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Prof. Dr. Nebojša Stojčić Elected as New Rector of University of Dubrovnik

Written by  Mar 20, 2024

At its 203rd session held at the University Campus on March 20th, the members of the Senate of the University of Dubrovnik elected Prof. Dr. Nebojša Stojčić as the new Rector of the University of Dubrovnik through a secret ballot. Prof. Dr. Nebojša Stojčić was elected for the term from October 1, 2024, to September 30, 2028.

Prof. Dr. Nebojša Stojčić is a full professor at the Department of Economics and Business Economics at the University of Dubrovnik. He defended his doctoral dissertation in 2011 at Staffordshire University, UK, with a direct award of the title (among the top 5% of students). He has twice been elected as the Head of the Department of Economics and Business Economics, and since 2017, he has been appointed as the Vice-Rector for Business at the University of Dubrovnik.

 

During his tenure, the University of Dubrovnik has been ranked several times at the top of international rankings of academic excellence in Croatia according to the criterion of financial sustainability. He coordinated the establishment of the first three double degree graduate programs in the field of economics in Croatia between the University of Dubrovnik and the University of Palermo. He is also the coordinator and leader of the university postgraduate doctoral program Business Economics in a Digital Environment, a joint study program of the Department of Economics and Business Economics at the University of Dubrovnik and the Faculty of Economics in Zagreb, conducted in Croatian and English, with students from three continents currently enrolled. He is the founder and leader of the business research center CREDO at the University of Dubrovnik. In less than four years of its existence, CREDO has attracted 15 scientific and professional projects funded by national and international competitive funds and through cooperation with the economy, with a contracted value for the University of Dubrovnik exceeding EUR 800,000.

As a coordinator, senior expert, and researcher, he has participated in more than 30 scientific and professional projects funded through World Bank programs, Horizon 2020, Erasmus+, European Social Fund, Interreg, Croatian Science Foundation, and others. Prof. Dr. Stojčić is the only Croatian author whose research has been repeatedly included in the European Commission's quarterly recommendations of scientific literature for policy makers in the field of innovation and research. The Web of Science SSCI/SCI bibliographic database ranks him among the top three most productive Croatian authors in the field of economics for the period 2013-2023. He is the editor-in-chief of the journal Ekonomska Misao i Praksa at the University of Dubrovnik, which under his leadership received its first impact factor in the Web of Science database and was accepted into the Scopus bibliographic database.

 

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