Dr Matjaž Uršic

Associate Professor and Senior Research Associate at the University of Ljubljana

Dr Matjaž Uršič is an Associate Professor and Senior Research Associate at the University of Ljubljana. His research interests focus on the processes of socio-cultural transformation of cities and contemporary urban phenomena in the circumstances of globalisation. He has extensive experience in project management and he has collaborated in a number of international, national research projects that deal with eco-systemic solutions, revitalisation schemes and changing role of the urban areas. Project leader for CPS, FDV-UL team in projects UEL (Urban Education Live); CIVITAS Elan (7FP); SECOND CHANCE, European Regional Development Fund, Central Europe Programme; SOSTENUTO, (ERDF) European Regional Development Fund; NRF Joint Research Program, Soongsil University (Seoul, South Korea). Working experience include research and lecturing on various international institutes and universities (Tokyo Metropolitan University, University of Seoul, Kwangwoon University, Soongsil University, National Cheng Kung University Taiwan). He is recipient of research grants from The Japan Foundation (2009), the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (2014), The Korea Foundation (2012) and the Taiwan Fellowship (2017). He is part of editorial boards in multiple scientific journals and has published in renowned publishing houses.