About us

Ljudska univerza Velenje is public non-profit institution providing adult education, established in 1959.

LUV takes an active part in regional community by improving the educational structure of the population, by motivating and informing the members of the community and by involving them in the educational programmes.

What do we do?

We offer various educational programs, adapted to adults, young adults and seniors, so they can gain formal or informal education.  

Formal education:

  • Primary school for adults
  • Vocational training
  • Secondary education
  • Post-secondary education
  • Higher education

Informal education: 

  • Language courses
  • Computer courses
  • Seminars and workshops
  • Study groups
  • Special focus on healthy living  


55 years of tradition, the provision of expert knowledge and quality and friendly attitude towards our participants without doubt contribute to the fact that each school year more than 4.000 participants take part in various educational programmes. In the school year 2012/2013 we organised over 200 different programmes and carried out more than 40.000 lessons altogether.

We have extensive experience in consulting adults, who are eager to continue their education or wish to acquire some additional knowledge. We offer guidance and provide them with all the help they need to get re-enter educational process.

We offer self-study centre that is open from 8:00 to 20:00. In addition to the free internet access and computer use we also offer various multimedia tools which visitors can use to broaden their knowledge.

It is important to emphasize cooperation with numerous national and international partners, which is the key to achieve higher degree of educational and cultural level of the population. That is why we as partners have taken part in various national and European projects since 1999. Our projects have received numerous awards in the pasts and we have good relations with all previous project partners. We are currently involved in 4 EU Projects, of which we are coordinating 2. We would be happy to participate as partner in upcoming Erasmus + call, Norwegian Grant call or Horizon 2020.