Copper League
University of Ljubljana

Slovenia

University of Ljubljana, Kongresni trg 12, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

403 World
rank
2 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1919
Short name:
UL
Type:
Public
Students:
48820
Faculty:
2780
Faculty/Students Ratio:
18
:
1
Web-site:
www.uni-lj.si
Region:
Europe
Location:
Ljubljana
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 403 47.376
Teaching 347 51.787
Research 403 45.912
International Diversity 538 30.879
Financial Sustainability 560 40.065
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 305 54.428
Research Perfomance Rankings 463 39.950
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TEACHING
World Rank: 347
Country rank: 2
Score: 51.787
League: Bronze League
Dimension
weight
Indicator
name
Indicator
weight
40 %
Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 403
Country rank: 2
Score: 45.912
League: Copper League
Dimension
weight
Indicator
name
Indicator
weight
40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 538
Country rank: 2
Score: 30.879
League: World League
Dimension
weight
Indicator
name
Indicator
weight
10 %
Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 560
Country rank: 2
Score: 40.065
League: World League
Dimension
weight
Indicator
name
Indicator
weight
10 %
Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

The University of Ljubljana was established in 1919 on the foundations of a long-established pedagogical tradition. With its 52.000 undergraduate and post-graduate students, it ranks among the biggest universities in the world scale. A total of 23 faculties and 3 academies of art, 4.000 teaching and research staff, assisted by 2.000 administrative staff. It is famous for the quality of its study courses in humanities, in scientific and technological fields, as well as in medicine, dentistry and veterinary science. The study courses run at the University of Ljubljana and its projects follow the latest world discoveries and trends.

Mission Statement

The University of Ljubljana practices basic, applied and development research, striving for excellence and quality of the highest standard in all fields of science and arts, such as the humanities, social sciences, linguistics, arts, medicine, natural sciences and technology. Based on its own research projects as well as advances in research at home and abroad, the University provides instruction and training to prominent scientists and experts, capable of leading sustainable development, with a view to respecting the legacy of European Enlightenment and Humanism as well as human rights. The University also promotes interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary studies. Achievements in the fields of science and arts are shared with other universities and institutions carrying out scientific research. It thus contributes its share to the world's treasure of knowledge and at the same time, disseminates this knowledge within the country`s borders. The University works in co-operation with various economic institutions in both the public and private sectors, with the government and local authorities as well as other civil institutions. In this way it encourages the harnessing and application of its research and educational achievements and contributes to social development. The University of Ljubljana has a consolidating role in the academic community of professors, researchers, students and other associates, and strives to establish its fine reputation both at home and around the world. Its research, education, public activities and relations among its members is carried out based on the following principles: professional excellence or ensuring the highest possible quality, academic freedom of its staff and students, particularly creative freedom, autonomy in relation to the state, politics, capital or church, humanism and human rights, including equal opportunity and solidarity.