Overview

University of Ljubljana

City: Ljubljana
Language of instruction: English, Slovenian
  • Founded in 1919 
  • 63,000+ graduate and postgraduate students and approximately 4,000 higher education teachers
  • One of the largest universities in the world
  • Based in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia
  • Students account for more than 1/7 of the population of the city, givingit a youthful and lively character
  • The university's central office and the majority of schools are situated in the centre of Ljubljana
  • Several newer and modern buildings of the University are located on the city outskirts

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Partner university's areas of study

ArtsLand and Food Systems

ELIGIBILITY AND TIMING

Terms offered

Term 1Term 2Full year Term 1 + 2 (UBC Term 1 start)Summer

Who can go?

  • Only Arts students are eligible to apply

Term dates

  • Semester 1: Mid September to Mid January
  • Semester 2: Late January to Early June

Summer program

Courses + Transfer Credits

Credits

Course equivalency formula

  • ECTS credits divided by 2 = UBC credits

Passing grade

6 or E

Grading scheme

Local grades              Mark range            ECTS grades

10 - excellent             91% - 100%             A

09 - very good            81% - 90%              B

08 – very good           71% - 80%             C

07 – good                   61% - 70%              D

06 – pass                   51% - 60%              E

1-5 – fail                     less than 51%          F
 

Credit transfer process

The transfer credit process takes approximately 16 weeks following each submission deadline.  You should allow sufficient time to meet important deadlines that may affect you (e.g., application for graduation, registration in courses that require prerequisites that you took on exchange, entry to a major/honours program, etc.)

Information about the transfer credit portal.

Course Information

* Students who have special requirements or require academic accommodation should contact a Go Global advisor regarding their needs at least six weeks prior to the application deadline.

Type of Go Global Experiences

Exchange (pay UBC tuition)Graduate research

Course information and restrictions

  • UBC exchange students will study in the Faculty of Social Sciences

Full course load information

  • 30 ECTS credits per semester

Partner Course Information

Transfer credits and equivalent courses at this university

Check out the courses that students have successfully transferred back in the last 3 years. If you don't see a course you need listed, it simply means you need to submit the course to be evaluated through the Transfer Credit Portal while on exchange.

* Areas of study at partner universities are subject to change. This list is to be used as a general guideline and is not exhaustive; research the partners' websites for additional course information.

UBC Vancouver

Arts
UBC course: ANTH 2nd
Title: Introduction to Visual Culture
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-05-04
UBC course: ANTH 3rd
Title: Ethnology of the European Post Socialist Countries
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-05-04
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Crisis Management
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date:
UBC course: POLI 364
Title: International Organizations
Partner course code: POLI 364
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-08-27
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Diplomacy of the EU
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-01-16
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Current Issues in the International Community
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-01-16
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Geneaologies of Citizenship
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-06-02
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Crisis Management and Contemporary Security
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-03-21
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Politics of Globalisation
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-01-16
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Politics on the Former Territory of Yugoslavia
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-01-16
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Foreign Policy
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-03-21
UBC course: POLI 4th
Title: Islam and the West
Partner course code: POLI 4th year
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-05-27
UBC course: SOCI 2nd
Title: Spatial Sociology
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-06-05
UBC course: SOCI 3rd
Title: Modern Theories of Political Community: Political Culture and Politics in the Region
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-10-30
UBC course: SOCI 3rd
Title: Social Capital
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-03-03
UBC course: SOCI 3rd
Title: Internet in Everyday Life
Partner course code: SOCI 3rd year
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-05-17
Commerce
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: International Business Law
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-11-22

UBC Okanagan

Arts and Sciences
UBC course: ARTS 3rd
Title: Crisis management and contemporary security
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-09-09
UBC course: ARTS 3rd
Title: Modern Literature and Social Ideologies
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-09-09
UBC course: GWST 4th
Title: Gender, work, and organisations
Partner course code: GWST
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-03-22
UBC course: POLI 377
Title: North South Relations
Partner course code: POLI 377
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-12-18
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: International Economic Relations
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2014-04-11
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Third World Politics
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-09-09
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Genealogies of Citizenship
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-09-09
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: EU Policy - Making Processes
Partner course code: SOCIAL SCI 3rd
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-08-11
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Politics of Globalization
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2014-04-11
UBC course: POLI 4th
Title: Geopolitics
Partner course code: POLI
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-03-22
UBC course: POLI 4th
Title: Islam and the West
Partner course code: POLI
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-03-22
UBC course: POLI 4th
Title: New Political Character and Global Social Movements
Partner course code: POLI 4th
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-12-18
UBC course: POLI 4th
Title: Diplomacy of the EU
Partner course code: POLI 4th
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-12-18
UBC course: POLI 4th
Title: Models of Political Subjectivation
Partner course code: POLI 4th
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-12-18
UBC course: SOCI 2nd
Title: Cultural construction of Europe
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-09-09
Tuition, Fees and Awards

Exchange tuition

  • 15 credits or equivalent full-time program fee per term, paid to UBC
  • Some exceptions may apply

Scholarships + awards

The Go Global award $1000

All students accepted to Go Global for Exchange, Research Abroad, or Study Abroad programs are automatically considered for this award. If you meet the eligibility criteria, you'll be notified of your award after you're accepted to Go Global and after you get nominated to apply to the partner university.

Additional awards

Students who are eligible for awards may receive one UBC or UBC-affiliated international learning award. If you're eligible, you are always offered the highest-value award. Unless stated otherwise, you need to meet eligibility criteria set out by the University Senate regarding awards.

Check out international learning awards and eligibility.

Information for US students

If you are a student from the United States, please check the US Department of Education Lookup Tool to ensure that any partner institution you wish to attend on Exchange is Title IV ‘eligible’ forFederal Student Aid for the year in which you intend to study there. For institutions outside of the US, select “Foreign Country” from the “State” dropdown menu.

If you attend an eligible institution, then you may receive Title IV federal student loans while on Exchange.

If you attend an ineligible institution:

  • You will not be eligible for US federal student loans,
  • You may invalidate any US student aid you have previously received for your studies at UBC,
  • You may be required to immediately begin repaying your US student loans, and
  • You may not be eligible for any future US student aid for the remainder of your studies at UBC.
Housing

Types of accommodation available

Off-campusOn-campus

Housing notes

  • Student residence halls are available on a "first come, first serve" basis and cannot be guaranteed 
  • The rooms are double, with shared bathroom and shared kitchen
  • The university also provides details about other housing options, see the link below

Information on Accommodation

How to applyBack to UBCO