The programme Initial Integration of Immigrants is a free programme for learning the Slovenian language, which also includes learning about Slovenian society. Third-country nationals are eligible to attend this course Third-country nationals. Courses comprise 180 or 60 + 120 hours, depending on the residence permit you have.

To attend a course, you must obtain a special Certificate on compliance with the conditions for participation in a single programme, issued by the administrative unit. You will have to pay EUR 22.60 to submit an application and to receive the certificate.

The programmes of initial integration of immigrants are free of charge; the costs are covered by the Ministry of the Interior and the European Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund  (AMIF). You cover your own travel expenses and the cost of learning aids and

If you have attended the course for at least 80% of the hours, you are entitled to a free first examination of Slovenian at the basic level after completing the programme.

For more information about the implementation of the programme, please contact the nearest course provider.