In 1994 the Government of the Republic of Slovenia appointed an expert committee for verifying knowledge of Slovene as a second and as a foreign language and issuing corresponding publicly recognised certificates (OJ RS, no. 47/1994). The Examination Centre concerns itself with activities related to the organising and administering of Slovene language exams. The Centre also determines the required standards of competence and rating criteria, while training exam providers.
Members of the Council of the Examination for the period from 1 October 2020 to 30 September 2024 are
- Teja Dolgan, representative of the Ministry for Education,
- Prof. Martin Germ, representative of the Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana,
- Primož Jamšek, representative of the Office for the Support and Integration of Migrants
- Marko Jenšterle, representative of the Ministry for Culture,
- mag. Danijela Kotnik, representative of the University of Ljubljana’s Higher Education Application and Information Service,
- Irena Kuntarič Hribar, representative of the Ministry of Labour,
- mag. Metka Pirc, representative of the Ministry of the Interior,
- Marko Tanasić, representative of the test takers,
- Irena Urankar, representative of other institutions administering exams.
In addition, the members of the Council are also, ex officio, the Head of the Centre for Slovene as a Second and Foreign Language, Prof. Marko Stabej (Chair of the IC Council), and the Head of the Department of Slovene Studies, Prof. Simona Kranjc.
Since 2000 the Examination Centre has been representing the University of Ljubljana in the Association of Language Testers in Europe (ALTE).