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University of Ljubljana 1919

Ljubljana (Slovenia)

1000 University of Ljubljana, Kongresni trg 12, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Tel. +386 1 241 85 00

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Year of establishment: 1919

A well respected multidisciplinary University, The University of Ljubljana boasts twenty-three facultites and three art academies. With strong international links in the US and Europe, it offers a wide range of quality programmes.  

Established in 1919, the University of Ljubljana is the oldest and largest higher education and scientific research institution in Slovenia and consists of 23 faculties and three art academies. The University promotes basic, applied and developmental research, and is well known for its high academic standards and ethics in all scientific fields and art. We have the largest selection of study programmes, extending into all disciplinary fields, and more than half of all university students studying in Slovenia.

The University member schools are responsible for carrying out undergraduate and postgraduate programmes as well as lifelong learning programmes. Doctoral studies at The University of Ljubljana are organized within its Doctoral School, which was established in 2007. It supports the interdisciplinary approach of doctoral studies, inter-faculty ties and collaboration with other research institutions and individual researchers in Slovenia and abroad. It is the largest research organization in the Republic of Slovenia.

The University of Ljubljana also carries out its developmental pedagogical and research activity within the framework of European programmes CIP, Intelligent Energy for Europe, ERASMUS+; TEMPUS, SAfer Internet Plus, COST, EUREKA, LIFE+, HEALTH, COST, Culture, 7th EU Framework Programme for research and development etc. The University is a member of numerous international networks including: UNICA, Utrecht Network, IRUN, EUA, EU2S2, and CEI. It runs an ongoing student exchange with over 500 universities in Europe and in the region of Southern and Eastern Europe. The university also cooperates with more than a hundred universities across Europe and America, based on bilateral agreements and our membership in international networks.

In 2011-2012, The University of Ljubljana was ranked in the best hundred European universities and was ranked 10th for the number of outgoing students and 14th for the number of incoming students. University rankings: Shanghai: 401-500, QS: 551-600, Webometrics: 192, URAP: 284 International education awards. Other achievements include; students of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering won an international competition in the construction of a remote-controlled airplanes 'Design/Build/Fly'; students from Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering became world champions in 'virtual steelmaking' in 2012/2013; A team from the Faculty of Law once again won a regional competition for knowledge of the law of 'the European Union in Central and East European Moot Court'; the Slovenian team CubeSensors won the competition 'Hardware Battlefield' in 2014.

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Accounting and Finance Accounting and Finance
Agriculture, Forestry and Food Agriculture, Forestry and Food
Anatomy and Physiology Anatomy and Physiology
Anthropology Anthropology
Architecture Architecture
Art Art
Biosciences Biosciences
Building Town and Country Planning Building Town and Country Planning
Business, Management and Marketing Business, Management and Marketing
Chemistry Chemistry
Classic and Ancient History Classic and Ancient History
Computer Science and Information Systems Computer Science and Information Systems
Dentistry Dentistry
Designs and Crafts Designs and Crafts
Drama and Dance Drama and Dance
Earth and Marine Sciences Earth and Marine Sciences
Economics Economics
Education Education
Engineering: Civil Engineering: Civil
Engineering: Electronic and Electrical Engineering: Electronic and Electrical
Engineering: General Engineering: General
Engineering: Materials and mineral Engineering: Materials and mineral
Engineering: Mechanical Engineering: Mechanical
English and Creative Writing English and Creative Writing
Fashion and Textiles Fashion and Textiles
Film Production and Photography Film Production and Photography
Forensic Science and Archaeology Forensic Science and Archaeology
Geography and Environmental Studies Geography and Environmental Studies
Health Professions Health Professions
History History
History of Art History of Art
Hospitality, event management and tourism Hospitality, event management and tourism
Journalism, publishing and public relations Journalism, publishing and public relations
Law Law
Mathematics Mathematics
Media and film studies Media and film studies
Medicine and Health Medicine and Health
Modern languages and Linguistics Modern languages and Linguistics
Music Music
Nursing and mid-wifery Nursing and mid-wifery
Pharma and Pharmacology Pharma and Pharmacology
Philosophy Philosophy
Physics Physics
Politics Politics
Psychology Psychology
Religious studies and theology Religious studies and theology
Social policy and administration Social policy and administration
Social work Social work
Sociology Sociology
Sports science Sports science
Veterinary science Veterinary science


Faculty of Economics – 15 programs: Faculty of Architecture: Doctoral Programme in Architecture, Faculty of Computer and Information Science: Computer and Information Science – Master: d Doctoral: Faculty of Administration: Administration, Faculty of Social Sciences: Master of International Relations:, Master of European Studies:, Master of Political Science - Political Theory:, Master of Social Informatics:



Possibilities for scholarships for foreign students: Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport Slovenian Human Resources Development and Scholarship Fund, CMEPIUS, Slovenian Science Foundation. More information:

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