European Academy of Science





Prof. Dr. Ludvik Toplak


Prof. Dr. Ludvik Toplak
European Centre Maribor


Work experience
2006 onwards - University professor, Civil Law, Property Law – full time professor, University of Maribor, Faculty of law, Maribor, Slovenia
2002-2006 - Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia to the Holy See, Government of the Republic of Slovenia, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia
1993-2002 - Rector of the University of Maribor, Slovenia
1990-1993 - President of the Chamber, Member of the Parliament, National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia
1987-1990 - University professor and Vice dean of Faculty of Law, University of Maribor, University of Maribor, Faculty of Law
1980-1987 - Top Management, Vice president of Board of Directors, Iskra Delta Computers, Slovenia
1973-1980 - Assistant professor & Lecturer, Maribor Law School
1970-1973 - Belgrade State Legislature, Federal Assembly – Belgrade
June 1970 – December 1970 - University Administration, University of Maribor
1967-1970 - Higher Court of Maribor, Apprentice on the Higher Court of Maribor
1981 - Dr. sc. iur., University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Law, Serbia, Research on International Business and Comparative Law
1975 - Master of Comparative Jurisprudence, New York University, School of Law, USA, Research of Comparative Law
1973 - LL. M., University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law, Serbia, International Business Law
1967 - University degree – Bachelor of Law, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Law, Slovenia
1963 - First degree of Law, University of Maribor, Maribor Law School, Slovenia
1961 - High School – Gimnazija Ptuj
1986 – New York, Potsdam College of the State University of New York - U.S. Business Education Program
1986 – Geneva, International Management Institute - International Seminar on the Management of Technology
1985 – Strasbourg - Intellectual Property
1984 – New York - Law and Computer Science
1983 – London - Law and Computer Business
1975 – Atlanta - International Trade Law and Public Administration on Fulton County
1974 – Seattle and San Francisco - Far East Law
1967 – University of Oslo - Social Sciences, Social Security Law
Lecturing Activities:
University of Maribor – Faculty of Law, Faculty of Agriculture, Faculty of Organizational Sciences; University of Ljubljana – School of Public Administration
Guest Professor:
Marburg – Germany; London – United Kingdom; New Delhi – India; New York – USA; Strasbourg – France; Novi Sad – Serbia; Belgrade – Serbia
Civil Law; International Business Law; Comparative Law; Law of Informatics; Management Law; Human Rights; University Law and Management; 4.000 to 5.000 pages of books, papers, discussions papers in the Slovene, Serbian, Croatian, English, Italian and German languages published in all
Professional Memberships:
Member of the European Academy of Science and Arts (2000 -    ); Member of the Steering Committee of the I.C.H (International Conference on Higher Education)   (2000 -    ); Member of Paneuropean Union  (1992  -   ); Member of Collegium of the Magna Charta Universitatum Observatorium Bologna  (2001 – 2005); Member of CRE (European Rectors Conference) (1993-2002); Member of the of the Board of IAU (International Association of Universities) (1998 - 2002); Member and President of the Danube Rectors' Conference (1997 – 2000); Member of the international committee of European Forum Alpbach (1999 - 2006); Governor of the American Chamber of Commerce in Slovenia  (2000 - 2002); Association of Lawyers; Human Rights Foundations: - Rotary International, - Dr. Anton Trstenjak Foundation; Member of the Parliamentary Delegation in the Council of Europe Assembly (1991-1993); Member of the Committee of International Chamber of Commerce (1995-97); Member of newspapers' Board of Editors; President of the Institute of the European Centre for Ethnic, Regional and Sociological Studies (1990-98)
Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia in Science  (2000 -     ); Local Community – Honorable member of Local community; Business Companies’ Awards; Universities’ Awards
Foreign Languages: Active: English, Croatian, Serbian; Passive: French, German, Italian