Ljubljana Symposium

Past, Present and Future of Higher Education Research: Between Scholarship and Policy Making


University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, 13th September 2012

Arrival to Ljubljana

CEPS will secure a cost-free bus transfer from Belgrade to Ljubljana immediately after the closing of Belgrade event. Details about the exact place and time of departure to Ljubljana will be announced later on and communicated to all participants that will register for Ljubljana event.

Therefore, participants can book their inbound flights to Belgrade and their outbound flights directly from Ljubljana (see http://www.lju-airport.si)


We have secured a special offer for CHER participants in several hotels in Ljubljana. Please note, however, early booking is advised as the number of rooms in listed hotels are limited.

City Hotel


Hotel Slon

Other hotels nearby (without special offer for conference participants):

Hotel Park

Central Hotel

Grand Hotel Union Business

Transfers to the Airport

On Thursday, 13 September afternoon, CEPS will secure transfers from hotel to the Ljubljana airport.

The Venue

Symposium will be organized at the University of Ljubljana (Address: Kongresni trg 12).

University of Ljubljana is within walking distance from all of listed hotels (except for M-Hotel).


Lunch will be provided by CEPS and organized at nearby restaurant.


Information about Slovenia and Ljubljana:

Events in the city of Ljubljana:

For the list of events in Ljubljana please open the following link: http://www.ljubljana-tourism.si/en/events/default.html

About University of Ljubljana and Faculty of Education

University of Ljubljana has significant educational traditions existing since the establishment of the Jesuit College in 1595; however, the first true university in Slovenia was founded only after the disintegration of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. In 1919, the University of Ljubljana was established with five faculties: Arts, Law, Medicine, Theology and a Technical Faculty. Today it has approximately 60, 000 undergraduate and postgraduate students participating in more than 130 undergraduate and 130 postgraduate programmes. With a total of 22 faculties, 3 art academies and one university college it employs approximately 3, 000 university teaching staff. The University was founded in the centre of Ljubljana where the central university building and some of its faculties are still located. Later, new buildings were constructed in the suburbs of the city. More: http://www.uni-lj.si/en/

Faculty of Education recently celebrated 60 years of continuous work. It is one of the largest faculties within the University of Ljubljana and educates school and pre-school teachers, special needs educators and social pedagogues. It also performs research and development work in the broad field of education and learning as well as in-service training for acting school and pre-school teachers. Its study programmes extend to all three cycles (Diploma, Masters, Doctorate). The Faculty is active in international co-operation; there is about 40 outgoing Erasmus students every year as well as about 40 incoming Erasmus students from different parts of Europe every year. Research and development project are also part of international co-operation. There are approximately 2,500 undergraduate and postgraduate students and 250 teaching and administrative staff at the Faculty of Education. More: http://www.pef.uni-lj.si/index.php?id=12

For further information on Ljubljana Symposum practical information contact us at ceps[at]pef.uni-lj.si