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Announcement   - What are the benefits of introducing the euro by Stella Suljić Nikolaj  

Croatia is one step closer to admission into the eurozone - what are the benefits of introducing the euro and what will be like a currency changeover process  -You can find on Stella Suljić Nikolaj (EFRI assistant professor) open lecture in the Rijeka City Library - Trsat Branch  
 NEW Collaboration with Financial Agency (Fina)!

Financial Agency (Fina), the leading Croatian provider of financial and electronic services, has launched 12 new development centers. 

The Faculty of Economics and Business in Rijeka became one of the main academic partners for our region. 

Less investments from tobacco taxes 

 If we are going to increase the investment or rationalize the funds in the healthcare system, then in my opinion it would be much wiser to do it through the improvement of the management system of healthcare institutions and raise the level of cost efficiency, so that at the current level of healthcare spending we get more better outcomes emphasized Ana Bobinac, head of the Center for health economics and pharmacoeconomics, Rijeka Faculty of Economics and Business. 
The international scientific conference Economics of Digital Transformations (EDT) DIGITOMICS 

The international scientific conference Economics of Digital Transformations (EDT) DIGITOMICS gathered onsite and online 120 scientists from all over the world who presented their scientific achievement. Research were  thematically focused on the uncertain opportunities that characterized the year behind us. "Dealing with uncertainty" is the main topic of discussions related to the consequences of the pandemic, the war in Ukraine, as well as the current threat of inflationary pressures.
Croatian National Bank Governor Boris Vujčić at the conference on Economy of Digital Transformation in Opatija
Faculty of Economics and Business University of Rijeka (EFRI) organized the Scientific Conference: "Smart Governments, Regions and Cities - Economics of Digital Transformation"

The aim of the EDT Conference is to address the challenges of fundamental changes of economic theory and practice, which comes through the process of digitalization as one of the most prominent global phenomena. Therefore, the main goal of the Conference is to challenge traditional perspective on economics by acknowledging disruptive effects of digital transformation age. 

Our ALUMNI, Mr. Dario Kljajić (generation 2011) entered the supervisory board of basketball club Zadar
How Much on the average we waste on food? 

A third of global energy is spent on food production, half of which is thrown away. And that's not the end of the problem, warns Saša Čegar from the Faculty of Economics and Business 

Saša Žiković, a professor from the Faculty of Economics and Business in Rijeka, gave an interview about price movements in the energy market.  


The Faculty of Economics and Business in Rijeka will be part of the project team for the Zip- line for disabled people. 





The City of Crikvenica retained BFC SEE certificate 
The Center for Local Economic Development, founded in 2012 by the University of Rijeka’s Faculty of Economic is a partner in the certification project BFC SEE. Business Friendly Certification South East Europe (BFC SEE) is a unique program for improving the quality of services and information that municipalities in the SEE region offer to companies.

EFRI Open Days


Still not sure in which direction to continue your education ?? Join us at the "EFRI Open Days" for high school students and find out what your career may look like in the future!


Last year was a big turning point for the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Rijeka - following the latest trends in the world and listening to the needs of our partners from the economy, numerous new courses were introduced and all existing ones were revised! Which means all our freshmen are studying according to the latest programs!




Financial literacy free course held by EFRI professor  Bojana Olgić Draženović 





Interview with Marko Tomljanović - Taking advantage of potential opportunities in the current political and economical situation
 Cryptocurrency Prices, Charts And Market - by Ivan Gržeta from EFRI

After the terrible earthquake that striked Petrinja area the management board from Faculty of Economics and Business offerd help for 95 EFRI students

The Faculty of Economics and Business in Rijeka started cooperation with the flobal company RoomOrders -they want to prepare students for the challenges of the market

Students of the Faculty of Economics nad Business in Rijeka were given a unique opportunity to cooperate with the successful modern company RoomOrders, which will enable them to acquire new competencies and valuable experiences needed for the labor market through practical tasks, cooperation and expert guidance during one semester.



4th EFRI International Business Workshop

As part of lifelong learning program, the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Rijeka, under the guidance of Assoc. Ph.D. Tomislav Galović, started on Monday, May 6, 2019, the 4th EFRI International Business Workshop, a five-day international program in English that brings together foreign students from the undergraduate and graduate level of studies.
The internationalization of Croatian faculties is a project of strategic importance, which aims to improve the quality and relevance of study programs, as well as the overall higher education. In the past ten years, a high degree of internationalization of European higher education institutions has been recorded, which has led to a significant increase in the quality of education and progress in the development of scientific research in most EU countries.


EFRI ALUMNI members, Daša and Mišel Sirotić have been producing premium drinks, jams and chocolates from wild Istrian herbs and wild fruits for ten years, and they recently received two prestigious awards in London for their product from the indigenous terana variety.


The regulations encouraged the publication of more and more scientific paper -   Faculty of Economics in Rijeka leads the way when looking at authored books.

one of the goals of the analysis was to review the productivity of institutions. The average number of employed scientific staff from 2009 to 2012 was taken into account. Rijeka Faculty of Economics leads the way when looking at authored books. The average number of these books per employed scientist was 0.24


International Business - our study program in english language



My Erasmus Experience 

Travel, explore new cultures, try everything you've ever wanted, find yourself and come back as a full person! - said Matea Potočnjak, a twenty-four-year-old graduate of the Faculty of Economics and Business from Rijeka, who decided to share the story of experience with mobility program Erasmus + 




ARTICLE (available in croatian language)


 Our Faculty and the Faculty of Economics and Business in Zagreb are the only Croatian members in the EDAMBA.

The Faculty of Economics and Business in Rijeka is a member of many renowned international associations and a signee of a series of bilateral agreements with renowned foreign higher education institutions. EDAMBA (European Doctoral Programs Association in Management & Business Administration) is an association of institutions offering doctoral education in the fields of management and business of high quality and scientific excellence.
(published in Croatian language)

LIFE Clim'Foot 
 The Faculty of Economics, University of Rijeka has become the first higher education institution in Central and Eastern Europe to calculate its carbon footprint.

In order to establish a harmonized approach to calculate the carbon footprint, the implementation of the three-year LIFE Clim'Foot project " Climate Governance: Implementing public policies to calculate and reduce organizations’ carbon footprint" was started in September 2015 in five European Union countries - France, Italy, Greece, Hungary and Croatia. The project is coordinated by the French Environment and Energy Management Agency (ADEME). The Croatian partner on the project is the Energy Institute Hrvoje Požar (EIHP). The Faculty of Economics, University of Rijeka has been participating in this European LIFE Clim'Foot project since the very beginning.

(published in Croatian language)


International Summer School EFRI

The Faculty of Economics and Business (University of Rijeka) is organizing since 2005, the International Summer School entitled «International Environment and European Integration»

The goal of the EFRI Summer School is to broaden the knowledge of students of economics, law, political sciences, administration and other related studies on the economic integration process in Europe, and to point out the advantages and challenges of economic integration and business environment in everyday life. 
(published in Croatian language)



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