Ivana Edmonds, M.A. (Ed), M.Ed. - graduated from Marywood University (Scranton, PA, USA) with a degree in International Business and Spanish.  She obtained her Master ‘s degree from DePaul University in Bilingual Bicultural Education (ESL and Spanish)-focused on teaching, by defending her thesis “Perservance of a native language (L1) in the process of second language (L2 )acquisition.”  She achieved additional Master’s of Education degree from Roosevelt University (Schaumburg, IL, USA) with emphasis on elementary education.

Nada Kaiser, PhD has obtained her PhD on the topic of "NLP in the context of acquiring key competences at higher education institutions." Prior to acquiring her PhD, she finished tw

Bisera Karanović, PhD graduated summa cum laude from the College of Business, Ohio University, USA in 2004 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance, Economics, and International Business. She earned her graduate degree in International Economics from the Graduate Institute of International Studies, HEID at the University of Geneva in Switzerland in 2006. Under the mentorship of Academician Taki Fiti, PhD, she defended her doctoral dissertation titled „Rational Expectations and International Financial Crises“ at the University of Ss.

Blanka Kesić, PhD, gained her postdoctoral degree at the University of Maribor, Slovenia. She has worked as a university professor at the Faculty of Maritime Studies, University of Rijeka since 1978 as an associate professor, Vice-dean and Head of Department. She is a member of Croatian Academy for Science and Arts, Technical Academy, and several other renowned societies. She is a guest lecturer at the Faculty of Maritime Studies in Tirana (Albania) and the University of Split.

Bojan Kovačić, M.Sc. was born in Virovitica. He finished primary school and general grammar school in Daruvar.

Ivana Kunda, PhD, gained her PhD at the Faculty of Law at the University of Zagreb in 2008. She worked as assistant professor at the Head of Department for European and International Law at the Faculty  of Law, University of Rijeka and in 2009 she became Assistant Professor. Ivana Kunda got the Fullbright scholarship form the US government for postdoctoral research at the Columbia University, New York, USA. She is a guest lecturer at the European Academy of Law, Trier, and an Assistant Professor at the Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona.

Nataša Mesić, MSc,, gained her Master's Degree at the Faculty of Maritime Studies, University of Rijeka. She worked as the Head of Accounting for thirteen years, then as the Director of the OTS Ltd. She has been an employee of the Saipem Company since November 2007 as a tax consultant and a tax specialist. In 2009 she defended her thesis "Influences of Accounting policy on the financial position and success of a company" and gained the title of university specialist in accounting.

Andrea Milić Grenko, Msc, has completed a Bachelor study program in politology in Croatia and a Master's program in Psychology in the UK. As a lecturer and a business consultant, she has accumulated experience in business education and work psychology. She has designed and coordinated many international cooperation projects for organizations situated worldwide and for teams of experts from various cultural backgrounds.

Veljko Milutinović, PhD is a Full Professor at the Department of Information technologies, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade, Serbia. As the regional key expert in IT, with a special emphasis on the implementation of softwear for state services, professor Milutinović has received several awards and organized a number of conferences  on various topics from the field of IT over the last 25 years.

Jasmina Mutabžija, M.Sc. had finished law degree at the University of Rijeka, after which he starts her law career at the POSLuH, ltd. In the meanwhile she becomes judicial trainee, and latter a judicial counselor at the County Coart in Rijeka. Mid 2007. she returns to private practice, as a legal counselor to POSLuH, ltd. – where she becomes the CEO beginning of the 2010.

Gordana Nikolić, PhD, mentored over 25 students from the Business School in Višnjan, the BA Berufsakademie Nordhessen GmbH and the Business School PAR. She published more than 30 scientific and professional papers and is the authoress of the book Multimodal Transport. She is an active participant of the Croatian academia and attends professional seminars, conferences and consulting groups and has worked on several projects developed by the Croatian Ministry of science, education and sports as well as other international projects. She got a scholarship for European studies from the Ministry of European Integrations, acknowledgements from the Croatian Scientific Society and European platform for Transport Sciences. She is a member of the Croatian Scientific Society for Transport, Croatian Association for Lifelong Learning and the Croatian Association of Business Women KRUG.
Jadranko Novak, MSc, was born on January 5th, 1950. He graduated from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing at the University of Zagreb. He spent more than 20 years living abroad. Professor Novak has led the launch of the industrial automation system for the NAFTA and Brazil. He also worked in India s the director of the regional office for launching and technology transfer. He co-founded the "New computer generations" Conference and the DaNTe event. He is currently employed as a lecturer at the Polytechnic of Rijeka, the Business School PAR and is the owner of an IT company.

Maja Rendić graduated on Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Rijeka in 2006., and became a teacher of Mathematics and Informatics. She had teached Mathematics at several elementary schools and highschools. She currently teaches Mathematics and Informatics at Elementary School Čavle and Mathematics at Maritime School Bakar. Since 2012. she assists in courses Mathematics for Economists and Business Statistics at Business school PAR.

Vladimir Rosić, PhD, gained his postdoctoral degree in educational science in 1981. He worked as a teacher, lecturer, director, professor, Assistant professor and Full Professor. He worked for many years as a Full Professor at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Rijeka, as a scientific counselor for humanistic sciences. Professor Rosic is author of 20 books, more than 300 scientific and professional articles, and the editor and lector of many more.

Milica Šuljić Potkonjak, MSc, graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Rijeka. She as worked in the banking division, first in the Bank of Rijeka and later on in Erste Bank. She gained the title Master of Science in 2004 by defending her thesis "Promotional communication in function of developing sales of banking services" at the Faculty of Economics in Rijeka.

Dorana Tomac, MSc, gained the title of Master of Science in 2003 by defending her thesis "Communication strategies in touristic personal insurance." She is a PhD candidate in Business Economy at the Faculty of Economics in Rijeka. Since her graduation, she has been working at the ensurance company Croatia osiguranje where she was the director of the Personal Ensurance Seervice from 2001 to 2008 and where she is currently the Head of the Deparment of Life Insurance Sales.



Vidoje Vujić, PhD had gained his postdoctoral degree from humanistic science, field of economy. At The Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management in Opatija he was chosen for full professorship and as a scientific consultant in filed of economy, management and business management. He had written nine books, and ten chapters in scientific and specialized books in fields of economy, management, quality management and Human Resources management.

Dario Zorić, MA, is a PhD candidate at the Faculty of Economics at the University of Rijeka. He led an international NGO organization for two years and continued to participate in non-formal education in the area of leadership and management in Europe and America. He accumulated 10 years of working experience in creating and organizing projects, seminars and conferences as well as working in the education industry.