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Scholarships of the Republic of Slovenia 2024/2025

Type of Scholarships:
Short-term scholarships (3-12 months)

Programmes for:
Undergraduates, Graduates, PhD students

All fields of study except Slovenian language courses


The Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Innovation of the Republic of Slovenia offers a number of scholarship months to foreign nationals, on the basis of bilateral agreement and reciprocity. For the academic year 2024/2025 a total of 12 months are offered to Switzerland.

This scholarships scheme is designed for university/college students or graduates and Ph.D. applicants who wish to accomplish a part of their study at one of the Slovenian higher education institutions. The age limit of the applicants for study stays is 26 years (the applicant may not complete 26 years of age before the end of the scholarship period) and 30 years for research visit. The applicants for study stays should be proficient in the Slovene language, unless the working language is agreed upon with the mentor/supervisor.

The scholarship cannot be awarded for a complete course of study leading to a degree. Neither can the scholarship be granted for any Slovenian language course. A part of postgraduate study is based on individual works under the supervision of Slovenian professor/mentor. The length of the scholarship usually ranges from 3 to 10 months depending upon the agreement concerned that specifies also the categories of eligible recipients.

For the academic year 2024/2025, the scholarship comprises of:

  • 400 EUR per month
  • free accommodation in the facilities (student dormitory) of the Student Centre of the Universities (paid by CMEPIUS directly to provider)
  • Subsidised meals - via Student Organisation of Slovenia
  • basic medical insurance for non-EU applicants if there is no bilateral agreement on health insurance between Slovenia and the applicant’s home country (paid for by CMEPIUS directly to provider)

Deadline: 13 March 2024