Language courses in Slovenia

There is a range of courses for study of Slovenian, provided by the University of Ljubljana, at The Centre for Slovene as a Second/Foreign Language, Faculty of Arts.
The Centre for Slovenian as a Second/Foreign Language offers a one year Slovenian language course, which begins in October. Applicants have a choice of short courses, a half-year course, short winter and summer school, afternoon courses and personal tuition.
In recent years a number of private language centres in Ljubljana offer Slovenian and other languages for beginners. (See Links guide, courses)     

Distance Slovenian

The Centre for Slovene launched a distance language course in June 2006, for three ability levels: beginners, intermediate and advanced. The course and program details, and audio visual materials are on view.
Slovene Language Summer Course on the Slovenian Coast, Koper
An annual two week summer course organized by the Science and Research Centre of Koper and the Faculty of Humanities Koper at the University of Primorska, it has run for thirteen years. Afternoon workshops are offered on Slovenian language and culture: history, folklore, folk music, literature, theatre and film.

The Ministry for Education and Sport RS offers scholarships for participation in university courses. Applications with a short biography, with a recommendation by a Slovenian association are requested.

Slovenian at universities
Slovenian is taught as a foreign language at over fifty universities outside of Slovenia. There are various options for undergraduate, postgraduate students, and external participants.



Aleksandra Ceferin

Aleksandra Ceferin (M.A., B.A., Dip.Ed.) has introduced Slovenian language as a school subject in Australian school system and founded the Slovenian Teachers' Association of Victoria in 1976. She has extensive experience in language education: as teacher, lecturer, curriculum coordinator, course writer, language consultant and manager, VCE State Reviewer and Chief Examiner. Since 1998 she has been the President of ISSV and the manager and chief editor of its projects. Aleksandra visits Slovenian annually, establishing and maintaining contacts with Slovenia, and initiating exchanges and cooperation between organizations. In 2004 she was the recipient of the National Education Award of RS Slovenia.