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University of Ljubljana

University of Ljubljana

University of Ljubljana

Introduction

Every new academic year offers new opportunities for academic and personal growth, and we are looking forward to encouraging you along this exciting journey of learning and discovery. We are happy to welcome you to this information package of our degree programs and hope you find something of your interest.

Choosing your studies is one of the most important decisions of your life. We suggest you think carefully about what you like, as it makes studying much easier. Visit our websites and social networks of the faculties you are interested in, learn all there is to know when choosing to study at our University, and prepare your questions. If you need any advice or help, do not hesitate to contact us. We will do our best to provide you with all the information and answers to any questions you may have.

More information about Bachelor studies

More information about Master studies

More information about Doctoral studies

Most of our members (academies and faculties) are located in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, except our Faculty of Maritime Studies and Transport which is located in Portorož by the Adriatic Sea.

Ljubljana is a very pleasant and youthful city to live in. We have many museums, galleries, theatres, cinemas, institutes, libraries, and one of the oldest philharmonic orchestras in the world. In the city center, you will find lots of pubs, restaurants, clubs, and shops. There are plenty of green spaces too. Kongresni trg (square) is one of the central squares in Ljubljana which is also the seat of the Rectorate of the University of Ljubljana.

Our degree programs range across all fields of study: Art, Fine Arts, Natural Science, Technology and Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, Medicine, Health Sciences, and Sport, which are designed in line with the Bologna Process guidelines. Within the University of Ljubljana and in cooperation with foreign universities, we provide joint, interdisciplinary, and multidisciplinary study programs in all three cycles. In addition to lectures, tutorials, and seminars, we place great emphasis on practical training, the inclusion of students in project work, international exchanges, career guidance, and extracurricular and other activities.

As our student, you will have a great opportunity to study in the diverse international community with many visiting professors and international students from all over the world. Each year around 40.000 students upgrade and develop their knowledge and skills at our institution, among them, we have 8%, are international students. The University of Ljubljana programs are completed by more than half of all bachelor graduates in Slovenia, more than two-thirds of master’s and specialization degree holders, and more than 80 percent of doctors of science.

Our commitment to academic excellence and diversity of activities is confirmed by the international university rankings and many other national and international recognition of the study and research achievements of our academic and research community.

A particular concern of the University of Ljubljana is the transfer of knowledge to the industry, for the safety of the environment, people’s health, the quality of life, and the wealthy economy, which is why we cooperate closely with many Slovenian and foreign companies. Our partners are prominent multinational corporations and top Slovenian organizations.

At www.uni-lj.si/study you can find information guides that have been specially designed for international students who intend to study at the University of Ljubljana, information about degree programs, and additional useful information that will ease your start here. This set of guides is designed specifically to help you choose well and make the right decision in selecting your degree program at the University. Our tutorials will give you insight into study possibilities at the University of Ljubljana and living in Slovenia. You can also search for programs by fields and categories.

You have to apply for enrolment and recognition of foreign education through eVŠ web portal (links to application periods and the timeline for admission and recognition procedure). You can find information about offered degree programs, data on study duration, enrolment requirements, the number of open positions, mode of study, etc. in the Call for Enrolment. To help you with the application-admission procedure we have prepared video presentations and instructions which are available at https://www.uni-lj.si/en.

To learn more about educational systems and policies in Slovenia please watch the short video series which was prepared by our Ministry of Education, Science, and Sport.

Admission procedure

Welcome guide

To make the best of your brief time with us, we prepared this welcome guide that will help you make your stay at the University of Ljubljana a valuable study experience as well as an unforgettable time in your life.

Should any questions remain unanswered after reading this guide, please do not hesitate to contact us:
Recognition of foreign secondary education: [email protected]
Recognition of foreign education for enrolment in master and doctoral studies and transfer: please contact the authorized person at the relevant faculty/academy
Application and admission procedure: [email protected]
Technical assistance for filling out the application for enrolment: [email protected]
Year Plus: [email protected]
Slovenian language courses: [email protected]
Scholarships: [email protected]
Information about Visa: [email protected]

You can also broaden your horizon with our summer school courses in an inspiring international environment or study as an exchange student for an entire academic year or one semester.

We are inviting you to start your academic path with us, boost your personal and professional career options and become a valuable member of our proud and creative academic community.

We are looking forward to welcoming you to our University.

Student Impressions

Students are the heart of our community and the motivation of our faculty and staff. We are encouraged to learn from each other and the variety of possibilities, offered by study, social, cultural, recreational, sports, and extracurricular activities in our diverse academic community.

The University of Ljubljana is an open institution. We look forward to having as many students from other countries as possible. For us, you are ambassadors of friendship in relations between your countries and Slovenia. Bonds created during the study are usually cherished throughout our lives. We are inviting you to start your academic path with us, boost your personal and professional career options and become a valuable member of our proud and creative academic community.

Website: https://www.uni-lj.si/en

Email: [email protected]

Campus Features

The University of Ljubljana, founded in 1919, with 23 faculties and 3 art academies, is the oldest and largest higher education, scientific research, and art institution in Slovenia. The University fosters basic, applied, and developmental research. Today, the University of Ljubljana ranks among the top 3% of universities in the world.

The University of Ljubljana, unfortunately, does not provide student accommodation, but there is still a variety of accommodations available across the city. A very limited number of beds in student dormitories are available, but only for exchange students and the recipients of ministry scholarships. The friendly staff at the Student Counsel Institute can assist you with rental accommodation solutions and general accommodation queries. To help you make the right choice, check our website to research your option and find appropriate accommodation

For more information about accommodation, please visit the university website.

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    Locations

    • Ljubljana

      University of Ljubljana Kongresni trg 12, 1000, Ljubljana

      • Ljubljana

        University of Ljubljana Kongresni trg 12, 1000, Ljubljana

        • Ljubljana

          University of Ljubljana Faculty of Electrical Engineering Tržaška cesta 25, 1000, Ljubljana

          • Ljubljana

            University of Ljubljana Faculty of Public Administration Gosarjeva ulica 5, 1000, Ljubljana

            • Ljubljana

              Kongresni trg, 12, 1000, Ljubljana

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