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, and gives a short introduction to our Intranet (VIS) system. FBS also provides Incoming Students with detailed program information and academic advice.

Important Dates & Grading System

Academic calendar 2019/2020

Winter Semester

Orientation day 1 October 2019
Lectures 1 October 2019 - 17 January 2020
Examination period Examination period 20 January - 14 February 2020
National and bank holidays

National and bank holidays 31 October: Reformation day,
1 November: All Souls Day,
25 December: Christmas,
26 December:Independence and Unity Day

Winter break 24 December 2019 - 3 January 2020

Spring / Summer Semester

Orientation day 17 February 2020
Lectures 17 February - 5 June 2020
Examination period 18 June - 3 July 2020

17 August – 11 September 2020

National and bank holidays

13 April: Easter Monday,
27 April: Resistance Day,
1 May: Labour Day,
25 June: Statehood Day

Spring break 27 April – 1 May 2020

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

You can look at this website:
and (in Slovenian)

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. 

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


What: 60 hours course, 3 ECTS
Winter semester: 10 September - 28 September 2019 - Monday to Friday from 9.00 am to 12.30 pm
Summer semester: 28 January - 15 February 2020 - 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: 29 June 2019 (places are limited)
Summer semester: 15 December 2019 (places are limited)
Price: 75€ (textbook included in the price)
Application form and more information:

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.