Tanja Arh, PhD, graduated of Computer Science at the Faculty of Organizational Sciences, University of Maribor. She obtained her Master’s degree at the Faculty of Organizational Sciences, University of Maribor and PhD degree at the Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana. She works in the Laboratory for Open Systems and Networks at Jožef Stefan Institute as a researcher in the field of e-learning and organizational learning. Her current research work is performed mostly for European-wide research programmes with focus on application of information and communication technology in education, standardization of e-learning and organizational learning.

She has been successfully integrated her knowledge and research results into her scientific contributions, which includes over 100 scientific publications in journals, books and conference proceedings. She is the author of 18 scientific articles (three with impact factor)Besides the scientific work mentioned she published nine independent scientific  chapters in scientific monographies, two expert contributions and 38 contributions in international conferences. One of the contributions, where she was a co-author had been nominated as the best contribution at the international conference on telecommunication IARIA. Twice she lectured on international conferences as an invited speaker. She is the author of the book entitled How to prepare learning materials in order to make learning more attractive.

Besides the scientific work mentioned, her greatest achievements have been so far: elaboration and publication of the electronic interactive learning materials which are at the disposal of all Slovenian citizens, enabling them the equal access into information society (, multi–attributed decision making model for the evaluation of the usability of leaning management systems, education community portal EduCenter ( and the development of the authoring tool EasyCoBu for the preparation of the interactive learning materials.

She is member of Executive Board of Slovenian Project Management Association, member of Slovenian academy of management (SAM), member of Internet Society Slovenia Chapter and technical editor of scientific journal Project Management Review.


University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Economics
Ph.D. in Business Informatics (2010)
Dissertation: “Influence of technology-enhanced organizational learning on business performance”

University of Maribor, Faculty of Organizational Sciences
M.Sc. in Management of Information Systems (2005)
Honor Thesis: Sistemski pogled na tehnološko podprto izobraževanje: evalvacija standardov in modelov upravljanja e-izobraževanja

University of Maribor, Faculty of Organizational Sciences
B.Sc. in Information Systems (2003)
Honor Thesis: Organizacijski problemi projektov Phare v državni upravi


University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Economics
Assistant Professor in Business Informatics (January 2013 – )

Jožef Stefan International Postgraduate School
Assistant Professor  (January 2013 – )

DOBA Faculty of Applied Business and Social Studies Maribor (DOBA Faculty)
Assistant Professor  (January 2013 – )


My research crosses fields of information and communicational technologiese-learning and modern concepts of management and organization and relates to the following subjects:

  • e-learning,
  • applications of information and communication technology in education,
  • Web 2.0 technologies,
  • standardization in e-learning,
  • education and tranfter of knowledge,
  • human resource management (HRM),
  • organizational learning and learning organization,
  • influence of ICT on organizational learning,
  • influence of organizational learning on business performance,
  • usability testing.


ARH, Tanja, DIMOVSKI, Vlado, JERMAN-BLAŽIČ, Borka. ICT and web 2.0 technologies as a determinant of business performace. V: AL-MUTAIRI, Mubarak S. (ur.), MOHAMMED, Lawan Ahmed (ur.). Cases on ICT utilization, practice and solutions : tools for managing day-to-day issues. Hershey; New York: Information Science Reference, cop. 2011, str. 59-77.
PIPAN, Matija, ARH, Tanja, JERMAN-BLAŽIČ, Borka. The evaluation cycle management – method applied to the evaluation of learning management systems. V: SPILIOTOPOULOS, Tasos (ur.). Integrating usability engineering for designing the web experience : methodologies and principles. Hershey: Information Science Reference, 2010, str. 58-80.
ARH, Tanja (ur.), PIPAN, Matija (ur.). Kako pripraviti in popestriti izobraževanje z interaktivnimi učnimi gradivi : vzpodbujanje in krepitev e-izobraževanja v poklicnem izobraževanju in usposabljanju: priročnik. Ljubljana: Institut Jožef Stefan, 2010. 76 str., ilustr. ISBN 978-961-264-018-7.
ARH, Tanja, DINEVSKI, Dejan. Web 2.0 and open educational resources as a foundation of organisational learning. V: KERN, Tomaž (ur.), RAJKOVIČ, Vladislav (ur.). People and sustainable organization. Frankfurt am Main [etc.]: Peter Lang, 2011, str. 44-62.
book_global_management DINEVSKI, Dejan, ARH, Tanja. Web 2.0 technologies for e-learning. V: LANDETA ETXEBERRIA, Ana (ur.). Global e-learning. [Madrid]: CEF, [2012], str. 175-184. 
Jeems ARH, Tanja, JERMAN-BLAŽIČ, Borka, DIMOVSKI, Vlado. The impact of technology-enhanced organisational learning on business performance: an empirical study. Journal for East European Management Studies, 2012, vol. 17, no. 3, str. 369-383.
 jasist JERMAN-BLAŽIČ, Borka, LAI-CHONG LAW, Effie, ARH, Tanja. An assessment of the usability of internet based education system in a cross-cultural environment: the case of interreg crossborder program in Central Europe. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. [Print ed.], 2007, vol. 58, no. 1, str. 66-75, doi: 10.1002/asi.20423.
 wiener  DINEVSKI, Dejan, POLI, Andrea, KRAJNC, Ivan, ŠUŠTERŠIČ, Olga, ARH, Tanja. E-health integration and interoperability based on open-source information technology. Wiener klinische Wochenschrift, Suppl., 2010, vol. 122, suppl. 2, str. 3-10, doi: 10.1007/s00508-010-1354-9. 





Best paper award: An approach in Provision of Interoperability of eLearning Systems in enlarged EU – the case of iCamp project, authors Borka Jerman Blažič, Tomaž Klobučar, Tanja Arh, Barbara Kieslinger, Fridolin Wild in Effie Lai-Chong Law, IARIA CONFERENCE 2006.



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