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Why choose the University of Ljubljana?

  1. Students account for more than one-seventh of the population of Ljubljana, giving the city a youthful and lively character
  2. The university is a member of numerous international networks like: UNICA, Utrecht Network
  3. Ljubljana is a city of greenery, its very centre occupied by parks and forests, and it also represents an ideal departure point for the discovery of all the variety Slovenia has to offer.


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Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia

City Population: 274,826

University Population: 61,000

Climate: Ljubljana's climate is oceanic bordering on a humid subtropical climate zone with continental characteristics such as warm summers and moderately cold winters.

Nearest airport: Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport

Website: www.uni-lj.si


The University of Ljubljana is the oldest, largest and internationall best-ranked university in Slovenia, being amongst the top 500 or the top 3% of the world's best universities according to the ARWU. With over 63,000 enrolled undergraduate and graduate students, it is one of the largest universities in Europe.

The central building, all three academies and faculties are located in the city centre. Some of the more recent and modern buildings were constructed on the outskirts of Ljubljana, giving the university and its students a presence throughout the city.

The University of Ljubljana has close ties with Slovenian companies and foreign enterprises. Their partners include multinational corporations and the most successful Slovenian companies.