FIS - Faculty of Information studies

Professor Borut Rončević named Jean Monnet Chair


We are proud to announce that Borut Rončević, Ph.D., professor of sociology at Faculty of Information Studies in Novo mesto received prestigious Jean Monnet Chair. This chair, coupled with Erasmus+ grant is awarded in a competitive bid to select senior scholars with expertize in European studies.

In the period 2016-2019 prof. Rončević will focus on the topic of “Cultural Political Economy of Europe 2020", the EU grand strategy intent to deliver smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. He will deliver lectures to undergraduate, masters and Ph.D. students, organize summer schools and conference sessions, as well as a series of outreach workshops for general public.

The project will deepen teaching in European integration for students and professionals and encourage debate and reflection on European vision and strategies between business institutions, policy-makers, business representatives and civil society.