Friday, 1 October 2021 Students, welcome!
This year, the traditional official ceremony at the beginning of the new academic year was hosted by UP Faculty of Tourism Studies – Turistica, where on 1 October, the management of the university and its members, representatives of the municipalities of Slovenian Istria, representatives of the UP Student Council and the Student Organization of the University of Primorska gathered in a hall full of freshmen. You can read more about the event here.
At UP FAMNIT, we welcomed the 15th generation of students, this year again the most numerous so far.
On the first day of the academic year, the freshmen met with their study program coordinators, right after the video addresses from the rector of the University of Primorska, Prof. Klavdija Kutnar and the Dean of UP FAMNIT, Assoc. Prof. Ademir Hujdurović.
At 12.00, certificates were presented to tutors who were tutoring and helping students in the previous academic year. Half an hour later, UP FAMNIT freshmen went on to Tito Square for a group photo.
The happening for the new academic year is not over yet, as tomorrow from 10.00 until evening, activities will continue in Simonov zaliv in Izola, where all students of the University of Primorska will be participating in sports activities and interactive games, and will likewise enjoy a full day of fun and entertainment.
The final enrolment statistics for the academic year 2021/2022 will be definite by the end of this month, and we expect up to 6,200 students will be enrolled at the University of Primorska this year. There are about 1,900 freshmen, of whom just under 1,400 are in the undergraduate programs.
According to unofficial data, 890 students are enrolled at the Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technologies, of which as many as 395 come from abroad, which represents a high 44% percentile. Foreign students come from 34 countries, namely Argentina, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Czech Republic, Montenegro, the Philippines, Ghana, Greece, Croatia, India, Iran, Italy, Israel, Cameroon, Kazakhstan, China, Kosovo, Hungary, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, the Russian Federation, Northern Macedonia, the Syrian Arab Republic, Serbia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, and the United States.
There are 320 freshmen enrolled, 255 of them are in undergraduate study programs, 53 in master's programs, and 12 in doctoral study programs.
We wish all students a successful, interesting, and a happy academic year, as well as much success!