Rasto Ovin
Dean, DOBA Business School Maribor, Slovenia
Monika Malgaj
doctoral student, Ekonomska pravna fakulteta, Nova Univerza Nova Gorica, Slovenia
DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/EMAN.2018.819
2nd International Scientific Conference – EMAN 2018 – Economics and Management: How to Cope With Disrupted Times, Ljubljana – Slovenia, March 22, 2018, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS published by: Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans, Belgrade, Serbia; Faculty of Management Koper, Slovenia; Doba Business School – Maribor, Slovenia; Integrated Business Faculty –  Skopje, Macedonia; Faculty of Management – Zajecar, Serbia, ISBN 978-86-80194-11-0


The universities in Slovenia as well as in transition countries in the region had been rather excluded from historical processes in Central and Western Europe in last centuries and this is offset in their functioning. The article discusses the issue of several fields of ethics at the universities such as academic freedom, private activities of professors and accountability. The authors believe that the gaps originate from weak processes of internationalization especially in the period between 1945 and 1990 although in many countries they still do not seem to really catch up. As Slovenian case shows after this period unlike businesses, the universities in the region were not subject to much restructuring and reforms thus persisting with modus operandi in the field of ethics that is ethically not sustainable.

Key words

Internationalization Gap, Ethics, Slovenian Universities


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