Dr. Mimi Urbanc
Namestnica direktorja / Deputy Director
Novi trg 2, 1001 Ljubljana, Slovenija
T: +386 1 470 63 54
Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts (ZRC SAZU)
The Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts is the leading Slovenian research institution. It has a multidisciplinary character; in addition to the humanities, its spheres of research also cover the natural and social sciences. It consists of 18 research institutes throughout the country and has more than 350 employees, roughly 300 of whom are researchers.
ZRC SAZU conducts basic research across a range of fields, included natural, earth, and spatial sciences (palaeontology, geology, biology, zoology, botany, karst sciences, geomorphology, natural risks, hydrology, climatology, environmental protection, earth observation, and geographical information systems), and the social sciences and humanities (demography, sociomedicine, anthropology, geography, philosophy, aesthetics, ethnomusicology, musicology, ethnology, linguistics, digital humanities, literary studies, archaeology, history, cultural history, art history, and dialectology.
ZRC SAZU has its own publishing house and bookstore. The ZRC Publishing House publishes more than 50 book series ranging from the strictly scientific to works of general interest and nonfiction, and many scientific journals.