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Awards of Excellence

Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana (the FELU) is the leading institution of higher education in business and economics in Slovenia with a well-established brand in Europe and worldwide.

The FELU Awards of Excellence:

  • The FELU is the first institution in Slovenia and in the region to attain the Triple Crown accreditation, holding the three most renowned international accreditations EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA.
  • The FELU’s tourism programmes hold the UNWTO’s prestigious TedQual international accreditation.
  • The International Business graduate programme holds the European CeQuInt (Certificate for Quality in Internationalisation) certificate in the field of internationalisation awarded by the European Consortium for Accreditation (ECA).
  • The FELU is accredited by the Slovenian Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education NAKVIS.

Triple Crown School


The FELU has become the first and only Triple Crown School in Slovenia and the broader region to have been awarded the EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA international accreditations. This achievement ranks the FELU among the top 1% of business and economic schools in the world.




Prof. Metka Tekavčič Dean FELU

“With the AMBA accreditation, the FELU has now become the first institution in Slovenia - and in the region - to attain the Triple Crown accreditation, holding the three most renowned international accreditations - EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana. For seven decades we have worked together to develop and modernise our institution and act as a catalyst of progress and change. We have always strived to promote education, research, innovation and knowledge in the local and international communities. This longstanding tradition in business education is now crowned with the AMBA accreditation, which gives us the highest possible recognition in the field of business education. I am truly proud to be able to share this wonderful achievement with you.”

Prof. Metka Tekavčič, Dean




International Accreditation

  • AACSB - the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • AMBA - The Association of MBAs (AMBA)
  • EQUIS - the European Quality Improvement System
  • TedQual - the Accreditation of the United Nations World Tourism Organization
  • CEQUINT - Certificate for the Quality of Internationalisation

National Accreditation

The FELU is a higher education institution that has been nationally accredited by the Slovenian Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (NAKVIS). The Agency provides for the development and operation of the quality assurance system in Slovenian higher education.

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What do this accreditations mean for faculty, students, and employers?

Faculty members are challenged with great expectations:

  • are encouraged to teach and research abroad;
  • are motivated to publish in best peer-reviewed journals;
  • have the possibility of taking sabbaticals and periods as visiting professors;
  • are actively engaged in various forms of internationalization;
  • are able to take professional training courses for teaching in international classes;
  • our academic and professional staff can participate in a cross-cultural training programmes and attend various workshops for improving the quality of their teaching and /or professional support.
Students are given a chance to broaden horizon and develop a global mind set:
  • their degree is recognised and valued all over the world;
  • they can walk side by side with the best students in the world;
  • FELU’s core values: integrity, cooperation, responsibility, knowledge and academic freedom, give them a good value-based knowledge for future career;
  • they have multiple opportunities to gain international experience during the study program;
  • they are involved in various activities related to their study and their future carer.
Employers gain new knowledge for new business:
  • they pick the best students with the latest knowledge on business and economics to work in a global environment;
  • they are challenged by the new ideas and views;
  • they choose students with well-developed skills and knowledge;
  • they get the socially responsible students.

Membership

The FELU is a member of several international networks and organisations which provide and important platform for the further development of the FELU’s operations.

  • AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • AMBA - The Association of MBAs
  • ACE – Strategic Alliance of Chinese and European Schools
  • CEEMAN - International Association for Management Development in Dynamic Societies
  • CESEEnet – Central and South-East European PhD Network
  • EAIE - European Association for International Education
  • EBSLG - European Business School Librarians Group
  • EDAMBA - European Doctoral Association in Management and Business Administration
  • EFMD - European Foundation for Management Development
  • EIASM - European Institute for Advanced Studied in Management
  • NAFSA - Association of International Educators
  • NIBES - Network of International Business and Economic Schools
  • NICE Network - Higher Education Network
  • UNWTO - United Nations World Tourism Organization

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