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Become a Fellow

The American Slovenian Education Foundation enhances American and Slovenian education activities, uniting Slovenian scholars and educators globally.
Junior Fellowship

Research Abroad

Three-year program giving students the opportunity to conduct a 10-week research visit at a university or a research institution in the area of their field of study or expertise. In addition, ASEF Junior Fellows deeply engage in activities organized by ASEF Society of Fellows, including research projects and collaborations with other Fellows, leadership and career development workshops, and attend regular public lectures and other events organized by ASEF.

Junior Fellowship

Visit Slovenia

One-year program giving students of Slovenian heritage the opportunity to visit Slovenia and conduct a 10-week visit at a Slovenian university, research institution or a company in the area of applicant’s field of study or expertise.

Become a Mentor

“We are delighted to bring together a group of highly motivated researchers who are willing to share their knowledge and experiences with ASEF Junior Fellows, and who are eager to participate in our vision of giving talented Slovenian students and students of Slovenian heritage the ability to realize their potential to the fullest.
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Antlej Kaja
Lecturer In Industrial Design, Deakin University
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Barbič Jernej
Associate Professor of Computer Science, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
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Beguš Gašper
Assistant Professor of Linguistics, UC Berkeley
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Beloglavec Hana
Assistant Professor of Trombone, Louisiana State University
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Bračič Ana
Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science, Michigan State University
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Bradač Maruša
Professor of Physics, University of California, Davis
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Dolničar Sara
Professor of Tourism, Business School, The University of Queensland
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Dolšak Nives
Professor & Director of the School of Marine and Environmental Affairs, University of Washington, Seattle
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Drenik Andres
Assistant Professor of Economics, Columbia University
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Fain Nuša
Assistant Professor, Smith School of Business, Queen’s University, Canada
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Fidler Sanja
Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto, Canada
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Fikfak Veronika
Associate Professor of Law, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
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Fon Tacer Klementina
Assistant Professor of Reproductive Biology and Oncology, Texas Tech University School of Veterinary Medicine
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Golob Deeb Janina
Associate Professor of Periodontics, Virginia Commonwealth University
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Gorjanc Gregor
Chancellor’s Fellow in Data Driven Innovation for AgriTech, The Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh
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Haule Kristjan
Professor of Physics, Rutgers University
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J. O’Donnell Timothy
Assistant Professor of Linguistics, McGill University
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Jamnik Mateja
Professor of Artificial Intelligence, University of Cambridge
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Jeraj Robert
Professor of Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin
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Karlovšek Jurij
Lecturer of Geotechnical Engineering at University of Queensland
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Kobe Boštjan
Professor, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
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Košmrlj Andrej
Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University
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Krainc Dimitri
Professor of Neurology, Northwestern University
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Križaj David
Adjunct Professor in Neurobiology & Anatomy and Professor in Ophthalmology/Visual Sciences, University of Utah
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Leskovec Jure
Associate Professor of Computer Science, Stanford University
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Mohar Bojan
Professor of Mathematics, Simon Fraser University, Canada
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Murn Jernej
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, University of California, Riverside
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Novak Domen
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of Wyoming
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Pavličev Mihaela
Professor, Department of Theoretical Biology, University of Vienna
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Plecnik John
Associate Professor of Law, Cleveland State University
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Poplin Alenka
Assistant Professor of Community and Regional Planning, Iowa State University
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Pristavec Teja
Research Assistant Professor of Statistical Sciences, Biocomplexity Institute, University of Virginia
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Prša Andrej
Professor of Astrophysics and Planetary Science, Villanova University
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Raškovič Matevž
Senior Lecturer in International Business, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
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Šajna Mateja
Professor of Discrete Mathematics, University of Ottawa
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Saksida Tina
Associate Professor of Management, University of Prince Edward Island, Canada
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Šali Andrej
Professor, Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, University of California San Francisco
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Sarlah David
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, UIUC
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Seljak Uroš
Professor of Astrophysics, University of California, Berkeley
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Slapničar Sergeja
Associate Professor of Accounting, University of Queensland
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Song Dawn
Professor of Computer Science Division, University of California, Berkeley
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Trkov Mitja
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Rowan University
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Trstenjak Verica
Professor of European law, Sigmund Freud University, University of Vienna (LLM Program) & University of Ljubljana
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Ule Jernej
Professor, Department of Molecular Neuroscience, University College London & The Francis Crick Institute
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Velikonja Urška
Professor of Law, Georgetown University
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Verbič Gregor
Associate Professor of Electrical and Information Engineering, University of Sydney
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Verovšek Peter
Assistant Professor in Politics/International Relations, Sheffield University, UK
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Žefran Miloš
Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago
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Žitnik Marinka
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Harvard University
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Zupan Jure
Associate Professor of Physics, University of Cincinnati

ASEF Events

ASEF organizes a wide variety of events for both the general public and the ASEF Fellows Community, ranging from our annual ASEF Gala to frequent Speaker Series and Young Minds events. We kindly ask you to check the Activities tab to learn more.
October 24, 2021 | 02:35 |
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Dr. Gregor Gorjanc: Genetic Management and Population Improvement
The American Slovenian Education Foundation (ASEF) is organizing a new ASEF Speaker…

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Introductory Meeting With ASEF Tutors
On Tuesday, September 28, ASEF organized an introductory meeting with ASEF tutors. At the meeting,…
October 24, 2021 | 02:35 |
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ASEF Story (Questions Preparation): Mark Boris Andrijanič
Brainstorming in the group of ASEF Fellows to prepare questions for the ASEF Story held in October….

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October 24, 2021 | 02:35 |
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Klementina Fon Tacer, Ph.D.: Understanding MAGE Proteins in Cancer
The American Slovenian Education Foundation (ASEF) is organizing a new ASEF Speaker Series event….

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