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Become a mentor

We all face professional and personal challenges. The experiences that we gather over the years can be a source of knowledge, support and guidance for many who are just starting out on their career paths. Sharing personal experiences and knowledge from your career is exceptionally important for our students and recent graduates, as they are just preparing to enter the ‘real world’.

Ready to help?

  • Share information

    The University of Ljubljana strives for continuous development, for which the most important source of information is you, our former students.

    If you are willing to share your experiences with your studies at the UL, about the knowledge you gained here and how you used it in your career, . This will help us evaluate our study programmes and provide data for the development of the university in the future.

    Thank you in advance for your time and help.

     

  • Share knowledge

    In our 100 years of existence, hundreds of eminent professionals have walked through our doors. They made and continue to make significant contributions to the development of their individual fields. Are you one of them? 

    If you have the time and would like to share your knowledge with other UL alumni and help broaden their horizons, please contact us via

    You can take part in:

    • professional debates,
    • guided topical discussions and lectures,
    • summer schools and other events.

     

    We are also interested to hear your own suggestions and ideas.

    Keep up with events on the Alumni UL website and choose the type of collaboration that suits you.

    Thank you for sharing your knowledge and helping others understand your field!

     

  • Become a mentor

    We all face professional and personal challenges. The experiences that we gather over the years can be a source of knowledge, support and guidance for many who are just starting out on their career paths.

    Sharing personal experiences and knowledge from your career is exceptionally important for our students and recent graduates, as they are just preparing to enter the ‘real world’.

    If you are willing to help by cooperating on our students’ theses and research papers or sharing your own professional experiences, we invite you to become a mentor!

    You can register for the UL alumni mentoring system on the Alumni UL website, where you can choose how you would like to help the forthcoming generations as a mentor.

    Thank you for helping train a new generation of professionals!

     

  • Become an ambassador

    Many of our alumni go abroad for personal or professional reasons, where they often also represent our university and Slovenia with their exceptional achievements. 

    If you are an expatriate alumnus or alumna and would like to become an ambassador, please  

    If you are interested in how many of our alumni are scattered all over the world and where they ended up, check out the Alumni UL world map. 

    Thank you for helping those who came after you!

     

  • Become a volunteer

    The alumni clubs within the University of Ljubljana mainly operate based on volunteerism. If you would like to help out with the clubs’ activities, organise events for alumni or if you have a suggestion on how to improve the clubs’ activities, please

    In the 2019/2020 academic year you will be able to choose the alumni club activities that interest you most and on which you would like to leave your mark by clicking on the link below.

    Thank you for helping build the UL alumni community!

     

  • I would like to donate

    Alumni UL is not designed according to the model of American alumni associations, at which fundraising is one of the main activities. However, we will be happy to accept donations, which will allow us to provide higher-quality club activities.

    If you or your company would like to donate funds or gifts, please

     

Our alumni

Janja Avbelj

Avbelj Janja

Alumna of the University of Ljubljana, engineer at the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT). She works in the field of space technologies and remote sensing in Germany.
Petra Greiner

Greiner Petra

A graduate of the Faculty of Health Sciences of the University of Ljubljana and founder of Zavod 13, which promotes the acceptance of difference and children with special needs. She lives and works in Slovenia.
Mateja Svet

Svet Mateja

Alumna of the Faculty of Health Sciences in Ljubljana, she is an icon of Slovenian and Yugoslav Alpine skiing. A world champion and Olympic runner-up, she is employed today at the University Psychiatric Clinic in Ljubljana.  
Aleš Šteger

Šteger Aleš

Multiple prize-winning and internationally acclaimed Slovenian writer, poet, translator and editor. His works have been translated into numerous languages, while individual texts have been included several times in the Slovenian school curriculum.
Severa Gjurin

Gjurin Severa

An alumnus of the Ljubljana Faculty of Education, musician and nominee for Slovenia’s Woman of the Year 2010. Severa Gjurin is a versatile singer and artist involved in both music and the fine arts.  
Nina Troha

Troha Nina

A graduate of the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics at the University of Ljubljana. She works in the area of investing in internet loans, which provides consumers, students and companies with easier and cheaper access to credit. She is employed in Silicon Valley in the USA.
Simona Gerenčer Pegan

Gerenčer Pegan Simona

Teaching assistant Dr Simona Gerenčer Pegan is active in the deaf-blind field, and advocates for the equality of the deaf-blind in the community. She is co-founder and secretary of the Association of Deaf-Blind of Slovenia, DLAN, and a teaching assistant at the Faculty of Social Work in Ljubljana.
Iztok Turel

Turel Iztok

Award-winning full professor and former head (2009-2017) of the chair for inorganic chemistry at the faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology in Ljubljana. He also studied and gained his doctorate at the same faculty in 1995, and gained additional knowledge abroad. He is involved in coordination...
Peter Jurgec

Jurgec Peter

Dr Peter Jurgec is a graduate of the Faculty of Arts and holds two doctorates in linguistics, from the University of Ljubljana and the University of Tromsø, Norway. He was a young researcher at the Institute for the Slovenian Language at the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, and a...
Jernej Buzeti

Buzeti Jernej

Dr. Jernej Buzeti is employed at the Ljubljana Faculty of Administration, working at the Department of Organisation and Information Science. His research and teaching work is connected with various aspects of management and human resource management at work, and with psycho-organisational dynamics.

Membership benefits

Please have a look at the benefits you will enjoy as an alumnus or alumna of the University of Ljubljana. The range of benefits can change, so we recommend that you revisit this page or our social networks regularly and ensure that you are up to date with the services.

My career

One’s career path is not always smooth sailing, and since we care about the success of our alumni after they complete their degrees, the university and its member institutions organise various activities that will help you find your first and all future jobs.