The University of Ljubljana Is for Cooperation in Business

Students-economists of the University of Ljubljana prepare business plans and business projects for companies. The total range of the issues involved is quite broad — from an egg shooter to a vehicle.

Graduates must have sufficient practical experience to work in the sphere of economy. This thesis is used by the administration of the University of Ljubljana. The University faculties are preparing their students for a successful entry into the labour market. As part of the academic programs, concrete and practical projects are implemented that combine students and entrepreneurs.

“The transfer of theoretical knowledge to the real world of business and the immediate application of knowledge in practice is one of the most important criteria of quality in the global system of higher education,” the representatives of the Faculty of Economics of the University of Ljubljana say. The University has concluded long-term agreements with a number of companies to provide students with an invaluable experience of knowledge gaining. The Faculty is often visited by businessmen. They give lectures and help students determine the topics of final papers and jointly hold business conferences.

Students prepare business plans and projects for companies. For the last academic year, 88 projects, involving more than 440 students, were implemented. They collaborated with both Slovenian and foreign companies such as Mercator, Gorenje, Eta, Petrol, Steklarna Hrastnik, Pošta Slovenije, Coca-Cola, and Microsoft.