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  • Call for enrollment in Master's programmes in the academic year 2024/25

    The first application period is open from March 29, 2024 to May 31, 2024. Information day will take place on September 15, 2024.

  • Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana

    Our revised, interactive and up-to-date study programmes offer a broad understanding of and insight into what is happening in society, as well as a solid basis for criticism of social phenomena and influence in social change.

  • Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana

    We are the largest interdisciplinary public institution for education and research in the social sciences in Slovenia, and among the largest and most up-to-date in Europe. Through its human resources, its in-house research institute, central social sciences library and publishing house, it develops a range of disciplines that represent an optimal synergy for the contemporary social sciences.

Information about all bachelor programmes in Slovenian language is available here.


Doctoral Programmes

The Humanities and Social Sciences

The doctoral programme in the Humanities and Social Sciences is a joint programme for all of the social science and humanities subjects fostered by the Faculty of Social Sciences and the Faculty of Arts. The programme emphasises the connection between study and research, cooperation among institutions, the European mobility of students and teachers, and the development of interdisciplinary and innovative approaches to study and research.

How to apply for doctoral programmes

Exchange programmes

Student exchange programmes contribute to the development of modern societies, ethical values and individuals in general. 

The Faculty of Social Sciences has 154 signed bilateral agreements within the Erasmus Programme and 29 bilateral agreements with universities located outside of the EU.  Every year we host about 200 exchange students and as many as 170 of our students have already made the decision to study at our partner universities. 


International Summer Schools of the Faculty of Social Sciences

Summer School of "Playful Knowledge" (June 25 - July 27, 2024)

International Summer School of Political Ecology 2024 - The public, the private and the commons: challenges of a just green transition  (July 1 - July 5, 2024)


Contact us

Faculty of Social Sciences
International Office
Kardeljeva ploščad 5
SI-1000 Ljubljana

Head of International Relations Office

Ms. Maša Kolenbrand

Study in Ljubljana

Ljubljana lies in the basin between the Karst and the Alps, some 298 m above the sea. With its 280,000 inhabitants, it ranks among the smaller European capitals but it is big enough to encompass everything expected from a capital city, while being small enough to allow people to retain their individuality.


The Social Sciences Research Institute is the largest research institute for Social Sciences in Slovenia. Research at the Institute is carried out within the framework of national and international research programmes. Intensive research is carried out within European Union research projects, but researchers and research centres are also involved in other international research.

Trial access to Duke University Press books and journals

Trial access is available until May 31, 2024!

13. March 2024 | Testni dostop

Trial access to books by De Gruyter and partner publishers

Trial access is available till April 30 2024!

14. February 2024 | Testni dostop

Trial access to SIPRI Yearbook Online

Trial access is available till 10th March 2024.

20. December 2023 | Testni dostop

MEMPOP: Mnemonic Aesthetics and Strategies in Popular Culture: Murals, Film, and Popular Music as Memory Work

Within the project, researchers from the University of Ljubljana and the University of Rijeka will explore different strategies of popular culture producers and curators interested in collective memory and the aesthetics of such popular culture forms.

12. December 2023 | Projekti