Centre for Slovene as a
Second and Foreign language

The programmes of the Centre for Slovene as a Second and Foreign Language provide comprehensive specialist support for Slovene as a second or foreign language and for Slovene language, literature and culture, as well as promoting Slovene Studies internationally.

The Centre works under the auspices of the Department of Slovene Studies at the Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana. Its activities are organised into eight special programmes and are co-financed by the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport.



  • Courses for Adults

    Scholarships for the 37th Summer School of Slovene Language (for adults)

    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 2018. More information and application…

    The Office for Slovenians Abroad and the Slovenian Australian Academic Association (SAAA) are awarding one Australian student with a travel grant to attend a 2-week Summer School. More information…

    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 2018More information…

  • Courses for Adults

    Let’s Taste Slovene

    Join the 30-hour afternoon course for beginners taking place from 28 March to 6 June 2018, every Wednesday from 6.00 to 8.30 pm. More…

  • For teachers

    Teaching Slovene as L2

    We invite you to a seminar on teaching Slovene as L2 to children and teenagers. Through workshops and presentations you will get to know different techniques and methods of teaching and also some of the materials for teaching Slovene as L2 which have been prepared at the Centre for Slovene. The seminar will be held in Ravne na Koroškem on Friday 16th March 2018. More …

  • Seminar SJLK

    54th Seminar of Slovene Language, Literature and Culture

    You are cordially invited to take part in the 54th Seminar of Slovene Language, Literature and Culture: 1918 in Slovene Language, Literature and Culture, which will take place from 2 to 13 July 2018.

Office hours

MON–FRI: 9.00–11.00 am & 2.00–3.00 pm
(every first Wednesday of the month until 5.00 pm)

Centre for Slovene
as a Second and Foreign Language
University of Ljubljana
12 Kongresni trg
SI-1000 Ljubljana
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