The duration of the Interdisciplinary Doctoral Programme in Environmental Protection is three years (180 ECTS credits), and according to the Bologna educational scheme this represents the third cycle of education. The programme consists of organised classes (60 credits) and individual research work for the doctoral thesis (120 credits).

 The doctoral programme results in the degree of  doktor/doktorica znanosti (“Doctor of Science”).

The programme is organised by the University of Ljubljana through its faculties:
Biotechnical Faculty
Faculty of Economics
Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geodesy
Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology
Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Faculty of Maritime Studies and Transport
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering
Faculty of Law
Veterinary Faculty

Information package   
Changes in information package in 2016/2017

Information package 2017/2018

Courses syllabus 

List of potential mentors

 Consent of the mentor and consent of the co-mentor (mentor’s and co-mentor`s written acceptance of mentorship and co-mentorship) - for academic year 2016/2017
Consent of the mentor and consent of the co-mentor (mentor’s and co-mentor`s written acceptance of mentorship and co-mentorship) - for academic year 2017/2018

Academic year 2017/2018

Call for enrollment into Doctoral degree programmes 2017/2018

Application Deadline: 26th August  2017

Candidates submit their enrolment applications online via the eVŠ web portal at

Technical assistance
For assistance with filling out the application.
Phone: 00386 1 478 85 90 (from 9 AM until 4 PM CET)

Completed enrolment application form must be printed, signed and sent by registered post with all the supplemental documents by the application deadline August 26th 2017 at the latest to University of Ljubljana, Kongresni trg 12, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia (reference »for ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION«). 

The documentation can be also personally delivered to the University of Ljubljana, Kongresni trg 12, 1000 Ljubljana from Monday to Friday 8.-00 - 14.00 .

Required evidence to be sent by post :
1. Diploma (Copy of the Diploma in evidence of completed education)

2. Diploma supplement or Transcripts of records (Copy of the diploma supplement or Copies of official transcripts of records)

3. Decision on nostrification (for candidates who are in a position of nostrification decision, more information: )

Additional evidence to be sent by post (relevant for selection of candidates):

1. Award(s) and/or Achievements (evidence of  award(s) and/or decorations during study and/or evidence of previous scientific/ research work)

2. Proposal of the research topic (the candidate on max two A4 pages shortly presents the research problem that is intended to further research, states the hypothesis  and research method(s) and writes at least  five sources related to the research topic)

3. Consent of the mentor and consent of the co-mentor (prior to the enrolment to the programme candidates are requested to choose the mentor and co-mentor and submit upon enrolment at the latest the mentor’s and co-mentor`s written acceptance of mentorship and co-mentorship)

List of potential mentors

Information days:
7. 3. 2017 at 17.00, EF, Kardeljeva ploščad 17, Ljubljana
18. 4. 2017 at 15.00, VF, Gerbičeva 60, Ljubljana
16. 5. 2017 at 16.00, FS, Aškerčeva 6, Ljubljana, room I/1
18. 5. 2017 at 17.30, BF, Jamnikarjeva 101, Ljubljana,
25. 5. 2017 at 14.00, MF, Vrazov trg 2, 1000 Ljubljana
25. 5. 2017 at 17.00, PF, Poljanski nasip 2, Ljubljana
2. 6. 2017 at 17.00, FPP, Pot pomorščakov 4, Portorož, room 205
5. 6. 2017 at 16. 00 FF, Aškerčeva 2, Ljubljana, room 15
7. 6. 2017 at 15.00, FKKT, Večna pot 113, Ljubljana, room 1
13. 6. 2017 at 16.00, FDV, Kardeljeva ploščad 5, Ljubljana, room 21
13. 6. 2017 at 16.30 na FGG, Jamova 2, Ljubljana

Academic year 2016/2017

Courses schedules will be published as soon as possible.

Other information: 

Welcome guide and other information available on websites:  and


Summer school Natural Disasters Ljubljana, between May 21 and June 10, 2017

Public tender for Young researchers candidates for year 2016 - deadline 1. 7. 2016 -closed

Invitation to summer school;  Summer school Environmental ProtectionLjubljana, between June 27 and July 17, 2016-closed