University of Nova Gorica

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Coordinates: 45°56′32.35″N13°38′24.75″E / 45.9423194°N 13.6402083°E / 45.9423194; 13.6402083


University of Nova Gorica
Univerza v Novi Gorici
Latin: Universitas Novogoritiensis
Former names
Nova Gorica Polytechnic, School of Environmental Sciences
MottoScientia Vinces
Vice-Chancellor Gvido Bratina, Mladen Franko
Rector Danilo Zavrtanik

University of Nova Gorica - UNG (Slovene : Univerza v Novi Gorici), is the fourth university in Slovenia. It is located in the towns of Nova Gorica, Gorizia (in Italy), Vipava and Ajdovščina.


The University of Nova Gorica grew out of the School of Environmental Sciences founded in 1995 by the City Municipality of Nova Gorica and the Jožef Stefan Institute. Later two more institutions joined as the founders: the Research Center of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts and the Municipality of Ajdovščina. In March 2006, the former Nova Gorica Polytechnic was renamed the University of Nova Gorica. Today the university has 7 schools and 10 research institutes.


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