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University of Ljubljana
Logo of the University of Ljubljana
Latin: Universitas Labacensis

Established 1919
Type Public
Staff 3,500
Rector Andreja Kocijančič
Faculty 22
Students 56,000
Location Ljubljana, Slovenia
Website www.uni-lj.si/

The University of Ljubljana (in Slovenian, Univerza v Ljubljani; in Latin, Universitas Labacensis) is the first and the largest university in Slovenia; with 56,000 enrolled students. It ranks among the biggest universities in the world scale. Image File history File links from http://www. ... Latin was the language originally spoken in the region around Rome called Latium. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... The term public school has different (and in some cases contradictory) meanings due to regional differences. ... The word rector (ruler, from the Latin regere) has a number of different meanings. ... A faculty is a division within a university. ... (help· info) (IPA: ) is the capital and largest city in Slovenia. ... The front page of the English Wikipedia Website. ... It has been suggested that History of the Latin language be merged into this article or section. ... A university is an institution of higher education and of research, which grants academic degrees at all levels (bachelor, master, and doctor) in a variety of subjects. ...


Although certain academies (notably of philosophy and theology) were established as early as the 17th century, the university as such had first been founded in 1810 under the French rule of Napoleon, named Ecoles centrales, but was soon afterwards disbanded when the Austrian government regained control. The university under its current name was only founded in 1919 with 5 faculties (law, philosophy, technology, theology and medicine). The main building of the university, Rektorat Univerze (Kongresni trg 12, SI–1000 Ljubljana), situated in the very centre of Ljubljana, was designed first as a state mansion in 1902 by Jan Vladimir Hrásky, and was later remodelled by a Czech architect from Vienna, Josip Hudetz. 1810 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... For other uses, see Napoleon (disambiguation). ... 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... (help· info) (IPA: ) is the capital and largest city in Slovenia. ... 1902 (MCMII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Vienna (German: Wien [viːn]; Slovenian: Dunaj, Croatian and Serbian: Beč Romanian: Viena, Hungarian: Bécs, Czech: Vídeň, Slovak: Viedeň, Romany Vidnya, Russian: Вена) is the capital of Austria, and also one of the nine States of Austria. ...

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The university today has 23 faculties and three academies, scattered round urban Ljubljana:

The university was founded in the centre of Ljubljana where the central university building and the majority of its faculties are located. Later on, some new, modern buildings were constructed in the suburbs of the city. Music is a human activity which involves structured and audible sounds, which is used for artistic or aesthetic, entertainment, or ceremonial purposes. ... It has been suggested that Drama (art form) be merged into this article or section. ... Film refers to the celluloid media on which movies are printed. ... Fine art is a term used to refer to fields traditionally considered to be artistic. ... The Parthenon on top of the Acropolis, Athens, Greece Architecture (from Latin, architectura and ultimately from Greek, αρχιτεκτων, a master builder, from αρχι- chief, leader and τεκτων, builder, carpenter) is the art and science of designing buildings and structures. ... A precise definition of the arts can be contentious, but the following areas of activity are usually included: Art / Visual arts Architecture Crafts Dance Drawing Film Literature Music Painting Photography Pottery Sculpture Theater Unlike art, design focuses less on the aesthetics of a thing and more on the functionality of... The structure of insulin Biotechnology is a technology based on biology, especially when used in agriculture, food science, and medicine. ... Multicolored chemicals are frequent hallmarks of chemistry. ... The Falkirk Wheel in Scotland. ... It has been suggested that geodetic system be merged into this article or section. ... Computer science is the study of the theoretical foundations of information and computation and their implementation and application in computer systems. ... Information science or informatics is the science of information. ... Buyers bargain for good prices while sellers put forth their best front in Chichicastenango Market, Guatemala. ... This article treats electronics engineering as a subfield of electrical engineering, though this is not typical use in some areas. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... This article is in need of attention. ... Portorož (Portorose in Italian, literally Port of Roses) is a coastal town in Slovenia and one of the countrys largest tourist areas. ... Euclid, detail from The School of Athens by Raphael. ... Physics (from the Greek, φυσικός (physikos), natural, and φύσις (physis), nature) is the science of the natural world dealing with the fundamental constituents of the universe, the forces they exert on one another, and the results produced by these forces. ... The W16 engine from a Bugatti Veyron Mechanical engineering is a very broad field of engineering that involves the application of physical principles for analysis, design, manufacturing, and maintenance of mechanical systems. ... Medicine is the branch of health science and the sector of public life concerned with maintaining human health or restoring it through the treatment of disease and injury. ... The lunar farside as seen from Apollo 11 Natural science is the study of the physical, nonhuman aspects of the Earth and the universe around us. ... Engineering is the application of scientific and technical knowledge to solve human problems. ... Bowl of Hygeia Pharmacy (from the Greek φάρμακον = drug) is the profession charged with ensuring the safe use of medication. ... Public administration is, broadly speaking, the study and implementation of policy. ... Terms like SOSE (Studies of Society & the Environment) not only refer to social sciences but also studies of the environment. ... Social work is a helping profession focused on social change, problem solving in human relationships and the empowerment and liberation of people to enhance well-being (IASSW & IFSW 2001). ... Theology is literally rational discourse concerning God (Greek θεος, theos, God, + λογος, logos, rational discourse). By extension, it also refers to the study of other religious topics. ... Veterinary medicine is the application of medical, diagnostic, and therapeutic principles to companion, domestic, exotic, wildlife, and production animals. ... Health care or healthcare is the prevention, treatment, and management of illness and the preservation of mental and physical well-being through the services offered by the medical, nursing, and allied health professions [1]. The organised provision of such services may constitute a healthcare system. ... (help· info) (IPA: ) is the capital and largest city in Slovenia. ...


The University of Ljubljana is famous for the quality of its study courses both in the humanities, and in scientific and technological fields, as well as in medicine, dentistry and veterinary science.


On a domestic and international level, the study courses run at the University of Ljubljana and its projects follow the latest world discoveries and trends in the field of art, science and technology, to which the contribution of numerous Slovenian professors and researchers is of great importance.

The main building of the university, Rektorat Univerze
The main building of the university, Rektorat Univerze

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The University of Ljubljana practices basic, applied and development research, striving for excellence and quality of the highest standard in all fields of science and arts, such as the humanities, social sciences, linguistics, arts, medicine, natural sciences and technology. The scope of this article is limited to the empirical sciences. ... A precise definition of the arts can be contentious, but the following areas of activity are usually included: Art / Visual arts Architecture Crafts Dance Drawing Film Literature Music Painting Photography Pottery Sculpture Theater Unlike art, design focuses less on the aesthetics of a thing and more on the functionality of... The examples and perspective in this article may not represent a worldwide view. ... The social sciences are a group of academic disciplines that study the human aspects of the world. ... Linguistics is the scientific study of human language, and someone who engages in this study is called a linguist. ... A precise definition of the arts can be contentious, but the following areas of activity are usually included: Art / Visual arts Architecture Crafts Dance Drawing Film Literature Music Painting Photography Pottery Sculpture Theater Unlike art, design focuses less on the aesthetics of a thing and more on the functionality of... Medicine is the branch of health science and the sector of public life concerned with maintaining human health or restoring it through the treatment of disease and injury. ... The term natural science as the way in which different fields of study are defined is determined as much by historical convention as by the present day meaning of the words. ... } the surface of the planet for the first time and explore space. ...


Based on its own research projects as well as advances in research at home and abroad, the University provides instruction and training to prominent scientists and experts, capable of leading sustainable development, with a view to respecting the legacy of European Enlightenment and [[Humanism as well as human rights. The University also promotes interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary studies.


Achievements in the fields of science and arts are shared with other universities and institutions carrying out scientific research. It thus contributes its share to the world's treasure of knowledge and at the same time, disseminates this knowledge within the country’s borders. The University works in co-operation with various economic institutions in both the public and private sectors, with the government and local authorities as well as other civil institutions. In this way it encourages the harnessing and application of its research and educational achievements and contributes to social development.


The University of Ljubljana has a consolidating role in the academic community of professors, researchers, students and other associates, and strives to establish its fine reputation both at home and around the world. Its research, education, public activities and relations among its members is carried out based on the following principles:


professional excellence or ensuring the highest possible quality,


academic freedom of its staff and students, particularly creative freedom,


autonomy in relation to the state, politics, capital or church,


humanism and human rights, including equal opportunity and solidarity.


See also

A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z The alphabetical listing is based on Christina DeMellos pages at http://www. ... (help· info) (IPA: ) is the capital and largest city in Slovenia. ... University of Primorska (Slovenian Univerza na Primorskem, Italian LUniversità del Litorale) is the third university in Slovenia. ... University of Maribor (Slovenian Univerza v Mariboru) is the second university in Slovenia, established in 1961. ...

External links

  • University of Ljubljana Website in slovenian
  • University of Ljubljana Website in english


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