32nd Summer School of Slovene Language 2013
1–26 July 2013
We invite you to visit Slovenia this summer to take a course in Slovene while enjoying an unforgettable Slovene holiday.
Course and duration
four-week course: 1–26 July 2013
two-week course: 1–12 July 2013 or
15–26 July 2013
- you can choose between two-week (40 hours) and four-week course (80 hours)
- 4 lessons each day for a total of 20 lessons a week
- Monday to Friday from 9.00 am to 12.30 pm
- more about course organisation
Elective afternoon course
If you want your studies to be more intensive, you can decide to attend an optional course, i. e. two additional language classes a day.
- 2–12 July 2013 and/or 16–26 July 2013
- 2 lessons each day for a total of 18 lessons in 2 weeks
- Monday to Friday from 2 pm to 3.30 pm
With regard to your level of knowledge of Slovene, you can select from among the following courses:
- beginners' level: Conversation and Phonetics,
- intermediate level: Conversation, Slovene Literature and Culture, Grammar,
- advanced level: Conversation, Slovene Literature and Culture, Preparation for the Exam of Slovene at the intermediate and advanced level.
Individual elective courses will be held if at least five students enrol.
Faculty of Arts, 2 Aškerčeva, Ljubljana
Certificate of Attendance
At the end of the Summer School you will receive an official Certificate of Attendance of a Slovene language course at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Ljubljana.
After successful completion of the course participants are awarded ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credit points:
– 3 credits for a 60-hour course,
– 4 credits for an 80-hour course,
– 6 credits for a 120-hour course.
Certificate of Slovene
If you want to obtain an official certificate of Slovene you can take the Exam of Slovene at the Intermediate or Advanced Level at the end of the first 2-week course. Applications will be collected during the Summer School.
Accompanying programme of the 32nd Summer School 2013
Summer school activities are not limited to language learning; there is also a varied social programme, where you can get acquainted with Slovene culture, history and contemporary reality. In workshops, you will learn about cultural practices and customs, meet famous and interesting Slovenes, see a Slovene film or a theatrical production, go to a concert and do some sports.
The activities of the accompanying programme are held in the afternoons and in the evenings and are covered by the tuition fee. Parts of the accompanying programme are translated into English, which enables beginners to follow those activities as well; other activities are held only in Slovene and are meant as a direct complement of the language courses.
You should also read other general information.
EUR 530 for a 2-week course (40 hours)
EUR 900 for a 4-week course (80 hours)
EUR 155 for a 2-week elective course (18 hours)
Tuition fees cover language courses as well as the additional activities programme. The textbook is not included in the price, you will buy it at the course after the results of the placement test are known. The price of the course also does not include the Exam of Slovene.
Registration & Payment
You can apply for the course using the application form on our web site no later than 17 June 2013 (and 1 July for the course 15–26 July 2013). After we have received your application form, we will send you the invoice by regular or e-mail.
The tuition fee must be paid in full no later than 21 June 2013 (and 5 July for the course 15–26 July 2013). You should send your payment receipt via e-mail, fax or postal address. Please bring along a copy of the receipt when you join the course in order to help clarify possible misunderstandings.
When we have received the payment receipt we will send you the letter of acceptance as well as information material on the Summer School.
Members of Slovene ethnic minorities in other countries and descendants of Slovene expatriates and emigrants can apply for the scholarship (2-week morning course). The deadline for applications is 15 May 2013. Application
Candidates who do not have Slovene background, but are actively engaged in Slovene culture or in some other way contribute to the promotion of Slovenia in the world can apply for one of the scholarships of the Jana Zemljarič Miklavčič Scholarship Trust. The deadline for applications is 1 May 2013. More...
Centre for Slovene does not organise accommodation, however it is recommended that you arrange it prior to your arrival to Slovenia.
We look forward to seeing you in Slovenia!
Photographs of the 27th, 28th and 29th Summer School of Slovene Language are available at: