Young researchers, fellowships

Institute at a glance

Alliance with industry
International collaboration, projects, FP7
Education, young researchers, fellowships

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The professors from the Institute are actively involved with all the slovenian universities as well as with many foreign universities. The Institute is a co-founder of the University of Nova Gorica and the Jozef Stefan International Postgraduate School and a co-operation agreement has been signed with the University of Ljubljana and the University of Primorska in Koper.

Young people at the Institute develop their expertise and knowledge by participating in research projects and learning from mentors that are internationally acknowledged experts.

Young people pursuing their PhD degrees and postdoctoral programmes who want to be employed by the Institute after they qualify must carry out part of their training at an eminent foreign research institution.

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The Institute is co-funder of:
The Jožef Stefan International Postgraduate School
University of Nova Gorica

The Institute signed collaboration agreements with:
University of Ljubljana
University of Primorska


Undergraduate and postgraduate students, graduates and school pupils are invited to participate in the research and development work of the Institute.

If you are interested, please contact one of the research departments raziskovalnimi odseki or centres centri by e-mail, providing some brief information about yourself and your field of interest, or send an e-mail to


At the postgraduate level young researchers are involved in basic research projects or applied research and development projects and are employed by the Institute. The funds for their salary, their expenses, the material and non-material costs for their research work and the cost of the postgraduate course are covered by the Slovenian Research Agency. Since the 1985 the young-researcher programme has been one of the instruments of the scientific policy of the Slovenian Research Agency for the stimulation of the development of human resources.


The Institute grants company scholarships to Slovenian and foreign students at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels in a appropriate field of study.

Kadrovske štipendije Instituta "Jožef Stefan" - RAZPIS ŠTIPENDIJ
Štipendije za študij na Mednarodni podiplomski šoli Jožefa Stefana


Ad futura - Znanstveno-izobraževalna fundacija
UNESCO – L´OREAL štipendije za mlade znanstvenice

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