About the school

The School of Viticulture and Enology is offering, with its practically oriented study programme of Viticulture and Enology, the first programe in Slovenia that emphasise the integration of grape-growing, winemaking and wine marketing and thus combines agricultural, food production and economic sciences.

It has been developed by the University of Nova Gorica in cooperation with the National Institute of Biology, the Jožef Stefan Institute, the Scientific Research Centre of the Academy of Sciences and Arts, the Agricultural Institute of Slovenia and the Instituto Esperimentale per la Nutrizione delle Piante in Gorizia, Italy.

The School for Viticulture and Enology is located in the center of vine-growing area; therefore constant integration with practical knowledge is enabled to the students and researchers.

The lecturers cooperating with School of Viticulture and Enology are excellent profession experts with multidisciplinary practical and research experiences.

Dean and the Senate


prof. dr. Branka Mozetič Vodopivec


prof. dr. Branka Mozetič Vodopivec, dean
prof. dr. Maruša Pompe Novak
doc. dr. Jan Reščič
Iztok Sila, MBA, senior lecturer
doc. dr. Melita Sternad Lemut
prof. dr. Jani Ivan Toroš
doc. dr. Lorena Butinar
Radojko Pelengić, lecturer
Magdalina Mihajlovska, student representative
Matic Greif, student representative