University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
The University of Ljubljana possesses a rich tradition. It ranks as a very large university, with more than 63,000 graduate and postgraduate students. Approximately 4000 higher education teachers are employed in the 22 faculties, 3 arts academies and one university college.
The university was founded in 1919 on the basis of centuries of educational tradition, remaining the only Slovenian university for half a century. The University is based in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, a relatively large Central-European city with over 300,000 inhabitants. Students account for more than one-seventh of the population, giving the city a youthful and lively character.
The university's central office and the majority of schools are situated in the center of Ljubljana. Several newer and modern buildings of the University of Ljubljana are located on the city outskirts. The university is renowned for its quality study programs. Over one-half of the study programs in the 2007/2008 academic year were offered in accordance with the Bologna Declaration.