GRM Novo mesto

About partner

Grm Novo mesto (Grm NM) integrates the educational programs at secondary and tertiary level as well as the adult education programs in the fields of hospitality, tourism, agriculture, food technology, horticulture, forestry and nature preservation. Grm NM has reach experiences in leading several national and international projects. At the national level, several major national projects were carried out, like renewal of the existing and establishing new educational programs in the aforementioned professional areas. Grm NM is the founder of the Consortium of biotechnical schools of Slovenia and a leading partner of the “Trustworthy”project which is based on the short food supply chains. Within the educational establishment of Grm NM „The house of culinary and tourism“ operates in Novo
mesto as a prominent educational hospitality and tourism facility while in Ljubljana there are two additional educational facilities, namely the Jurman Market and the Flavour Classroom.

Gastro experience

About location


Novo mesto is the administrative, economic, ecclesiastical, cultural, educational, health and sports center of the Dolenjska region. It is known for its exceptionally successful industries especially the pharmaceutical industry, the automotive sector, the construction enterprises and textile industry. Large companies such as Krka, Revoz, Adria Mobil and TPV have chosen the municipality of Novo mesto as their home.

Novo mesto was awarded its town rights on  April the 7th 1365 by Duke Rudolf IV of Hapsburg. This date is also celebrated as the day of the municipality. The rich archaeological sites in Novo mesto have also made it known as “Novo mesto – the town of situlae”. Together with Maribor, Murska Sobota, Ptuj, Slovenj Gradec and Velenje, Novo mesto was the European Capital of Culture 2012.

In addition to the Krka River and its famous meander, the town is also famous for the Cathedral of St. Nicholas, the Main Square with the Town Hall and its well known Riverbank.