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

ADRIA Internship program 2019

3. 6. 2019, at 11.07, written by Ines Vidmar
In 2019 a 1-3 month internship programme is available within RC Adria Project for Master’s students. Details and application form can be found at:
Open day for 2nd cycle Master’s study programme Geology will be held on Tuesday, 3rd June 2019 in the lecture room 210 at 12.00 pm.
Ljubljana (September) – Geology students and researchers at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering at the University of Ljubljana will now have access to the Kingdom PAKaged Suite + and the Academic Add-On, thanks to a $358,890.00 USD donation from IHS Inc., the leading source of critical information and insight. This contribution is of ... Read more
Authors Košt’ak et al. have named a new cuttlefish species after our researcher dr. Vassja Mikuž (ret.) in the article Sepia from the Miocene of the Central Paratethys: new taxa and notes on late Cenozoic cuttlefish diversity as na acknowledgment to his long standing research in the field of paleontology. Martin Košt’ák, Ján Schlögl, Natália Hudáčková, Andreas Kroh, ... Read more


It looks like you're using an old version of your browser.
For the best experience, please update your browser or use alternative options as Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome.