University of Ljubljana: Statistics



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#326 of 14,131 In the World
#124 of 2,785 In Europe
#1 of 32 In Slovenia
#1 of 12 In Ljubljana
#113 of 1,024 For Product and Industrial Design
Top50% For 227 other topics
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Acceptance rate

* The University of Ljubljana is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (matura) and entrance examination for Music, Drama, Cinema, and Television, Fine Arts, Architecture, Art Education, Pre-school Education, Textile Design, Sports, Musicology, Landscape Architecture
Academic CalendarOctober to May (October - January; February-May)
Full time employee6,093
Student:staff ratio6:1

Research profile

University of Ljubljana is a world-class research university with 63,270 scientific papers published and 1,093,464 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Physics, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Environmental Science, Computer Science, Medicine, Quantum and Particle physics, and Organic Chemistry.


University of Ljubljana majors

by publication & citation count

33,565 / 706,202
32,550 / 690,465
31,797 / 577,586
31,143 / 602,032
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
25,043 / 353,712
Environmental Science
24,432 / 449,031
Computer Science
22,550 / 436,915
22,069 / 420,421
Quantum and Particle physics
22,065 / 431,248
Organic Chemistry
17,663 / 364,056
17,098 / 426,167
Materials Science
16,703 / 319,906
15,459 / 369,089
13,134 / 160,011
12,928 / 255,280
Geography and Cartography
12,197 / 199,858
11,594 / 203,543
11,005 / 194,563
Political Science
10,919 / 147,276
10,370 / 214,885
10,026 / 152,051
10,000 / 143,482
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
9,214 / 151,211
8,826 / 127,850
8,788 / 168,504
8,476 / 167,367
8,467 / 161,105
Optical Engineering
8,452 / 156,207
7,751 / 109,353
6,857 / 105,563
Mechanical Engineering
6,779 / 113,704
Metallurgical Engineering
6,571 / 134,396
Electrical Engineering
6,525 / 116,265
6,452 / 98,795
6,291 / 85,694
5,515 / 120,215
Art & Design
5,412 / 67,299
4,856 / 85,385
4,834 / 81,616
Physical chemistry
4,525 / 96,975

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 222 1184
1992 324 1209
1993 369 1383
1994 411 1664
1995 408 1712
1996 481 2288
1997 534 2484
1998 606 2649
1999 660 3336
2000 846 3777
2001 782 4391
2002 1036 5579
2003 1113 6943
2004 1129 7850
2005 1253 9877
2006 1289 12184
2007 1614 15012
2008 1734 17959
2009 2008 21187
2010 1993 25416
2011 2282 31487
2012 2373 36465
2013 2621 41858
2014 2592 47103
2015 2869 50609
2016 2916 55763
2017 2832 59694
2018 3120 66214
2019 3485 76771
2020 4066 94586
2021 4506 112814
2022 4023 117489
2023 3968 123508
Academic rankings


The tuition table for University of Ljubljana gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Faculty Bachelor's Degree Master's Degree Doctoral Degree
Faculty of Arts €2,500 per year €2,500 per year €3,000 per year
Faculty of Economics €3,000 per year €3,000 per year €3,500 per year
Faculty of Law €3,000 per year €3,000 per year €3,500 per year
Faculty of Medicine €5,000 per year €5,000 per year €5,500 per year
Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering €3,000 per year €3,000 per year €3,500 per year
Faculty of Social Sciences €3,000 per year €3,000 per year €3,500 per year

The tuition costs are in Euros (€).

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by University of Ljubljana.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine Yes Yes Yes
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Diploma o pridobljeni univerzitetni izobrazbi 1. stopnje Agriculture, Architecture and Planning, Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Health Sciences, Home Economics, Information Sciences, Law, Mathematics and Computer Science, Music Education, Natural Sciences, Painting and Drawing, Performing Arts, Religion, Restoration of Works of Art, Sculpture, Social Sciences, Technology, Theatre, Transport and Communications, Welfare and Protective Services
Diploma o pridobljeni visokošolski strokovni izobrazbi 1. stopnje Agriculture, Architecture and Planning, Business Administration, Engineering, Health Sciences, Home Economics, Information Sciences, Mathematics and Computer Science, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Technology, Transport and Communications
Diploma o pridobljeni magistrski izobrazbi 2. stopnje Agriculture, Architecture and Planning, Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Health Sciences, Home Economics, Information Sciences, Law, Mathematics and Computer Science, Music Education, Natural Sciences, Performing Arts, Religion, Social Sciences, Technology, Transport and Communications, Welfare and Protective Services
Diploma o doktoratu znanosti Agriculture, Architecture and Planning, Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Information Sciences, Law, Mathematics and Computer Science, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Technology, Transport and Communications, Welfare and Protective Services

University of Ljubljana alumni

  1. Slavoj Žižek

    Slavoj Žižek
    Born in
    Slovenia Flag Slovenia
    1949-.. (age 75)
    Enrolled in the University of Ljubljana
    Graduated with Bachelor of Arts in philosophy
    essayistopinion journalistsociologistpoliticianpsychoanalyst

    Slavoj Žižek is a Slovenian philosopher, cultural theorist and public intellectual. He is the international director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities at the University of London, visiting professor at New York University and a senior researcher at the University of Ljubljana's Department of Philosophy. He primarily works on continental philosophy (particularly Hegelianism, psychoanalysis and Marxism) and political theory, as well as film criticism and theology.

  2. Aleksander Čeferin

    Aleksander Čeferin
    Born in
    Slovenia Flag Slovenia
    1967-.. (age 57)
    sports officiallawyer

    Aleksander Čeferin is a Slovenian lawyer and football administrator. Between 2011 and 2016, he was president of the Football Association of Slovenia. Since September 2016, he has been the president of UEFA.

  3. Janez Janša

    Janez Janša
    Born in
    Slovenia Flag Slovenia
    1958-.. (age 66)

    Ivan Janša, baptized and best known as Janez Janša ( Slovene: [ˈjàːnɛs]), is a Slovenian politician who served three times as a prime minister of Slovenia, a position he had held from 2004 to 2008, from 2012 to 2013, and from 2020 to 2022. Since 1993, Janša has led the Slovenian Democratic Party, which has emerged as the pre-eminent Slovenian conservative party. Janša lost his fourth bid for prime minister in April 2022, his party defeated by the Freedom Movement party.

  4. Borut Pahor

    Borut Pahor
    Born in
    Slovenia Flag Slovenia
    1963-.. (age 61)
    political scientistpolitician

    Borut Pahor is a Slovenian politician who served as President of Slovenia from 2012 to 2022. He previously served as Prime Minister of Slovenia from 2008 to 2012.

All 100 notable alumni

University of Ljubljana faculties and divisions

Academy : Fine Arts and Design Design, Fine Arts, Painting and Drawing, Restoration of Works of Art, Sculpture
Academy : Music Music, Music Education
Academy : Theatre, Radio, Film and Television Cinema and Television, Film, Fine Arts, Graphic Arts, Radio and Television Broadcasting, Singing
Faculty : Architecture Architectural and Environmental Design, Architectural Restoration, Architecture, Building Technologies, Environmental Studies, Furniture Design, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Regional Planning, Structural Architecture, Town Planning
Faculty : Arts African Studies, American Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Art History, Arts and Humanities, Asian Studies, Classical Languages, Comparative Literature, Dutch, English Studies, Ethnology, French, Geography, Germanic Languages, History, Italian, Library Science, Linguistics, Modern Languages, Musicology, Oriental Studies, Pedagogy, Philosophy, Psychology, Romance Languages, Slavic Languages, Social Sciences, Sociology, Spanish, Swedish, Translation and Interpretation
Faculty : Biotechnology Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agronomy, Architecture and Planning, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biotechnology, Education, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Fishery, Food Science, Food Technology, Forest Products, Forestry, Landscape Architecture, Microbiology, Natural Resources, Welfare and Protective Services, Wood Technology
Faculty : Chemistry and Chemical Technology Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry
Faculty : Civil Engineering and Geodesy Civil Engineering, Geophysics, Surveying and Mapping, Water Management
Faculty : Computer and Information Sciences Computer Engineering, Computer Networks, Computer Science, Information Sciences, Information Technology, Mathematics and Computer Science
Faculty : Education Art Education, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Education, Education, Home Economics Education, Mathematics Education, Physics, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Special Education, Technology Education
Faculty : Electrical Engineering Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Power Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering
Faculty : Health Sciences Health Sciences, Medical Technology, Medicine, Midwifery, Nursing, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Occupational Therapy, Orthopaedics, Physical Therapy, Public Health, Radiology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Sanitary Engineering
Faculty : Law Administrative Law, Air and Space Law, Canon Law, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, European Union Law, Fiscal Law, History of Law, International Law, Labour Law, Law, Maritime Law, Private Law, Public Law
Faculty : Maritime Studies and Transport Air Transport, Marine Science and Oceanography, Marine Transport, Railway Transport, Road Transport, Transport and Communications, Transport Management
Faculty : Mathematics and Physics Actuarial Science, Applied Mathematics, Applied Physics, Artificial Intelligence, Astronomy and Space Science, Astrophysics, Atomic and Molecular Physics, Biophysics, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Meteorology, Nuclear Physics, Optics, Physics, Solid State Physics, Statistics, Systems Analysis, Thermal Physics
Faculty : Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Engineering
Faculty : Medicine Anaesthesiology, Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedicine, Cardiology, Dentistry, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Epidemiology, Forensic Medicine and Dentistry, Gastroenterology, Gerontology, Haematology, Health Sciences, Hepatology, Hygiene, Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Occupational Health, Oncology, Paediatrics, Plastic Surgery, Pneumology, Podiatry, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Public Health, Radiology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Rheumatology, Social and Preventive Medicine, Sports Medicine, Surgery, Tropical Medicine, Urology, Venereology, Virology
Faculty : Natural Sciences and Engineering Chemical Engineering, Computer Education, Earth Sciences, Education, Engineering, Geological Engineering, Geology, Graphic Arts, Higher Education Teacher Training, Information Sciences, Information Technology, Materials Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Natural Sciences, Textile Technology
Faculty : Pharmacy Biochemistry, Biomedicine, Health Sciences, Natural Sciences, Pharmacy
Faculty : Public Administration Business Administration, Public Administration
Faculty : Social Sciences American Studies, Anthropology, Communication Disorders, Communication Studies, Comparative Politics, Comparative Sociology, Cultural Studies, European Studies, Family Studies, Government, History of Societies, International Relations and Diplomacy, International Studies, Journalism, Management, Military Science, Political Sciences, Social Policy, Social Sciences, Sociology, Welfare and Protective Services
Faculty : Social Work Social Work
Faculty : Sport Parks and Recreation, Sports
Faculty : Theology Religion, Theology
Faculty : Veterinary Agriculture, Fishery, Forestry, Veterinary Science
School : Economics and Business Accountancy, Banking, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Insurance, International Business, Management, Marketing

General information

Alternative names Univerza v Ljubljani
Founded 1919
Accreditation NAKVIS - SQAA Slovenian Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education

Location and contacts

Address Kongresni trg 12
Ljubljana, 1000
City population 284,000

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