University of Ljubljana (UL)

About

University of Ljubljana (UL) is a higher education institution with a very rich tradition. It is Slovenias largest university with 50.000 undergraduate and postgraduate students, taking over 300 different undergraduate and postgraduate study programmes. It employs approximately 6,000 higher education teachers, researchers, assistants and administrative staff in 23 faculties and 3 arts academies. The UL is renowned for its quality social and natural sciences and technical study programmes, structured in accordance with the Bologna Declaration. UL’s national and international projects keep pace with the latest developments in the areas of arts, sciences and technology at home and abroad. According to recent rankings is UL listed amongst the top 500 universities in the world according to the ARWU Shanghai, Times THES-QS and WEBOMETRICS rankings. The UL cooperates with organizations from economy and service in public and private sector, with state organizations, local communities, and civil society. With this cooperation accelerates the use of own research and educational achievements and contributes to the social development. With active responses to events in the environment represents the critical conscience of the society.

Faculty of Medicine is founding faculty among 26 constituting UL. Faculty of Medicine is leading HEI in Slovenia in medicine and public health, provides two master study programme (medicine, dental medicine) and doctoral programme (biomedicine). On national level Faculty of Medicine departments are primary provider for Life-long learning in clinical specialisation for residents and medical occupation professions. The Faculty of Medicine is engaged in scientific and research work in accordance within national and international scientific projects aimed to perform top quality research. As institution with long tradition has fully implemented a quality assurance system that is consistent with the quality assurance system developed at the UL.

Members

Tomaž Marš

Tomaž Marš is appointed professor of physiology and pathophysiology at Institute of Pathophysiology, Faculty of Medicine University of Ljubljana, he teach primary Pathophysiology medical, dental medical and pharmacy student and Physiology health occupation and biochemistry students, he is mentor and supervisor to master and PhD students and principle investigator of national and international research projects. In his academic career he gained numerus international, intercultural and academic experiences.

From 2007 he is deeply involved in internationalisation process at Faculty and University level, as Erasmus+ and mobility programmes Departmental coordinator and vice president of University Commission for International Cooperation (from 2014). At international level is he currently a vice-president of Network of European Medical faculties ECTS-Medicine Association.

Through his contribution in the process of internationalisation Faculty of Medicine increase mobility of both incoming and outgoing students and academic staff, and become international renowned medical institution. He responsible for organisation of study programme for international students. In the period from 2010-2012 he was actively participating in European project MEDINE2 – Thematic Network in Medical Education in Europe. As Erasmus+ Coordinator he works on daily basis with outgoing and incoming students, and coordinates faculty activities in the field of international cooperation

Igor Švab

Igor Švab is a professor of family medicine and a founding member of the department of family medicine. He is head of department of famiyl medicine in Ljubljana and vice-dan of the faculty of medicine in Ljubljana and a visiting professor of medical faculties of Split and Zagreb and an honorary professor of the University of Semey. Recently, he has become a corresponding member of the Croatian academy of medical sciences. He is also a former president of Wonca Europe, the European society of family medicine. He has worked internationally in the development of family medicine in countries of Southeast and Eastern Europe, especially in Georgia, Macedonia and Montenegro. He is also editor-in-chief of the Slovenian Journal of Public Health and one of the editors of the European Journal of General practice.

Jerneja Celofiga

Jerneja Celofiga is the head of the International office at the UL Faculty of Medicine. She is responsible for the organization of the exchange programmes at the faculty and she is as well coordinating the international projects, which are funded with the European funds and Erasmus+ with focus on the internationalization process. As head of the international office she has close communication with the partner universities and is intensively involved in the organization of the Erasmus+ and other mobility programmes. She as well participates and coordinates project applications and activities at UL, specifically in those where UL Faculty of Medicine is participating.
E-mail: jerneja.celofiga@mf.uni-lj.si

Role

WP1
Support to analysis of the state of play of UA in RK
Development of recommendations/suggestions for governance model

WP 2
Knowledge about how the Slovenian model of University Autonomy (UA) influences the university. Expertise on current state of play of UA in EU (current trends, different models). Expertise about university governance policy in Slovenia and its impact on the institutions.
Participate in subtask WP 2.1
Participate as expert and moderator in subtask WP 2.2
Act as a consultant in subtasks 2.3, 2.4 and 2.5
Participate in subtask WP 2.6

WP3
Participate in elaboration and activities of WP3 QAP

WP 4
Contribute to the dissemination activities.
Participate in subtask WP 4.1 Presentations in the National Conference.

WP5
Contribute to the effective management of the project. Perform the activities in the operational work package for LU. Deliver annual report. Manage the grant allocated to UL. Member of the MT, take part in the overall management and decision-making processes.