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The University of Primorska is offering free courses of Slovene to its students and staff from level A1 (absolute beginner) to B1 (intermediate).

Preparatory summer courses 2022

Programme of the Preparatory summer courses 2021 is published here.

Who is it for?

All students enrolled in Slovene study programmes and all scholarship holders have to pass A2 Slovene proficiency exam before their enrollment into the 2nd year. 

All others are strongly encouraged to learn the language of the environment they live in.

How does it work? 

You are divided into smaller groups with students who have a similar background and therefore similar starting point in the language. There are a 6 groups: 

  • 2 groups of students from Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro - start with A2 class and continue to B1; 
  • 1 group of students from other Slavic speaking countries - start with A1 advance class and continue to A2;
  • 1 group of students from non-Slavic speaking countries - start with A1 absolute beginner class and continue to A2;
  • 1 group of mobile students - have an A1 absolute beginner class with emphasis on culture and life in Slovenia;
  • 1 group of staff - level depends on the group needs.

UP  takes necessary measures to enable your participation in language courses and we try to reserve your time for language learning free in the schedules.

Mobile students

Mobile students will get the information about learning Slovene after the arrival to Koper (on Orientation days).

Where is it implemented? 

All language courses are implemented by the University of Primorska Faculty of Humanities at their premises. 

 

Schedule 2022/2023

 

The subject "Slovenian language as a foreign", level A1, A2 and B1 has the duration of 60 contact hours, evaluated 6 ECTS, is carried out at the Faculty of Humanities, University of Primorska and it is free of charge for all the foreign students of University of Primorska.

More information about the schedule in Academic year on THIS LINK.

 

29TH SUMMER COURSES OF THE SLOVENE LANGUAGE

11 - 22 July, 2022

The 29th Summer School of the Slovene language in the Slovenian Istria "Hello, here is the Slovene Mediterranean!" (Halo, tukaj slovenski Mediteran) will take place in Koper between 11 and 22 July 2022. It is  organized by the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Primorska in cooperation with the Science and Research Centre of Koper and with the financial support of the Government’s office for Slovene Abroad.

This year, the organizers will once again give several scholarships for participation in the Summer Slovene Language Courses on the Slovenian Coast, which are provided by the Office of the Republic of Slovenia for Slovenes Abroad.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION AND APPLICATION FOR SCHOLARSHIP: 15. 5. 2022

NOTICE OF RECEIPT OF SCHOLARSHIP AND CLASSIFICATION: 30. 5. 2022

REGISTRATION FEE (50 €): 15. 6. 2022

CONTACT AND APPLICATIONS: halo.tecaji@fhs.upr.si