University of Maribor - Slovenian National Building and Civil Engineering Institute (ZAG)
The roots of University of Maribor go back to 1859, which is marked as being the beginning of higher education in Maribor.
Today University of Maribor has seventeen faculties, with around 15.000 students and 1.800 employees. It is located in the city of Maribor and also in other parts of Slovenia. Internationalization plays an important role; the University aims to promote partnerships with businesses, governmental and nongovernmental and other institutions in society to enrich university teaching, research and creative activity; prepare educated, engaged citizens; strengthen democratic and ethical values, and civic responsibility; address critical societal issues; respect ecological and environmental issues; promote sustainability in development; and contribute to the public good.