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					University of Ljubljana
Short presentation


UNICA Research Liaison Officers Meeting
18.-20. November, 2009




Vice rector
Prof. Dr. Julijana Kristl

01/24/08
History of University                                      May 2009




 ■ Established in 1919 with 5 member schools.
 ■ At present the University of Ljubljana consists of:

 ■ 23 faculties

 ■ and 3 arts academies.



 ■   We are a comprehensive, traditional, research oriented
     university with 42.000 students, 5.920 employees and an
     annual budget of 300 Million Euros.
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STRATEGIC GOAL 1    May 2009




INCREASING THE
SCOPE AND QUALITY
OF RESEARCH AND
DEVELOPMENT WORK
         01/24/08          7
Research

    UNICA Research Liaison Officers Meeting
    18.-20. November, 2009


University of Ljubljana is the largest
■
research institutions in Slovenia and
    Vice rector

significantly contributes to the wholesome
    Prof. Dr. Julijana Kristl


national research activity
Researchers
■284 research groups with 2.930
 registered researchers.
■Participation in 142 national research

 programs and following research
 projects:
  ■103 basic

  ■103 applicative

  ■29 post-doc projects

■204 targeted research programs (CRP)

■and 7 technological platforms.


                   01/24/08
Number Of Articles
        Number Of Articles 2003 - 2008
         (source: ISI Web of Knowledge)




                     01/24/08
Research Projects
EUROPEAN PROJECTS
■   6th European Framework
      ■ 117 projects (4 coordinated by UL)

■ 7th European Framework
    ■ 55 projects

■ 32 TEMPUS projects (in the last four years)

■ More than 70 projects financed by other EU programes: COST,
  EUREKA, LLP, IEEA, eContent, Leonardo da Vinci,…
■ Many projects financed by Structural Funds (RDF, ESF) and
  Community Initiatives (INTERREG, EQUAL)


■   OTHER INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS
     ■ 288 projects in 2007

     ■ 320 projects in 2008




■   CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE
     ■ 2 coordinated by the university

     ■ 6 in which university member schools participate
                                  01/24/08
STRATEGIC GOAL 2    May 2009




INTRODUCING STUDY
PROGRAMMES IN LINE
WITH THE BOLOGNA
PROCESS PRINCIPLES
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New study programms
■   UL managed to renew 254 study programs on all three
    Bologna levels, which is twice the amount than all other
    Slovenian universities together.

■   Well over 200 expert reviewers from Slovenian and abroad
    (Austria, Sweden, USA, GB, Croatia, Italy and many more)
    participated in evaluating proposed new programs in 2008.




                               01/24/08
Interdisciplinary doctoral studies
■   Reduction of well over 100 PhD programmes to just
    under 20 3rd Level study programmes.

■   Introducing university level interdisciplinary
    programmes (e.g. Biomedicine, Environmental
    management)

■   Establishment of University Doctoral School.




                            01/24/08
STRATEGIC GOAL 3    May 2009




STRENGHTENING AND
ENHANCING
INTERNATIONAL
COOPERATION
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Courses In Foreign Language
■   Number of courses that were (also) carried out in a foreign language
    by member schools


                                              2007/08 2008/09

                      foreign courses            94       194
      Total UL        all courses               2773     5535
                      % of foreign
                                               3,39%    3,50%
                      courses




                                   01/24/08
Student Exchange
■   Number of students in exchange programs




                           01/24/08
STRATEGIC GOAL 4    May 2009




INCREASING THE FLOW
OF KNOWLEDGE INTO
PRACTICE

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Platforms For Knowledge
Transfer
■   University Innovation And Development Institute

■   University Incubator

■   RISC Consortium




                                 01/24/08
STRATEGIC GOAL 5    May 2009




ESTABLISHING A
COMPREHENSIVE
SYSTEM OF QUALITY
MONITORING AND
ASSURANCE01/24/08          7
Quality
■   Successful external quality assurance evaluation by the
    EUA.
■   Implementation of a self-evaluation protocol with 51
    quality indicators.
■   Public tenders for all teaching positions.
■   Revision of the teacher evaluation poll for students.
■   The launch of a comprehensive online Digial Library
    (DiKUL).




                              01/24/08
Achievements 2008                                      May 2009




■   Among the top 500 universities according to the
    Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities.
     ■   Times THSE-QS ranking

     ■   Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities

     ■   Webometrics Ranking of World universities

■   UL Faculty of administration
    awarded with the elite EAPAA certificate
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University of Ljubljana
Short presentation



 UNICA Research Liaison Officers Meeting
18.-20. November, 2009




Vice rector
Prof. Dr. Julijana Kristl
01/24/08

				
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