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19.06.2016

Rector Boras hosted numerous delegations since the beginning of his mandate

Numerous diplomatic, religious and university delegations have visited the University of Zagreb over the last two years, during the mandate of the current Rector, Damir Boras.

In February 2015, Her Excellency Anne Brasseur, the President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe gave a lecture in the Great Hall entitled The Council of Europe: a Pan - European organization to defend human rights, rule of law and democracy. In the same month, the President of the Parliament of Georgia, His Excellency David Usupashvili also gave a lecture to the students entitled Constitutional Processes in New Democracies.

In March 2016 the President of the Republic of Estonia, His Excellency Toomas Hendrik Ilves, visited the University of Zagreb and gave a lecture entitled Europe at crossroads, the way forward, which was also attended by the President of the Republic of Croatia, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović.

Many other respected professors and guests from various universities presented current world issues to the students of the University of Zagreb and tried to explain their views and possible solutions to today’s political, economic and professional challenges.

In addition to the Croatian Ambassadors stationed abroad, many foreign diplomatic delegations from all over the world, including Ukraine, Slovakia, Turkey, Italy, Hungary, Germany, Portugal, Australia, Chile, Indonesia, Taiwan, Japan, Iran, India and Korea, also visited the Rector's Office.

The Rector with his vice-rectors developed good cooperation with a number of European and international universities such as the Chinese University, Pennsylvania, the University of Seattle, the University of the Amazon, Shanghai University, the University of Regensburg, a university from Thailand, Cuban University and Arab Academy. In many instances, these contacts resulted in the signing of a cooperation agreement. Likewise, the University’s leadership met with their counterparts from various technical colleges, with a delegation from the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology and many other institutions.

The University’s leadership has fostered open and friendly relations with religious communities in Croatia and abroad, resulting in the visits of leading religious communities aimed at strengthening cooperation for the benefit and welfare of society.



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