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Search Engine Colossus - Slovenia Links to primary English and Slovenian language search engines and gateways.

REESWeb - Search Slovenia Do a "search keyword" for "Slovenia" in the University of Pittsburgh's Center for Russian and East European Studies website database. Strong in links throughout Eastern and Central Europe as well as with the NIS. 

Regional Slovene Archives "Archival documents are a part of movable cultural heritage of Slovenian nation and represent a source for researching and the basis of scientific tasks on the field of history, art history, architecture and other socials sciences." Search - Preset for Slovenian The Google search engine has been preset for you to search the Internet using the Slovenian language. Also ideal for target language lexical and contextual searches and other language-oriented uses. Requires Slovene fonts. (Also included in Language Materials links below.)

Language Materials

Slovene Writing System Basic introduction to Slovene alphabet with addition information and language related links.

BBC Languages across Europe - Slovene Description of language with list of basic phrases with audio.

Online Slovene Language Resources Extensive list of online language resources from Institute for Slovenian Studies of Victoria.

Slovenian Online Perhaps the best freeware Slovene language site on the Internet. Provides materials at Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced levels, with online grammar, readings, discussions, exercises and vocabulary.

Slovenian for Travelers By Miran Hladnik and Toussaint Hocevar. "The on-line version of Slovene for Travelers is freely available for personal use."

FIDA Corpus of Slovene Language "FIDA, the Corpus of Slovene Language, represents a reference corpus of the Slovene language and was compiled within the framework of a joint project involving four partners; two from the academic/research sphere and two commercial ones: the Faculty of Arts (University of Ljubljana), the Jožef Stefan Institute, the DZS, General Publishing and the Amebis software company."

Online Slovene Texts - Mat'Kurja Slovene Literature A collection of Slovenian critical works on English literature as well as online Slovenian literary works.

Online Texts - Slovene Literature Large collection of online poetry, prose and drama texts in the original. Search - Preset for Slovenian The Google search engine has been preset for you to search the Internet using the Slovenian language. Also ideal for target language lexical and contextual searches and other language-oriented uses. Requires Slovene fonts. (Also included in Language Materials links below.)

Online Dictionaries - Slovene Just a few Slovene online dictionaries available but keep coming back because site is always being updated.

word2word: Slovene Dictionaries Several dictionaries noted in Slovene language section of this online dictionary portal.

Online Media and News

BBC Slovene BBC news broadcasts in Slovene.

Yahoo! News - Slovenia Latest news in English from a variety of news sources.

SCOLA - Global Foreign Language Portal SCOLA ia a leader in foreign language television news broadcasts. Schedule of broadcasts, insta-classes in some languages, and other useful information.

History and Culture

History of Slovenia - Encyclopedia Entry From, an detailed overview article on country and culture with links to other WWW sites as well as related browser searches. Excellent starting point for studying country and culture.

Timeline of Slovenian History Also from, excellent historic timeline with many hyperlinks.

World Heritage Sites in Slovenia Slovene sites on UNESCO's World Heritage List.

Balkanarama - Slovenia A very broad collection of links to Slovene arts from the Ohio State University, from Film and music to Slovene folk embroidery.

Government and Politics

Governments on the WWW - Slovenia Includes most of the important links to National Institutions and Government sites including President and most Ministries; Embassies in foreign countries, Political Parties, etc.

Political Resources on the Net - Slovenia Listings of political sites available on the Internet sorted by country, with links to Parties, Organizations, Governments, Media and more from all around the world.

Foreign and International Law - Slovenia From the Washburn University School of Law Library, links to country sites for Constitutional Law, Government and Politics, Law and Legislation, Legislative Bodies, etc.

Country Studies

BBC News Country Profiles - Slovenia Full profiles provide an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries; also biographic sketches of leaders, essay on media, and historic timelines. They also include audio and video clips from the BBC archives.

Country Analyses

U.S. Department of State Background Notes - Slovenia Background Notes are updated/revised as they are received from regional bureaus and are added to the database of the Department of State web site. Categories include: Geography, People, History, Government, Political Conditions, Economy, Defense, Foreign Relations, U.S. Relations, and Travel/Business.

International Monetary Fund - Slovenia Latest developments in Peace and Security, Economic Development, Humanitarian Aid/Refugees, Environment/Shelter, Human Rights, Women/Children/Population, Health/Poverty/Food Security, Culture/Education.

The World Trade Organization "The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations. At its heart are the WTO agreements, negotiated and signed by the bulk of the world’s trading nations and ratified in their parliaments. The goal is to help producers of goods and services, exporters, and importers conduct their business." Includes detailed information on 

Members and Observers - Slovenia (Member)

Energy Information Administration Country Analysis Briefs - Balkans Group "The Energy Information Administration (EIA), created by Congress in 1977, the a statistical agency of the U.S. Department of Energy. We provide policy-independent data, forecasts, and analysis to promote sound policy making efficient markets and public understanding regarding energy and its interaction with the economy and environment."USAID - Slovenia The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) "is an independent agency that provides economic, development and humanitarian assistance around the world in support of the foreign policy goals of the United States."

World Health Organization - Slovenia About WHO" "The World Health Organization, the United Nations specialized agency for health, was established on 7 April 1948. WHO's objective, as set out in its Constitution, is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health. Health is defined in WHO's Constitution as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity."

International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies - Slovenia The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is the world's largest humanitarian organisation, with 178 member National Societies.

Amnesty International - Slovenia Amnesty International is a champion defender of human rights worldwide. Familiarity with a given country's human rights issues can provide a unique insight into many other aspects of its culture and politics.

Human Rights Watch - Slovenia Human Rights Watch is dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world. 

International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights The International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights is a self-governing group of non-governmental, not-for-profit organizations that act to protect human rights throughout Europe, North America, and the Central Asian republics formed from the territories of the former Soviet Union. A primary specific goal is to monitor compliance with the human rights provisions of the Helsinki Final Act and its Follow-up Documents.

Travel Guides

Lonely Planet Destinations - Slovenia The people at the offbeat Lonely Planet website are not your typical travel guides -- they're very bright and know what they're talking about. Their goal is not to "sell the country" to travelers. Instead, they tell it how it is. Typical headings include: "Warnings" (in case travel is not recommended - the "why's"); Facts for the Traveler, When to Go, Events, Money and Costs, Attractions, Off the Beaten Track, Activities, History, Culture, Environment, Getting There and Away, Getting Around, and Further Reading and Related Weblinks.

Yahoo Travel Guide - Slovenia Includes links to history, basics, transportation, dining, shopping and climate.

Professional Organizations and Library Consortia

Slovenian Language Technologies Association "The Slovenian Language Technologies Society, founded in 1998, joins people working on language technologies from the scientific, educational or user perspectives. The activities of the SDJT are aimed at promoting the development of language technologies for the Slovenian language."

American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (AAASS) From About: "The American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (AAASS) is a nonprofit, nonpolitical, scholarly society which is the leading private organization dedicated to the advancement of knowledge about Russia, Central Eurasia, and Eastern and Central Europe." 

Canadian Association of Slavists ~ Canadian Slavonic Papers "The Canadian Association of Slavists is an organization of teachers and scholars in the field of Slavic and related studies in Canada for the purpose of improving and advancing such studies."

British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies BASEES, according to its constitution, exists to "advance education for the public benefit in the United Kingdom in the humanities and the social sciences as they relate to the former Soviet Union and the countries of Eastern Europe".

Slavic and East European Folklore Association "SEEFA is a non-profit organization devoted to an exchange of knowledge among scholars interested in Slavic and East European folklore. It seeks to promote instruction, to organize panels at national and international conferences, to encourage the preparation of teaching materials and translations, and to foster exchanges, summer programs, and research in Slavic and East European Folklore and related fields such as anthropology, ethnic studies, history, literature, and musicology."

Association for Women in Slavic Studies "The Association of Women in Slavic Studies is a networking resource for people concerned with the problems, status, and achievements of women in the profession. It also attempts to cover research and teaching in women's studies and questions of gender and family life in Central/Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union."

Collaborative Collection Management Project for Russian and East European Studies "We offer: — For researchers in Russian and East European Studies, the only nationwide database on relevant library collections and journal holdings in the UK."

International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX) IREX is the premier US nonprofit organization specializing in higher education, independent media, Internet development, and civil society programs in the United States, Europe, Eurasia, the Near East, and Asia.

Universities and Centers of Study

Slovenian Colleges and Universities Large list of links to major institutions of higher learning. - Slovenia Description of Slovenian education system, K-12 and universities.