Department of Classics, University of Ljubljana

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Oddelek za klasično filologijo, Univerza v Ljubljani

Aškerčeva 2, SI-1000 Ljubljana

Phone

386 (0) 1 241 1420

Fax

386 (0) 1 241 1421

Konstantina Agnantopoulou, Greek language studies







Martin Benedik, Latin language studies







Živa Borak, Librarian



Phone

386 (0) 1 241 1420








The Department of Classics at the University of Ljubljana offers three graduate programmes and three postgraduate programmes: Latin, Greek, and Classical and Humanistic Studies. The doctoral study Classical Studies is a collaboration between the Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Ljubljana. The department and the library were established in 1919 thus constituting one of the oldest departments at the faculty.


Background

When the Faculty of Arts was founded at the University of Ljubljana in 1919, the Department of Classics was one of the founding departments. Ancient Greek and Latin formed part of the curriculum and figured prominently in many other disciplines. The first professor of Latin was Ivan Lunjak, who had been lecturing in Moscow, Saint Petersburg, and Odessa.

After the Second World War the head professors at the department were Andrej Sovrè (1885–1963) and Milan Grošelj (1902–1979). The two were instrumental in developing the study and linking it with a number of disciplines.

In 1976 the Slovene Association of Antique and Humanistic Studies was founded with the aim of promoting the culture of Roman and Greek antiquity. The association, assisted by the Department of Classics, helps professionals and other interested individuals by providing relevant information and by organising debates, literary presentations, and other related events. The association publishes the journal Keria, Studia Latina et Graeca, which brings together all areas of Greek and Latin studies.

The last twenty years have seen considerable progress towards an reaffirmation of the study of classical languages, made possible by young researchers as well as the advancement of a renewed, modernised study of Latin and Ancient and Modern Greek.

International collaboration and student exchange

The department is active in international student exchange, mainly with universities from the region. Students have the opportunity to pursue part of their studies abroad, at universities in Vienna, Prague, Brno, Zagreb, and Athens, within the framework of the ERASMUS Programme.


See also

External links

Oddelek za klasično filologijo, Univerza v Ljubljani +
Konstantina Agnantopoulou +
Martin Benedik +
Živa Borak +
+386 / 1 241 1421 +
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SI-1000 Ljubljana +
Greek language studies +
Latin language studies +
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The Department of Classics at the University of Ljubljana offers three graduate programmes and three postgraduate programmes: Latin, Greek, and Classical and Humanistic Studies. +
The Department of Classics at the University of Ljubljana offers three graduate programmes and three postgraduate programmes: Latin, Greek, and Classical and Humanistic Studies. +
+386 / 1 241 1420 +
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