The Development Path from 1995 till Today

The School of Environmental Sciences, the first international postgraduate school in Slovenia, was the predecessor of the University of Nova Gorica. The School was founded on 24 september 1995 with the consent of the Council for Higher Education of the Republic of Slovenia of 12 July 1995. It started operating in the 1995/96 academic year. The School was founded by the Municipality of Nova Gorica and the Jožef Stefan Institute in Ljubljana.

2019

2017

2015

2012

2009

2008

2007

  • The establishment of the Centre for System and Information Technologies.

2005

  • The Senate of the Nova Gorica Polytechnic adopts a Decision on the transformation of the Nova Gorica Polytechnic into the University of Nova Gorica.
  • The inauguration of the Otlica Observatory.
  • The establishment of the Research Center for Humanities.

2004

2000

  • The awarding of first title of doctor honoris causa to the Nobel laureate Prof. Dr. James W. Cronin.

1999

1998

1996

  • The establishment of the Laboratory for Astroparticle Physics.