The University of Nova Gorica aims to be a research-based, internationally established university, which will be recognized as a driving force of social development in the region and in a wider context. With its innovative teaching approaches in both Slovene and English, the university aims to develop teaching excellence in its contemporary study programs, thereby securing a high level of employability for home and international students. The university will endorse its motto Scientia vines (“with the knowledge to victory”) by providing a creative environment for researchers, professors, and students, thereby enabling opportunities for top achievement results in the cutting-edge fields of science, technology, and art.
The University of Nova Gorica participates in international cooperation with similar institutions around the world. It takes special care to promote multidisciplinary research and programs designed to build partnerships between industry and academia, with the hope of creating a better society both at local and global levels.