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The school system of the Republic of Slovenia is divided into primary education, secondary education and tertiary education. It is laid down by law that public schools are secular and the school environment autonomous; political and denominational activities are forbidden in public schools.
Information on education (schools, universities, training, researching and volunteering).
The ways and conditions of entry into the Republic of Slovenia differ with regard to whether you are a citizen of a member state of the European Economic Area (European Union's member countries, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein) or a third-country national (all other states).
Practical information and facts on labour market trends as well as living and working conditions in Slovenia.
Information and opportunities for young people across Europe.
Eurydice Slovenia is part of the EURYDICE - The Information Network on Education in Europe. The Eurydice Network provides information on and analyses of European education systems and policies.
Information about tourism, business, study, work and culture.
Health insurance during temporary stay in Slovenia.
University is a member of numerous international networks like: UNICA, Utrecht Network, IRUN, EUA, EU2S2, 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.
The International Office coordinates the international activities and educational projects at the University of Nova Gorica. It offers support to students, professors, researchers and other staff of the University.
The Department for Education, International Cooperation and Quality Assurance of the University of Primorska gives support to incoming and outgoing students within the framework of the Erasmus+ and other international student exchange programmes. The Department offers information on all procedures and application deadlines, as well as other information related to studying and living in Slovenia.
The Student Organization of the University of Ljubljana (SOU of Ljubljana) is a democratic community which represents the rights and interests of students of the University of Ljubljana and independent higher education institutions that are members of SOU of Ljubljana. It stands for their realization and provides qualitative studies as well as a varied student life. SOU of Ljubljana represents interests of students, carries out extracurricular activities and leads the student politics in the fields of education, social and economic circumstances of students and international cooperation.
Academic exchange is conducted on the basis of inter-university or inter-faculty agreements concluded with foreign partner institutions offering short study visits or longer exchanges lasting from one semester to one year. University of Maribor is being integrated into the European academic community in order to promote Slovene national identity and ensure competitiveness of Slovene intellectuals on the European labour market. For this reason, University of Maribor ensures academic mobility of both professors and students and participates in various networks of European universities at regional, national and European level.
Slovene language courses are intended for those whose first language is not Slovene, however, they wish to learn it for different reasons.
In Slovenia, there are several types of higher education institutions, namely universities, faculties, art academies and independent higher education institutions. Today, there are four universities (University of Ljubljana, University of Maribor, University of Primorska and University of Nova Gorica), a public independent institution of higher education (Faculty of information studies Novo mesto), one International Association of universities (EMUNI-EURO Mediterranean University) and 44 private higher education institutions in Slovenia (the data is from june 2016).
The traditional higher education study programmes are offered by public or private universities and single higher education institutions. Higher education is governed by special regulations, taking into account the constitutionally guaranteed autonomy of public higher education institutions.
Ministry of Education, Science and Sport conducts different procedures and carries out administration services in the field of education, science and sport. Ministry is also responsible for the registration of certification service providers.
Moja izbira is Slovenia's national datasource on learning opportunities. The website provides the most comprehensive information for students and career counsellors on upper secondary, short-cycle higher vocational education and adult education institutions and programmes. Moja izbira has been developed by Institute of The Republic of Slovenia for Vocational Education and Training.
National Vocational Qualifications give you an opportunity to assess and validate knowledge and skills obtained through non-formal learning. Catalogues of expertise and skills standards serve as the basis for the acquisition of National Vocational Qualifications.
General information about Slovenia.
In the Republic of Slovenia, the education system is mainly organised as a public service as part of which public and private institutions and private persons who hold a concession provide accredited programmes. It is laid down by law that public schools are secular and the school environment autonomous; political and denominational activities are forbidden in public schools. The Constitution of the Republic of Slovenia (1991) stipulates freedom of choice in education, and guarantees the autonomy of higher education institutions.
Slovenian Student Union is umbrella organization comprising student organizations of Universities of Ljubljana, Maribor, Primorska and Student clubs association of Slovenia, who gathers 52 student clubs from all around Slovenia.
Information on national statistics.
Study in Slovenia web page is a one-stop shop offering visitors information about study, research and exchange in our country. You will also find relevant information regarding higher education, culture, life and administrative procedures.
Information on online visa applications, a detailed description of the circumstances under which a visa is required, and a description of different visa types.