Geothermal Summer School

9. 8. 2023, at 10.37, written by Ines Vidmar
The second International Summer School on thermogeology called “Advances in developing geothermal resources for heating, cooling and electricity production” was held in Ljubljana from July 3rd to 8th 2023. The summer school was organised with the Geological Survey of Slovenia (GeoZS) with support from the Iceland School of Energy – Reykjavik University and co-funding from ... Read more
Department of Geology has again renewed the license agreement with Petroleum Experts Ltd. Under the terms of this agreement, Petroleum Experts will continue to donate to the Department 10 yearly licenses for the complete MOVE software suite in the value of 1,872,218.26 GBP (about 2.2 million EUR). MOVE software suite (, which includes 11 modules, ... Read more

WATSON in action!

3. 9. 2021, at 15.29, written by Ines Vidmar
On September 28-29, the first hybrid meeting of the COST Action WATSON ‘WATer isotopeS in the critical zONe’ will take place at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering in Ljubljana. The COST Action focusses on the Critical Zone, i.e. the dynamic skin of the Earth that extends from vegetation canopy to groundwater, which is ... Read more

RIS-RESTORE Summer school

2. 8. 2021, at 14.40, written by Ines Vidmar
In August and September, RIS-RESTORE: Evaluation of Red Mud Tailings in the ESEE region Summer School will be organized within the EU project for 2nd – 5th year students. By attending the summer school, you will be awarded with 1 ECTS! Programme: 1. Red-mud characterization (Day 1) 2. Deposits in the ESEE region  (Day 2) 3. ... Read more
Every year, University of Ljubljana recognises ten best research achievements from the previous 12 months. Among this year’s 45 proposals from 19 members of the University, the contribution about 6,600 years of the impacts of climate and humans on Lake Bohinj from an international team of researches including Prof. Andrej Šmuc, lead author, and Assoc. Prof. Matej Dolenec, ... Read more
Welcome! These links on the sketch of the building lead you in the three-dimensional space and provide you with an interactive presentation of stones that adore the Montanistika building. The Montanistika building was designed in 1937 by architect France Tomažič. The two hammers above the entrance serve to indicate the meaning of the word montanistika ... Read more
From an architectural point of view, the Montanistika building is a remarkable building and is inscribed in the register of cultural heritage. The interior of the building is decorated with numerous stone elements that emphasize its monumentality and at the same time provide important information about the extraction and use of natural stone in the past. From a geological point ... Read more
In December, the Department of Geology extended the licensing agreement with Petroleum Experts, Ltd. According to this agreement, Petroleum Experts donated 10 licenses for the full MOVE suite at a total value of £1,601,839.98 (about 1.8 million Euro). MOVE software suite (, which includes 12 modules, is widely regarded as the most complete toolbox for ... Read more
Geoscientists of the University of Ljubljana, Institute Jožef Stefan and the TU Clausthal initiated an environmental study of peat bogs in the Slovenian Alps and the Harz Mountains. The Sphagnum mosses of peat bogs are thought to get their nutrients mainly from atmospheric inputs. Therefore, they can be used as bioindicators to evaluate the anthropogenic ... Read more
In June, the Department of Geology at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering, University of Ljubljana, signed a licensing agreement with Petroleum Experts Ltd. under which Petroleum Experts has donated 10 licenses for the Move software suite with commercial value of 1.5 million Euros. The Move software suite ( is used for geological structural ... Read more
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