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Department of Asian Studies

Prof. Dr. Jana Rošker

Short Biography

Professor Jana S. Rošker, studied Sinology and obtained her PhD degree at the Vienna University. She is the first Slovene Sinologist, co-founder and long-standing Head of the Department of Asian studies at the University in Ljubljana (Slovenia). Altogether she spent over 10 years in China and Taiwan at several universities and research institutes. Her academic interests include Chinese epistemology, Methodology of transcultural philosophy, (Post)comparative philosophy, and Modern and Contemporary Chinese Philosophy. In these research areas, she has published over twenty five books, and over hundred and fifty articles and book chapters. She is chief editor of the journal Asian Studies (, president of the International Society for Chinese Philosophy (ISCP), and the founder, first president and honorary member of the European Association of Chinese Philosophy (EACP).

She was awarded with several prestigious awards, as for instance the National Slovene Research Agency prize for extraordinary scientific achievements, the Golden Plaque of the University of Ljubljana, the National Žiga Zois prize for research work of national significance, the French-Taiwanese Cultural Foundation Prize, the Most Excellent Research Work Award of the University of Ljubljana, and the Book award of the Bertrand Russel Society.

List of publications: Rošker List of Publications 2013-2023

ORCID-ID: 0000-0003-0072-1556

Affiliation: University of Ljubljana, Department of Asian Studies, Chair of Sinology

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Compulsory Courses

Elective Courses



09. 11. - 11. 11. 2023
Department of Archaeology, Faculty of Arts

26th Neolithic Seminar 'Eurasian Neolithics: How Cultures and Societies Evolve and Why It Matters'

27. 02. 2023
Faculty of Arts

Online presentation of University of Ljubljana for prospective international students

13. 10. 2022
Administrative Office for Doctoral Study, Faculty of Arts

EUTOPIA Citizen Science Clinics

15. 09. 2022
Administrative Office for Undergraduate Study Programme, Faculty of Arts

Reception for International Students at the Faculty of Arts and at the University of Ljubljana (two separate events)

22. 02. 2022
Faculty of Arts

Online sessions for prospective international students, 22 February 2022 at 1.15 pm (CET)