A delegation of university representatives and around 30 students from the Croatian university EFFECTUS visited the ILF on 26 April 2013 to find out more about the postgraduate education offered by ILF in the fields of law and finance, namle the LL.M. Finance. The delegation attended a presentation by Managing Director Dr. Rolf Friedewald and Program & Marketing Manager Ms. Shen-Dee Kobbelt on the academic activities of the ILF, the structure of the foundation and the contents of the LL.M. Finance program. The ILF staff was supported by the presence of a current ILF student from Croatia, Mr. Matko Maravic.
The students of EFFECTUS were also able to participate in a lecture for ILF students on "Public M&A - A Comparative Approach" held by Mr. Patrick Kenadjian, Davis Polk & Wardwell and Dr. Alexander Georgieff, Georgief Capital.
The representatives of EFFECTUS comprised the Dean Prof. Robert Kopal, the Vice-Deans Prof. Natasa Trojak and Prof. Vlatko Mickovic, the Secretary and Lecturer Prof. Goran Trbojevic and the Head of Student Service Office Ms. Ana Globocnik Zunac and Ms. Ana Mickovic, Marketing. A representative of the Croatian Consulate in Frankfurt am Main, Ms. Andrea Selendic, accompanied the group as she had initiated the contact between the institutions. The Dean presented the programs which are offered by EFFECTUS to its students and proposed a future cooperation between both institutions.
The visitors were also welcomed by the Dean of the Law School of Goethe University Frankfurt am Main Prof. Cornelius Prittwitz and by the Managing Director Dr. Susanne Pelster. At a working lunch, the representatives of EFFECTUS introduced their university and the proposed cooperation with the ILF to Prof. Peter Sester. Finally, the students as well as the representative of EFFECTUS were given a tour of the facilities of the House of Finance, especially of the ILF library where the ILF librarian Ms. Janine Koch explained the structure of the library.