30th Winter School of Slovene Language

A winter intensive language course of Slovene is aimed for those wishing to learn as much as possible in two weeks only, and learn about Slovene culture and society in the accompanying programme.

22 January–2 February 2024
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Course and duration

Morning course

Afternoon elective course

If you want your studies to be more intensive, you can decide to attend an optional course, i. e. two additional language classes a day. The course will start on Tuesday, 23 January 2024.

  • two 45-minute lessons a day
  • Monday to Friday, from 2.00 to 3.30 pm
  • with regard to your level of knowledge of Slovene, you can select from among the following courses:
    • beginners’ level: Conversation and Phonetics,
    • intermediate level: Conversation, Grammar,
    • advanced level: Conversation.

Individual elective courses will be held if at least 5 students enroll.


Filozofska fakulteta, Aškerčeva 2, Ljubljana.


500 EUR for morning course and accompanying programme (22 January–2 February), 48 hours
201 EUR
for elective afternoon course (23 January–2 February), 18 hours

Tuition fee covers the morning course as well as the accompanying programme. 

  • Accompanying programme

    When you are not busy with language classes, you will be able to take part in our Winter School accompanying programme (approximately 8 hours), which includes lectures, workshops, cultural events and sport activities. These activities take place in the afternoons and are included in the tuition fee.
  • Certificates

    Certificate of Attendance

    At the end of the Winter School you will receive an official Certificate of Attendance of a Slovene language course at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Ljubljana.

    Credit points

    After successful completion of the course (morning and afternoon elective course, 60 hours altogether), participants are awarded 3 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credit points (morning and elective course).

    Certificate of Slovene

    If you want to obtain an official certificate of Slovene you can take the Exam of Slovene at the end of the course.

  • Participants

    Anyone with an interest in learning Slovene is very welcome. However, participants must be at least 18 years old; younger participants should attend the Youth Summer School.

    Health insurance

    Participants of the course do not automatically have special health and accident insurance and this is why you are asked to arrange your own health insurance in your country of residence prior to your arrival in Slovenia.


    Although the Centre for Slovene is a part of the University of Ljubljana, participants do not acquire student status by enrolling in a Slovene language course.

  • Registration and Payment

    You can apply for the course via internet no later than 8 January 2024. After we have received your application form, we will send you the invoice by regular or e-mail.

    The tuition fee must be paid in full no later than 12 January 2024. You should send your payment receipt by e-mail. When we have received the payment receipt we will send you the letter of acceptance as well as information material on the Winter School.

    More about the registration, payment and cancellation.

  • Scholarships

    Members of Slovene ethnic minorities in other countries and descendants of Slovene expatriates and emigrants can apply for the scholarship; applications should reach us before 31 August 2023. More information and application…

  • We are looking forward to seeing you in Slovenia!