Staff

prof. Nada Bodiroga Vukobrat
Prof. Nada Bodiroga Vukobrat
Jean Monnet Chair – University of Rijeka

Earned her PhD degree in 1988 from the University of Belgrade. She specialized in European Law and European Social Law at the University of Mainz, Max-Planck-Institute for foreign and international Social Law in Munich. In 1998/99, she was a research fellow at the European University Institute, Florence. She is member of UACES, European Academy of Science and Arts, Salzburg, Austria and Südeuropa-Gesellschaft, Munich. She is recipient of the Award for Science of the Foundation of the University of Rijeka in 2009.

She is co-director of the postgraduate program “European Integration” at University of Rijeka.
Prof. Bodiroga-Vukobrat is a member of the Editorial Board of the scientific publication series Schriften zu Mittel-und Osteuropa in der Europäischen Integration, Hamburg. She is author of many books and over 30 research papers. Her scientific interest includes issues of European social model, social security and market competition, fundamental market freedoms.

Prof. Bodiroga-Vukobrat is Jean Monnet Professor of European Public Law at the University of Rijeka, Faculty of Law, Rijeka, Croatia.

Prof. Siniša Rodin
Prof. Siniša Rodin
Jean Monnet Chair – University of Zagreb

Earned his Ph.D. degree from the  University of Zagreb Faculty of Law, Croatia  in 1995, and his LL.M. degree from the  University of Michigan Law School  in Ann Arbor, Michigan in 1992. He specialized European Law at the  European University Institute  in Florence, Italy, and German Constitutional Law at the  Max-Planck Institut für ausländisches öeffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht  in Heidelberg, Germany. He is recepient of the University of Michigan Law School Merit Award, and the University of Zagreb Rector’s Award. In 2001/2002 he was Fulbright fellow and Visiting Scholar at Harvard Law School. Prof. Rodin is member of the International Association of Constitutional Law  and of the European Communities Studies Association. He is author of 2 books and more then 40 research papers.

Prof. Rodin’s scientific interest includes issues of constitutional interpretation, fundamental rights and constitutional aspects of European integration.

Prof. Rodin is Jean Monnet Professor of European public law at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Law, Zagreb, Croatia.

Prof. Sanja Barić
Prof. Sanja Barić
University of Rijeka

Earned her LL.M. degree in 1999 at the CEU Budapest (Comparative Constitutional Law) and S.J.D. degree in 2005 from the University of Zagreb. In 1999, she was a research fellow at the European University Institute, Florence and in 2005 visiting lecturer at the Vermont Law School, USA. She is a member of Croatian Association of Constitutional Law and of Croatian Academy of Legal Sciences.

Prof. Barić was a member of Parliamentary Committee for Human Rights and National Minorities 2004 – 2007. As of 2009, she is a Director of the Foundation of the University of Rijeka. Prof. Barić is a court interpreter for English Language as of 2001.

Prof. Barić is chair of Constitutional Law at the University of Rijeka, Faculty of Law (Rijeka, Croatia). She is author of one scientific book and over 20 research papers. Her scientific interest includes issues of comparative constitutional law, non-for-profit law, human rights and legal translation.

Doc. dr. Tamara Perišin
Doc. dr. Tamara Perišin
University of Zagreb

Graduated at the Faculty of Law in Zagreb, earned the degree Magister Juris in European and Comparative Law as a Chevening scholar at the University of Oxford, a Ph.D. in Zagreb and passed the Croatian Bar Exam. During her doctoral and post-doctoral studies, Tamara Perišin was a visiting researcher at the T.M.C. Asser Institute, The Hague; a Fulbright scholar at the Georgetown University, Washington D.C. and at the University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor; a “visitor-in-the-cabinet” of Advocate General Sharpston; a SOTL fellow at the Central European University, Budapest and a research fellow at the Max Planck Institute, Heidelberg.

Ms. Perišin is an associate professor and serves as Vice Dean for International Cooperation at the Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb; is a Member of the Working Group for Free Movement of Goods in the EU Accession Negotiating Team of the Croatian Government;  and the Executive Editor and Editorial Board Member of Croatian Yearbook of European Law and Policy.

Her scientific interests include EU law, particularly in the area of internal market; law of the WTO; and human rights.

She is an author of many articles and of the book “Free Movement of Goods and Limits of Regulatory Autonomy in the EU and WTO”, T.M.C. Asser Press.

Prof. Tamara Ćapeta
Prof. Tamara Ćapeta
University of Zagreb

Graduated from the Faculty of Law in Zagreb, earned the degree of Master of Advanced European Studies at the College of Europe, Bruges, Belgium, and a Ph.D. in Zagreb. She was a visiting researcher at the T.M.C. Asser Institute, The Hague; a postdoctoral Fulbright scholar at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and a vistor-in-the-cabinet of Advocate General Fennelly and Advocate General Sharpston.

Ms. Ćapeta is professor in the department for European Public Law at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Law. She is editor-in-chief of Croatian Yearbook of European Law and Policy.

She authored or co-authored several books on EU law, including “Sudovi EU – Nacionalni sudovi kao europski sudovi” (EU Courts – National Courts as European Courts) and published a number of articles. Her research interests include EU law, particularly judicial policy and interpretation and the constitutional issues of European integration.

Dr. Martina Bajčić
Dr. Martina Bajčić
University of Rijeka

Earned her PhD in linguistics from the University of Zagreb and completed Postgraduate study programme in EU law at the University of Rijeka. As senior lecturer at the Department of Foreign Languages of the Rijeka Law Faculty she teaches legal English, legal German and EU terminology. She has previously worked as interpreter and translator on the EU twinning project PHARE 2005 in the field of competition law.

She spent researcher periods at the Vienna Translation Institute (Ernst Mach grant), Case Western Reserve Law School, Cleveland and University of Applied Sciences, Cologne. She is a member of the International Law and Language Association, TermNet, Croatian Applied Linguistics Society and Croatian Association of Translators. She is a sworn court interpreter for English and German and collaborates with EU institutions as marker of legal translation tests.

She has published extensively in international publications on legal terminology and legal translation in the EU context.