooperation with the aim of connecting young people with sports

University of Primorska signed a contract with the Sixt Primorska basketball club. Prof. dr. Dragan Marušič: “University of Primorska was founded more than 15 years ago. And since the very beginning it offers students opportunities to be active and implement sports into their daily life. This kind of collaboration only confirms, that UP is an university that allows top sportsmen to promote their careers in sport and develop their skills during their student years.”


Thursday, 3rd of May 2018

Koper could soon get a bicycle rental system

Plans include the arrangement of 17 bicycle rental stations, the installation of a bicycle repair station, and the purchase of 102 electrical bicycles. The system is planned to come alive next year. 


Sunday, 29th of April 2018

Prof. dr. Matjaž Novak, director of «Zavod Lomonosov Koper», Dean of the Faculty of Management of the University of Primorska attended the 11th Congress of the Russian Rectors’ Union

600 rectors from Russian and international universities have come to St Petersburg for the Russian Rectors' Union Congress. The main topics were the development of a common education space, scientific and technological development strategy, as well as Russian universities' international activities.  Vladimir Putin also attended the conference.

“The number of leading Russian universities’ branches abroad has grown. The first joint Russia-China University opened in Shenzhen in 2017. Mr President, thank you for approving this idea. The branch is operating. Rather, not a branch but a cooperative university. Also very important, Moscow University opened the first branch in a NATO country, Slovenia, and it works. In 2017 we created an Association of Foreign Graduates who have stayed to work and live in Russia and they are very helpful in the export of our education system.” - Rector of Lomonosov Moscow State University Viktor Sadovnichy


Friday, 13th of April 2018

Students have donated 43 litres of blood

With it's slogan »Half a litre is on me« are student organisations and clubs encouraging all students to donate blood. The purpose of a joint blood donation campaign is to encourage students to collaborate and create awareness of the importance of donating blood. Young blood donors donated just over 43 liters of blood in three days.


Thursday, 29th of March 2018

Tim Rozman talks about the challenges and advantages of working in an internationally oriented companies

Doc. dr. Jana Hojnik hosted Tim Rozman from Incom, d. o. o., who presented to the students the challenges and advantages of work in internationally organised companies. Company Incom d.o.o. was founded in 1991 as a small garage company. Entering the European Union was a great opportunity for them. Today, they are the biggest employer in the Goriška region. The organisation of the company is complex, and the core of their activities is knowledge, flexibility and innovation.


Friday, 23th of March 2018

The destination of Koper in Brussels is awarded the title of the European Destination of Excellence

European destinations of excellence from all participating countries of the European Union gathered in Brussels at the official award ceremony at the end of the project.  among 14 registered destinations, and convinced the expert jury with a well-planned program of cultural tourism and its lively offer.


Monday, 12th of March 2018

New jobs will require new skills

A discussion on the topic of the future of work and social security was held during the I-Wire project on the Faculty for Management. The debate was attended by Peter Pogačar, State Secretary at the Ministry of Labor, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities, Mirsad Begić, journalist of the Workers' Unity, and dr. Klemen Širok from the Faculty of Management.


Monday, 5th of March 2018

Management International Conference 2018

The International Conference on Management "Management International Coference 2018: Managing gobal diversities (MIC) will be held from the 30th of May to the 2nd of June 2018 at the Golf Hotel on Lake Bled.  This year, special attention will be paid to the issues of the digital society. The organisers of the conference are the Faculty of Management  the University of Primorska, the Faculty of Economics of the  Lomonosov Moscow State University  (Russia), the Faculty of Economics and Tourism of Dr. Miho Mirkovich of the Juraj Dobrila University of Pula (Croatia), the Association for the Study of Eastern European Economies and Cultures (USA) and the Society for the Study of Emerging Markets (USA). 


Saturday, 3rd of March 2018

From Koper to Trieste with an electric bus

Trieste and Koper will be even closer with a regular bus line with electric buses. Mayor of Trieste Trieste Roberto Dipiazza met today in Trieste with Koper's Mayor  Boris Popovič and Petrol CEO Tomaž Berločnik at the signing of the Letter of Intent.


Friday, 2nd of March 2018

Koper will get 160 new beds for students

University of Primorska acquired the building in Prisoje, where 160 new beds for students will be placed. The project costs around 2.5 million euros. " Our university faces big challenges and they cannot be solved without new student dormitories," said rector Dragan Marušič. According to him, the number of areas for accommodation in the city of Koper will now increase by 50 percent.


Tuesday, 21st of November 2017

The branch of the Moscow State University Lomonosov has solemnly opened its doors

The branch of the Moskow State University Lomonosov was officially opened yesterday in Koper with a solemn signature of documents, speeches and the gala academy. The headquarters of the new institution, which will be accepting the first postgraduate students in the next academic year, will be located in Verdieva street in Koper. It is the first branch of the world-renowned university in the European Union.


Monday, 2nd of October 2017

University of Primorska cheerfully welcomed new students

Together with numerous institutions and companies and the local community at the Tito Square in Koper, the University of Primorska (UP) welcomed newcomers and students who, for their further studies, selected one of six faculties of this university. Students were addressed by the Rector of the University of Primorska, prof. dr. Dragan Marušič, Mayor of the Municipality of Koper, Boris Popovič, Dean of the Faculty of the University of Primorska - prof. dr. Irena Lazar and many more.


Monday, 2nd of October 2017

Rector's welcome to new students


Friday, 15th of September 2017

The first branch of Russia's most prestigious state university in Europe will open in Koper

"Yesterday, at the 148th regular session of the University of Primorska, the Government of the Republic of Slovenia gave its consent to the co-foundation of the institute" A branch of the Moscow State University of MV Lomonosov in Koper ". The Faculty of Management will thus be the first business school in Slovenia to educate personnel to operate on the Russian market and vice versa.