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Support and assistance for students affected by the crisis in Ukraine

The University of Ljubljana follows the Ukrainian crisis with deep shock and concern. We are aware that many of you are, either directly or indirectly, affected by what is taking place in your country.

We would like to assure you that you remain a part of our university community and that we are making best efforts to support and assist you. If you need any assistance, advice, information, or support, please email us at  

Current information about specific measures of support and assistance:

Candidates for study

  • At www.uni-lj.si/study you can find informational guides with information about the University of Ljubljana degree programmes and additional useful information that will ease your start here. Short introduction of study possibilities in Ukrainian.
  • In the Calls for enrolment into the University of Ljubljana degree programmes you can find offered degree programmes, data on study duration, enrolment requirements, the number of open positions, mode of study, etc. The Call for enrolment into bachelor's and single-cycle master's degree programmes 2023/2024 was published on 3 February 2023. Common provisions of the Call are translated into English.
  • You have to submit the application for enrolment and recognition of foreign education through eVŠ web portal
  • Video guidance on how to apply.
  • Technical assistance for filling out the application for enrolment: 
  • You can also make an appointment for online counseling on the application-admission procedure for bachelor and single-cycle studies upon the prior arrangement on .
  • Persons granted international protection do not pay tuition fees for full-time bachelor's and master's studies. Temporary protection for displaced persons from Ukraine is automatically extended until March 4, 2024. More information (in Slovenian) here
  • If you are a PhD student, you can apply for co-funding of your tuition fee. The co-financing depends on the number of enrolled students meeting the requirements for co-funding. You can contact the individual University of Ljubljana member (academy or faculty) at which you will be enrolled for more information.
  • You are welcome to join information days and visit our virtual boots at the Virtual Fair of Education, where all the University of Ljubljana members (3 academies and 23 faculties) are represented.
  • We invite you to watch video presentations of study possibilites, student's impressions, presentation brochures and ppt presentations.
  • Short introduction of study possibilities at the University of Ljubljana in Ukrainian

Opportunity to join as an exchange student

  • You can join the University of Ljubljana already this academic year as an exchange or a visiting student. In this case, you must have a student status in Ukraine.
  • For more information, please contact .

Student dormitory: Application for the subsidized accommodation for students with temporary protection

  • Ukraininan students with the status of a temporarily displaced person can submit an application for admission of subsidized accommodation for the academic year 2022/2023.
  • More information and application.
  • In case of additional questions, don't hesitate to call on the telephone numbers (01) 530 6027 and (01) 530 6028 or email to .

Support for students and professors from Ukraine to integrate into the Slovenian environment and learn the Slovenian language

Students of the UL Faculty of Arts from the Department of Slavistics, offer free help to Ukrainian students and professor. They will help you learn Slovenian and offer support, socializing, and getting to know  life in Ljubljana. For more information please contact Brina Minca Hrlec: .


Center for Slovene as a second and foreing language offers different options for learning Slovene:

  • Through Legal Clinic for Refugees and Foreigners we are offering you free legal assistance. For more information please contact Prof. Saša Zagorc: , as. Ana Samobor,  or assoc. prof. dr. Samo Bardutzky, More information in Slovene.
  • You can also contact the Social Legal Clinic for help. Contact: as. Sara Bagari,  and prof. dr. Grega Strban, .
  • Assistance may be offered also by your peer students at the Student Council, please contact them at  or .
  • If your permit for staying in Slovenia will expire soon, make sure that you apply for extension in time (keep in mind that Slovene administration is sometimes slow in processing applications). If you will need any help with that you can inform us or seek help at the Legal Clinic for Refugees and Foreigners (see above).
  • We are in continuous contact with the competent institutions in Slovenia (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Education, Science and Sport, and the Embassy of Ukraine), as we want to make your stay in Slovenia easier.
  • Slovenia is willing to help those who find themselves in need because of the war in Ukraine. The Office of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia for the Support and Integration of Migrants has established a government call center with experts from various fields offering information on support and assistance provided to Ukrainian citizens. The call center operates daily Monday to Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm. A toll-free number 080 41 42 is available for calls from Slovenia. For international calls, please dial +386 1478 7530. They have also established a special e-mail address . Up-to-date information and contact numbers are also available in SlovenianEnglish and Ukrainian language. 
  • Procedure for obtaining temporary protection for displaced persons from Ukraine: A person who, during the period of temporary protection, declares on entering the Republic of Slovenia that he or she intends to apply for temporary protection in the Republic of Slovenia, shall fill out an Application for Temporary Protection form which shall be submitted to the police and besides, they shall also present all the evidence at their disposal which is relevant for the decision on granting temporary protection. In addition to the right to temporary residence in the Republic of Slovenia, a person granted temporary protection shall also have the right to: accommodation and meals in accommodation centres or financial assistance for private accommodation, healthcare, work, education, financial assistance or pocket money, family reunification, free legal assistance, information on rights and obligations and assistance in exercising rights arising from Temporary Protection of Displaced Persons Act. More information.

  • Useful information on arriving to Slovenia can also be found here.


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