Courses for Adults

Slovene language courses are intended for those whose first language is not Slovene, however, they wish to learn it for different reasons. We offer various ways of learning Slovene in a stimulative environment, with experienced teachers and quality materials. We have more than 30 years of experience in the organising of courses and thousands of satisfied participants.



T: +386 (0)1 241 86 48


  • Office hours on Friday, 27 May 2016

    Dear Customers

    On Friday, 27 May 2016, there will be no office hours at the Centre for Slovene as a Second and Foreign Language.

    Thank you for your understanding!

  • Scholarships for the 35th Summer school of Slovene

    Members of Slovene ethnic minorities in other countries and descendants of Slovene expatriates and emigrants can apply for the scholarship awarded by the Ministry of education, science and sport or Government’s Office for Slovenians Abroad (2-week morning course). The deadline for applications is 15 May 2016. More information and application…

    Candidates who do not have Slovene background, but are actively engaged in Slovene culture or in some other way contribute to the promotion of Slovenia in the world can apply for one of the scholarships of the Jana Zemljarič Miklavčič Scholarship Trust. The deadline for applications is 1 May 2016More information…

  • Spring courses of Slovene

    We kindly invite you to join our spring courses of Slovene:

    For more information and application please follow the above hyperlinks.

Upcoming courses overview

Regular language courses

Course Date Nr. of
Schedule Price* (EUR) Application
INTENSIVE COURSE 6–10 June 2016 20 Mon–Fri
5.00–8.30 pm
195 Application
SUMMER SCHOOL 4–29 July 2016 40/80 Mon–Fri
9.00 am–12.30 pm
540/915 Application
INTENSIVE COURSE 19–23 Sept 2016 20 Mon–Fri
5.00–8.30 pm
195 Application
INDIVIDUAL CLASSES September–July min. 10 arranged individually 30,50 /36,60 Application

Specialised language courses

Course Date Nr. of
Schedule Price* (EUR) Application 
5.00–8.30 pm
345 Application 
PREPARATION FOR THE BASIC LEVEL EXAM 31 May–3 June 2016 20 Mon–Fri 9.00 am–12.30 pm 150 Application 
9.00 am–12.30 pm
75 Application 

*VAT (22%) is already included in the price.

General Information

  • Staff of Slovene Language Courses programme

    Head of the Programme
    Branka Gradišar
    T: +386 (0) 241 86 48

    Jana Kete Matičič
    T: +386 (0) 241 86 77

    Head teacher 
    Tanja Jerman

    Tjaša Alič
    T: +386 (0) 241 86 48

  • Registration and payment

    You can apply for a course by completing the application form on our website (first you have to choose a course) at least two weeks before the desired course begins.

    After we have received the application form we will send you the invoice by regular mail or E-mail. The language course must be paid in full no later than 10 days before the beginning of the desired course. More…

  • Course organisation

    The courses are elementary, intermediate and advanced. More…
  • Course Locations

    The courses run at different locations in Ljubljana.
  • Certificate of Attendance

    An 80-percent attendance is required in order to receive an official Certificate of Attendance of a Slovene language course at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Ljubljana. More…
  • Scholarships

    Members of Slovene ethnic minorities in other countries and descendants of Slovene expatriates and emigrants can apply for the scholarship. More…
  • Participants

    Anyone with an interest in learning Slovene is very welcome. However, participants must be at least 18 years oldMore…
  • Residence Permit

    Course participants need to obtain a residence permit prior to entering the countryMore…
  • Accommodation

    Accommodation is organised for the Youth Summer School participants only; for all other courses accommodation must be organised by participants themselves (it is recommended that you do so prior to your arrival to Slovenia). More…
  • Reference list

    List of embassies, institutions, individuals and companies which have enrolled employees in our Slovene language courses.

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