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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 main objective of the doctoral programme in Materials Science and Engineering is to train professionals with competences suitable for employment in research positions in the natural sciences and engineering, especially in the development, manufacture and use of traditional and modern functional materials, in the public services or to pursue a research career in academia. Students who successfully complete the proposed programme will acquire, in particular, the competences and skills to critically analyse, evaluate and synthesise new and complex ideas, the ability to communicate in their field of expertise with colleagues, larger professional groups and the wider public, and the ability to promote scientific and technological progress at both academic and applied levels in a knowledge-based society.

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.


1 Septembre 2024, 23:59 CET

In the event of vacancies remaining after the first application period, a second application period will be open from 19 to 20 September 2024, 23:59 CET.


Tuition fees by year:

€ 4,200 for the 1st year
€ 4,200 for the 2nd year
€ 4,200 for the 3rd year
€ 4,200 for the 4th year

That is € 16,800 for the whole study programme.

Programme coordinator

prof. dr. Boštjan Markoli


Univerza v Ljubljani, Naravoslovnotehniška fakulteta, Aškerčeva cesta 12, 1000 Ljubljana