Science and Education Centre Višnjan

Promoting and encouraging innovation and excellence.

Science and Education Centre Višnjan is promoting and encouraging innovation and excellence in the scientific, technological and artistic work with children and youth through obtaining support to gifted youth and their educators in fields of natural and social sciences, technologies, environment protection, arts and culture.

Our work is recognised by Network of Youth Excellence (NYEX) and European Talent Support Network (ETSN).

Educational programs

Through long-time operation Višnjan programs had hosted a lots of students, of whom are many today’s well established scientists and researchers, active in prestigious world institutions. Our most popular programs are:

  • Youth Science Camp (YSC) for elementary school students interested in being introduced to world of sciences and technologies
  • Summer School of Science (S3) – international program aimed for high school students highly motivated for gaining experience and skills in today’s multidisciplinary research areas covering natural sciences and technologies. 
  • Višnjan School of Astronomy (VSA) – international program aimed for high school students willing to work on interesting projects in the fields of astronomy and astrophysics.


Please feel free to contact us for arranging a visit to Višnjan observatory.

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