• Foundation of the EARL

    The EARL was created by two members of the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Social Sciences. An agreement to this effect was signed on 17 May 2016.

  • The purpose of the EARL

    The purpose of the EARL is to promote understanding and knowledge of East Asian region among scholars, practitioners, students and interested public from all corners of the world.

  • Location

    Find your way to the Central Social Sciences Library (map) - our front desk will guide you to the EARL.

About EARL

East Asia Resource Library (EARL) is a central reference point for the researchers of East Asian languages and cultures. EARL assures wide accessibility to the unique collection of digitalized primary sources, data, printed books and electronic sources available online in languages of the East Asian region, English and other world languages. The main purpose of the EARL is to facilitate a wider East-Asian network of institutions contributing literature and other teaching resources, with a view to promoting understanding between nations from the region and the local, but also regional interested public, students, and faculty. EARL hosts open events (lectures, presentations, round tables) focusing on subjects of relevance for participating partners and of interest to both Slovenian and international public. EARL publishes an occasional Newsletter on the previous and forthcoming events.

The EARL consists of four sections, to which Capital Library of China, Taiwan Resource Centre for Chinese Studies, and institutions from Japan and Korea contribute: China Corner Reading BeijingJapan CornerKorea CornerTaiwan Resource Centre for Chinese Studies.

The EARL Research Unit and its collaborators publish occasional papers on issues related to East Asia. For the collection visit here.

INVITATION: Role of University in Implementing Society 5.0 (3 Mar 2020)

The Embassy of Japan and the University of Ljubljana are organizing a Bilateral Seminar entitled “Role of University in Implementing Society 5.0”, dedicated to the educational aspects of the human-centered and knowledge-based Society 5.0.

17. February 2020 | EARL

Call for papers - 4th China-CEE conference / 24-25 September 2020, Ljubljana, Slovenia

​School of Economics and Business, University of Ljubljana and Confucius Institute Ljubljana with partner institutions are pleased to invite you to the 4th China-CEE conference that will take place on September 24-25, 2020 at the School of Economics and Business, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

17. February 2020 | EARL

'Japan Orientation' summer school program

The "Japan Orientation" organized by the University of East Anglia (UEA) is scheduled to run from 27 June to 11 July 2020.

13. February 2020 | EARL

Solidarity help to China

The Confucius Institute (Faculty of Economics), Kardeljeva ploščad 17, Ljubljana, is collecting N95, FFP2 type respiratory masks by Friday, February 14, 2020, until 16.00. Most protective masks of this type are belonging to brands 3M or Oxyline.

13. February 2020 | EARL


East Asia Resource Library (EARL)
Central Social Sciences Library
Kardeljeva ploščad 5
1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia SI

Contact: earl@fdv.uni-lj.si

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Video authors: Klemen Babuder, Peter Bohanec, Martin Glažar.