Webinar General Beekeeping

The Beekeeping Academy of Slovenia is organizing a webinar General Beekeeping, which will take place over ten hours with lectures and a practical demonstration of the beekeeper’s work in the field. The training will be led by beekeeper and instructor of the Slovenian Beekeeping Academy Mitja Smrdel. Applications for the webinar will be open from … Read more

A fact-finding mission in Ethiopia

Background Ethiopia is one of the developing countries, with about 85% of the population living on subsistence agriculture. According to the World Bank, Ethiopia has been among the three fastest growing economies in the world for several years, and despite its poverty, it represents great potential. The expert visit was organized by Slovenian company INOA, … Read more


On Saturday, June 29, 2019, the first education of the Beekeeping Academy of Slovenia organised first education by our special module Queen breeding. Education was held in Višnja Gora at the birthplace of the Carniolan bee. First of all, the participants in the mentorship of dr. Peter Kozmus acquainted with the theoretical foundations in the … Read more

The voice for the bees

Julie Armstrong, the voice for the bees, on a visit to Slovenia A day like any other, and yet very special. It is not the weather nor the date that makes a good day, it is the people, friends, and stimulating conversations that one has. One such good day was 13 September 2018, when the … Read more

Poklukar’s Days 2018

We remember some people we meet, but there are also others who will be remembered by history, which renders them immortal. One of these, especially in the beekeeping world, is Dr Janez Poklukar, a renowned apicultural scientist, expert, researcher and pedagogue from Senično by Tržič. Dr Janez Poklukar was born on 2 May 1960 in … Read more

Apifuture Symposium, 18.10.2018

APIFUTURE SYMPOSIUM 2018 POWERED BY MEDEX The Beekeeping Academy of Slovenia was invited to participate in the Apifuture Symposium, as organised by the Medex company to mark the first World Day of Bees. The event will take place on 18 October 2018 in the Mons Hotel in Ljubljana. At the forefront of the event’s agenda … Read more