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Doctoral degree programmes

Application and enrolment in the Doctoral Programme in Biomedicine
Call for enrolment in Biomedicine in 2023/2024



1st Application Deadline: 28 July 2023

Candidates submit their enrolment applications online via the eVŠ web portal at https://portal.evs.gov.si/prijava/?lang=en

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

Candidates submit their enrolment applications with username and password

The completed enrolment application and attachments must be submitted by the application deadline 28 July 2023 (1st deadline) at the latest.

Descriptions of scientific fields are available  here.

Required documents submitted through the eVŠ web portal: 

1. Diploma - Certified copy of the Diploma in evidence of completed education.
2. Diploma supplement or Transcripts of records - Certified copy of the diploma supplement or Copies of official transcripts of records.
3. Consent of the mentor - Before enrolment, candidates are required to choose a mentor and submit the mentor’s written acceptance of mentorship upon enrolment at the latest. The list of potential mentors is published here
4. A brief concept of research work - Before enrolment, candidates shortly present the research problem that is intended for further research (on max two A4 pages) and submit it upon enrolment at the latest.
5. List of appendices (form) - to be completed and sent along with the application documentation.

Required documents submitted through the eVŠ web portal:

1. Bibliography - Bibliography or copies of scientific articles or other documents as evidence of (co)authorship in revised journals
2. Award(s) and/or decorations - Evidence of  award(s) and/or decorations during study
3. Presentation(s) at conferences - Evidence of the presentation(s) at conference(s)
4. Professional specialization - Copy of the document(s) in evidence of professional specialization
5. Other relevant achievements - Copy of document(s) of other relevant achievement(s)
6. Candidates who do not have a Slovenian personal registration number (EMŠO) can also submit a copy of an identity document (citizens of EU member states can submit a copy of their identity card or passport; non-EU citizens must submit a copy of their passport).
7. Candidates who want to apply for caniddate with special status or a status of candidate with special needs  have to submit the application.

GRADING SYSTEM for selection in the event of restricted enrolment at the Call for Enrolment in the doctoral study programme Biomedicine for the 2023/2024 academic year.

In case the application documentation is incomplete, candidates will be contacted via eVŠ portal or  the e-mail address stated in the application.

LANGUAGE  of implementation of the study process is adapted in case of students who do not understand Slovenian.      

Candidates with foreign degree qualifications undergo a procedure for the recognition of foreign higher education qualifications upon applying for studies and have to enclose additional evidence. More information here

In case the application documentation is incomplete, candidates will be contacted via eVŠ portal or  the e-mail address stated in the application.


For the purpose of checking if the candidates fulfill the conditions for co-funding of doctoral studies, they must also include final certificates of ALL completed study programmes in their application documentation (certificates from the 1st and 2nd point of required evidence to be sent by post).

Information days:

Biotechnical faculty UL17 May 2023 at 16:00, Prof. dr. Janez Hribar lecture hall, Jamnikarjeva 101, Ljubljana

Medical faculty UL15 May 2023 at 15:00, online

Faculty of pharmacy UL, 18 May 2023 at 15:30, Lecture hall P3 - 2nd floor, Aškerčeva 7, Ljubljana

Veterinary Faculty UL, 10 May 2023 at 15:00, Podiplomska lecture hall, Gerbičeva 60, Ljubljana