Useful Information

Academic calendar
1st semester: beginning of October – mid February (exams period included)
2nd semester: end February – beginning of July (exams period included)

Welcome Day
FBS organizes a Welcome Day for the Incoming Students each semester and takes place at the beginning of the semester classes. Attendance is obligatory for all exchange students studying at the FLBS.

During the Welcome Day the FLBS International Relations Office provides Incoming Students with information of interest regarding the faculty services, registering and enrolling procedures. FBS also provides Incoming Students with detailed program information and academic advice.

Important Dates & Grading System

Academic calendar 2021/2022

Winter Semester

Orientation day 1 October 2021
Lectures 4 October 2021 - 14 January 2022
Examination period 17 January - 11 February 2022
National and bank holidays

1 November: All Souls Day
25 December: Christmas
26 December: Independence and Unity Day

Christmas-New Year celebration 9 December 2021
Winter break 24 December 2021 - 2 January 2022

Spring / Summer Semester

Orientation day 14 February 2022
Lectures 14 February - 3 June 2022
Examination period 6 June - 1 July 2022
Re-takes

16 August – 9 September 2022

National and bank holidays

18 April: Easter Monday,
27 April: Resistance Day,
25 June: Statehood Day

ECTS & grading system

The European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) is a standard for comparing the study performance of higher education students across the European Union. ECTS credits present the value allocated to a certain course and describe the quantity of work each course requires from a student.

ECTS credits:

1 full academic year = 60 credits
1 semester = 30 credits

Grade Description ECTS
10 excellent A
9 very good B
8 very good C
7 good D
6 satisfactory E
5 fail F

Accommodation
Student dormitories (ERASMUS)
you should look at this website: http://studyinslovenia.si/live/accomodation/
and for private accommodation: http://www.mkvadrat.si/ (in Slovenian)

MEDICAL INSURANCE
Foreign students coming from the EU member countries and the countries of the European economic region should have the E 128 form, E 111 form or E-card. The document type depends on the authorized insurance agency of the country of their origin. Namely, the students should contact the authorized insurance agency, where they have been insured, and ask for one of the above-mentioned forms. Students should have appropriate insurance coverage (also for accidents and liability) when coming to Slovenia.

MEDICAL ASSISTANCE IN LJUBLJANA
Foreign students can get medical assistance (general medicine, dental care, clinical psychology, ginecology) at:
ZDRAVSTVENI DOM ZA ŠTUDENTE (Student Health Center), Aškerčeva cesta 4, 1000 Ljubljana

SLOVENE LANGUAGE COURSE FOR ERASMUS+ STUDENTS

What: 60 hours course, 4 school hours a day, 3 ECTS
When:
Winter semester: 6 September - 24 September 2021 - Monday to Friday from 9.00 am to 12.30 pm
Summer semester: 24 January - 11 February 2022 - Monday to Friday from 9.00 am to 12.30 pm
Where: Faculty of Arts, (Public University of Ljubljana) Aškerčeva 2, Ljubljana

Application deadline:

Winter semester: 5 July 2021 (places are limited)
Summer semester: 11 December 2021 (places are limited)
Price: 100€ (textbook included in the price)

Application form and more information: http://centerslo.si/en/courses-for-adults/courses/erasmus

SLOVENE LEARNING ONLINE
Slovene Learning Online is a freely accessible online course of Slovene for foreigners, developed at the Centre for Slovene as a Second and Foreign Language in cooperation with the company DigiEd. The course is designed for those who wish to learn Slovene one their own in a simple, playful and effective way.

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