University of Primorskaprint
Titov trg 4, 6000 Koper
University of Primorska (UP), is a young university established due to regional demands and needs for greater availability of higher educational programmes in Slovenia on a bilingual area in municipality Koper/Capodistria, where two cultures are intertwined historically, Slovenian and Italian. UP is the third biggest public university. It was established in 2003 as a centre of knowledge implementing European educational strategies. The main objectives of this vibrant university are to carry out high quality study and research programmes, which promote their natural and cultural heritage while integrating and developing them with the educational, intellectual and research potential opportunities of the rest of the world. The university also aims to produce a mutual co-existence and close collaboration with industry. UP is committed to transmitting knowledge to future generations in order to produce inquisitive thinkers and professionals.
UP wishes to achieve excellence in research to: improve the visibility of UP within ERA and internationally; provide greater internal and external credibility of UP in relation to researchers, public authorities and the public; integrate and actively participate in the international scientific community.