English is widely spoken, particularly in areas popular with visitors. German, Italian and Croatian are also widely understood.


Centre for Slovene as a Second/Foreign Language Full palette of Slovenian-language courses suited to short-term visitors or serious study. It holds a free 90-minute survival course in Slovenian every Wednesday from 5pm to 6.30pm at the Slovenian Tourist Information Centre.

Mint International House Ljubljana Reputable private school offering courses in Slovene.