Program type


Program feature




No. of ECTS credit points


Scientific title

doktor znanosti/doktorica znanosti (abbreviation: dr.)

in English language: Doctor of Philosophy (abbreviation: Ph.D.)

About the programme

The doctoral programme in the Built Environment is a scientific study programme in the fields of civil engineering, geodesy, planning and spatial planning, and geology. By studying in the programme, doctoral students acquire the ability to think scientifically and solve scientific questions, and are trained to collaborate in solving complex professional issues with an interdisciplinary approach.The main objective of the doctoral study programme is to train highly qualified researchers in specific scientific fields. Upon completion of the doctoral programme, the doctoral student will be trained to address research problems using state-of-the-art scientific methods, to critically assess research results and to transfer new technologies and knowledge into practice.

How to apply

For the call for enrolment, candidates have to apply on the eVŠ online portal.

At the latest at the time of enrolment, the candidate must submit a written agreement from the mentor or possible co-mentor to accept the mentoring or co-mentoring. At the same time, the candidate must also submit a brief conceptual outline of the research.


23 August 2024, 23:59 CET

In the event of vacancies remaining after the first application period, a second application period will be open from 9 to 13 September 2024, 23:59 CET.

Information day

The information day will take place on 5 June 2024 at the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geodesy. Candidates can find all information and instructions on the Faculty's website.


Tuition fees by year:
€ 5,300 for the 1st year
€ 5,300 for the 2nd year
€ 2,400 for the 3rd year
€ 3,000 for the 4th year

That is € 16,000 for the whole study programme.

Programme coordinator

prof. dr. Dejan Zupan


Univerza v Ljubljani, Fakulteta za gradbeništvo in geodezijo, Jamova cesta 2, 1000 Ljubljana