27th Winter School of Slovene Language
NOTICE: Due to the current health situation, Winter School in its classic form has been canceled. The Winter School will be held online. You can find more information about the Winter School Online and registration HERE.
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.
18–29 January 2021
Course and duration
- four 45-minute lessons a day, 40 school hours
- Monday to Friday, from 9.00 am to 12.30 pm
- more about the course organisation
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 Monday, 18 January 2021.
- two 45-minute lessons a day, 18 school hours
- 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:
Individual elective courses will be held if at least 5 students enroll.
Filozofska fakulteta, Aškerčeva 2, Ljubljana.
455 EUR for morning course and accompanying programme (18–29 January)
180 EUR for elective afternoon course (19–29 January)
Tuition fee covers the morning course as well as the accompanying programme.
Accompanying programmeWhen you are not busy with language classes, you will be able to take part in our Winter School accompanying programme, which includes lectures, workshops, cultural events and sport activities. These activities take place in the afternoons and are included in the tuition fee.
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.
After successful completion of the course 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.
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.
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. Participants of longer courses, however, can obtain a student discount for the purchase of public transport bus tickets in Ljubljana (school monthly card Urbana can only be obtained until the age of 27).
Registration and Payment
You can apply for the course via internet no later than 4 January 2021. 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 8 January 2021. 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.
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 2020. More information and application…
We are looking forward to seeing you in Slovenia!