University of Primorska Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technologies

Friday, 4 August 2017 UP ORIENTATION DAYS

So… you've decided to come to the University of Primorska and move to the Slovenian coastile.
Now what?
No worries, we are here to help!

Join us a few days before the start of the semesterand learn how to survive here as a student!

Between Thursday, 28 September and Saturday, 30 September, we are organizing Orientation days for all new UP students from abroad!

We highly recommend that you attend, as you will:

  • Learn about the university and the area
  • Learn about the administrative procedures you need to do when moving to Slovenia
  • See what you can do as a studen t besides studying (where to eat, where to party, and where to spend your free time)
  • Meet fellow students
  • Meet tutors
  • Meet faculty members, professors, researchers
  • Meet international officers
  • Meet the Student Organisation of the University of Primorska
  • Learn about the study and research at the University of Primorska

Preliminary programme:

Thursday, 28 September 2017:

  • FIRST STEPS IN PRIMORSKA - Start at 2 pm
    • Welcome at the University of Primorska
    • About Slovenia, the region, and interesting spots
    • Practical information important for your stay
    • Excursion around faculties, including bus to Portorož
    • Fair – present your own country*
    • Party in Portorož

Friday, 29 September 2017:

  • GETTING TO KNOW THE FACULTY - Start at 10 am
    • Meeting with programme study coordinators, faculty members, and departments
    • Discussions on expectations
    • European researchers' night – a chance to see research equipment, meet researchers, and learn about UP's research

Saturday, 30 September 2017:

  • USEFUL TIPS AND TRICKS - Start at 10 am
    • Crash Slovenian course
    • Socializing time

Sunday, 1 October 2017:

    • Free time

Monday, 2 October 2017:

  • 1, 2, 3, GO!
    • Before noon: Faculty receptions• 11 am: rector's reception of all freshmen

The exact programme will be sent to you via e-mail before your arrival!

IMPORTANT ==> Confirm your participation at, so that we can plan the event accordingly before 31 August 2017!

*Bring food and drinks that represent your country and anything else you believe would help others understand where you are coming from. Be creative!

More information: contact your faculty international office and/or student office.