Showcase of Institutions


Study in Slovenia national initiative is growing each year. We are participating and presenting study options in Slovenia at many events – fairs, conferences, webinars… The numbers of potential and enrolled students are rising every year. We have dedicated this section on our web page SHOWCASE OF INSTITUTIONS where we are exposing institutions that are currently most active in our initiative Study in Slovenia. Together with the universities we made a brief Presentation video of the Study in Slovenia and below you will find  more detailed information on each of them.

University of Maribor

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The University of Maribor is the second largest and the second oldest Slovene university. A bit over 14.000 students study at one of the 17 faculties, where they are being taken care of by around 1.800 employees. It is turning into a central development institution in constant connection with the economy and, together with its partners, is creating a centre of sustainable development for the wider region.

University of Maribor is an autonomous scientific, research and educational institution with the purpose of discovering and nurturing knowledge as well as transferring it into the community through the all-connected fields of humanities, social sciences, engineering, economy, medicine, natural sciences, law, pedagogical sciences and arts. The faculties carry out undergraduate (bachelor’s), postgraduate (master’s and doctoral) study programmes, as well as lifelong learning programmes.

According to Times Higher Education World University Rankings, University of Maribor is ranked among the top 600 best universities in the world and has earned first place among Slovene universities. In 2014, it also received an award for the well-being of foreign students at higher education institutions (StudyPortals Award for Outstanding International Student Satisfaction).

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Why study at the University of Maribor?

  • efficient tutoring system;
  • high level of graduate satisfaction in terms of study and obtained knowledge;
  • possibility of numerous international mobility programmes;
  • intensive connections with the economy;
  • usage of E-study materials (E-study environment Moodle) and partial performance of certain study programmes in the form of E-study;
  • various extracurricular activities;
  • opportunity, to be a part of student competition teams which regularly achieve top results at numerous international student competitions (Demola, Imagine Cup, Formula Student, TechCrunch Disrupt, Reimagine Imagination, etc.

University of Ljubljana

– among top 3% in the world

University of Ljubljana

The University of Ljubljana offers a wide range of bachelor, master and doctoral programmes covering all fields of study: Natural Science, Technology and Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, Medicine, Art.


Established in the year 1919, today with 23 faculties and three art academies, the University of Ljubljana is the oldest higher education and scientific research institution in Slovenia. The University members faculties and academies are responsible for carrying out bachelor, master and doctoral programmes as well as lifelong learning programmes. Each year over 40,000 students upgrade and develop their knowledge and skills at the country’s largest educational institution. Furthermore, the University has been most successful in research and is therefore the central and largest research institution in Slovenia, with 30% of all registered researchers. It promotes interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary studies and exchanges its achievements in science and art with other universities and scientific research institutions. A particular concern of the University of Ljubljana is the transfer of knowledge to the economy, which is why it cooperates closely with Slovenian and foreign companies. Its partners include multinational corporations and top Slovenian firms.


Position of University of Ljubljana on International Quality Charts
Shanghai: 401-500, QS: 601-650, Webometrics: 292, URAP: 298

In order to help you start your study at our University, we have prepared information guides which have been specially designed for international students who intend to study at the University of Ljubljana, information about degree programmes and additional useful information that will ease your start here.

You also have a possibilty to join a Year Plus that is specially designed to help you acquire language and other skills, expertise in your chosen field of study as well as the opportunity to familiarize yourself with the culture, history and Slovenia in general.

You may also apply to the University of Ljubljana as an exchange student or join us at one of our summer schools.

Photos: Željko Stevanić, IFP, Ljubljana

University of Primorska

The University of Primorska is a public educational institution founded in 2003. It has a short history, but it does not lack the determination to grow and strive for excellence. The university is located in Slovenia’s coastal region, between the borders of Italy and Croatia in an officially bilingual region (Slovene, Italian) and Slovenia’s most ethnically and culturally diverse region. The core values of the University of Primorska – freedom, responsibility, diversity, extroversion and excellence – arise from the University’s integration into the national area situated at the crossroads of historical, cultural, linguistic and global paths and its complete extroversion towards the world.

The University of Primorska is today being attended by more than 5000 students to whom we offer a rich variety of academic and scientific disciplines. These include Humanities and Arts (History, Cultural Heritage, Slovene Language, Italian Language, Translation, Media Studies), Educational Sciences and Teacher Education, Social Sciences (Anthropology, Geography, Management, Law), Mathematics and Financial Mathematics, Computer Science and Informatics, Natural Sciences (Biodiversity, Nature Conservation, Bioinformatics, Biopsychology), Agriculture, Built Environment, Nursing, Dietetics, Applied Kinesiology and Tourism. Studies are organised at six faculties:

Until today, the University of Primorska has signed several bilateral agreements with leading universities from Europe, North and South America, Australia and Asia.

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University of Nova Gorica

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The University of Nova Gorica aims to be a research, internationally established university, which will be recognised as a driving force of social development in the region and in a wider context. With its innovative teaching approaches in both Slovene and English, the university aims to develop teaching excellence at its contemporary study programmes, thereby securing a high level of employability to home and international students.

University of Nova Gorica is a young and dynamic institution located in the border region of western Slovenia. It enables students to develop their talents in a friendly academic environment, with exceptionally favourable teacher-student number ratio (1 : 4) enabling individual approach. University is known for its modern, interdiscplinary and practically-oriented study programmes. .

Employment prospects of graduates are great (91% employment rate within one year after graduation). University also offers numerous opportunities for students to engage in research. Furthermore there are free revision courses and tutorship services for prospective students as well as specially tailored modes of study for students athletes. University is proud to be following extremely high educational standards but low tuition fees in comparison with the majority of EU countries.

Members of the University are:

According to the results of the international Round University Ranking system ( RUR ), performing evaluations and rankings of leading world universities, the University of Nova Gorica was ranked in the excellent 186th place in 2017!