The Academy of Music of the University of Ljubljana (UL AG) is the only Slovenian higher learning university institution for the entire field of music, and as such it has a national significance for the development of Slovenian music composition, performance and education fields. The basic mission of the UL AG is offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral university learning programmes as well as offering further education and permanent education programmes for musical arts and music education professions.
In addition, the UL AG promotes music performance and composition, as these are immediately connected with music education. In collaboration with other members of the University of Ljubljana, the UL AG conducts and develops research activity in the fields of humanities and social sciences and endeavours to promote artistic research.
With its work, the UL AG promotes the development of the Slovenian music field, making it comparable with Europe and the rest of the World. University of Ljubljana Academy of Music is the only higher education academic institution in the entire field of musical art in the country and therefore of national importance for the development of Slovenian musical creativity, interpreters for music educational profession.
The Academy’s mission has always been to provide musical training at the highest level, and through the Academy of Ljubljana, extend this opportunity beyond our enrolled students and out into the communities of Ljubljana. Its primary mission is to implement Bachelor’s Degree Programme, Master’s degree programmes and postgraduate university education, in the first, second and third grades and implementing training and continuing education programs. Music Education is educating future teachers of music, music theory and ear training for teachng in preschool, primary school, secondary school and music school programmes. The University of Ljubljana Academy of Music is commited to teaching music as an artistic, academical and professional discipline.
Academy students benefit directly by engaging in creative learning and participation projects, and discovering an application of their skills beyond the traditional concert platform. Academy of Music in cooperation with other faculties of the University of Ljubljana implement and develop research in the field of humanities and social sciences, Interdisciplinary PhD in Humanities and Social Sciences programs, and seeks to exercise artistic research.
The Academy of Music in Ljubljana is internationally known and recognised as representing the highest values of music and musical society and assuring the highest standard of music education through offering innovative individual and group programs.
By the year 2020, the UL AG will be recognized as an excellent, internationally minded and internationally acclaimed university music institution. Its activities and quality will be comparable to the best academic institutions Europe-wide.Until 2020 Academy of Music Ljubljana maintain the high standartds of artistic achievement and excellence in teaching expected of a musical institution. Academy of Music is responsible for the development of Slovenian music profession and the comparability of this development with music profession in Europe and worldwide.