The University of Ljubljana, founded in 1919, with 23 faculties and 3 arts academies, is the oldest and largest higher education, research and arts institution in Slovenia.
The University fosters basic, applied and developmental research and strives to achieve excellence and the highest quality and meet the highest ethical standards in all areas of the arts and sciences. The University of Ljubljana ranks as one of the largest research institutions in Slovenia. Its research staff and research groups have proved themselves with first-class research projects in the arts, sports, humanities, natural sciences, technology, social
sciences and medicine. In 2021, the University participated in 585 European projects, of which it was the lead organisation (coordinator) in 87 projects.