European Commission endorses plan for construction of Triple Medical Campus at the University of Ljubljana

The building project and funding for a new Faculty of Medicine Triple Campus was approved by the The European Commission, which adopted a positive assessment of Slovenia's recovery and resilience plan as the country formally assumed the rotating presidency of the European Council on July 1. 

The priority is thus given to the construction of Campus Vrazov trg. 

Slovenia will be able to draw € 1.8 billion in grants and €705 million in loans under the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF).

This will play a key role in enabling Slovenia emerge stronger from the COVID-19 pandemic. 


The design phase of Campus Vrazov trg


Professor Igor Švab, Dean of Faculty of Medicine presented the project Triple Campus to the European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen during her visit of the Faculty of Medicine and the University Medical Centre on Thursday, July 1 /Photograph: STA

President Ursula von der Leyen said: “Today, the European Commission has decided to give its green light to Slovenia's recovery and resilience plan. It combines investments for the green and digital transitions, with reforms of long-term care, healthcare, and pension systems for the benefit of all Slovenian citizens. I am proud that NextGenerationEU will provide €2.5 billion in financing to make this possible.”

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EC President Ursula von der Leyen together with Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Janša, representatives from the Faculty of Medicine (UL MF) and the University Medical Centre (UKC) Photograph: STA