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Education System Overview

In the 2019-2020 academic year, 24 U.S. students studied abroad for academic credit in Slovenia.

Academic year: September - June (high school), October - July (university)

Major school holidays/break:

  • High school
    • Late October
    • Late December - early January
    • Late April 
    • July and August 
  • Universities
    • Late January - late February
    • July - September

Major exam period:

  • High school: February and July
  • Universities: January – February and June – July 

Structure of the University System

Years of study required to earn a bachelor's degree: 3 – 4 years

Language of instruction in universities: Slovene

Degrees offered: Associate equivalent, Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate