Department of Asian Studies

Asst. Prof. Dr. Marija Kristina Hmeljak

Dr. Kristina Hmeljak Sangawa is an Assistant Professor in Japanese studies at the University of Ljubljana. Her research interests include Japanese lexicography and technology assisted language learning and teaching.


B.A. in English and Slovene translation, School of Modern Languages for Interpreting and Translation, University of Trieste, Italy, 1993

M.A. in Regional Studies, Certificate in teaching Japanese as a foreign language, University of Tsukuba, Japan, 1996

PhD in Linguistics, University of Ljubljana, 2013


Japanese-Slovene learners' dictionary and parallel corpus [jaSlo], resources at [


Classes and teaching resources: [e-ucenje]

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)