Inter-University Centre Dubrovnik

An independent international centre for advanced studies


15 Apr 2019 - 19 Apr 2019
Course directors :
Carmen Ciller , University Carlos III - Madrid, Spain
Steffen Lepa , Technical University Berlin, Germany
Paolo Mancini , University of Perugia, Italy
Snježana Milivojević , University of Belgrade, Serbia
Zrinjka Peruško , University of Zagreb, Croatia
Slavko Splichal , University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Course description:

Confirmed keynotes include Paolo Mancini, University of Perugia, Zrinjka Peruško, University of Zagreb, Antonija Čuvalo, University of Zagreb, Dina Vozab, University of Zagreb, Snježana Milivojević, University of Belgrade, Slavko Splichal, University of Ljubljana, Tarik Jusić, Analitika Sarajevo, Snezana Trpevska, Institute of Communication Studies, Skopje, Kaarle Nordestreng, University of Tampere (tbc). Other key note speakers will be announced shortly.

This eight "slow science" IUC-CMS is an interdisciplinary research conference & post-graduate course open to academics, doctoral and post-doctoral students in media, communication and related fields engaged with the issue of media and media systems, that wish to discuss their current work with established and emerging scholars and get relevant feedback.

Invited research conference participants will deliver keynote lectures with ample discussion opportunities. In this unique academic format, student course attendees will have extended opportunity to present and discuss their current own work with the course directors and other lecturers and participants in seminar form (English language) and in further informal meetings around the beautiful old-town of Dubrovnik (UNESCO World Heritage) over 5 full working days (Monday to Saturday).

The working language is English.

Participation in the course for graduate (master and doctoral) students brings 3,5 ECTS credits, and for doctoral students who present their thesis research 6 ECTS. The course is accredited and the ECTS are awarded by the Faculty of Political Science, University of Zagreb ( All participants will also receive a certificate of attendance from the IUC.


To apply, send a CV and a motivation letter to Doctoral students who wish to present their research should also send a 300 word abstract. The course can accept 20 students, and the applications are received on a rolling basis. After notification of acceptance you need to register also on this web page

The IUC requires a small enrolment fee from student participants. Participants are responsible for organizing their own lodging and travel. Affordable housing is available for IUC participants. Stipends are available from IUC for eligible participants, further information at For information on these matters please contact the IUC secretariat at

Additional Information

For further information about academic matters please contact the organizing course director: professor Zrinjka Peruško, Centre for Media and Communication Research (, Department of Media and Communication, Faculty of Political Science (, University of Zagreb (

Course lecturers:
Snežana Bajčeta , University of Belgrade, Serbia
Peter Čakš , University of Maribor, Slovenia
Carmen Ciller , University Carlos III - Madrid, Spain
Antonija Čuvalo , University of Zagreb, Croatia
Aleksandra Dragojlov , University of Cardiff, United Kingdom
Dren Gerguri , University of Prishtina, Kosovo
Ana Hečimović , University of Zagreb, Croatia
Vlatko Ilić , Faculty of Dramatic Arts, Serbia
Tarik Jusić , University of New York, Prague, Czech Republic
Zlatan Krajina , University of Zagreb, Croatia
Paolo Mancini , University of Perugia, Italy
Snježana Milivojević , University of Belgrade, Serbia
Zrinjka Peruško , University of Zagreb, Croatia
Dina Vozab , University of Zagreb, Croatia
Marko Zubak , Croatian institute of History, Zagreb, Croatia
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