The University of Ljubljana (UL) is the oldest, largest, and internationally best ranked university in Slovenia. UL was established in 1919 and encompasses 23 faculties, 3 art academies and 3 associated members. With more than 40,000 students the UL ranks among the largest HEI in Europe. It covers all ISCED areas in the first and second cycle study programs. By number of employees UL ranks as medium-sized HEI and employs approximately 6,000 employees, with more than 3,900 R&D personnel.
UL fosters collaborative research and international cooperation and with its active involvement in national and international R&D and educational programmes creates almost half of the research results of Slovenia. It is especially active in the EU FPs (FP7, H2020) and it also regularly participates in development and educational projects financed by the EU programmes.
Web page: https://www.uni-lj.si/eng/
The Faculty of Arts of the University of Ljubljana is the biggest faculty in Slovenia and the foremost institution for philological studies, including more than 30 foreign languages. It is a research-intensive faculty with regard to the humanities and social science. Research work, which has been and remains a pillar of the development of the faculty, facilitates numerous interconnections and leads into cross-disciplinary research that addresses national and global challenges. Scientific knowledge is integrated into the study process and the faculty prides itself on creating top-level academics with an open and critical mind with regard to the humanities and social science.
Web page: https://www.ff.uni-lj.si/en
Librarian Marjeta Prelesnik Drozg
The University of Novi Sad, with around 50,000 students and 5,000 employees, is one of the largest educational and research centers in Central Europe. It embraces 14 Faculties and three Institutes, in four historic university cities: Novi Sad, Sombor, Subotica and Zrenjanin. It belongs to the group of comprehensive universities, which are characterized by providing nearly all fields of science and higher education.
The University of Novi Sad offers 350 accredited study programs at the level of Bachelor, Master, Specialist and Doctoral studies, carried out at its Faculties and within the University Center for Interdisciplinary and Multidisciplinary Studies and Research. The study programs are modern and up-to-date with the latest developments in science and research.
Web page: https://www.uns.ac.rs/index.php/en/
The Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Novi Sad (FFUNS) has been one of the most important institutions for Serbian culture and science since its foundation in 1954. Today, it has 19 departments and 22 centres, offering 54 study programs in both Social Sciences and Humanities. The FFUNS currently has more than 5,000 students and around 350 staff. In accordance with the European standards in higher education, the Faculty educates future experts in philology, history, psychology, pedagogy, philosophy, sociology, as well as future journalists and communication scholars. It publishes twelve journals, edited volumes and scientific monographs. It has been continuously investing in technological equipment in order to improve the conditions of work and studies. It has the largest library at the University of Novi Sad with more than 600.000 books and periodicals in electronic catalogues.
Web page: http://ff.uns.ac.rs/
The Faculty of Letters, History and Theology (FLIT) is one of the founding faculties of UVT, having been created by Royal Decree in 1944. Over the past six decades of existence, the Faculty has grown to approximately 2,000 students (one tenth of the total number of students who study at WUT). FLIT offers numerous study programs in the humanities field: Languages and Literatures, Applied Modern Languages, Cultural Studies, History and Orthodox Pastoral Theology.
With few specializations in foreign idioms at the beginning, the Letters from Timisoara profile has expanded to reach a generous offer of modern and classic idioms: Romanian, French, English, German, Russian, Serbian and Croatian, Italiano, Spanish, Latin and Greek. At the national level, FLIT stands out for its concern for student-centred teaching methods through the Teaching & Learning Brand UVT program that promotes the reflective-collaborative model.
Web page: https://litere.uvt.ro/
The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) is Spain’s largest public research institution and ranks third among Europe’s largest research organizations. Attached to the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation, the CSIC plays a key role in scientific and technological policy in Spain and worldwide. According to its Statute (Article 4), it has 4 main missions: —to foster multidisciplinary scientific and technological research, —knowledge transfer to industry and society, —education and training of scientific and technical staff, —creation of Technology Based Companies (spin-offs). The CSIC has more than 10000 employees, including nearly 4000 staff researchers. Currently it has 120 institutes spread across the country, of which 67 of them are fully-owned institutes and 53 are Joint Research Units in partnership with other Spanish universities or research institutions. The CSIC supports research and training across a wide range of knowledge, from the most basic or fundamental aspects of science to the most complex technological developments. The CSIC produces 20% of the national scientific output.
Web page: https://www.csic.es/en
At Malinc Publishing House we have been publishing quality children’s literature since 2012 and have strived for bigger literary diversity throughout. We are concentrated on publishing authors from the Spanish speaking countries and minority literatures’ representatives connected with the Spanish culture such as Basque, Catalan and Galician writers. Books of less known literatures from Europe and elsewhere have also been published by Malinc Publishing House.
Through the reading promotion projects we put academic knowledge into practice. Besides, we carry out courses for the mentors of reading and organize literary readings and visits of foreign authors. It is in this way that we raise general reading literacy, intercultural and linguistic competences and include vulnerable groups, especially people with dyslexia.