University of Ljubljana

School of Economics and Business

UL at a Glance

University of Ljubljana (UL), situated in the capital of Slovenia, was founded in 1919. The whole university has more than 38,000 undergraduate and post-graduate students, making it one of the biggest universities in the world with continuous growth of international students enrolling in its courses. Tourism studies are run at the School of Economics and Business (SEB LU), established in 1946. Nowadays, it is the largest school of the UL with more than 4,600 full-time and part-time undergraduate and graduate students occupying the modern campus close to the city centre.


School of Economics and Business

The SEB LU has important links to the corporate world and a high commitment to research, teaching quality standards and market orientation. The SEB LU, together with its graduate and postgraduate programs in business and economics, is the pioneer of tourism higher education in Slovenia, and the School’s main goal is to have high economic and social impact by focusing on its core values: respect, eagerness to learn, inclusiveness, integrity, creativity and entrepreneurship.

Awards & Important Achievements

SEB LU is the first institution in Slovenia and in the region to attain the Triple Crown accreditation, holding the three most renowned international accreditations EQUIS (the European Quality Improvement System), AACSB (the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), and AMBA (Association of MBAs). This achievement ranks the School among the top 1% of business and economic schools in the world. In addition, tourism programs have received a TEDQUAL quality certificate, awarded by the UNWTO and THEMIS Foundation for quality tourism education (since 2002). International accreditations confirm excellence in all activities and thus ensure high quality programs at the SEB LU. As for international co-operation, SEB LU is a member of several international networks and organisations which provide and important platform for the further development of SEB LU’s operations.  



The Financial Times is generally considered to be the world’s leading provider of business school rankings.

In the Financial Times European Business Schools Rankings 2018 the SEB LU entered the rankings at 83th out of 95 in Europe, becoming the first business school from Slovenia on the Financial Times ranking.

The SEB LU’s International Master in Business and Organization (IMB) programme entered the prominent 2018 Financial Times ranking of world’s 100 best “Masters in Management" programmes at 83th place and is considered as number two in “Value for money”.

SEB LU achieved strong results at the Eduniversal 2019 ranking. The European Master in Tourism Management (EMTM) programme ranks on the 9th place in the world by Eduniversal. SEB LU’s Tourism Masters programme was ranked as the 10th best programme in the world by Eduniversal rankings and also ranked as one of the top 100 programmes in the world by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (Shanghai Ranking).

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