FIS - Faculty of Information studies

Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence at the Faculty of Information Studies in Novo mesto

27/07/2017

We proudly announce that the Faculty of Information studies in Novo mesto (Slovenia) received prestigious Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence for the duration of three years. Jean Monnet Centres of Excellence are focal points of competence and knowledge on European Union subjects and gathers the expertise of high-level experts.

This competitive call is primarily focused towards holders of Jean Monnet Chair. Prof. Borut Rončević received Jean Monnet Chair in 2016 and will head Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence Innovations and Technology in Regional Development for Europe 2020 (TIR2020). Centre of Excellence includes a series of interconnected activities in teaching, research and infrastructural development on the topic.

Together with the prestigious title awarded by the European Union the new Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence TIR2020 will also receive financial grant, which will finance teaching by high-level experts, summer schools and field trips, field research in twenty (20) European regions and development of infrastructure for data collection and monitoring.

Prof. Borut Rončević will head Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence Innovations and Technology in Regional Development for Europe 2020 (TIR2020)