Language of instruction

Education in kindergartens and schools is carried out in Slovenian.

In areas where Slovenians and members of the Italian ethnic community live, and which are defined as ethnically mixed areas, also kindergartens and schools are established where education is carried out in Italian (kindergartens and schools in the language of the ethnic community) pursuant to this Act and a special act.

In areas where Slovenians and members of the Hungarian ethnic community live, and which are defined as ethnically mixed areas, bilingual kindergartens and schools are established where education is carried out in Slovenian and Hungarian (bilingual kindergartens and schools) pursuant to this Act and a special act.

Last updated: 09. 02. 2016