University of Nova Gorica aims to be an independent, research oriented and student friendly university, where knowledge is formed within a harmonious relationship between students and researchers, so that the knowledge can be transferred to younger generations and into business environment.
Our professors are top researchers and teachers who dedicate their knowledge to developing modern undergraduate and graduate study programmes.
The close connection of the town of Nova Gorica with the Italian neighbour, Gorizia, enables students different forms of co-operation in the field of youth cultural and entertainment activity. Staying in the Vipava Valley offers a number of opportunities for actively spending one’s free time. The position of Nova Gorica also enables a quick jump to the cultural centre of the northern Italy – Venice, or a half hour drive to the beautiful coast of the Adriatic Sea. The Soča Valley is also nearby, with an exceptional offer of active relaxation and the gathering of strength in unspoilt nature.
The University of Nova Gorica participates in international cooperation with similar institutions around the world. It takes special care to promote multidisciplinary research and programmes designed to build partnerships between industry and academia, with the hope of creating a better society both at local and global levels.