Grega Strban (Slovenia) : The State’s recognition of social partners in social security

Prof. Dr. Grega Strban

Prof. Dr. Grega Strban is Full Professor of Labour and Social Security Law and Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Law University of Ljubljana (UL). He completed postgraduate specialization of EU law at the University of Cambridge (with distinction), master course on European social security at the KU Leuven (magna cum laude), and defended his doctoral thesis at UL. He conducted research at Max-Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy in Munich, as Stipendiat and a Humboldt Fellow, and is currently an external expert of the Institute. He is President of Slovenian Association of Labour Law and Social Security, Vice-President of the European Institute of Social Security (EISS), and member of the Judicial Council of Slovenia. He is active in national and international projects, e.g. head of the research group at the Faculty of Law UL, scientific manager of EU project FreSsco, management board member of Erasmus+ project Efese, and has authored numerous publications. He was recognised as Best Young Lawyer in Slovenia (2001) and received the Roger Dillemans Award for Excellence in Social Security, KU Leuven (2004).