Ljudska univerza Kočevje / Institute For Adult Education Kočevje

Ljudska univerza Kočevje, Slovenija / Institute For Adult Education Kočevje (leader of WP5: Exploitation)


Ljudska univerza Kočevje (Institute For Adult Education Kočevje) is a public institute for adult education in Slovenia. Their key priority is to spread and raise the educational level of the inhabitants in SE Slovenia and thus to promote the lifelong learning concept and ideas.
Over the years, LU kočevje has outgrown into a centre for adult learning with a diverse offer on training programmes and development activities. The formal and non-formal educational programmes as well as all forms of lifelong learning provide a wide range of possibilities of acquiring knowledge on different education levels (from primary school for adults to higher education), support and learning help (consultancy centre, centre for self-directed learning) as well as various courses on leisure activities, better quality of life, mostly focused on vulnerable groups, ethnic minorities – the Roma, the disabled, the unemployed. In the past four years, the institute has gained a lot of experience in project work, being a partner in a local, regional and transnational project partnership.

LU Kočevje has also been providing education for the Roma for many years, in forms of: primary school for Roma adults (including learning help if needed), a special public project to help the Roma with their socialisation and integration, programmes for active citizenship, people with special needs and Roma population, comprising language and computer courses, communication and life skills, better quality of life, etc.

The projects addressing the Roma issue:

"Development of Counselling Models for Vulnerable Groups” (national project) with the main output: innovative models for providing counselling to senior citizens, Roma community and people with special needs.
“Centre for Self-Directed learning” where the Roma have free access to computers and can use e-leaning resources and tools developed in other projects.


Phone number: 00 386 1 893 82 270
Website: http://www.lu-kocevje.si/