Doctoral school

Call for Enrolment in the doctoral degree programmes of the University of Ljubljana in the 2021/2022 academic year
Interdisciplinary doctoral programme in the HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES (second application deadline 20 August 2021)

Interdisciplinary doctoral programme in the HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES,
offered by the following member faculties of the University of Ljubljana:

  • Faculty of Social Sciences, Kardeljeva ploščad 5, 1000 Ljubljana, and
  • Faculty of Arts, Aškerčeva 2, 1000 Ljubljana,

in cooperation with the following member faculties and academies of the University of Ljubljana:

  • Academy of Music, Stari trg 34, 1000 Ljubljana,
  • Faculty of Theology, Poljanska cesta 4, 1000 Ljubljana,
  • Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television, Trubarjeva cesta 3, 1000 Ljubljana,
  • Faculty of Social Work, Topniška ulica 31, 1000 Ljubljana and
  • Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Erjavčeva 23, 1000 Ljubljana.

Study fields:

  • American Studies
  • Policy Analysis
  • Andragogy
  • Applied Psychology Studies
  • Archaeology
  • Asian and African Studies
  • Balkan Studies
  • Foreign Language Didactics (English, French, Italian, German, Spanish Didactics)
  • Diplomacy
  • Social Informatics
  • Social Sciences Methodology
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Ethnic and Migration Studies
  • Ethnology, Cultural and Social Anthropology
  • European Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Geography
  • Musical Pedagogy
  • Globalisation Studies
  • Heritology
  • Information Science
  • Public Administration
  • Linguistics
  • Composition and Theory of Music
  • Communication Sciences
  • Cultural Studies
  • Fine Art Studies
  • Literary Studies
  • Media Studies
  • International Relations
  • Musicology
  • Journalism Studies
  • Defence Studies
  • Public Relations
  • Environmental and Spatial Studies
  • Human Resources and Organisational Studies
  • Pedagogy
  • Political Science
  • Translation Studies
  • Personality Psychology
  • Developmental Studies
  • Studies in Developmental Psychology
  • Religious Studies
  • Slavic Studies
  • Slovene Studies
  • Social and Political Anthropology
  • Social and Political Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Sociology of Culture
  • Studies of Everyday Life
  • Performing Arts Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • Theoretical Psychoanalysis
  • Marketing Communication
  • Art History
  • Security Studies
  • Military Sociology Studies
  • History

More information at:

https://www.ff.uni-lj.si/en/study/doctoral-programmes-third-cycle/presentation
Faculty of Arts, Doctoral Studies Office (3rd cycle),

https://www.fdv.uni-lj.si/en/study/study-at-the-FDV/doctoral-programmes
Faculty of Social Sciences, Student Affairs Office,


Number of enrolment places: 236 – in total for citizens of the Republic of Slovenia, citizens of EU Member States, Slovenians without Slovenian citizenship and foreign citizens

Official length of programme: 4 years

Admission requirements:

Enrolment in the doctoral study programme is open to graduates of:

  • second-cycle study programmes;
  • study programmes leading to an academic higher education qualification, adopted before 11 June 2004;
  • study programmes leading to a specialisation adopted before 11 June 2004, and who have already completed a professional higher education programme; for enrolment in third-cycle doctoral study programmes, the relevant body of the member faculty sets course units totalling 30 to 60 ECTS credits on the proposal of the field of study coordinator responsible for doctoral studies;
  • study programmes leading to a master of science degree or specialisation after completion of a study programme for obtaining an academic higher education qualification as adopted before 11 June 2004. For these candidates, the relevant body of the member faculty recognises course units totalling at least 60 ECTS credits on the proposal of the field of study coordinator responsible for doctoral studies;
  • a study programme that leads to professions regulated by EU directives, or another integrated master’s degree study programme evaluated at 300 ECTS credits.
  • The doctoral programme is also open to graduates from another university in Slovenia or a university in another country in accordance with the conditions prescribed for students from the Republic of Slovenia. The equivalence of previously acquired education in a foreign country will be established by means of the procedure for the recognition of foreign qualifications for the purposes of further education in accordance with the Statutes of the University of Ljubljana.


The consent of the mentor is required prior to enrolment in the programme.

Selection criteria in the event of restricted enrolment:

Candidates will be selected based on their success in completed studies, as well as their scientific and expert achievements. Individual elements of selection will be evaluated in the following manner:

  • Academic success (grade point average) – 50% weighting in:
  • second-cycle study programmes;
  • study programmes leading to an academic higher education qualification, adopted before 11 June 2004;
  • study programmes leading to specialisation after completion of a professional higher education programme adopted before 11 June 2004;
  • study programmes leading to a master of science degree or specialisation after completion of a study programme for obtaining an academic higher education qualification as adopted before 11 June 2004;
  • study programmes leading to professions regulated by EU directives, or other integrated master's degree programmes evaluated at 300 ECTS credits.
  • Grade obtained in the oral selection exam (interview) before an expert committee for the field in which the candidate is enrolling – 50% of the weighting.

On the proposal of the coordinator/administrator of the field, the committee for doctoral study of the member faculty decides on the applicant's suitability.

Location: Ljubljana

Mode of study: part-time

Procedures and deadlines for application to the Call and enrolment:

In accordance with the instructions in the joint part of the Call, enrolment candidates can apply via the eVŠ application within two application deadlines:

  • 1st deadline: 9 June 2021, 23:59 CEST (for citizens of the Republic of Slovenia, citizens of EU Member States and non-EU foreign citizens);
     
  • 2nd deadline: 20 August 2021, 23:59 CEST (only for citizens of the Republic of Slovenia and citizens of EU Member States).

The second deadline will be issued if places remain available after the first deadline closes. 

Candidates must complete and submit by the stated application deadlines their application for enrolment in the doctoral programme and all required evidence electronically via the eVŠ information system.


Enrolment will be completed by 30 September 2021 at the latest, at the member faculty that coordinates the field in question.