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Department of Asian Studies

Prof. Dr. Mateja Petrovčič

Mateja Petrovčič works as a Professor at the University of Ljubljana, the Department of Asian Studies at the Faculty of Arts, and is currently a deputy chief of the department. She is the editor of the scholarly journal Acta Linguistica Asiatica, the first fully open and online journal of the Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana. She is a member of the European Association for Chinese Studies (EACS), the European Association for Chinese Linguistics (EACL) and the European Association for Chinese Language Teaching (EACT). In 2015, Mateja Petrovčič obtained the A-level certificate for the management of Chinese Language Test Center in Slovenia. She has also prepared the curriculum update for teaching Chinese from lower secondary level to tertiary level in Slovenian educational system.

Her research fields and topics of interest include Chinese linguistics, corpus linguistics, language technologies, ICT-supported language teaching and learning, language standards, and others. She regularly publishes her research results in both Slovenian and international academic journals, and has received the Grand Prize of the Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, for educational achievements in 2013.

Compulsory Courses

Elective Courses



09. 11. - 11. 11. 2023
Department of Archaeology, Faculty of Arts

26th Neolithic Seminar 'Eurasian Neolithics: How Cultures and Societies Evolve and Why It Matters'

27. 02. 2023
Faculty of Arts

Online presentation of University of Ljubljana for prospective international students

13. 10. 2022
Administrative Office for Doctoral Study, Faculty of Arts

EUTOPIA Citizen Science Clinics

15. 09. 2022
Administrative Office for Undergraduate Study Programme, Faculty of Arts

Reception for International Students at the Faculty of Arts and at the University of Ljubljana (two separate events)

22. 02. 2022
Faculty of Arts

Online sessions for prospective international students, 22 February 2022 at 1.15 pm (CET)