New Dean appointed unanimously - University of Applied Sciences

The Management Board of the UAS Baltazar Zaprešić appointed prof. Vladimir Šimović, PhD the new Dean of the UAS for the four-year mandate at the meeting held on March 20, 2018.

Pursuant to the Statute of the UAS Baltazar, the Experts’ Board of the UAS made a proposal to the Management Board for the election of prof. Šimović by unanimous decision. After the candidate had presented his programme for the four-year mandate, the Experts’ Board concluded that the candidate fulfilled the requirements needed to perform the duties of Dean.

Professor Šimović is a full professor with tenure, who has worked in a number of strategic positions in his academic career, such as the head of chair and university departments, a professor, a director of several international and national scientific and professional projects, a manager and a director (the person responsible), a faculty dean, a manager and a director as a vice – chancellor.

Here is a brief selection from his rich biography:

Professor Šimović is a collaborator-researcher within the international research project “The expansion of the EU approaches to providing the partner-countries higher education quality assurance Expanding Quality Assurance” (October 2015 – August 2018), with the University North – Croatia as the grant holder. It is a part of the Erasmus+ programme “Jean Monnet”, which is funded by the “Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency” Erasmus+: Higher Education – Knowledge Alliances, Bologna Support, Jean MONNET, according to the decision Number: 2015 – 3091 / 001 – 001, project number: 565454-EPP-1-2015-1-HR-EPPJMO-NETWORK.

Professor Šimović, who is a member of various international organisations, has received a number of international awards and recognitions for his academic achievements. As the Fellow of the IIAS (The International Institute for Advanced Studies in Systems Research and Cybernetics – Windsor – Canada, Ontario) he was awarded the title of Dr. Honoris Causa on August 2, 2007, where he has been teaching as a Visiting Professor since August 6, 2009. Mr. Šimović has written 11 books and co-written 6 different scientific-professional publications. In addition, he authored or co-authored over 50 scientific papers published in international journals and periodicals.

Prof. Šimović’s biography is available here: Vladimir Simovic CV

We wish a warm welcome to prof. Šimović at the University!

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