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Education and training in metrology


Employees of the Metrology institute of the Republic of Slovenia find exchange of knowledge and experiences as one of strategic activities.


Knowledge transfer activities include:

·         lectures (at basic and advanced level)

·         examples

·         practical work in laboratories (hands-on training)

·         visits to other institutions relevant for all dealing with metrology, either as providers or users.


Areas of expertise:

·         Mass measurements

·         Volume and flow measurements

·         Analysis of precious metals alloys

·         Software testing in metrology

·         Speed and distance measurements

·         Automation, IT and databases in metrology

·         Metrology in chemistry

·         Distributed national metrology system

·         European and national legislation concerning measurements

·         Quality systems, as relevant for providing reliable measurements

·         Prepackages

·         Inspection


Knowledge transfer activities are tailor-made, upon a request of each customer, and can include all or some of the above stated knowledge transfer activities. Active involvement of the participants e.g. hands-on training is highly recommended, as by doing the work one learns most.


Since 2004, more than 483 experts from 6 countries were trained in laboratories of the Metrology Institute of the Republic of Slovenia.


For further information about MIRS education activities please contact