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Dr. Dejan Valentinčič for

May 25, 2023

Dr. Dejan Valentinčič, head of the Center for Social Science Research at the ASEF Institute, recently made a statement for He shared the findings that were made during the CRP Brain Circulation project.

The CRP project entitled Brain Circulation took place between 2019 and 2021 and dealt with the problem of migration from and to the Republic of Slovenia. The project was implemented by the ASEF Institute with the accompanying organization ISIM ZRC SAZU. The project leader was Dr. Valentinčič.

In his statement to, he highlighted the following:

“Austria is aware that it is important to have an educated workforce for the country’s development, and is introducing a number of approaches to attract highly educated foreigners. This is something that Slovenia should monitor, if not even anxiously monitor, because Austria sees Slovenia as one of the possible locations from where educated personnel come from.”

In the article, he also assesses the current situation in Slovenia and comments on what changes should still take place in the country in order to limit the brain drain to other countries.

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The project was co-financed by the Public Research Agency of the Republic of Slovenia (ARRS) and the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport (MIZŠ).

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