About us

About us 2017-06-06T12:41:32+00:00

The Institute of Criminology at the Faculty of Law was established in 1954. It was the first criminological institute in former Yugoslavia and one of the oldest criminological institutes in Europe.

Renata Salecl
Renata SaleclResearcher
Fields of research: criminology and psychoanalysis, law and psychoanalysis, philosophy, sociology of culture, political culture, culture and violence
Matjaž Jager
Matjaž JagerDirector
Fields of research: criminology and philosophy of criminal law
Dragan Petrovec
Dragan PetrovecResearcher
Fields of research: penology, punishment and corrections, treatment of offenders, crime policy, philosophy of punishment
Aleš Završnik
Aleš ZavršnikResearcher
Fields of research: criminology, criminal law, philosophy of law, psychology and law, law and psychoanalysis, post-structural analysis of law, crime and technology, cybercrime
Mojca M. Plesnicar
Mojca M. PlesnicarResearcher
Fields of research: sentencing, criminology, penology, criminal procedure, psychology and law
Zoran Kanduč
Zoran KandučResearcher
Fields of research: theoretical criminology structural violence
Vasja Badalič
Vasja BadaličResearcher
Fields of research: structuralism, political philosophy, social philosophy
Miha Hafner
Miha HafnerYoung researcher
Fields of research: criminal procedure, criminology, psychology and law
Katja Simončič
Katja SimončičYoung researcher
Field of research: criminology

Professional staff of Institute of Criminology is led by the director. It consists of senior researchers, part-time researches, external collaborates, junior researchers. Researchers hold a Ph.D with various internal titles such as senior scientific counselor, senior scientific fellows and scientific fellows. Junior researchers hold bachelor’s degree or master’s degree are part of the institute wihile pursuing a Ph.D. The rest of the staff consists of library and administration staff.