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Available Ph.D. student positions

The Laboratory for Open Systems and Networks at Jozef Stefan Institute is offering Ph.D. student positions in the following areas:

  • cryptography and cyber security,
  • new Internet technologies and services (e.g. trust and reputation systems),
  • use of advanced data analytics, machine learning methods and artificial intelligence to provide modern networks and applications in the fields of security and privacy, protection of critical infrastructure and smart grid applications.

We invite candidates who are interested in interdisciplinary research work in any of these areas.

The laboratory offers a stimulating, friendly and flexible work environment, access to the latest equipment, directed mentoring, and associates with extensive experience. At the same time, it enables freedom to choose a specific research topic and offers cooperation with various established foreign institutions.

Procedure: For More detailed information on the application process send your mail to info@e5.ijs.si.

General information: The Jozef Stefan Institute (https://www.ijs.si) is the largest research institute in Slovenia. The Laboratory for Open Systems and Networks (https://www.e5.ijs.si) has a long research and development tradition in the field of information security, computer networks, telecommunications, and services and applications of information society. Activities are carried out within the program “Future internet technologies: concepts, architectures, services, and socio-economic issues” and with various research institutions accross the World.

Open Day at the Jožef Stefan Institute

Each year at the end of March, traditional Stefan’s Days take place at the Institute, marking the birthday (24 March) of the great Slovenian scientist, Jožef Stefan. The all-week event program will be finished with the Traditional Open Day event, on Saturday, March 26, 2022, from 9 am to 2 pm.

The all-week program concludes with the traditional Open Day event, this Saturday, on March 26, 2022, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The members of Laboratory for open systems and networks, will also present our research work, as the part of the program “Building the modern world”. You are kindly invited.

See the full program: http://tehnologije.ijs.si/en/?page_id=3307

The Puch’s Lifetime Achievement Award

On Friday, December 10th 2021, the biggest event: awards and recognitions of Republic of Slovenia for outstanding achievements in scientific research and development in 2021, was held in Cankarjev Dom.

We are honored and proud that, among other awardees,  Prof. Dr. Borka Jerman Blažič received the Puch’s Lifetime Achievement Award for achievements in the field of information and communication technologies. She was the long-time head of the Laboratory for Open Systems and Networks from 1990 to 2018.


30th anniversary of the first internet connection in Slovenia

Jozef Stefan Institute and Computer Communications Association – Internet Society Slovenia are inviting to the on-line event: 30th anniversary of the first internet connection in Slovenia.



Prof. Borka Jerman Blažič, IJS

Greetings on behalf of the Internet Society

Nick Hyrka, Regional Community Manager – Europe for the Internet Society

Internet in Slovenia  and distance education during the epidemy 

Mag. Janja Jakončič, Math Teacher, Gimnazija Poljane

Vulnerability of web pages and the new service Vulnet for web users

Mag. Primož Cigoj, Young Researcher, IJS

Open virtual space for memories and ideas


The event will be held on Wednesday, 24 November 2021, at 2 p.m.

To join the event, contact us: info@e5.ijs.si


Laboratory for open systems and networks

  • Jamova cesta 39, 1000, Ljubljana
  • + 386 (0)1 477 3900
  • info@e5.ijs.si