A Professor from the University of Maribor Receives the State Award of Hungary

The Honorary Professor Dr. Jože Gričar was awarded the Order of Merit for a significant contribution to the strengthening of the Hungarian-Slovenian relations. The organizers also appreciated his desire to develop interregional cooperation.

The employee of the Faculty of Organizational Sciences of the University of Maribor contributed to the improvement of situation for the Hungarians living in Slovenia and the Slovenes living in Hungary. Jože Gričar actively participates in new projects aimed at developing interregional cooperation. He is also one of the organizers of the Szentgotthárd-Monošter initiative, as part of which the third annual meeting of the working group was held in May 2017. It is known that the professor stands for a single European digital market. In his opinion, this will improve the effectiveness of cross-border projects.

The Ambassador of the Republic of Hungary to Slovenia Edit Szilágyiné Bátorfi presented the high state award to the professor.

Source: um.si