Institute of Criminology, Ljubljana Law Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Established in 1954 as the first criminological institute in the former Yugoslavia. It was founded by the Faculty of Law, University of Ljubljana and although it soon became independent, it has always maintained very strong links with the founding faculty. From the very beginning, the institute’s main activities have been: research, teaching and dissemination of information, and organisation of library and documentation service. The institute employs professionals of different profiles: lawyers, psychologists, sociologists, specialist pedagogues, economists, philosophers and other social science professionals.