The Nova Gorica Institute of Adult Education celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2009. With it came a complete redesign and an improved system of categorising activities, of which there are 5. As we are flying over ever new horizons, a new slogan was chosen to reflect upon the institutions positive energy: “The bright side of study”
Positive energy potion
LUNG offers a variety of educational activities and services, arranged into 5 different fields. Each category offers participants, who are thirsty for knowledge, a different potion.
Knowledge Potion (Acquisition of Education )
- at LUNG you have the chance to attend primary/elementary school for adults (free), a range of vocational and secondary/high school programmes (newest addition: Hair Dresser), academic and professional higher education programmes as well as post-graduate study.
Communication Potion (Languages)
- you may “babble away” at our facilities in general language courses, courses in pairs, individual courses, or ones tailored to your needs. We offer them in English, French, Croatian, Italian, German, Russian, Serbian, Spanish and, of course, Slovene. If asked we can also organise courses for other European and world languages such as Czech, Japanese, Portuguese, Swedish, etc. The high number of participants from local firms and businesses vouch for us as a dependable source of quality and flexibility of services.
Wisdom Potion (Improvement)
- skills such as computer literacy, accountancy, bookkeeping, touch typing can be improved upon in our classes. One can also gain or validate a skill set with a NPK (national professional qualification).
Calming Potion (Leisure Time)
- various academic clubs, hobby courses and the notable Lifelong Learning Week are all part of LUNG’s leisure time activities.
- our fifth field of offered activities includes various projects aimed at supporting and helping our participants with learning.