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Academy of Music
Research group of the Academy of Music

Instrumental and vocal artistic reproduction, composition, conducting, music pedagogy, special…
Music didactics. Music. …

Instrumental and vocal artistic reproduction, composition, conducting, music pedagogy, special music didactics, musicology, old music, new music, sacred music, jazz, music theory, music psychology and performing practices.

Music didactics. Music.

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Culture. Education.

Faculty of Social sciences
Research Centre for the Terminology of Social Sciences and Journalism

Terminological study of the social sciences, sciences and related activities.…
Communication science. …

Terminological study of the social sciences, sciences and related activities. Research into journalistic texts, with a focus on advertising and the media.

Communication science.

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Areas of application:

Ministries (education, science, culture). Media, advertising companies.

Faculty of Social sciences
Defence Research Centre

The social dimensions of security, defence, military and peace in…
Defense science. …

The social dimensions of security, defence, military and peace in the modern world. Specific areas / themes: security sector at the global and national levels, transformation of defence policies and systems, European security, security in South East Europe, peacekeeping operations, EU military and civilian crisis management and conflict prevention, the concept of human security, strengthening European integration through discourse analysis on conflict, terrorism and organised crime in the Balkans, radicalisation and comprehensive countermeasures in the Republic of Slovenia, terrorist threats to air traffic in Europe, civil-military relations, Slovenian youth and the military as a profession, replenishment of the armed forces, recruitment and retention of personnel in the armed forces, military families, military ethics, defence management, environmental security, crisis management and leadership, disaster management and governance, crisis response management models, disaster evacuation, public opinion on security issues, etc.

Defense science.

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Areas of application:

Ministries (defence, environment and spatial planning, interior). The army. Protection and Rescue Administration. Local communities. Industry. Energy. Traffic.

Faculty of Social sciences
Centre for the Analysis of Administrative-Political Processes and Institutions

Public administration. Local government. Leadership theories. eParticipation. Administrative-political relations. Political…
Analytics in social sciences – political science. …

Public administration. Local government. Leadership theories. eParticipation. Administrative-political relations. Political institutions. Administrative institutions. The Slovenian political system from a comparative perspective. Comparative democratisation and democratic transitions.

Analytics in social sciences – political science.

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Areas of application:

Municipalities and municipal administrations. Public health. Public education. Cultural institutions. Public companies, institutes, public funds.

Faculty of Social sciences
Centre of International Relations

International relations. International economics and business. Policies of international law,…
International relations. …

International relations. International economics and business. Policies of international law, diplomacy and human rights. International organisations and European integration. EU structural policy. Evaluation of cohesion policy and actions under individual operational programmes. Evaluation of the research and development policies of the EU and Slovenia.

International relations.

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Areas of application:

Ministries (economy, regional policy, education, science, entrepreneurship, foreign policy and diplomacy, agriculture, forestry).

Faculty of Social sciences
Centre for Political Science Research

Research into the development and functioning of the Slovenian political…
Analytics in social sciences – political science. …

Research into the development and functioning of the Slovenian political system from an internationally comparative perspective. Public policy analysis. Exploring the processes of European integration. Research on citizenship, elections, representation, democracy, civil society, political culture, human rights, promoting the principles of gender equality, public policy networks and lobbying, also in the context of globalisation.

Analytics in social sciences – political science.

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Areas of application:

Public administration (education, health, social welfare, culture). Professional and scientific activity. Environmental protection. Areas of other public policies.

Faculty of Social sciences
Centre for Political Theory

Study of political concepts and issues such as democracy, citizenship,…
Political theory. …

Study of political concepts and issues such as democracy, citizenship, civic education, globalisation and its effects on society and politics, migration, political systems, political culture, political discourses, global social movements, biopolitics and similar.

Political theory.

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Areas of application:

Transport, energy, ICT, green technologies, tertiary sector.

Faculty of Social sciences
Research Center for Strategy and Governance

Study of organisations and their strategic management. Study of organisations…
Company strategy and management. …

Study of organisations and their strategic management. Study of organisations in the field of transformation of social activities from the point of view of state devolution. The relationship between the citizen and society: trust, participation, cooperation. The relationship between the economy and society: the impact of the economy on social organisation, the impact of social change on the development of companies and the dynamics of regulatory development.

Company strategy and management.

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Areas of application:

Private and state – owned enterprises, public sector organizations. Management of public networks (health, education and agriculture). Ministries responsible for state property management and business regulation, labor and family, health and cohesion (EU).

Faculty of Social sciences
Public Opinion and Mass Communication Research Centre

Implementation of international social science research. National public opinion polls.…
Analytics in the social sciences. Public opinion research. …

Implementation of international social science research. National public opinion polls. Measurement and development of social welfare indicators. Measuring opinions and values. Research in the fields of social stratification and mobility, migration, political public opinion, electoral processes and political parties, ecology, subjective health and health habits; satisfaction with life, conflicts between work and family. Development of survey research methods. Development of methodologies for monitoring the survey research course. Development of online survey methodologies. Editing survey databases. Quantitative and qualitative data analysis. Co-management of research infrastructures. Preparation of research plans. Organising research work. Transfer of research findings to different publics.

Analytics in the social sciences. Public opinion research.

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Areas of application:

Public policies in the areas of well-being, health, family, environment. Education system. Scientific system. Non-governmental organisations. Social process analysis of organisations and services.

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