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. 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  localy competent 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 Government Office for the Support and Integration of Migrants and the European Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF). You cover your own travel expenses and the cost of learning aids and materials.

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.

After a special Certificate on compliance with the conditions for participation in a single programme is issued by the  localy competent administrative unit, more information about the implementation of the programme will be given at the nearest course provider.