Ministrstvo za visoko šolstvo, znanost in tehnologijo
Kotnikova 38, SI-1000 Ljubljana
386 (0) 1 478 4600
386 (0) 1 478 4719
Žiga Turk, Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport
In addition to its national and international stipend and scholarship programmes, the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology also issues various annual public calls and competitions.
There is an annual public call for the admission of pupils and students to Slovene educational institutions and a call for undergraduate and graduate students for their admission at student residencies, a call for the education of unemployed persons and foreign language education for adults, a call for the assigning of native speaker English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Russian language assistants at elementary and secondary Slovene schools, a call for the execution of lifelong educational programmes, and so on. There is also an open competition call for the co-financing of periodicals, youth periodicals and scientific monographs and for innovative and development projects in the field of international co-operation networking, a call for evaluation researches in the field of training and education, and a competition for information centre support and science promotion. In the field of science there is a competition for periodicals support and for youth science programmes and a competition for support to facilitate participation at international conferences. The Ministry also offers support to young researchers (graduate assistants at faculties).
International co-operation in funding the science and technology sectors was first organised in 2002. For the period 2004–2005 bilateral contracts were signed between Slovenia and Macedonia, Hungary, France, Bosnia-Herzegovina, the Czech Republic, Austria, Croatia, Poland, Portugal, Japan, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Spain, Serbia and Montenegro, Luxembourg, Israel, South Korea, Iran, Bavaria, Flanders, Egypt, Estonia, the Philippines, Indonesia, Slovakia, Sri Lanka, Turkey, North Korea, the Russian Federation, Andorra, Bulgaria, the USA, Morocco, Iceland, Thailand, Cyprus, Malta and Ukraine.