Application Procedure for Exchange Students
Academic Year 2017/2018
01.10.2017-30.09.2018 Academic calendar - Academic year 2017/2018
Beginning of Autumn semester: 02.10.2017
Beginning of Spring semester: 19.02.2018
Note: At some Faculties the Academic Year might be quarterly divided. You should check about these dates with the Faculty Coordinators.
Academic Year 2018/2019
01.10.2018 - 30.09.2019 Academic calendar - Academic year 2018/2019
Beginning of Autumn semester: 01.10.2018
Beginning of Spring semester: 18.02.2019
Note: At some Faculties the Academic Year might be quarterly divided. You should check about these dates with the Faculty Coordinators
Note: the following procedure applies only to incoming exchange students who would like to undertake their exchange period at the University of Primorska within:
- Erasmus + student mobility for studies
- Erasmus+ student mobility for traineeships
- Programme CEEPUS*
- Exchange within an interstate agreement (BILATERAL)*
- Exchange within an inter-university agreement
- Exchange within Erasmus Mundus
- FREE-MOVER exchange students
- OTHER STUDENT MOBILITY (for exchange mobility within other mobility schemes not mentioned above)
*For details please also consult the section below concerning CEEPUS exchange and Exchange within interstate agreement (BILATERAL SCHOLARSHIPS)
Foreign students who wish to study at the University of Primorska as a regular student must visit the Admission Office site.
ONLINE APPLICATION PROCEDURE
In order to apply for exchange mobility at our university you need to submit the application form. First, you must register via the online application tool available at the web link: https://vis.upr.si/studij/studexchange/
After registration, you will be further guided within the application tool to complete the application procedure and upload the necessary documents.
THE DEADLINE for the submission of the online application is June 15th for the first semester or full academic year and November 15th for the second semester.
ONLINE APPLICATION IS NOW OPEN FOR THE SUBMISSION OF THE APPLICATION FOR THE FIRST SEMESTER OF THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2018/19.
CEEPUS exchange and Exchange within interstate agreement (BILATERAL SCHOLARSHIPS)
CEEPUS is an acronym for "Central European Exchange Program for University Studies". Current member countries are: Albania, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, the Slovak Republic and Slovenia. Prishtina/Kosovo is also participating.
CEEPUS is based on “networks”; a “network” is established when a minimum of 3 universities connect and establish a specific “network”. There are 2 types of students: Mobility (in the “network”) and Freemovers (outside “networks”).
CEEPUS supports scholarships to individuals within an approved network of major higher education institutions from different participating countries, which then exchange students and professors.
The application is online at CEEPUS. For details and specifications relevant to your nationality, consult your national agency via the link found under the national flag at this web page. You can find the list of all eligible higher education institutions in Slovenia on the web page of the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport.
For more information regarding the application procedure, residence permits, health insurance, and accommodation within the CEEPUS exchange programme, please visit the web site of the Slovene national agency CMEPIUS: http://www2.cmepius.si/en/higher-education/ceepus.html
You must apply online within the set deadline via CEEPUS. Additionally, you should submit the online application form to the University of Primorska.
Bilateral Scholarships for Incoming Students
The Slovenian Government announces a limited number of scholarships for exchange of foreign students annually. These scholarships are based on the signed agreement on cooperation in the field of education between the Slovenian Government and the foreign government.
For an application, please check the web page of the Slovene national agency CMEPIUS: http://www2.cmepius.si/en/higher-education/bilateral_s.html, where more information regarding the application procedure, residence permit, health insurance, accommodation are also available.
You must apply within the set deadline to the Bilateral Scholarships exchange scheme and also submit the online application form to the University of Primorska.
Free-Mover Exchange Students
Free-mover students are students of foreign universities who wish to study as exchange students at the University of Primorska outside the existing mobility programs
Faculties charge students expenses related to their exchange in accordance with their current price lists.
The duration of exchange period of the free-mover student is a maximum of two semesters. For prolongation, the approval of the faculty is obligatory.
Free-mover students shall pay all travel, accommodation and other expenses related to their stay in the Republic of Slovenia during their exchange period.
Confirmation of Enrolment
The Confirmation of Enrolment at the University of Primorska (this refers to Erasmus and FREE-MOVER students) will be sent to the students by the Faculty coordinators after the expiration of the deadline for the applications.
The Faculty coordinators will also provide the confirmation of Learning Agreements; therefore all questions related to study content should be addressed to the relevant faculty.
The Department for Education and International Cooperation of the University of Primorska is responsible for student accommodation and issuing a student card. It also provides support in all general matters related to the University and application procedures. Please send your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student Identification Card
All exchange students receive a Student Identification Card which allows entrance to various university facilities. In addition, students can purchase subsidized meals and eat in numerous restaurants and other dining facilities at reduced prices.The card also provides discounts on entrance tickets for swimming pools, fitness, museums and certain means of public transport.