Professors Abroad

YEAR 2020
March 5

Prof. Matjaž Tratnik Ph.D. and doc. Petra Weingerl Ph.D. lectured on 5 March 2020 at the Faculty of Law of Charles University in Prague. At the invitation of the Czech Society for International Law and the Department of International Law of Charles University, they lectured on the topic of diplomatic protection. They highlighted new trends, especially in relation to the position of the individual and the impact of European integration on this established concept of international law.

Feb. 2020


Assoc. prof. Suzana Kraljić Ph.D. visited the Faculty of Law of the University of Bucharest from 17 to 20 February 2020 as part of the Erasmus + program. The visit was intended to strengthen interfaculty cooperation. She also gave first and second-grade students lectures on the topic "Slovenian New Family Code - Selected Issues".


YEAR 2019
Dec 2019

Assoc. prof. Suzana Kraljić Ph.D. and Jasmina Klojčnik visited the Faculty of Law of Leibnitz University in Hannover, Germany, from 17 to 20 December 2019. Assoc. prof. Suzana Kraljić Ph.D. gave a guest lecture with prof. Christian Wolf, Ph.D. and their subject "lnternationales Zivilprozessrecht" on "Selected issues of Slovenian Family Law".


Dec 2019

Prof. Janja Hojnik Ph.D. visited the Faculty of Law in Maastricht as part of her Erasmus visit for professors, where she gave lectures at two research seminars. At the Center for European Law, she lectured on discriminatory prices in the EU single market and at the faculty level on modern challenges in the evaluation of legal science. The latter seminar was particularly important, given that Dutch universities are breaking new ground in setting new approaches to the evaluation of research work.

April - May

Assoc. prof. Suzana Kraljić; Ph.D. was between 15th April and 14th May 2019 guest lecturer at the Polytechnic of Međimurje in Čakovec, Croatia, where she gave 21 hours of lectures in the Croatian language.

The topics of her lectures were:

• "Fundamentals of Commercial Law - from the Perspective of the New Slovenian Family Law";

• "The use of robots in tourism and hospitality - a myth or a reality";

• "Fundamentals of EU law - selected topics";

• "Law and health tourism".

January - February

Assoc. prof. Suzana Kraljić Ph.D. was among 23rd January and 22nd February 2019 guest lecturer at the recognized Faculty of Law ELTE (Eötvös Loránd University) in Budapest, Hungary, where she gave 21 hours of lectures. The topics of her lectures were:

a) “Understanding Child’s Best Interest Standard”;

b) “Adoption in 21st Century - between a Wish and Reality”;

c) “Patient’s Rights and Responsibilities - selected issues”


YEAR 2018

On 14th December 2018 doc. Petra Weingerl, Ph.D. gave a guest lecture on the freedoms of the EU internal market at the Faculty of Law of the University of Sarajevo, and at the same time participated in the round table "How to educate students about human rights - challenges and perspectives"


She also took part in the final competition - a simulation of the proceedings before the European Court of Human Rights.

January - March

In the academic year 2017/2018, doc. Petra Weingerl Ph.D.  gave several guest lectures as part of the “European Union Law” course at the University of Oxford Law School, for students from New and Exeter Colleges.


Assoc. prof. Suzana KRALJIĆ Ph.D. lectured on 28 February at the Faculty of Law of Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic. She lectured on "Slovenian Family Law - recent developments and changes".


YEAR 2017

Prof. Janja Hojnik, Ph.D. lectured at the Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade on 27th March 2017, as part of the Master's study program in European integration on the topic: "EU law on 'buy national' campaigns - balancing single market and protectionist motives by Member States".


* in the photo: Assoc. prof. Janja Hojnik Ph.D. and two students of our faculty who study in Belgrade and also attended her lecture.

Maja Platnjak is studying for a master's degree in European integration, and Dejan Sedlarević is studying for an undergraduate degree at the Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade.


Prof. Darja Senčur Peček Ph.D. lectured on the topic "Precarious work in Slovenia" at the International Seminar - Precarious Work, Current Reality and Perspectives at the Faculty of Law, University of Lodz, Poland on March 23, 2017.


Prof. Matjaž Tratnik Ph.D.  lectured at the Faculty of Law of the University of Aruba between 20th February and 3rd March 2017, within the Erasmus + "Staff Teaching mobility".

Prof. Tratnik lectured to B1 students as part of the International Business Law course on international sales contracts under the Vienna Convention on the International Sale of Goods, Incoterms and Aruban and Dutch law. In addition, he lectured on international sales of goods, Aruban and Dutch private international law on the international sale of goods, and on the reservation of property rights in comparative and private international law as part of the post-academic training offered by the University of Aruba to practicing lawyers.



Assoc. prof. Boštjan Brezovnik Ph.D. participated in mobility under Erasmus + "Staff mobility for Training" between 16th January and 14th February 2017.

This type of mobility supports employees' professional development at higher education institutions through training abroad and follow-up at the workplace, observation periods, training at a partner higher education institution.



YEAR 2016

Suzana Kraljić, Ph.D. has done Erasmus  - Staff Mobility for Teaching at the TALLIN HEALTH CARE COLLEGE in Tallinn, Estonia. Her lecture was titled: “Patient has rights – what about duties and responsibilities?”.


Rajko Knez, Ph.D. has conducted a lecture on the topic: The preliminary ruling procedure: revisiting the basics, on 19 and 20 September 2016. He also performed a workshop on the topic: “The decision to refer & drafting questions to the court na Academy of European Law (ERA)” in Trier, Germany.

The lecture organization: EJTN administrative law project on judicial training, the EU preliminary ruling procedure.
Jun-JulBoštjan Brezovnik, Ph.D. has performed four lectures between 10 June and 10 July on the topic of: “Local government, Public administration, Research methodology, Scientific writing”. The lectures were performed in the Erasmus+ employee mobility for teaching abroad programme at the University lnfante D. Henrique, Porto, in Portugal.

Suzana Kraljić, Ph.D. has participated in the conference on "Cross-Border Litigation" at the LSE - London School of Economics and Political Science, organized by University of Leeds and University of Aberdeen on 16 and 17 June 2016. Both organising universities are the part of the "EUPILLAR PROJECT (European Union Private International Law: Legal Application in Reality - JUST/2013/JCIV/AG/4635), co-financed by European Union (Cross-Border Litigation in Europe: Private International Law Legislative Framework, National Courts and the Court of Justice of the European Union). Representatives of all the EU Member States gathered at the conference and discussed the relevant questions on the use of certain EU regulations. Suzana Kraljić Ph.D. acted as the representative of Slovenia and presented the current state in Slovenia.

MaySaša Prelič, Ph.D. has conducted a lecture on the topic: Posebnosti slovenskog prava društava: predavanje v sklopu "Riječka predavanja iz usporednog prava" on 19 May 2016 at the Pravni fakultet Sveučilišta u Rijeci, Hrvatska udruga za poredbeno pravo, in Croatia.
MayAleš Ferčič, Ph.D. has performed lectures on the topic of Competition policy and social market economy on 9 – 13 May 2016 for the students of the 2nd cycle study programme at the Faculty of Law of Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic.
MayJanja Hojnik, Ph.D. has lectured at the Brasenose College Univerze v Oxfordu in Great Britain on 4. May 2016. The title of her lecture was: "Regulatory Implications of Servitization in the EU: Can Lawyers Follow the Suit of Digitised Industry?".



Janja Hojnik, Ph.D. has also performed lectures on 3 May 2016 at the Kingston University London, Kingston Law School in London, Great Britain. Her lecture was titled: "Legal challenges of the European industry in the digital age: lecture and talk about international law issues arising out of the dissolution of the former Republic of Yugoslavia".


Suzana Kraljić, Ph.D. has participated in an international conference titled "Same-sex Relationships and beyond: Gender Matters in the EU : Partnership, Marriage & Parenthood; Free Movement and Gender Identity” that took place at the Bucerious Law School in Hamburg on 18 and 19 April 2016. The conference was organized by ERA and the Bucerious Law School. Participants have exchanged opinions on the current development of Family Law and different countries. Suzana Kraljić Ph.D. lectured about the (il)legal regulation of same-sex partnerships in 11 countries (Slovenia, Croatia, Lithuania, Estonia, Latvia, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Poland, Bulgaria, Romania). She also participated in the debate on the topic: "Parental rights of same-sex couples in the EU".

AprJanja Hojnik, Ph.D. has conducted two seminars titled "Fragmentation of international law in the case of Yugoslav succession: reimbursement of "old" foreign-currency bank deposits"and "Judicial application of international law in the South-East Europe" on 11 April 2016 at the Universita` degli studi di Trieste, Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e Sociali.
FebRajko Knez, Ph.D. has lectured in Tyumen University in Russia in February 2016, discussing the topic: Developments in the EU; Contemporary jurisprudence of the Court EU.


YEAR 2015
DecBoštjan Brezovnik, Ph.D. has performed a lecture and a workshop on the topic Local self-government in Slovenia and Europe more generally on 8 December 2015 at the Faculty of Business and Law, Leicester Business School, De Montfort University Leicester, in Great Britain.

Boštjan Brezovnik, Ph.D. has lectured at the Faculty of Law at the Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Repbulic on 16 – 20 November 2015. His lectures were dealing with the topic of Fiscal Decentralisation in EU.

JunRajko Knez, Ph.D. has conducted a lecture on the topic of Contemporary developments on the EU internal market at the Rechtswissenschaftliche Fakultät Wien, Institut für Europarecht, Internationales Recht und Rechtsvergleichung in Vienna, Austria.
JunDarja Senčur Peček, Ph.D. has lectured on "Labour law in Slovenia" on 2 June 2015 as a part of the module “European Labour Law Systems” at the Karl-Franzens Universität Graz in Austria.
MayRajko Knez, Ph.D. lectured in Skopje, Macedonia on the topic of Services directive (2006/123) and points of single contact as part of the EUC European Competence Teaching programmes on 4 – 8 May 2015.

Janja Hojnik, Ph.D. has done a lecture on Legal regulation of the European internal market, Master Programe Civil Law in the European Union at the Faculty of Law at the University of Sarajevo in April 2015.     


Janja Hojnik, Ph.D. has performed a lecture at the Faculty of Law, University of Vienna, titled: Promoting Austrian goods in light of the EU internal market principles, European lecture series on 23 March 2015.


Janja Hojnik, Ph.D. lectured at the Central European University (CEU) in Budapest on 19 February 2015. Her lecture was titled: Impact of EU law on "buy national" programs and movements in member states. She lectured for the students of the academic programme Master of Arts in International Relations and European Studies.


YEAR 2014

Janja Hojnik, Ph.D. has lectured on the topic of Slovenian experience with EU law under the Master programme on European studies na Faculty of Social Science of Charles University, Faculty of Social Science, Department of Western European Studies, in Prague, Czech Republic, on 26 November 2014.


Janja Hojnik, Ph.D. has performed a lecture at the Paris Institute of Political Sciences (L'Institut d'études politiques) on 28 October 2014 titled Free movement of capital and economic and monetary union. She lectured as an invited lecturer under the course European Economic Law.


Aleš Ferčič, Ph.D. has conducted a lecture titled EU competition law: theory and case study on 23 – 28 June 2014. The lectures were a part of the Advanced Summer Course in European Internal Market Law, InterEULawEast, at the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Zagreb in Croatia.



Janja Hojnik, Ph.D. has conducted two lectures at the Edinburgh Napier University, School of Accounting, Financial Services and Law, in Edinburgh, Scotland, on 18 March 2014. The lectures dealt with the topic of Cartel prohibitions under EU competition law (Art. 101 TFEU).