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University of Ljubljana Call for enrolment into Doctoral degree programmes
Call for Enrolment in the doctoral degree programmes of the University of Ljubljana in the 2021/2022 academic year

 

INTRODUCTION 

In the 2021/2022 academic year, the University of Ljubljana is issuing a Call for Enrolment in 21 doctoral degree programmes.

The Call comprises a joint part, which contains relevant information on the Call for Enrolment, and a special part, in which individual doctoral programmes are presented in greater detail, along with the member faculties and academies providing the programmes, the envisaged number of enrolment places, application deadlines and other information and instructions relevant for the candidates. Detailed information on doctoral study programmes is available on this link: https://www.uni-lj.si/doctoral_school/.

In accordance with Article 13 of the Rules and Regulations on Doctoral Study at the University of Ljubljana, a candidate is obliged by the end of the application deadline to come to an agreement with a higher education teacher or a scientific researcher to serve as mentor/co-mentor, whereby upon enrolment at the latest, the student will submit both the teacher’s/researcher’s written consent and a short conceptual plan of the research work.

 

I. JOINT PART OF THE CALL

 

II. TEXT OF THE CALL BY STUDY PROGRAMME

 

Doctoral programme in ARCHITECTURE,
offered by the University of Ljubljana Faculty of Architecture, Zoisova cesta 12, 1000 Ljubljana.

More information: http://www.fa.uni-lj.si/default.asp?id=2844

  • Information on study content: Prof. Tadeja Zupančič, tel. +386 12000 715,
  • General information (enrolment procedure and submission of supplemental documents to the application): Katja Knez, tel. +386 12000 774,

Number of enrolment places: 15 – in total for citizens of the Republic of Slovenia, EU citizens, Slovenians without Slovenian citizenship and foreign citizens

Official length of programme: 4 years

Admission requirements:

Enrolment in the doctoral study programme Architecture is open to candidates who have completed:

  • a second-cycle study programme;
  • a study programme leading to professions regulated by EU directives, or another integrated master's degree programme evaluated at 300 ECTS credits;
  • a programme leading to an academic higher education qualification, adopted before 11 June 2004;
  • a study programme leading to a specialisation after completion of a professional higher education programme, provided the candidate has completed course units consisting of 30 ECTS credits in the following subjects from the integrated master's programme in Architecture:
    • Architectural Theory and Critique,
    • Introduction to Research in Architecture and Urbanism,
    • Theory of Physical and Regional Planning,
    • Action Planning and Strategic Assessment,
    • Design Concepts,
    • Settlement Culture,
    • Art History,
    • Comprehensive Preservation of Built Heritage,
    • Computer Supported Architecture and
    • Concepts of Structures.

In accordance with the transitions criteria, enrolment in the doctoral degree programme Architecture is open to candidates who have completed:

  • a master of science degree following a study programme leading to an academic higher education qualification; on enrolment at least 60 credits will be recognised for such candidates, in accordance with the law,
  • a previous specialisation following a study programme leading to an academic higher education qualification; on enrolment at least 60 credits will be recognised for such candidates, in accordance with the law.

Enrolment in the doctoral programme is also open to graduates of foreign universities. 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.

Selection criteria in the event of restricted enrolment:

Should a resolution on enrolment limitation be adopted (if the number of applying candidates who meet the enrolment criteria exceeds the number of enrolment places), candidates will be selected according to:

performance in a second-cycle study programme (20% weighting) or
in an integrated master’s programme comprising 300 ECTS or in a study programme leading to an academic higher education qualification or a study programme leading to a specialisation following completion of a professional higher education programme and additional exams defined in the fourth indent of the admission requirements;

The following criteria will be considered:

  • grade-point average (15%) and
  • grade of university diploma or master’s thesis (5%);

    and
  • performance in the selection exam (80% weighting). The selection exam consists of a written and oral section. The following are assessed:
  • written and oral presentation of a Draft Plan of Doctoral Studies prepared in accordance with the Regulations on the procedure for the acquisition of the title of “doktor/doktorica znanosti” at the Faculty of Architecture (60%);
  • recommendations of distinguished researchers (10%);
  • proof of research work undertaken prior to enrolment in the programme (10%).

Location: Ljubljana

Mode of study: part-time

Procedures and deadlines for application to the Call and enrolment:

Candidates must apply for the programme by 20 August 2021, 23:59 CEST via the eVŠ web portal.

The date of presenting the doctoral study draft plan will be published on the website of the Faculty of Architecture. Accepted candidates will be notified of further procedures and the enrolment dates via the e-mail they provided in their application or via the eVŠ information system. Enrolment will be completed by 30 September 2021.

The information day will be held on Wednesday, 19 May 2021. The location for taking the test will be published on the Faculty of Architecture website: http://www.fa.uni-lj.si/default.asp?k=news_3 

Interdisciplinary doctoral programme in BIOMEDICINE,
offered by the following member faculties of the University of Ljubljana:

  • Biotechnical Faculty, Jamnikarjeva ulica 101, 1000 Ljubljana
  • Faculty of Pharmacy, Aškerčeva cesta 7, 1000 Ljubljana
  • Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Večna pot 113, 1000 Ljubljana
  • Faculty of Medicine, Vrazov trg 2, 1000 Ljubljana
  • Veterinary Faculty, Gerbičeva ulica 60, 1000 Ljubljana,

in cooperation with the following research institutes:

  • Jožef Stefan Institute, Jamova cesta 39, 1000 Ljubljana
  • Chemistry Institute, Hajdrihova 19, 1001 Ljubljana, and
  • National Institute of Biology, Večna pot 111, 1000 Ljubljana.

Scientific fields:

  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Pharmacy
  • Genetics
  • Public Health
  • Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Biomedicine
  • Clinical Medicine
  • Basic Medicine
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Toxicology
  • Veterinary Medicine

More information: https://www.uni-lj.si/study/doctoral/biomedicine/
University of Ljubljana Office for Doctoral Study, Kongresni trg 12, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia,

Number of enrolment places: 180 – 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 interdisciplinary doctoral study programme Biomedicine is open to candidates who have completed:

  • a second-cycle study programme;
  • a study programme leading to professions regulated by EU directives, or another integrated master's degree programme evaluated at 300 ECTS credits;
  • a study programme leading to an academic higher education qualification, adopted before 11 June 2004;
  • a master of science degree or a study programme leading to specialisation, if the candidate has previously completed a programme leading to an academic higher education qualification. Course units totalling 60 ECTS credits are recognised for these candidates based on their application, as provided by law,
  • a study programme leading to a specialisation following a completed professional higher education programme. Additional study requirements for individual fields totalling 30 to 60 ECTS credits are determined for these candidates by the Biomedicine Programme Council.

Enrolment in the doctoral programme is also open to graduates of foreign universities. 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. 

Selection criteria in the event of restricted enrolment:

In the event of restricted enrolment, the candidates will be selected based on:

  • performance in 2nd cycle studies or performance in an integrated master’s programme evaluated at 300 credits, or performance in a former academic higher education programme

    and
     
  • the selection exam, where the following is also evaluated:
    1. a reviewed scientific article, published or accepted for publication,
    2. awards and recognitions,
    3. professional specialisation and
    4. other.

The rating method is determined by the Programme Council.
In the event of restricted enrolment, candidates with a higher total score will be selected.

Location: Ljubljana

Mode of study: part-time

Procedures and deadlines for application to the Call and enrolment:

Candidates (Slovenian citizens, EU citizens, Slovenians without Slovenian citizenship) for enrolment must apply for the programme by 10 August 2021, 23:59 CEST, via the eVŠ web portal. Non-EU foreign candidates must apply by 31 May 2021, 23:59 CEST, via the information system eVŠ. Candidates should submit all evidence required for their application via the electronic information system eVŠ.

Candidates lacking the appropriate prior education for involvement in the work of the core course of their chosen scientific field may be assigned an additional exam, which must be passed prior to enrolment, by the Programme Council on the proposal of the coordinator of the scientific field.

The selection procedure will be done by the Programme Council Biomedicine on its session scheduled for 26 August 2021. Applicants will be notified of the decisions by e-mail or via the eVŠ system at the beginning of September.

Enrolment will be conducted electronically via the websites of member faculties that coordinate specific scientific fields:

  • at the Biotechnical Faculty for the field of Genetics,
  • at the Faculty of Pharmacy for the fields of Pharmacy, Clinical Biochemistry, Laboratory Biomedicine and Toxicology,
  • at the Faculty of Medicine for the fields of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Clinical Medicine, Basic Medicine, Public Health, Medical Microbiology and Neuroscience,
  • at the Veterinary Faculty for the field of Veterinary Medicine,

and will be completed by 30 September 2021 at the latest.

Prior to enrolment, candidates are required to choose a mentor and submit, upon enrolment at the latest, the mentor’s written consent to mentorship. The mentor must provide at least three references pertaining to the field of the envisaged topic of the doctoral dissertation, and must meet other conditions laid down by the University of Ljubljana regarding mentorship in doctoral studies. Candidates are also required to submit their concept for the doctoral dissertation, and must do so by enrolment at the latest.

All other enrolment-related information will be published on the website of the Biomedicine study programme https://www.uni-lj.si/study/doctoral/biomedicine/application/call-b. .

Interdisciplinary doctoral programme in BIOSCIENCES,
offered by the University of Ljubljana Biotechnical Faculty, in cooperation with member faculties of the University of Ljubljana: Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Computer and Information Science, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Faculty of Health Sciences.

Contact:
Biotechnical Faculty, Jamnikarjeva ulica 101, 1000 Ljubljana

More information:

Biotechnical Faculty, Postgraduate Office for 3rd Cycle Study
Mag. Vesna Ješe Janežič
e-mail: , telephone: +386 1 3203 027
Biosciences website: http://www.bioznanosti.si/en

Scientific fields:

  • Agronomy
  • Bioinformatics
  • Bioengineering in Health Sciences
  • Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Economics of Natural Resources
  • Horticulture
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Wood and Biocomposites
  • Nanosciences
  • Microbiology
  • Nutrition
  • Technical Systems in Biotechniques
  • Managing Forest Ecosystems
  • Protection of the Natural Heritage
  • Animal Science
  • Cell Science
  • Food Science

Official length of programme: 4 years

Number of enrolment places: 75 – in total for citizens of the Republic of Slovenia, citizens of EU Member States, Slovenians without Slovenian citizenship and foreign citizens.

Admission requirements:

Enrolment in the programme is open to graduates of:

  • second-cycle study programmes;
  • study programmes leading to professions regulated by European Union directives (for doctors, veterinarians, dentists and pharmacists) and which are evaluated with at least 300 ECTS credits;
  • study programmes leading to a specialisation following completion of a professional higher education programme. Additional study requirements for individual fields totalling 30 to 60 ECTS credits are determined for candidates by the competent committee. Prior to enrolment, candidates must have completed the following:
  • study programmes leading to a master of science degree or specialisation after completion of a study programme leading to an academic higher education qualification. Candidates will have study requirements in the amount of 60 ECTS credits recognised. Recognition of study requirements will be determined by the competent committee in agreement with the mentor;
  • study programmes leading to an academic higher education qualification, adopted before 11 June 2004;
  • graduates of 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.

Selection criteria in the event of restricted enrolment:

1. Performance in previous higher education studies

Grade-point average (without the diploma grade) is scored as follows:

Average success is scored linearly, using the formula: 4 x grade – 20.

Calculation of average grade:

The average grade of previous higher education studies of students who have completed academic higher education as adopted before 11 June 2004, or 1st and 2nd cycles of study or an integrated study programme or specialization after completion of professional higher education, is calculated by weighting, that is by weighting the average grade of each cycle of study with the number of years of study in a particular cycle, added together for all completed cycles and divided by the total number of years of study. 

2. Research or professional work, awards

a) A scientific article, monograph or patent accepted for the procedure in Slovenia (Cobiss type 1.01 –, 1.02, 1.03, 1.16, 2.01, 2.18) – up to 5 points (first authorship 5 points, co-authorship 2 points)
b) Active participation at a scientific conference (Cobiss type 1.06, 1.08, 1.10, 1.12) – 2 points
c) Professional article in the field of study (Cobiss type 1.04) – 2 points
d) Awards relating to studies; at the university level (5 points); at the level of a member faculty, or other award (2 points)

The maximum number of points a student can obtain is 40. If the composite score according to the above criteria exceeds 40 points, the student will receive a maximum of 40 points. In the event of restricted enrolment, candidates with a higher total score will be selected.

If there are several students at the lower limit with the same number of points, they will be invited for an interview which will serve as the basis for selection.

The decision on acceptance of candidates will be made by the Biosciences Programme Council.

Location: Ljubljana

Mode of study: part-time

Procedures and deadlines for application to the Call and enrolment:

Candidates must apply for the programme by 20 August 2021, 23:59 CEST, via the eVŠ web portal. The required evidence includes a Mentor’s Statement of accepting mentorship in doctoral studies, which is published on the website dedicated to doctoral studies in Bioscience, along with the brief concept of the doctoral dissertation. Enrolment will be conducted electronically via the Biosciences website and will be completed by 30 September 2021.

Doctoral programme in ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS,
offered by the University of Ljubljana School of Economics and Business, Kardeljeva ploščad 17, 1000 Ljubljana, comprising the following study tracks:

  • Economics, with majors in:
    • Money and Finance
    • Economics
    • International Economics
       
  • Business, with majors in:
    • Financial Management
    • Information Management
    • Management and Organisation
    • International Business
    • Operations Research
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Business Logistics
    • Accounting
    • Marketing
    • Tourism

More information at: http://www.ef.uni-lj.si/en and http://www.ef.uni-lj.si/content/static_english/izobrazevanje/doktorsko/home.asp.
Contact: , , tel.: +386 1 5892 400

Number of enrolment places:

  • for enrolment in the first year: 20 (full-time study, in total for both fields) – in total for citizens of the Republic of Slovenia, citizens of EU Member States, Slovenians without Slovenian citizenship and foreign citizens.
     
  • for enrolment under the criteria for transition to the second year: 3 (part-time study, in total for both fields) – in total for citizens of the Republic of Slovenia, citizens of EU Member States, Slovenians without Slovenian citizenship and foreign citizens.
     
  • for enrolment under the criteria for transition to the third year: 3 (part-time study, in total for both fields) – in total for citizens of the Republic of Slovenia, citizens of EU Member States, Slovenians without Slovenian citizenship and foreign citizens.
     
  • for enrolment under the criteria for transition to the fourth year: 3 (part-time study, in total for both fields) – 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 candidates who have completed:

  • a 2nd-cycle study programme;
  • a programme leading to an academic higher education qualification, adopted before 11 June 2004;
  • a study programme leading to a specialisation and a previously completed professional higher education programme, if the candidate has completed course units defined by the programme totalling 36 ECTS credits; or
  • a master of science degree or a study programme leading to specialisation, if the candidate has previously completed a programme leading to an academic higher education qualification. Upon enrolment, 60 ECTS credits will be recognised for candidates in accordance with the law;
  • a study programme leading to professions regulated by EU directives, or another integrated master's degree programme evaluated at 300 ECTS credits.

Enrolment in the doctoral programme is also open to graduates of foreign universities. 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.

Selection criteria in the event of restricted enrolment:

The following will be considered when selecting candidates for enrolment:

  • academic performance 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;
    • study programmes leading to a master of science degree or specialisation after completion of a study programme leading to an academic higher education qualification;
    • study programmes leading to professions regulated by EU directives, or other integrated master's degree programmes evaluated at 300 ECTS credits.

      and
  • performance in an oral exam, where the following is also evaluated:
    • performance thus far in undergraduate studies (if the grade was not taken into account under Item 1);
    • scientific and research potential;
    • candidate’s motivation;
    • research work undertaken by the candidate thus far (published articles and other publications);
    • international aptitude tests (e.g. GMAT, GRE);
    • awards, recognitions, etc.
    • other.

The specific importance of individual items will be determined by the Faculty Senate. 

Depending on the number of suitable candidates and mentors, the Doctoral Studies Commission may decide to restrict enrolment in an individual specialisation.

Location: Ljubljana

Mode of study: part-time and full-time study

Procedures and deadlines for application to the Call and enrolment:

Candidates must apply for the programme by 24 June 2021, 23:59 CEST, via the eVŠ web portal. Enrolment will be conducted up to 30 September 2021 at the School of Economics and Business, Kardeljeva ploščad 17, Ljubljana.

Doctoral programme in ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING,
offered by the University of Ljubljana Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Tržaška cesta 25, 1000 Ljubljana.

More information: 
http://www.fe.uni-lj.si/en/education/3rd_cycle_doctoral_study_programme/electrical_engineering_(phd)/presentation/

Number of enrolment places: 50 – 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 in Electrical Engineering is open to candidates who have completed:

  • a second-cycle study programme;
  • a study programme leading to professions regulated by EU directives, or another integrated master's degree programme evaluated at 300 credits;
  • a programme leading to an academic higher education qualification, adopted before 11 June 2004;
  • a study programme leading to a master of science degree; course units consisting of 60 credits are recognised for candidates;
  • a study programme leading to a specialisation and a previously completed academic higher education programme as adopted before 11 June 2004; course units consisting of 60 credits are recognised for candidates;
  • a study programme leading to a specialisation and a previously completed professional higher education programme as adopted before 11 June 2004, provided the candidate has completed additional course units consisting of 36 credits as determined for candidates by the competent committee of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering for first-year second-cycle subjects in Electrical Engineering: four mandatory technical subjects, depending on the specific course, and two elective technical subjects;
  • equivalent programme provided by another university. 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.

Selection criteria in the event of restricted enrolment:

The process of candidate selection will take into account success in a second-cycle programme in the following way:

  • Grade point average in second-cycle studies, excluding the grade for the master’s thesis and defence thereof, or grade point average of academic university study programmes adopted before 11 June 2004, excluding the grade for the diploma thesis and defence thereof. Grade x 7.
  • Master’s thesis and defence grade, or diploma thesis and defence grade for an academic university study programme adopted before 11 June 2004. Grade x 3.

In the event of restricted enrolment, candidates with a higher score will be selected.

Location: Ljubljana

Mode of study: part-time

Procedures and deadlines for application to the Call and enrolment:

Candidates must apply for the programme by 19 August 2021, 23:59 CEST, via the eVŠ web portal.

The information day will held be on 26 May 2021. All information and instructions are available at the website http://www.fe.uni-lj.si/en/. Candidates seeking further information can write to doktorski@fe.uni-lj.si

Interdisciplinary doctoral programme in the BUILT ENVIRONMENT,
offered by the University of Ljubljana Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, Jamova cesta 2, 1000 Ljubljana and the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering, Aškerčeva cesta 12, 1000 Ljubljana, covering the following scientific fields:

  • Geodesy
  • Geology
  • Civil Engineering
  • Spatial Planning and Land Management

More information at:

Number of enrolment places: 30 – in total for citizens of the Republic of Slovenia, EU Member States, Slovenians without Slovenian citizenship and foreign citizens.

Official length of programme: 4 years

Admission requirements:

Enrolment in the doctoral programme in the Built Environment is open to graduates of:

  • Second-cycle study programmes.
  • Study programmes leading to professions regulated by EU directives, if they are evaluated at 300 credits, or other integrated master's degree programmes evaluated at 300 credits.
  • A former study programme leading to a specialisation following completion of a professional higher education programme. Before enrolling in the third-cycle doctoral programme, such candidates will be set additional course units consisting of up to 60 credits by the Doctoral Studies Committee for Built Environment.
  • Former study programmes leading to a master of science degree or specialisation after completion of a study programme leading to an academic higher education qualification. Study requirements totalling at least 60 credits are recognised for such candidates in a third-cycle doctoral study programme.
  • Former study programmes leading to an academic higher education qualification, adopted before 11 June 2004.

Enrolment in the Built Environment doctoral study programme is also open to graduates of foreign universities. 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.

Selection criteria in the event of restricted enrolment:

In the event of restricted enrolment, candidates will be selected based on:

  • grade point average (15%),
  • grade of undergraduate diploma or master’s thesis (5%) and
  • performance in the selection exam (80%), which comprises a written exam in the field of natural sciences and engineering.

Candidates can substitute 40% of the written exam grade with a grade from prior scientific and professional work in the field of the study programme.

The main criteria for scientific work are published items such as:

  • scholarly monograph
  • independent scholarly composition within a monograph
  • original scholarly articles in journals with an impact factor (JCR) or in journals indexed in SCI, SSCI or A&HCI databases.

The main criteria for professional work are as follows:

  • professional monograph or review work
  • independent professional composition within a monograph
  • published professional papers from conferences
  • professional articles and/or reviewing of such articles
  • editorship of monograph or journal
  • other forms of documented professional activity

Location: Ljubljana

Mode of study: part-time

Procedures and deadlines for application to the Call and enrolment:

An information day will be held at the University of Ljubljana Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering on 9 June 2021.

Candidates must apply for the programme by 27 August 2021, 23:59 CEST, via the web portal eVŠ. In the event of places still being available the deadline will be extended to 17 September 2021.

Selected candidates shall enrol in the doctoral study programme by 30 September 2021 at the latest at the Office of Student Affairs of the Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering upon receiving an invitation from the Faculty.

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.

Doctoral programme in TEACHER EDUCATION AND EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES,

offered by the University of Ljubljana Faculty of Education, Kardeljeva ploščad 16, 1000 Ljubljana, comprising the following study fields:

  • In the study option Educational Sciences:
    • Educational Policies
    • Preschool Education
    • Social Education
    • Special and Rehabilitation Education
    • Supervision, Organisation and Personal Counselling
  • In the study option Education of Teachers:
    • Teaching Social Sciences and Humanities
    • Teaching Mathematics, Computing, Natural Sciences and Technical Studies
    • Teaching in the Area of Art
    • Teaching Slovene Language and Literature
    • Teaching, Learning, and Education

More information: http://www.pef.uni-lj.si/324.html

Number of enrolment places: 25 – 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 candidates who have completed:

  • A second-cycle study programme.
  • A study programme leading to professions regulated by EU directives, if evaluated at 300 credits, or another integrated master's programme evaluated at 300 credits.
  • A programme leading to an academic higher education qualification, adopted before 11 June 2004.
  • A study programme leading to a specialisation following completion of a professional higher education programme. The faculty may assign such candidates additional requirements of between 30 and 60 credits prior to enrolment in a third-cycle study programme.
  • A study programme leading to a master of science degree or specialisation after completion of a study programme for obtaining an academic higher education qualification. Study requirements totalling at least 60 credits are recognised for such candidates in a third-cycle doctoral study programme.

Enrolment in the doctoral programme is also open to graduates of foreign universities. 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.

Selection criteria in the event of restricted enrolment:

The faculty will rule on restricted enrolment if the number of applicants meeting the general admission requirements significantly exceeds the number of available study places. In this case the selection of candidates will be based on their performance in the selection exam and their achievements in the scientific and expert field (personal bibliography; awards; active international participation). Candidates with a higher number of points will be admitted.

Individual elements of selection will be evaluated in the following manner (in cases of co-authorship, proportionately divided points will be considered):

   

Selection exam (general perspective in research in the field of teacher education and educational sciences); grading in line with the scale applicable at the UL

Grade 6 x 0.5

Grade 7 x 1

Grade 8 x 2

Grade 9 x 3

Grade 10 x 4

Articles published in journals and monographs (or exhibitions, concerts), scored according to the criteria of the UL Habilitation Commission

Points x number of units x 2

The University Prešeren Award, a prominent international prize or recognition in the field of teacher education and/or educational sciences

10

The Faculty Prešeren Award, the Ferbar Award or other prominent awards or recognitions in the field of teacher education and/or educational sciences

5

Active participation in international projects (e.g. Erasmus, Comenius)

up to 5 per project


Location:
Ljubljana

Mode of study: part-time

Procedures and deadlines for application to the Call and enrolment:

Candidates must apply for the programme by 1 September 2021, 23:59 CEST, via the eVŠ web portal.

Information days will take place:

  • 17 March 2021 at 5 pm (in Slovenian);
  • 24 March 2021 at 5 pm (in English);
  • 5 May 2021 at 5 pm (in Slovenian);
  • 12 May 2021 at 5 pm (in English);
  • 15 June 2021 at 5 pm (in Slovenian);
  • 16 June 2021 at 5 pm (in English).

All information and instructions are available at the website https://www.pef.uni-lj.si/12.html. Candidates seeking further information can write to .

In the event of restricted enrolment, the selection exam will take place on 15 September 2021. The enrolment of selected candidates will be completed by 30 September 2021 at the latest.

Doctoral programme in CHEMICAL SCIENCES,
offered by the University of Ljubljana Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Večna pot 113, 1000 Ljubljana, comprising the following courses of study:

  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Chemical Engineering

More information at: https://www.fkkt.uni-lj.si/en/about/in https://www.fkkt.uni-lj.si/en/study/third-cycle-study-programme/
Contact: , tel. +386 1 4798 000

Number of enrolment places: 35 – 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 candidates who have completed:

  • a 2nd-cycle study programme;
  • a study programme leading to professions regulated by EU directives, or another integrated master's degree programme evaluated at 300 ECTS credits;
  • an academic higher education undergraduate programme adopted before 11 June 2004;
  • a study programme leading to a master of science title (course units totalling up to 60 ECTS credits are recognised for these candidates. The decision on recognition is made by the Senate of the Faculty or a body appointed by it);
  • a study programme leading to a specialisation, if they have previously completed a professional higher education programme; for such candidates the Faculty Senate or a body appointed by it may decide to set an individual bridging programme consisting of 10 to 60 ECTS credits;
  • a study programme at another university in Slovenia or at a university in another country in accordance with the conditions prescribed for students from Slovenia. The equivalence of prior learning in another 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.

Selection criteria in the event of restricted enrolment:

In the event of restricted enrolment, candidates will be selected based on:

  • average exam and tutorial grades (excluding the diploma thesis) in a study programme leading to an academic higher education qualification or a second-cycle study programme (75%);
  • diploma or second-cycle master’s thesis grade (25%).

In the event of restricted enrolment, candidates with a higher total score will be selected.

Location: Ljubljana

Mode of study: part-time

Procedures and deadlines for application to the Call and enrolment:

Candidates must apply to the Call for Enrolment by 3 September 2021 inclusive. Enrolment will be completed by 30 September 2021, and will be conducted at the Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology.

Doctoral programme in KINESIOLOGY,
offered by the University of Ljubljana Faculty of Sport, Gortanova 22, 1000 Ljubljana.

More information at: https://www.fsp.uni-lj.si/en/study/doctoral-study-3rd-level/kinesiology/
E-mail:

Number of enrolment places:12, 10 of which are intended for citizens of the Republic of Slovenia and of EU Member States, and 2 for Slovenians without Slovenian citizenship and foreign citizens. Should vacancies for foreign students remain unfilled, candidates who are citizens of the Republic of Slovenia or EU Member States may be accepted for them.

Official length of programme: 4 years

Admission requirements:

Enrolment in the doctoral study programme is open to:

  • Graduates of a second-cycle study programme at the Faculty of Sport.
  • Graduates of another second-cycle study programme, provided the candidate has passed a special test of knowledge. The content and scope of the test as determined by the Faculty of Sport’s Postgraduate Study Committee depend on the type of the candidate’s prior academic higher education programme and on the expert field of the doctoral study. As part of the test of knowledge candidates must attain at least 20 credits in a second-cycle programme at the Faculty of Sport. Candidates who select a natural sciences field in the Kinesiology doctoral programme must attain 20 credits in a second-cycle programme at the Faculty of Sport, from one of the following fields: sports training, physiology, methodology in sport and biomechanics of sport. Candidates who select a social sciences field in the Kinesiology doctoral programme must attain 20 credits in a second-cycle programme at the Faculty of Sport, from one of the following fields: sports psychology, sports sociology, methodology in sport and sports education didactics.
  • Graduates of study programmes leading to a master of science degree after completion of academic higher education in kinesiology. Completed course units totalling 60 credits are recognised for such candidates.
  • Graduates of a study programme leading to an academic higher education qualification for a physical education instructor, adopted before 11 June 2004.
  • Graduates of a study programme leading to professions regulated by EU directives, or another integrated master's degree programme evaluated at 300 ECTS credits.
  • Enrolment in the doctoral programme is also open to graduates of foreign universities. 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.

Selection criteria in the event of restricted enrolment:

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

    The average grade in an undergraduate programme (excluding the diploma)

    grade x 10

    Diploma thesis and defence graded 8 or higher

    (grade – 8) x 3

    A research article scored according to the criteria of the UL Habilitation Commission

    no. of points x 2

    Prešeren Award bestowed by the University of Ljubljana

    6

    Prešeren Award bestowed by the faculty (if the same paper is submitted as a diploma thesis, only half of the points will be taken into account) 

    5

    Other higher education programme diploma thesis

     6

    Professional postgraduate course attested by a valid certificate (a one-month course for a maximum of 10 credits, and a one-semester course for a maximum of 30 credits)

    No. of credits divided by 10


In the event of restricted enrolment, candidates with a higher total score will be selected.

Location: Ljubljana

Mode of study: part-time

Procedures and deadlines for application to the Call and enrolment:

  • Candidates must apply for the programme and submit their application for enrolment in the doctoral programme and all required evidence electronically via the eVŠ information system by no later than, and including, 1 September 2021. Enrolment will be completed by 30 September 2021.
  • The information day for enrolment in the doctoral study programme in Kinesiology will take place on 12 April 2021 at 2 pm at the Faculty of Sport, Gortanova 22, Ljubljana, in the conference room of the Institute of Sport.

Doctoral programme in MATHEMATICS AND PHYSICS,
offered by the University of Ljubljana Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Jadranska ulica 19, 1000 Ljubljana, tel.: +386 1 4766 500, e-mail:

covering the following streams:

  • Mathematics, featuring modules:
    • Mathematics
    • Mathematics Education
  • Physics, featuring modules:
    • Physics
    • Physics Education
    • Meteorology
    • Nuclear Engineering

More information at:
https://www.fmf.uni-lj.si/en/study-mathematics/programmes/3mafi/2021/ and
https://www.fmf.uni-lj.si/en/study-physics/programmes/3mafi/2021/

Number of enrolment places: 50 – 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 candidates who have completed:

  • a 2nd-cycle study programme;
  • a programme leading to an academic higher education qualification, adopted before 11 June 2004;
  • a study programme leading to a specialisation following a completed professional higher education programme. Additional study requirements for individual courses or modules totalling 30 to 60 ECTS credits will be set for candidates by the Study Committee of the Department of Mathematics or Department of Physics, respectively;
  • a study programme leading to professions regulated by EU directives, or another integrated master's degree programme evaluated at 300 ECTS credits;
  • a study programme leading to a master of science degree or specialisation, if the candidate has previously completed a programme leading to an academic higher education qualification. Course units totalling 60 ECTS credits are recognised for candidates based on their application, as provided by law.

Enrolment in the doctoral programme in Mathematics and Physics is also open to graduates of foreign universities. 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.

Selection criteria in the event of restricted enrolment:

In the event of restricted enrolment, candidates will be selected based on:

  • grade point average (15%),
  • grade of university diploma or master’s thesis (5%),
  • success in the selection exam (80%), which comprises a written exam in the field of mathematics or physics. Candidates can substitute 40% of the written exam grade with a grade from prior scientific and professional work in the field of the study programme.

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 must apply via the eVŠ web portal (https://portal.evs.gov.si/prijava/). The foreign certificates of education which will be submitted via the eVŠ together with all the required evidence and supporting material will automatically undergo the process of recognition of foreign educational qualifications for the purpose of further education at the University of Ljubljana.

By the end of the enrolment deadline, the candidate must reach an agreement with a higher education teacher or scientific researcher, who must meet the conditions of the University of Ljubljana for serving as a mentor/co-mentor in doctoral studies, to serve as mentor/co-mentor and, by no later than enrolment, submit their consent with respect to the mentorship/co-mentorship and a short conceptual plan of the research work.

Application deadlines:

FIRST APPLICATION DEADLINE – for citizens of the Republic of Slovenia, citizens of EU Member States, Slovenians without Slovenian citizenship and foreign non-EU citizens:

  • Deadline for submission of applications to the Call for Enrolment (eVŠ web portal): 1 June 2021, 23:59 CEST.
  • Deadline for submission of evidence of fulfilment of conditions for enrolment (attachments or relevant proof from the application for enrolment; candidates who will conclude a second-cycle programme at UL FMF will not need to submit a certificate of completion of studies and certificate of completion of study requirements): 21 June 2021, 23:59 CEST, submitted via the eVŠ web portal.

SECOND APPLICATION DEADLINE – for citizens of the Republic of Slovenia, citizens of EU Member States, Slovenians without Slovenian citizenship and foreign non-EU citizens:

  • Deadline for submission of applications for enrolment in possible available places that will not yet be filled in the first deadline (eVŠ web portal): 2 September 2021, 23:59 CEST.
  • Deadline for submission of evidence of fulfilment of conditions for enrolment (attachments or relevant proof from the application for enrolment; candidates who will conclude a second-cycle programme at UL FMF will not need to submit a certificate of completion of studies and certificate of completion of study requirements): 17 September 2021, 23:59 CEST, submitted via the eVŠ web portal.

THIRD APPLICATION DEADLINE – for citizens of the Republic of Slovenia, citizens of EU Member States, Slovenians without Slovenian citizenship:

  • Deadline for submission of applications for enrolment in possible available places that will not yet be filled after the second deadline (eVŠ web portal): 21-23 September 2021, 23:59 CEST.
  • Deadline for submission of evidence of fulfilment of conditions for enrolment (attachments or relevant proof from the application for enrolment; candidates who will conclude a second-cycle programme at UL FMF will not need to submit a certificate of completion of studies and certificate of completion of study requirements): 24 September 2021, 23:59 CEST, submitted via the eVŠ web portal.

The accepted candidates will receive notifications via e-mail or via the eVŠ information system on the necessary procedures and enrolment dates. Enrolment will take place at the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, and will be completed by 30 September 2021 at the latest.

Doctoral programme in MARITIME STUDIES AND TRANSPORT,
offered by the University of Ljubljana Faculty of Maritime Studies and Transport, Pot pomorščakov 4, 6320 Portorož, covering the following fields of study:

  • Maritime Studies
  • Transport

More information at: https://www.fpp.uni-lj.si/en/study/third-cycle/maritime-and-transport-science/
E-mail:

Number of enrolment places: 5 – in total for citizens of the Republic of Slovenia, EU Member States, Slovenians without Slovenian citizenship and foreign citizens

Official length of programme: 4 years

Admission requirements:

Enrolment in the doctoral study programme Maritime Studies and Transport is open to candidates who have completed:

  • a second-cycle study programme in any subject or field;
  • an integrated master's programme leading to professions regulated by EU directives, if it is evaluated at 300 ECTS credits, or another integrated master's programme evaluated at 300 ECTS credits;
  • a programme leading to an academic higher education qualification, adopted before 11 June 2004;
  • a study programme leading to a specialisation, after completing a professional higher education programme in the field of maritime studies/transport/traffic/transport logistics or a natural science, engineering or social science field. Additional course units totalling 30 to 60 ECTS credits are set for such candidates before enrolment in the doctoral programme by the Doctoral Studies Committee at the Faculty of Maritime Studies and Transport;
  • a study programme leading to a master of science degree or specialisation, after completing academic higher education programme in the field of maritime studies/transport/traffic/transport logistics or a natural science, engineering or economics field. Course units totalling 60 ECTS credits are recognised for candidates.

Enrolment in the Transport and Maritime Sciences doctoral study programme is also open to graduates of foreign universities. The equivalence of previously acquired education in a foreign country is established by means of the procedure for the recognition of foreign qualifications for the purposes of further education, in accordance with the regulations that apply to the University of Ljubljana.

Selection criteria in the event of restricted enrolment:

The selection of candidates will be based on success in second-cycle studies (grade point average, master’s thesis grade), success in the selection exam determined by the study programme, and achievements in the scientific and professional field.

Candidates will be selected based on:

  • grade point average (15%),
  • grade of diploma or master’s thesis (5%) and
  • success in the selection exam (80%), which comprises a written exam in the field of maritime studies and transport.

Candidates can substitute 40% of the written exam grade with a grade from prior scientific and professional work in the field of the study programme.

The main criteria for scientific work are published items such as:

  • scholarly monograph
  • independent scholarly composition within a monograph
  • original scholarly articles in journals with an impact factor (JCR) or in journals indexed in SCI, SSCI or A HCI databases.

The main criteria for professional work are as follows:

  • professional monograph
  • independent professional composition within a monograph
  • published professional papers from conferences
  • professional papers
  • editorship of monograph or journal
  • other forms of documented professional activity.

Location: Portorož

Mode of study: part-time

Procedures and deadlines for application to the Call and enrolment:

Candidates must apply for the programme via the eVŠ system.

Information day

The information day will be held on 4 June 2021 at 5 pm in lecture hall 205 at the main Faculty building in Portorož. All information and instructions are available at the website https://www.fpp.uni-lj.si/en. Candidates seeking further information can write to .


First application deadline

Candidates must complete and submit by 19 August 2021, 23:59 CEST, their application for enrolment in the doctoral programme and all required evidence electronically via the eVŠ web portal.

Accepted candidates are expected to be notified of further procedures and the enrolment dates by 24 August 2021 via the e-mail they provided in their application or via the eVŠ web portal, and will be able to complete enrolment by 31 August 2021 at the latest.

Second application deadline

Depending on the number of candidates enrolled by the first application deadline, a second application deadline may be opened. Candidates must apply for the programme via the eVŠ information system between 6 September 2021 and 9 September 2021. Candidates should complete and submit by 9 September 2021, 23:59 CEST, their application for enrolment in the doctoral programme and all required evidence electronically via the eVŠ web portal.

Accepted candidates are expected to be notified of further procedures and the enrolment dates by 14 September 2021 via the e-mail they provided in their application or via the eVŠ web portal, and will be able to complete enrolment by 24 September 2021 at the latest.

Doctoral programme in LEGAL STUDIES,
offered by the University of Ljubljana Faculty of Law, Poljanski nasip 2, 1000 Ljubljana, covering the following programme modules:

  • Civil Law
  • Labour Law and Social Security Law
  • Economic Analyses of Law
  • European Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminology
  • International Law
  • Legal History
  • Roman Law
  • Theory of the State and Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Constitutional Law

More information at: https://www.pf.uni-lj.si/en/3rd-cycle/
Contact: , tel.: +386 1 4203 121

Number of enrolment places: 41 – in total for citizens of the Republic of Slovenia, citizens of EU Member States, Slovenians without Slovenian citizenship and foreign citizens outside the EU.

Official length of programme: 4 years

Admission requirements:

Enrolment in the doctoral study programme is open to candidates who have completed:

  • a second-cycle study programme (Bologna master's programme);
  • an academic higher education programme adopted before 11 June 2004;
  • candidates who have completed a master's study programme leading to the title of master of science (magister znanosti) may apply for recognition of up to 60 ECTS credits from the first year of doctoral studies and may enrol in the second year of the doctoral study programme provided that they prepare and submit an outline of their doctoral dissertation. Candidates who were enrolled in a master's study programme but have not completed and have not obtained the title of master of science may apply for recognition of completed study requirements in lieu of subjects from the first year of doctoral studies. The decision on the recognition of completed study requirements is taken by the committee responsible for doctoral studies;
  • a professional higher education programme adopted prior to 11 June 2004 and a study programme leading to a specialisation. Before enrolment, these candidates must complete course units consisting of a maximum of 35 ECTS credits from the second-cycle programme in legal studies. The study requirements (selection of courses) are determined for such candidates by the Faculty’s doctoral study committee, which takes into account the candidate’s field of education (type of programme the candidate has completed);
  • a study programme leading to professions regulated by EU directives, or another integrated master's degree programme evaluated at 300 ECTS credits.

Enrolment in the doctoral programme in Legal Studies is also open to graduates of foreign universities. The equivalence of previously acquired education in a foreign country is established by means of the procedure for the recognition of foreign qualifications for the purposes of further education, in accordance with the regulations that apply to the University of Ljubljana.

Selection criteria in the event of restricted enrolment:

Each year the Faculty of Law decides on the number of available places for doctoral studies.

In the event of restricted enrolment, the following will be considered:

  • in the amount of 30%, academic success in second-cycle studies (grade point average and grade for master’s thesis) and in an academic programme adopted prior to 11 June 2004 (grade point average and grade for diploma thesis);
  • results of the selection exam (70%).

Depending on the number of suitable candidates and mentors, the Doctoral Studies Commission may decide to limit enrolment in an individual module.

Location: Ljubljana, Faculty of Law main building, Poljanski nasip 2, 1000 Ljubljana

Mode of study: full-time

Procedures and deadlines for application to the Call and enrolment:

The application deadline is 20 August 2021, 23:59 CEST. Candidates must complete and submit by the deadline their application for enrolment in the doctoral programme and all required evidence electronically via the eVŠ web portal.

In addition to the completed B3 Mentorship proposal (Slov. Predlog mentorstva) form for doctoral study, which must be signed by the mentor, the application must include: the draft of the planned doctoral dissertation, a brief CV, a copy of the diploma certificate (for undergraduate and post-graduate study) or certificate of graduation if the diploma certificate is yet to be issued, and a certificate attesting the grade of the final thesis, certificate on completed exams (for undergraduate and graduate study) and grade point average, while candidates who have obtained their professional or scientific titles abroad must also provide the decision on the recognition of their qualifications for the purpose of further education at the University of Ljubljana Faculty of Law.

An information day for the doctoral study programme will be held on 20 May 2021, and candidates seeking further clarification should e-mail: .

Candidates will receive notifications via the e-mail stated in their applications or via the eVŠ web portal on the necessary procedures and enrolment dates after the application deadline is closed, by 15 September 2021.

Doctoral programme in COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCE,
offered by the University of Ljubljana Faculty of Computer and Information Science,

Večna pot 113, 1000 Ljubljana, tel. +386 1 4798 123.

More information at: https://fri.uni-lj.si/en/study-programme/computer-and-information-science-1
E-mail:

Official length of programme: 4 years

Number of enrolment places: 20 – in total for citizens of the Republic of Slovenia, citizens of EU Member States, Slovenians without Slovenian citizenship and foreign citizens

Admission requirements:

Enrolment in the doctoral study programme is open to candidates who have completed:

  • a 2nd-cycle study programme;
  • a study programme leading to professions regulated by EU directives, or another integrated master's degree programme evaluated at 300 ECTS credits;
  • a study programme leading to an academic higher education qualification, adopted before 11 June 2004;
  • a professional higher education programme adopted prior to 11 June 2004 and a study programme to obtain a specialised qualification. Before enrolment, these candidates must complete course units consisting of a maximum of 60 ECTS credits in the second-cycle programme in Computer and Information Science. The study requirements (selection of courses) are determined for such candidates by the Faculty’s study committee, which takes into account the candidate’s field of education (type of programme the candidate has completed);
  • a study programme leading to a master of science degree. Candidates will have study requirements in the amount of 60 ECTS credits recognised.

Students from abroad applying for the doctoral programme are subject to the same conditions as Slovenian citizens, provided they have completed an equivalent education abroad. 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.

Selection criteria in the event of restricted enrolment:

Any restrictions on enrolment in the doctoral programme will be decided on by the Senate, on the proposal of the Vice-Dean for Research. The selection of candidates will be based on the grade point average (50%) and the diploma or master’s thesis grade (50%).

Location: Faculty of Computer and Information Science main building in Ljubljana

Mode of study: part-time

Procedures and deadlines for application to the Call and enrolment:

The first enrolment deadline is Tuesday 1 June 2021, 23:59 CEST. In line with the joint part of the Call, candidates must complete and submit the digital application form via the eVŠ web portal (https://portal.evs.gov.si/prijava/?lang=en) by this deadline. They must submit all required attachments and evidence of meeting the conditions for enrolment: These include also the consent of the mentor and the brief concept of research work.

An information day will take place on Wednesday 7 April 2021 at 4 pm at the Faculty of Computer and Information Science, Večna pot 113, Ljubljana.

The deadline for submitting the evidence of completion of previous studies is 15 September 2021, 23:59 CEST, via the eVŠ web portal.

Accepted candidates will be notified of further procedures and the enrolment dates via the e-mail they provided in their application or via the eVŠ web portal.

The completed enrolment form, signed by the candidate and mentor, must be sent to the Doctoral Studies Office by Friday 24 September 2021. Enrolment will be conducted electronically and will be completed by 30 September 2021.

Interdisciplinary doctoral programme in STATISTICS,
offered by the following member faculties of the University of Ljubljana:

  • Biotechnical Faculty, Jamnikarjeva ulica 101 Ljubljana
  • School of Economics and Business, Kardeljeva ploščad 17, Ljubljana
  • Faculty of Social Sciences, Kardeljeva ploščad 5 Ljubljana
  • Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Tržaška cesta 25 Ljubljana
  • Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Jadranska ulica 19, 1000 Ljubljana
  • Faculty of Arts, Aškerčeva cesta 2, Ljubljana
  • Faculty of Medicine, Vrazov trg 2, 1000 Ljubljana

The programme comprises seven modules:

  • Biostatistics
  • Statistics for Social Sciences
  • Economic and Official Statistics
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Business Statistics
  • Psychological Statistics
  • Technical Statistics

More information at: https://www.uni-lj.si/study/doctoral/statistics/
University of Ljubljana Office for Doctoral Studies, Kongresni trg 12, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia,

Number of enrolment places: 20 – in total for citizens of the Republic of Slovenia, citizens of EU Member States, Slovenians without Slovenian citizenship and foreign citizens.

Official length or programme: 4 years

Admission requirements:

Enrolment in the interdisciplinary doctoral study programme Statistics is open to candidates who have completed:

  • a second-cycle study programme;
  • a study programme leading to an academic higher education qualification, adopted before 11 June 2004;
  • a study programme leading to a specialisation following completion of a professional higher education programme. The Programme Council may assign such candidates additional requirements of between 30 and 60 credits prior to enrolment in a third-cycle study programme;
  • a study programme leading to professions regulated by EU directives, if it is evaluated at 300 credits (e.g. medicine, dental medicine, veterinary medicine, pharmacy) or another integrated master's programme evaluated at 300 credits;
  • a study programme leading to a master of science degree or specialisation after completion of a study programme for obtaining an academic higher education qualification. Study requirements totalling at least 60 credits are recognised for such candidates in a third-cycle doctoral study programme.

Enrolment in the doctoral programme in Statistics is also open to graduates of foreign universities. 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.

Selection criteria in the event of restricted enrolment:

In the event of there being more applicants for the programme than places available, the selection of candidates for enrolment in the doctoral programme in Statistics will be based on their success in the former academic higher education programme or second-cycle studies, focusing particularly on:

  • grade point average in the former academic higher education programme or second-cycle studies, excluding the diploma or master’s thesis,
  • diploma or master’s thesis grade.

In the event of restricted enrolment, candidates with a higher total score will be selected (sum of the grade point average and the diploma or master’s thesis grade).

Location: Ljubljana

Mode of study: part-time

Procedures and deadlines for application to the Call and enrolment:

In line with the instructions in the joint part of the Call, enrolment candidates must apply via the eVŠ web portal by 20 August 2021, 23:59 CEST.

Enrolment will be conducted electronically via the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics website and will be completed by 30 September 2021 at the latest.

Prior to enrolment, candidates are required to choose a mentor, who must meet the criteria set out by the University of Ljubljana as regards mentorship in doctoral studies, and submit, upon enrolment at the latest, their written consent. Candidates are also required to submit their brief concept of research work and must do so by enrolment at the latest.

The selection procedure will be done by the Programme Council Statistics on its session scheduled for 2 September 2021. Applicants will be notified of the decisions by e-mail or via the eVŠ system after the session of the Programme Council.

All other information related to enrolment will be posted on the website of the Statistics study programme https://www.uni-lj.si/study/doctoral/statistics/application/call-s/.

Doctoral programme in MECHANICAL ENGINEERING,
offered by the University of Ljubljana Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Aškerčeva 6, 1000 Ljubljana.

Scientific fields:

  • Energetical, Process and Environmental Engineering Sciences
  • Machine Design and Mechanics Engineering Science
  • Production Engineering Sciences, Cybernetics and Mechatronics

More information at: tel. +386 1 4771 169, by e-mail at or on the website https://www.fs.uni-lj.si/en/, https://www.fs.uni-lj.si/en/educational_process/third_degree/doctoral_programme_in_mechanical_engineering/program_information/

Number of enrolment places: 50 – 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 third-cycle doctoral study programme in Mechanical Engineering is open to candidates who have completed:

  • a second-cycle study programme;
  • a study programme leading to an academic higher education qualification, adopted before 11 June 2004;
  • a study programme leading to a specialisation in a natural science/engineering field, if they have previously completed a professional higher education programme. In order to balance the knowledge base of candidates before enrolment in the doctoral programme, the Doctoral Studies Committee at the University of Ljubljana’s Faculty of Mechanical Engineering will set additional course units consisting of 30 ECTS credits, depending on the intended field of doctoral study;
  • a study programme leading to a master of science degree. Study requirements totalling 60 ECTS credits are recognised for such candidates in a doctoral study programme;
  • a study programme leading to professions regulated by EU directives, or another integrated master's degree programme evaluated at 300 ECTS credits.

Enrolment in the doctoral programme is also open to graduates of foreign universities. 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.

Selection criteria in the event of restricted enrolment:

In the event of there being more applicants for the programme than places available, the selection of candidates for enrolment in the doctoral study programme will be based on their success in previous studies, success in the written selection exam and any achievements in the scientific and expert field, in the following proportions:

  • grade-point average (15%),
  • diploma or master’s thesis grade (5%) and
  • results of the written selection exam (80%).

Location: The studies will take place at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering in Ljubljana.

Mode of study: full-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 must apply via the eVŠ web portal by 1 September 2021, 23:59 CEST. Candidates must submit all required attachments and evidence by the end of the application deadline electronically via the eVŠ information system.


Enrolment will be conducted electronically and will be completed by 30 September 2021 at the latest.

Candidates who would like to enrol in the doctoral study programme after having completed a specialist study programme, in which they enrolled after completing a professional higher education programme, should note that they must complete additional requirements in the scope of 30 ECTS credits before enrolling in the programme.

Doctoral programme in TEXTILE ENGINEERING, GRAPHICS COMMUNICATION AND TEXTILE DESIGN,
offered by the University of Ljubljana Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering, Aškerčeva cesta 12, 1000 Ljubljana, covering the following scientific fields:

  • Graphic and Interactive Communications
  • Textile Design
  • Textile Engineering

More information at: https://www.ntf.uni-lj.si/toi/en/study/doctoral-degree/
E-mail:

Number of enrolment places: 10 – 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 programme Textile Engineering, Graphic Communication and Textile Design is open to candidates who have completed:

  • a 2nd-cycle study programme;
  • a study programme leading to professions regulated by EU directives, or another integrated master's degree programme evaluated at 300 ECTS credits;
  • a study programme leading to an academic higher education qualification, adopted before 11 June 2004;
  • a study programme leading to a Master of Science degree or specialisation after previously completing an academic higher education programme (adopted before 11 June 2004); course units consisting of up to 60 ECTS credits are recognised for such candidates in accordance with the law, based on their application;
  • a study programme leading to a specialisation, after completion of a professional higher education programme; for such candidates additional course units consisting of 30 to 60 ECTS credits are set.

Enrolment in the doctoral programme is also open to graduates of foreign universities. 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 recommended prior knowledge involves completion of an academic or master’s (second-cycle) study programme in textile science, graphics or textile design.

Selection criteria in the event of restricted enrolment:

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

  • grade point average in previous study (grade x 10 points);
  • grade for the diploma thesis and its defence (grade x 3 points);
  • a research paper evaluated under the criteria of the Habilitation Commission of the University of Ljubljana – proportional allocation of points is taken into account ((2 to 8 points) x 2 points);
  • Prešeren Award bestowed by the University of Ljubljana – proportional allocation of points is taken into account (10 points);
  • Prešeren Award bestowed by the Faculty – proportional allocation of points is considered; if the same paper is submitted as a diploma thesis, only half of the envisaged points will be taken into account (6 points).

Location: Ljubljana

Mode of study: full-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 must apply via the eVŠ web portal by 1 September 2021, 23:59 CEST.

A second application deadline will be opened in the event of available places, and will run from
23 to 24 September 2021, 23:59 CEST.

The accepted candidates will receive notifications via e-mail or via the eVŠ information system on the necessary procedures and enrolment dates.

Doctoral programme in THEOLOGY,
offered by the University of Ljubljana Faculty of Theology, Poljanska cesta 4, 1000 Ljubljana, covering the following fields of study:

  • Theology
  • Marital and Family Therapy

More information at: +386 1 4345 836, https://www.teof.uni-lj.si/for-students/office-of-doctoral-studies-and-research-activities
E-mail:

Number of enrolment places: 20 – in total for citizens of the Republic of Slovenia, citizens of EU Member States, Slovenians without Slovenian citizenship and non-EU foreign citizens

Official length of programme: 4 years

Admission requirements:

Enrolment in the study programme is open to candidates who have completed:

  • a 2nd-cycle study programme;
  • a study programme leading to an academic higher education qualification, adopted before 11 June 2004;
  • a study programme leading to a specialisation following a completed professional higher education programme. Prior to enrolment, these candidates must complete study requirements in the scope of 33 ECTS credits for the second-cycle study programme in Theology, or study requirements in the scope of 30 ECTS credits for the second-cycle study programme in Marital and Family Therapy. Study requirements in Theology comprise the following courses: People Working in the Field of Worship, Laypeople in Church, The Sacraments and Mission of Christian Living, The Hope Dimension of Being, Wisdom Literature, The Old Testament in the New Testament, "Hot" Topics from Church History, Anthropology with Ethics, Moral Theology with the Social Lessons of the Church. Study requirements in Marital and Family Therapy cover the following courses: Mental Health and Psychopathology of Individuals and Family, Basics of Research Methods in Marital and Family Studies, Research of Interventions and Phenomena in Marriage and Family, Seminar of Scientific Work for Graduates, Family and Marriage System (module);
  • a study programme leading to a master of science degree or specialisation after completion of a study programme for obtaining an academic higher education qualification. Completed study requirements totalling a minimum of 60 ECTS credits are recognised for candidates in a doctoral study programme;
  • a study programme leading to professions regulated by EU directives, or another integrated master's degree programme evaluated at 300 ECTS credits.

Upon applying to the Call, enrolment candidates must enclose the written consent of the mentor.

Selection criteria in the event of restricted enrolment:

If a decision is made to limit enrolment, candidates will be selected on the basis of the following criteria:

  • grade point average of completed study (45%);
  • grade of university diploma or master’s thesis (5%);
  • results of the selection exam (50%).

Candidates can substitute up to 50% of the selection exam grade with a grade from prior scientific and professional work in the field of the study programme.

Location: Ljubljana

Mode of study: full-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 must apply via the eVŠ application by 27 August 2021, 23:59 CEST.
In the case of available enrolment places, a second application deadline from 13 September 2021 to 17 September 2021, 23:59 CEST, will be open.
Enrolment will be completed by 30 September 2021 at the latest.

Joint doctoral programme GOVERNANCE AND ECONOMICS IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR,
offered by the University of Ljubljana Faculty of Public Administration, Gosarjeva ulica 5, 1000 Ljubljana and the Faculty of Economics of the University of Rijeka (Croatia), Ul. Ivana Filipovića 4, 51000, Rijeka, Croatia, covering the following programme modules:

  • Public Governance
  • Economics

More information at: http://www.fu.uni-lj.si/en/programi/governance-and-economics-in-the-public-sector/
E-mail:

Number of enrolment places: 20 – 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: 3 years

Admission requirements:

Enrolment in the joint third-cycle doctoral study programme Governance and Economics in the Public Sector is open to graduates of:

  • second-cycle study programmes;
  • former study programmes leading to a master of science degree or specialisation following completion of a study programme leading to an academic higher education qualification (for enrolment in a third-cycle doctoral study programme, the academic programme council recognises course units totalling at least 60 credits);
  • former study programmes leading to a specialisation, if candidates have previously completed a professional higher education programme (for enrolment in a third-cycle doctoral study programme, the academic programme council sets a requirement of course units of 30 to 60 ECTS credits);
  • study programmes leading to professions regulated by EU directives, if they are evaluated at 300 credits, or other integrated master's degree programmes evaluated at 300 credits;
  • former study programmes leading to an academic higher education qualification, adopted before 11 June 2004.

Enrolment in the third-cycle doctoral study programme Governance and Economics in the Public Sector is also open to graduates of foreign universities, whereby the equivalence of previously acquired education will be established by means of the procedure for the recognition and evaluation of qualifications in accordance with the Statutes of the University of Ljubljana.

Selection criteria in the event of restricted enrolment:

In the event of restricted enrolment, candidates will be selected based on:

  • academic success (grade point average and final thesis grade) – 50%
  • results of the selection exam (selection interview) – 50%.

Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia and Rijeka, Croatia

Mode of study: part-time

Procedures and deadlines for application to the Call and enrolment:

The first enrolment deadline is 10 September 2021, 23:59 CEST.

Candidates are required to submit their applications via the eVŠ web portal by 10 September 2021, 23:59 CEST. Candidates should also submit electronically via the eVŠ information system all required evidence by the end of the application deadline.

Enrolment will take place at the Faculty of Public Administration and will be completed by 30 September 2021 at the latest.

Candidates can find all information and instructions on the website http://www.fu.uni-lj.si/en/programi/governance-and-economics-in-the-public-sector/
Candidates seeking further information can write to: .

Accepted candidates will be notified of further procedures and the enrolment dates on 15 September 2021 via the e-mail they provided in their application or via the eVŠ web portal.

Interdisciplinary doctoral programme in ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION,
offered by the following member faculties of the University of Ljubljana:

  • Biotechnical Faculty, Jamnikarjeva ulica 101 Ljubljana
  • School of Economics and Business, Kardeljeva ploščad 17, Ljubljana
  • Faculty of Social Sciences, Kardeljeva ploščad 5 Ljubljana
  • Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, Jamova cesta 2, Ljubljana
  • Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Večna pot 113, 1000 Ljubljana
  • Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Jadranska ulica 19, 1000 Ljubljana
  • Faculty of Maritime Studies and Transport, Pot pomorščakov 4, Portorož
  • Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Aškerčeva 6 Ljubljana
  • Faculty of Arts, Aškerčeva cesta 2, Ljubljana
  • Faculty of Medicine, Vrazov trg 2, 1000 Ljubljana
  • Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering, Aškerčeva cesta 12, Ljubljana
  • Faculty of Law, Poljanski nasip 2, Ljubljana
  • Veterinary Faculty, Gerbičeva ulica 60, 1000 Ljubljana

More information at: https://www.uni-lj.si/study/doctoral/environmental-protection/.
University of Ljubljana Office for Doctoral Studies, Kongresni trg 12, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia,

Number of enrolment places: 15 – in total for citizens of the Republic of Slovenia, EU Member States, Slovenians without Slovenian citizenship and foreign citizens.

Official length of programme: 4 years

Admission requirements:

Enrolment in the doctoral programme in Environmental Protection is open to graduates of:

  • second-cycle study programmes;
  • study programmes leading to professions regulated by EU directives, if they are evaluated at 300 credits (e.g. medicine, dental medicine, veterinary medicine, pharmacy) or other integrated master's programmes evaluated at 300 credits;
  • study programmes leading to a specialisation following completion of a professional higher education programme. The Environmental Protection Programme Council may assign such candidates additional course units consisting of between 30 and 60 credits to be completed before enrolment in the third-cycle study programme;
  • study programmes leading to a master of science degree or specialisation after completion of a study programme leading to an academic higher education qualification. Study requirements totalling at least 60 credits are recognised for such candidates in a third-cycle doctoral study programme;
  • study programmes leading to an academic higher education qualification, adopted before 11 June 2004.

Enrolment in the Environmental Protection doctoral study programme is also open to graduates of foreign universities. 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.

Selection criteria in the event of restricted enrolment:

In the event of there being more applicants for the programme than places available, the selection of candidates for enrolment in the interdisciplinary doctoral programme Environmental Protection will be based on:

  • performance in a former academic higher education programme or a second-cycle programme (50%)
    (of which 40% for an average grade of 8 or higher in a former academic higher education programme or second-cycle programme, and 10% for a grade of 9 or 10 for the diploma or master's thesis),
  • results of the selection exam (50%)
    (of which 30% for presentation of the doctoral dissertation, and 20% for certificates of scientific and research work and awards).

In the event of restricted enrolment, candidates with a higher total percentage will be selected.

When selecting candidates for enrolment, the free research capacities of potential mentors will also be considered.

Location: Ljubljana, Portorož

Mode of study: part-time

Procedures and deadlines for application to the Call and enrolment:

In accordance with instructions in the joint part of the Call, enrolment candidates must apply via the eVŠ web portal by 20 August 2021, 23:59 CEST. For foreign, non-EU candidates, the application deadline is 15 June 2021, 23:59 CEST.

Enrolment will be conducted electronically via the Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering’s website and will be completed by 30 September 2021 at the latest.

Prior to enrolment, candidates are required to choose a mentor and a co-mentor, who must meet the criteria set out by the University of Ljubljana as regards (co-)mentorship in doctoral studies, and submit, upon enrolment at the latest, the mentor’s and co-mentor’s written consent. Candidates are also required to submit their brief concept of research work and must do so by enrolment at the latest.

The selection procedure will be done by the Programme Council Environmental Protection on its session scheduled for 7 September 2021. Applicants will be notified of the decisions by e-mail or via the eVŠ system after the session of the Programme Council.

All other enrolment-related information will be published on the website of the Environmental Protection study programme:https://www.uni-lj.si/study/doctoral/environmental-protection/application/call-ep.

Interdisciplinary doctoral programme in MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING,
offered by the University of Ljubljana Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering, Aškerčeva cesta 12, 1000 Ljubljana, in cooperation with the following member faculties of the University of Ljubljana:

  • Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Večna pot 113, 1000 Ljubljana
  • Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Jadranska ulica 19, 1000 Ljubljana.

Scientific fields:

  • Materials
  • Metallurgy
  • Mining and Geotechnology

More information at:
https://www.ntf.uni-lj.si/omm/en/study/doctoral-degree/materials-science-and-engineering/general-information/ 
E-mail: and

Number of enrolment places: 15 – 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 candidates who have completed:

  • a second-cycle study programme (Bologna master's programme);
  • an integrated master's programme leading to professions regulated by EU directives, if they are evaluated at 300 ECTS credits, or another integrated master's programme evaluated at 300 ECTS credits;
  • a study programme leading to an academic higher education qualification, adopted before 11 June 2004;
  • a study programme leading to a specialisation, if candidates have previously completed a professional higher education programme; in this case for enrolment in the third-cycle programme they will be assigned additional course units totalling 30 to 60 ECTS credits;
  • a study programme leading to a master of science degree or a specialisation following the completion of a study programme leading to an academic higher education qualification. Course units totalling at least 60 ECTS credits are recognised for such candidates in the third-cycle doctoral study programme.

Selection criteria in the event of restricted enrolment:

In the event of a larger number of candidates, the selection process will be based on:

  • grade point average or academic success so far (60%)
  • any scientific/research and professional publications, awards, and relevant practical experience (40%).

Candidates with the highest score will be selected.

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 must apply via the eVŠ online application.

The first enrolment deadline is 1 September 2021, 23:59 CEST.

In the event of available enrolment places, the second enrolment deadline will be open from 23 to 24 September 2021, 23:59 CEST. Information about the second deadline will be published on the Faculty website.

All information and instructions are available at the Faculty’s website.

 

Application via the eVŠ portal 

The number of available enrolment places and application deadlines

Information days 

List of possible mentors

Call for Enrolment in the doctoral study programmes of the University of Ljubljana in the 2021/2022 academic year (the whole text)

Students will enrol in doctoral study programmes no later than by 30 September or, for legitimate reasons subject to the ruling by the competent body of the higher education institution, no later than by 30 October.

Fees for doctoral study programmes (The specified fees for individual doctoral study programmes apply to the generation of students first enrolled in the academic year 2021/2022. Administrative costs and compulsory health insurance are not included in the fees. These needs to be taken care of before the start of the studies.)

Price list for enrolment fees and study contributions