Conference Organisers

The conference is organised by three partner institutions:

Faculty of Management (UP FM) ( is a member of the University of Primorska. It is a higher education institution for education and research in the fields of social sciences and business management, with a stress on management, which has interdisciplinary links to economic, business, legal, organisational and behavioural sciences. In addition to education and research, the basic activities of the faculty are providing consultancy to companies and other organisations, publishing and library activities, and organisation of international conferences. Management International Conference (MIC) ( is a traditional conference of this faculty for scholars of management studies, welcoming participants from around the world, with broad and diverse research interests. Its aim is to present and discuss research that contributes to the sharing of new theoretical, methodological and empirical knowledge, and to better understanding of management practices.


Eastern European Economics ( publishes original research on the newly emerging economies of Central and Eastern Europe, with coverage of the ongoing processes of transition to market economics in different countries, their integration into the broader European and global economies, and the ramifications of the 2008-9 financial crisis.


Society for the Study of Emerging Markets ( was founded to promote research and publication about emerging market economies and to provide a way for academics, policy makers, and members of the business community to exchange views and share information and research about emerging markets. The Society sponsors the journal Emerging Markets Finance and Trade (EMFT), which is recognized worldwide for the quality and timeliness of the research on emerging markets that it publishes. The Society also cooperates with its regional affiliates and allied organizations in other countries to promote its objectives, and holds international meetings and conferences that are devoted to issues relevant to emerging markets, many organized in cooperation with leading universities and research institutions as well as with regional partners.