Groblje 3,
SLO 1233 Dom�ale
Tel:  +386 1 721 78 00
Fax: +386 1 724 10 05
 
Zootechnical department is departments of Biotechnical faculty, which is the member of University of Ljubljana. Zootechnical department is organized within Faculty as an independent unit performing graduate and postgraduate education according to “traditional” and Bologna curricula programs for B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. in the field of zootechnics, animal science, food technology and bio-economics. Education is linked to research and development activities in the field of animal science, food technology based on animal productions (milk, meat, fish and eggs), agriculture economics, management, marketing, and rural development.  Department is leading organization for permanent education of the agricultural extension services staff, and is active in other types of transfer of knowledge from academia to industry. The number of employees is about 150.
 
Marija Klopčič, PhD, assistant professor
 
Her basic education is in agriculture with the specialization in animal science and sustainable production systems in agriculture. She has extensive expertise in transferring of knowledge and managing projects.
She has been involved in different EU projects with the aim to improve different production systems and increase of transparency of traceability of agriculture and food products. Lately she has been working on projects dealing with the quality of traditional and special local food products and perception of these products by Slovene customers.  She acts as member of Commission for protected agricultural products at Ministry of Agriculture in Slovenia.
She is Secretary of Cattle Commission of European Association for Animal Production (EAAP),
a member of Ethics and Welfare Working group of EAAP, member of Central and Eastern European Working group of EAAP.
 
Phone :  + 386   1 721 78 55
Mobile : + 386 41 546 484
 
 
 
Jurij Pohar, PhD, associate professor
 
His basic education is in animal science and aquaculture He has more than 15 years of the professional experience in Marketing and Management. After postgraduate study in export marketing, he took different short courses relating to this subject. In addition to his academic carrier at University of Ljubljana, he has held different posts in marketing-advertising companies: vice-director at StudioMarketing/JWT, CEO of LunaTBWA. He was member of board of directors responsible for marketing and R&D at largest Slovene dairy company. During his work in marketing-advertising industry he was engaged in preparation of the marketing-strategic planes for many large Slovene food and retail companies. He served as a national coordinator at Slovene Ministry for science and technology and as the representative of Europe in CGIAR (Consultative group for international agricultural research). He gained extensive understanding of business and industrial development of transitional and developing economies: he was responsible for setting up the net of marketing-advertising companies in countries of ex-Yugoslavia for TBWA. He was a team leader for the Public awareness campaign “Accession of Slovenia to EU” financed by PHARE.  
 
Phone : + 386   1 721 78 55
Mobile :  + 386 40 882 609