The Association for Technical Culture of Slovenia (ZOTKS) is a non-governmental and non-profit organisation with more than 70year tradition of working with the youth in the fields of science and technology.
OUR VISION is a conscious society that understands and uses technology and its progress in a way that not only leads to prosperity and welfare but also ensures sustainable existence of mankind and his natural environment.
OUR MISSION is to popularise technology and science, educate and encourage innovation, creativity and research (among young people in particular); to raise awareness of the safe, economical and effective use of energy; to encourage the search for alternative resources, the care for the environment and the search for and use of contemporary technological solutions, friendly to people and nature
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OUR MAIN ACTIVITIES:
Every year the above-mentioned activities attract over 50.000 children and young people as well as 5.000 scientists, teachers, tutors, and other experts.
The Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Maribor (UM FERI) is one of the leading teaching and research institution in the field of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in Slovenia.
UM FERI provides students with knowledge based on internationally recognized scientific research work, thus enabling them to be successfully integrated within future working environments in Slovenia and/or abroad.
We aim to strengthen the positions of our internationally-recognized university education and research institutions within the fields of electrical engineering, computer science, information technology, communications, media, telecommunications and mechatronics, throughout Central Europe.
Research assumes a vital place in the activities of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Important element in the current, quality pedagogical work is following the latest events in the world and being creative and cooperative in the development of our own scientific research work.