The University of Ljubljana (UL) implements and promotes basic, applied and developmental research and is pursuing excellence and the highest quality as well as the highest ethical criteria in all scientific fields and art. In these areas of national identity the University of Ljubljana specifically develops and promotes Slovenian scientific and professional terminology.
Based on its own, Slovenian, and foreign research, the University of Ljubljana (UL) educates critical thinking top scientists, artists and professionals qualified for leading sustainable development, taking into account the tradition of the European Enlightenment and Humanism and with regard to human rights. Special attention is dedicated to developing talents. The UL encourages interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary study, exchanges results of achievements in science and art with other universities and scientific research institutions, thus contributing to the Slovenian and world knowledge treasury as well contributing to the transfer of these achievements among the students and other users.
The UL is one of the biggest universities in Europe, ranks among the 6 top universities in new EU member states. In 2012, UL participated in 419 EU projects. The UL Faculty of Medicine is the premier medical faculty in Slovenia with extensive research and teaching collaborations. It has bilateral agreements with over 80 medical faculties in Europe. The UL will supervise 1 ESRs and collaborate in co-supervision and hosting of Secondments in ITN-TREATMENT.