Faculty of Economics, Ljubljana

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Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana
Ekonomska fakulteta Univerze v Ljubljani
Established 1946
Type Public
Dean Metka Tekavčič
Students 6,000
Location Ljubljana, Slovenia
Website www.ef.uni-lj.si/ www.efnet.si/en

The Faculty of Economics (FE) (Slovene: Ekonomska fakulteta, EF) in Ljubljana is part of the University of Ljubljana and was founded in 1946. It was one of the first faculties in country to establish new internationally comparable Bologna 3+2 programmes in 2005.[1] In 2006 the FE was awarded EQUIS accreditation.[2] In 2010 FE received business accreditation from AACSB International.[3]

Full-time programmes in English[edit]

The Faculty of Economics offers various undergraduate and graduate programmes in business and economics in Slovenian and English.[4] This enables foreigners to study in Slovenia in English language and at the same time gives opportunity to Slovenian students to study in the international environment.

Undergraduate programme[edit]

  • University degree in Marketing

Graduate master programmes[edit]

  • Master in International Business
  • Master in Bank and Financial Management (Double degree)
  • Master in Money and Finance (Double degree)
  • Master in Economics (Double degree)
  • International Full Time Master Programme in Business Administration
  • European Master in Tourism Management (Joint programme)
  • Master in Business Administration in Co-operation with the ICPE
  • Consortium Master in Business Administration in Macedonia
  • Master Programme Information Management (Double degree)
  • Public Sector and Environmental Economics (JMPSE) (Joint triple degree programme)

Doctoral programme[edit]

  • Doctoral Programme in Economics and Business

Executive education[edit]

These programmes are delivered at the Faculty of Economics in Ljubljana.

Open courses[edit]

Open development programmes target general needs and address issues facing organisations, as assessed from clients' needs and suggestions. Each programme is headed by a Programme Director and is run jointly with other faculty.

The open course portfolio includes the following areas of specialisation:

  • general management;
  • conducting business in foreign languages;
  • informatics and organisation;
  • leadership and personal development;
  • finance;
  • accounting and controlling;
  • marketing; and
  • special topics (e.g. EU Projects/Funds, Legal Issues).

Company Customised programmes[edit]

Programmes are provided for individual organisations. An additional programme, titled “Business Academy”, is designed as a management development tool for top executives, middle managers or aspiring young managers.

Research[edit]

Researchers and activities are organised within the Research Centre at the Faculty of Economics and 15 applied research institutes. Research at the Faculty of Economics is focused on obtaining knowledge that helps develop specific abilities and competencies in participants.

The Faculty of Economics’ researchers regularly participate at scientific and professional conferences, produce monographs and publish in international scientific and professional journals such as the Journal of Business Finance & Accounting,[5] the Academy of Management Review[6] and the Interactive Learning Environments.[7]

Links & references[edit]

  1. ^ Faculty of Economics official website
  2. ^ EQUIS Accredited Schools, EFMD official website
  3. ^ University of Ljubljana Becomes the First School in Slovenia to Earn AACSB International Accreditation, AACSB News Release, 2010-04-06
  4. ^ Kester E., Far sighted approach reaps rewards for top institutions, The Financial Times, 2010-11-16
  5. ^ Garrod N., Valentinčič A., The Term Structure of Implicit Discount Rates in Security Valuation, Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, 2005, Vol. 32, Issue 7-8
  6. ^ Cardon M., Wincent J., Singh J., Drnovšek M., The Nature and Experience of Entrepreneurial Passion, Academy of Management Review, 2009, Vol. 34, No. 3
  7. ^ Škerlavaj M., Dimovski V., Mrvar A., Pahor M., Interactive Learning Environments,Intra-organizational learning networks within knowledge-intensive learning environments, 2010, Vol. 18, Issue 1

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