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Faculty of Law Rijeka has become UEFA partner in the prestigious educational program


A great achievement of the Rijeka Faculty of Law in the educational programmes has resulted in electing this higher educational institution as a UEFA partner in the performance of the prestigious UEFA Football Law Programme. It is an educational programme in the field of sports law in football and it is designed for legal specialists or senior executives working on legal issues in international and European national associations, football clubs, players’ unions, leagues and law firms.

It comprises four week-long sessions in four different cities and together with Nyon, Switzerland (UEFA headquarters), the host cities with Rijeka will be Lausanne (CAS headquarter), Istanbul and Venice. The session director and the representative of the Faculty of Law in Rijeka will be Assist. Prof. Vanja Smokvina, partner in numerous EU founded projects, among which a big number are focused on sports issues. Those projects have helped to bring more visibility of the high level of expertise in the sports law field of the University of Rijeka and its Faculty of Law. The support to Rijeka’s session will be given by the Croatian Football Federation and the Football Club Rijeka.
More about the programme is available at the official
UEFA web page.