Faculty of Economics, Ljubljana

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

The Faculty of Economics (FELU) (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 the country to establish new internationally comparable Bologna 3+2 programs in 2005.[1] In 2006 it was awarded EQUIS accreditation.[2] In 2010 FELU received business accreditation from AACSB International.[3] In 2016 it received AMBA accreditation.[4]

Full-time programs in English[edit]

The Faculty of Economics offers various undergraduate and graduate programs in business and economics in Slovenian and English.[5] This enables Slovenian students and foreigners to study in Slovenia in either language.

Undergraduate program[edit]

The University offers a degree in Business and Economics with two specializations:

  • Marketing
  • International business

Master's programs[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)
  • Master in Business informatics (Information Management) (Double degree)
  • International Full Time Master Program in Business Administration (IMB)
  • European Master in Tourism Management (Joint program)
  • Master in Business Administration in Co-operation with the ICPE
  • International business Academy – Macedonia
  • Public Sector and Environmental Economics (JMPSE) (Joint triple degree program)

Doctoral Program[edit]

  • Doctoral Program in Economics and Business

Executive education[edit]

This program allows employed executives to refine their knowledge at the school.

Open courses[edit]

Open development programs target general needs and address issues facing organizations, as assessed from clients' needs and suggestions. Each program is headed by a Program Director and is run jointly with other faculty.

The open course portfolio includes the following areas of specialization

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

Company specific programs[edit]

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


Researchers and activities are organised within the Research Centre at the Faculty of Economics and fifteen applied research institutes.

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,[6] the Academy of Management Review[7] and Interactive Learning Environments.[8]

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
  5. ^ Kester E., Far sighted approach reaps rewards for top institutions, The Financial Times, 2010-11-16
  6. ^ 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
  7. ^ Cardon M., Wincent J., Singh J., Drnovšek M., The Nature and Experience of Entrepreneurial Passion, Academy of Management Review, 2009, Vol. 34, No. 3
  8. ^ 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

Coordinates: 46°04′28″N 14°31′01″E / 46.07444°N 14.51694°E / 46.07444; 14.51694