Ljubljana Summer School: Take the Best from East to West

About the Program

Spend your summer break in Slovenia while earning credits and participating in company visits. Choose among several courses and take part in the optional social activities to explore Slovenia and neighbouring countries. This program is open to undergraduates, graduate students and recent graduates.

Final program details will be published by the partner institution that manages this program and are generally updated on their program webpage. However, you must apply through Go Global to be considered for this program and ensure you follow the appropriate transfer credit process.

Further details about the Ljubljana Summer School.

Partner Institution
University of Ljubljana
Program Dates

July

Country
  • Slovenia
Area(s) of study
ArtsEconomics
Tuition payable to
  • Partner institution
Application deadline
  • February 7, 2019

Course Credits

Choose between 1 to 2 courses and earn 6 or 7 ECTS credits per course. Please note that 2 ECTS credits = 1 UBC credit.

Transfer credits are only granted for courses with academic content and may not be granted for cultural activities or intensive language courses. Please speak to a departmental advisor if you have any questions.

Transfer credits and equivalent courses at this university

Check out the courses that students have successfully transferred back in the last 5 years. If you don't see a particular course you listed, it simply means you need to submit the course to be evaluated through the Transfer Credit Portal while abroad. For more information, please visit the Go Global Transfer Credit webpage.

* Not all courses listed are offered through the summer program at this institution. This list is to be used as a general guideline and is not exhaustive; research the partner's 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: Current Issues in the International Community
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-01-16
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 3rd
Title: Geneaologies of Citizenship
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-06-02
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Diplomacy of the EU
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-01-16
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 and Fees

You will pay tuition directly to the partner institution for this program.

The partner institution may charge other program fees such as application fees, housing costs, field trips, cultural activities, or other costs associated with hosting this program. Please check the partner webpage for details of program costs.

How to apply to a Go Global Summer Program

  1. Ensure that you meet the eligibility requirements, including any partner or program-specific requirements. 
  2. Apply online by the Go Global deadline listed above. 
  3. Please submit only one application for the summer program of your choice. You can include a second choice as a backup on the same application if needed by selecting the "Add Item" button.
  4. Where applicable, select the "SUMMER STUDY" option to pay tuition to UBC or the "Study Abroad" option to pay tuition to the partner institution. If you select the "SUMMER STUDY" option, please also include a second choice.
  5. If you plan to do multiple experiences (e.g. more than one summer program; a term exchange and a summer program, etc.), please submit a separate application for each experience. Our team will review your application(s) and if successful, will nominate you to apply to the partner institution(s). 
  6. Pay the Go Global Fee when prompted after the application deadline.
  7. If successfully nominated by Go Global, you will receive instructions on how to apply to the partner university. This application typically includes the supporting documents listed below:
    1. Recommendation letter from a UBC professor in a field similar to the summer opportunity
    2. UBC Transcript (Go Global will provide you with a copy of your UBC transcript)

Accessibility

If you are considering applying for a Go Global program and identify with having a disability or pre-existing health condition (mental or physical) which could impact your participation, or if you require academic accommodation, you can contact the following offices and meet with an Accessibility Advisor before the start of your program:

The Centre for Accessibility (Vancouver) 604 822-5844

Disability Resource Centre (Okanagan) 250 807-8053

Go Global Refund Policy for Summer Programs

The Go Global Fee (of $415.00) is an administrative fee required for all applicants to Go Global programs. The fee is non-refundable. However it may be adjusted under the following circumstances:

Not matched to summer abroad:

You are eligible to have your Go Global fee adjusted from $415.00 to $93.25 (i.e. reduced by $321.75) if:

  • You have applied to Go Global but do not meet our minimum eligibility requirements
  • The partner university does not accept your application and Go Global cannot find another option

Withdrawals:

To withdraw from your Go Global summer abroad program, you must contact Go Global by email to request withdrawal. You will then be asked to complete a short withdrawal form.

Students who withdraw by March 30 will have their Go Global fee adjusted from $415.00 to $321.75 (i.e. reduced by $93.25).

Please consult with your Go Global advisor if you have any questions.

Advising Hours

Drop-in advising hours

Monday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Extended drop-in advising hours January 7 - 17, 2019

Monday - Friday: 1:00pm - 3:30pm

You might not need to see an advisor. General questions about the Go Global Exchange process can be answered at the Main Office at the UBC Life Building (Vancouver). 

Go Global Vancouver

When emailing us, please include:

  1. Your student number in the subject line
  2. Your full name and if you are an incoming or outgoing exchange student in the body of the email

Go Global Vancouver

go.global@ubc.ca

Telephone: 604 822 0942

Fax: 604 822 9885

UBC Life Building
6138 Student Union Blvd
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
Canada

Hours

Mon9:00 am - 4:15 pm
Tue9:30 am - 4:15 pm
Wed9:00 am - 4:15 pm
Thu9:00 am - 4:15 pm
Fri9:00 am - 4:15 pm
SatClosed
SunClosed
Partner Institution
University of Ljubljana
Program Dates

July

Country
  • Slovenia
Area(s) of study
ArtsEconomics
Tuition payable to
  • Partner institution
Application deadline
  • February 7, 2019