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International Cooperation through the University of Ljubljana

The University of Ljubljana, founded in 1919, is the oldest university in the Republic of Slovenia. According to the latest ARWU Shanghai, Times THES-QS and WEBOMETRICS rankings, it is one of the top 500 universities in the world. It consists of 23 faculties and three art academies, offering over 300 undergraduate and graduate study programs. With 50,000 undergraduate and graduate students, it is also the largest Slovenian university, employing approximately 6,000 higher education teachers, researchers, assistants, and administrative staff. 

University of Ljubljana (UL) offers a variety of international educational exchange options, for Slovenes, interesting in studying or teaching abroad, or foreigners wanting to participate in education in Slovenia. Some relationships are established through the UL’s membership in the Utrecht’s network of universities, and organized with the US universities’ consortium. This cooperation organizes students exchanges through the MAUI Association:

·     Baylor University; Waco, TX

·     Kansas State University; Manhattan, KS

·     Missouri University of Science and Technology; Rolla, MO

·     Oklahoma State University; Stillwater, OK

·     Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, IL

·     Texas Tech University; Lubbock, TX

·     University of Kansas; Lawrence, KS

·     University of Missouri; Columbia, MO

·     University of Missouri; Kansas City, MO

·     University of Missouri; St. Louis, MO

·     University of Nebraska, Kearney, NE

·     University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

·     University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE

·     University of Oklahoma; Norman, OK


UL has also independent agreements with US  universities, organizing exchanges of professors. Some of the exchanges are financed directly by UL:

- Augsburg College

- Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

- University of Pittsburgh

- University Washington Seattle


UL also has agreements with the following universities, which are not financed by the UL:

- Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Ohio

- The University of Colorado Denver

- State University Colorado


A third type of collaboration exists independently between UL member colleges and includes a variety of different exchanges:

- Clarscon University, Potsdam, New York; Chemistry

- University of Texas Health Sciences Center Huston, Medicine

- Drury University/School Of Business, Economy

- The University of Baltimore/Merric School of Business, Economy

- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Economy

- University of Illinois, Economy


 Link to the website of the University of Ljubljana:  http://www.uni-lj.si/   

Link to the list of departments / schools of the University of Ljubljana: http://www.uni-lj.si/academies_and_faculties/faculties/  

The information on Enrolment for Foreign Citizens at the University of Ljubljana: http://www.uni-lj.si/study/application_and_admission_procedures/slovenians_without_a_slovenian_citizenship_and_foreign_citizens_from_countries/  

The price list: http://www.uni-lj.si/study/price_list/