FACULTY OF LAW UNIVERSITY OF LJUBLJANA / PRAVNA FAKULTETA UNIVERZA V LJUBLJANI
UL, established in 1919 on the foundations of a long-established pedagogical tradition of excellence, is a very large university with 42.000 undergraduate and postgraduate students, enrolled in over 300 different undergraduate and postgraduate study programmes. It employs approximately 6,000 higher education teachers, researchers, assistants and administrative staff in 23 faculties and 3 arts academies. Projects at UL keep pace with the latest developments in the areas of arts, sciences and technology at home and abroad. UL is listed amongst the top 500 universities in the world. UL is also the central and largest educational institution in Slovenia with 30% of all registered researchers, and takes a central pedagogical position by performing public services in areas of special social importance, which ensure the preservation of national identity. Since the 2007/2008 academic year, all of the study programmes are offered in accordance with the Bologna Declaration.
The Faculty of Law, is one of the founding faculties of the UL and continues to offer a wide selection of courses thaught at all three levels (bachelor, master and doctoral), providing a comprehensive legal education from a national, international and comparative legal perspective. It has nine departments (chairs) of various legal disciplines, all incorporating also relevant aspects of EU law. It has established several research institutes (i.e. Institute of Comparative Law, Institute of Criminology, Institute of Public Administration, Institute of Labour, Economic Institute and Institute of International Law and International Relations), some of which gradually became legally independent subjects, though still closely connected with the Faculty. The Faculty is regularly organizing international scientific conferences, seminars, summer schools etc., offers a variety of extracurricular activities for its students (e.g. four legal clinics) and successfully participates at international student competitions.