University of Maribor

University of Maribor

The University of Maribor is the second-largest Slovene university, and it consists of seventeen faculties. It was established in the year 1975. The University employs about 1,800 employees, and currently about 14000 students being educated at University. The main goal of the University is to provide a supportive and innovative environment for all students and employees. The University of Maribor is the first Slovene university to be awarded the „HR Excellence in Research” badge and is obliged to respect the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers.

Project team members:

Brigita Gajšek

Associate Professor dr. Brigita Gajšek is employed as a higher education teacher at the University of Maribor, Faculty of Logistics. Before joining the Faculty of Logistics in 2007 as a lecturer, she worked in the economy for several years in various jobs from technology to references in an supervisory of international company. Her research interests include business processes, ergonomic and smart workplaces and project management. She has experience in project management in the field of improving business processes and in the introduction of information support, as well as a sense for connecting technical and IT staff. She is the vice-president of the Slovenian Project Management Association (2018-2022), a member of the Slovenian Logistics Association (since 2014), editor of the scientific journal Projektna mreža Slovenije (since 2017) and the presidential commission for the selection of the Slovenian Project Manager of the Year (2019, 2018, 2017). She is the author or co-author of 23 original scientific articles.

Mateja Čuček

Assist. Mateja Čuček earned her master’s degree in organizational culture and employees’ satisfaction at Faculty in logistics, University of Maribor in 2019. She currently works as an assistant at Faculty for logistics in field of organizational sciences, multicultural communication, human resource management and practical qualification gathering. Her bibliography comprehends 9 bibliographic units, including one original scientific paper published in journals, a monograph, and one scientific paper published in conference proceedings.

Simona Šinko

Assist. Simona Šinko earned her master’s degree in modelling the catchment areas of small airports at the Faculty in logistics, University of Maribor, in 2018. She currently works as an assistant at Faculty for logistics in the field of quantitative modelling in logistics and warehouses. She is a PhD student at Faculty for logistics, her PhD thesis is based on modelling transport mode choice. She is the author or co-author of 6 original scientific articles and two monographs.