Jožef Stefan Institute

who we are

Jožef Stefan Institute is the leading Slovenian scientific research institute, covering a broad spectrum of basic and applied research. The staff of more than 900 specialize in research in physics, chemistry and biochemistry, electronics and information science, nuclear technology, energy utilization and environmental science. The basic goals of the Institute are to provide expert scientific and applied output in the form of processes, products and consultancy, and to produce well-trained young scientists.


The mission of the Jožef Stefan Institute is the accumulation - and dissemination - of knowledge at the frontiers of natural science and technology to the benefit of society at large through the pursuit of education, learning, research, and development of high technology at the highest international levels of excellence. The Institute devotes a considerable amount of effort to transferring the results of its research and knowledge to productive applications and to the market. It supports hi-tech enterprises to create an environment in which innovation, financing and production interact to accelerate the cycle of development of innovative products. The in-house research has been reinforced by building strong links to universities, other research institutions and industry as well as stable international collaborations, which in the last years led to more than 350 international projects.


Jožef Stefan Institute
Jamova 39
1000 Ljubljana


Jure Čižman
Project Manager
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