Chair of Social Informatics and Methodology

  • Welcome to the Chair of Social Informatics and Methodology

    The mission of the department is providing excellence in education, research and development of social informatics, methodology of social research and social statistics.

  • 11 reasons to study Social Informatics

    You do not know which study programme to enrol? Cannot decide between the social and natural sciences?

  • Study of Social Informatics offers great diversity

    Social informatics links social sciences, informatics and statistics. Often works as a data analyst and project manager in public institutions and private companies.

The Department of Social Informatics has implemented the study programme Social informatics since 1984, as the first such study programme in the world. 

According to its mission the Department offers theoretical base and professional knowledge and skills in the fields of social informatics, methodology, and statistics. In this way a graduate of Social Informatics can competently deal with the interaction of information-communication technologies and contemporary societies. Our graduates are employed in private and public sector, in their own companies, in academia, covering a range of professional profiles: web analytics, optimization of information systems and services, statistics and methodology, market research, research management and consulting, business analytics.

Lecturers of Social Informatics participate in a variety of national and international research projects, cooperate with different private and public research organizations in Slovenia and abroad, and publish with world's leading journals and publishers.

Sampling, Weighting and Estimation in Survey Methodology

The second SERISS training course “Sampling, Weighting and Estimation in Survey Methodology” will be held on 24th-25th April 2017 in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

26. January 2017 | Notifications

The success of the magazine Metodološki zvezki - Advances in methodology and statistics

International scientific journal Metodološki zvezki broke into ¾ journals in the SCOPUS database and also has the A' for the year 2016.

25. January 2017 | Notifications

Hungry for data? Food statistics

We invite you to attend the traditional Statistical Days. At the 2017 Statistical Day the topics of food, food safety and data enabling insight into the situation in this area will be discussed by esteemed experts from Slovenia.

28. December 2016 | Notifications

Andraž Petrovčič, PhD received the solemn certificate for exceptional pedagogical and research accomplishments

Within the University Week of University of Ljubljana, that was carried out between 5th and 9th December 2016, Andraž Petrovčič, PhD has received the solemn certificate for young academics and higher education employees for exceptional pedagogical and research accomplishments.

21. December 2016 | Notifications

Studentships in Digital Media and Society

Ben Light - BA (Hons), MSc, PhD., Professor of Digital Society at University of Salford is open to taking students at the University of Salford in the intersecting areas of digital media, gender and sexuality.

8. November 2016 | Work and study opportunities

Funded PhD Opportunities & Online Info Session, Illinois

The School of Information Sciences, the iSchool at Illinois, is actively recruiting outstanding doctoral students who are interested in becoming partners in their world-renowned research and scholarship program.

8. November 2016 | Work and study opportunities

Undergraduate Programmes
Master's Programmes
Interdisciplinary Doctoral Programmes