Academic forum

On 27 October 2010, the founding meeting of the Forum of the academic assembly of the Graduate School of Government and European Studies was held in Brdo pri Kranju. The Academic Forum of the GSG is closely connected to the faculty's research, teaching and publishing activity and represents link between these activities, while also giving a space for discussions and collaboration. The members of the faculty's academic assembly represent the core, while master's and doctoral students also take part. The forum is a place for its members to present their research.

The Academic Forum also establishes international collaboration and organises lectures of visiting lecturers, especially addressing Slovenian scientists that work abroad. The Academic Forum is open to work together with other related academic initiatives.

On Monday, 1 January 2015, the Jean Monnet Academic Forum took place where Rafal Manko, PhD, was a guest. Rafal Manko comes from the University of Amsterdam and is a professional associate of the European Parliament. The gave a lecture on the subject "Europeanisation of Civil Procedure: Treaty Basis, Existing Instruments, Perspectives for the Future."

The Graduate School of Government and European Studies invites you to take part in the Jean Monnet Academic Forum which will take place on 10 December at 17.00. The topic of the forum will be "Remembering Ivan Kramberger – the Benefactor from Negova". The guests will be Ivan Kramberger, a student of the GSG, and director Maja Weiss. Assist. Prof. Jernej Letnar Černič will be the moderator.

On 9 December 2014 at 18.00, the Graduate School of Government and European Studies (Oranžerija, Brdo pri Kranju) will host the 3rd Jean Monnet Academic Forum. Its guest will be Bojan Grobovšek, MSc, diplomat, publicist and current president of the Slovenian Association for International Relations. The Academic Forum will be dedicated to the presentation of his recently published book meaningfully titled: Zakaj Slovenija ni Švica? (Why isn't Slovenia Switzerland?) The debate, during which the author will also be answering to questions from the listeners, will be moderated by Assist. Prof. Matej Avbelj, PhD.

On 12 August 2014 at 5 p.m. the Jean Monnet Academic Forum on the European Convention on Human Rights Protection in Croatia and Slovenia took place at the Oranžerija in Brdo pri Kranju. The two guests were Goranka Lalić Novak and Vedran Dulabič from the Faculty of Law in Zagreb. Assist. Prof. Jernej Letnar Černič was the moderator.

On 25 November 2014 at 6 p.m., the Graduate School of Government and European Studies (Oranžerija, Brdo pri Kranju) will host the 2nd Jean Monnet Academic Forum titled: Slovenia and the European Union, on the path out of the economic crisis? The guest will be Assoc. Prof. Janez Šušteršič, PhD, who is eminently knowledgeable, in a both theoretical and practical sense, about the economic situation in Slovenia and the European Union. You can read more about the lecturer here.

On 25 November 2014 at 5 p.m., the Graduate School of Government and European Studies will host the Jean Monnet Academic Forum on the (in)Efficient Realisation of Rights to a Fair Trial in Slovenian Courts. The forum will take place in the France Prešeren High School in Kranj. The guests will be Marko Šorli, Slovenian Supreme Court judge, and Ivan Kuhar, a lawyer from Ljubljana.

On Monday, 3 November at 5 p.m., professor Alan Uzelac from the Faculty of Law in Zagreb will be speaking as part of the Jean Monnet Module and the Academic Forum at the Graduate School of Government and European Studies. The professor is one of the leading legal comparativists and researchers of the role of courts in various legal systems, in particular post-socialist systems. He is also the author of the famous article, "Survival of the Third Legal Tradition", which also represented the starting point of this lecture. You can read more about the lecturer here. The lecture, which was held in English, was moderated by Matej Avbelj, PhD.