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Faculty of Social Sciences at a glance

Splosna-angleska_2016_naslovka_resizeAcademic excellence, based on:

  • globally acknowledged lecturers,
  • in-house research institute,
  • up-to-date, relevant, interactive and interdisciplinary study programmes,
  • modern facilities and state-of-the-art lecture rooms,
  • Slovenia’s largest social sciences library,
  • FDV publishing house.
The Faculty of Social Sciences (FDV) is well known for its interdisciplinary study programmes, research activities and high quality teaching, as well as many curricular and extra-curricular activities. The faculty builds its academic excellence through outstanding theoretical and empirical research, extensive scholarly publishing, and a successful transfer of research results in curricula as well as the industries.
Up-to-date, relevant and interactive study programmes offer extensive, relevant, systematic, high quality and applicable knowledge about society and social phenomena, both nationally and internationally. Interactive and contemporary study programmes offer a broad understanding of and insight into what is happening in society, as well as a solid basis for developing a critical view of the contemporary social phenomena and for thinking about the challenges, and their possible solutions.
We encourage students to actively engage with teachers in our modern lecture halls, and we seek to involve students in our ongoing research projects, we offer extramural activities and practice in our multimedia classroom, we pride ourselves on having Slovenia’s largest social sciences library and our own publishing house. These are some of the reasons for choosing the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Ljubljana as your next study destination.
Departments and Chairs

Department of Sociology

Department of Political Science

Department of Communication

Department of Cultural Studies

Chairs at the faculty level

Chair of foreign languages



International students can choose among a variety of high quality study programmes on all three levels of study.

Bachelor Programmes

No bachelor programmes are listed for enrolment in English in the academic year 2018/2019. Information about all bachelor programmes in Slovenian language is available here.

Master Study Programmes

Doctoral Programmes

Doctoral Programmes organised at the university level:

  • Environmental Protection
  • Statistics