- Ethnology and cultural anthropology – single course
- Ethnology and cultural anthropology – combined course
In addition to general humanistic and social science competences, students enrolled in the Bachelor degree programme acquire also specific competences based on understanding of different ways of life and cultural diversity. A distinctive feature of the study of ethnology and cultural anthropology is the acquisition of competence to conduct fieldwork and being able to work with people in different cultural contexts in Slovenia and abroad.
The programme gives to the students the essential skills and knowledge to continue the study at the master’s degree level of the Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology programme as well as the applied skills for those entering the labour market immediately after graduation. Graduate students find employment in cultural, administrative, governmental and non-governmental, economic and educational institutions, mainly in the fields that are connected to the processes and elements of everyday life such as issues rural and urban life, communication, media and language, gender, migration, minorities, human rights, health culture, religion, popular culture, publishing, cultural marketing, the protection of and engagement with cultural heritage and folk culture in heritage conservation and museums, documentation centres, libraries, etc.)
- Geography - single course
- Geography - combined course
Graduates of the proposed study programme will acquire the core competences that are considered to be basic competences in geography according to international standards. This enables the graduate to identify and understand the natural and social processes shaping and reshaping the Earth's surface. It provides the student with the basic knowledge of the various fields of geography, enabling him/her to understand the relationship between nature and society in space.
The graduate acquires specific skills, in particular in geographic information systems, thematic cartography and other geographical methods, in order to be able to carry out spatial and statistical analyses. The knowledge acquired will enable the graduate to carry out specific tasks in various institutions related to statistics, spatial and regional planning, tourism and environmental protection. The acquired knowledge and skills enable the graduate to successfully integrate into a Master's degree programme in geography and related spatial sciences.
- Librarianship and Information Science - single course
- Librarianship and Information Science - combined course
The main objective of the bachelor's study programme Librarianship and Information Science is to educate professionals in the field of creation, selection, organising, storage and dissemination of publications and information. It is intended for all who want to work in libraries, publishing houses and bookstores, and also provides employment in various organisations which, due to their basic activity, also deal with these fields. The programme also provides a basis for lifelong professional and scientific training, as candidates acquire knowledge and skills to master the world of information.
General competencies of both courses of the first-cycle programme Librarianship and Information Science are:
• Ability to effectively use information technology and information resources;
• Understanding of scientific apparatus and basic research methods;
• Ability to collaborate and work in teams, but also to work independently;
• Ability to transfer knowledge through appropriate written and spoken forms;
• Awareness of the importance of lifelong learning and adapting to change;
• Ability to independently acquire knowledge;
• Ability to transfer knowledge into practice;
• Critical thinking and creativity;
• Sensitivity to ethical standards and commitment to professional ethics.
Graduates of the combined course of the Librarianship and Information Science programme acquire knowledge and skills from two disciplines. In addition to the goals they achieve in the field of each of the two selected disciplines, they are also able to link the acquired competencies with other disciplines.
The aim of studying psychology is to provide the student with basic knowledge and skills from fundamental and applied disciplines of psychological science and some other psychology-related sciences. This knowledge forms the basis for professional work, further education and training in various forms of postgraduate study and professional development.
At the first level of studying psychology, the student is introduced to various areas of psychology. They gain basic knowledge in all psychological disciplines, learn about the main theories and methods in psychology, acquire basic psychological skills, and learn the basics of research in psychology. The developed theoretical and methodological knowledge can be transferred to other areas of social science.
The first level of studying psychology does not yet provide professional qualifications for working as a psychologist, as it does not provide competence for independent psychological practice. Upon completing the first level of studying psychology, the graduate is qualified to perform basic tasks in social science work. With appropriate supervision, the acquired knowledge enables them to apply psychological insights in various areas of human activity and interpersonal relationships.
Graduates of the first cycle, combined course study programme are broadminded and know the basics of social-scientific theories as well as theories of culture.
In addition, the competences they develop during their studies include: knowledge of the history and development of sociological thought and contemporary social science theories; knowledge of quantitative and qualitative sociological and cultural studies methodology; coherent application of sociological knowledge and basic sociological concepts in practice; independent understanding and placement of new social and cultural phenomena within the existing theoretical and problematic frameworks of sociology; solving professional and work-related problems by searching for sources of knowledge and applying scientific methods; knowledge of methods, used for testing scientific theories; understanding of the processes of globalisation and the relationships between the global and the local; knowledge of several specific disciplinary areas of sociology and sociology of culture; knowledge of the sociological assumptions of the humanities and of the integration of sociology and the humanities; a sense of the cultural diversity of human society; and the ability to adapt conceptual apparatuses to specific social and cultural settings.
The academic bachelor study programme Law is designed to form the professional profile of an expert able to work independently in any legal profession that does not require taking the State bar examination.
Students whose goal is to take the Slovenian state bar examination are provided a quality basis for further studies in the master study programmes' specifications.
Typical professions for the profile of a graduate (bachelor) in law are those in economics, administration with the possibility of conducting administrative proceedings and secondary legal professions. Graduates receive the professional title diplomirani pravnik (UN) or diplomirana pravnica (UN).
The academic bachelor study programme Public sector governance provides theoretical, methodological and research knowledge that is required for continuing their studies in the 2nd cycle, and at the same time provides them with practical knowledge and the competence for practical work.
The programme is designed for educating experts in the broadest area of public and business administration, i.e. in the entire public sector, ranging from national administration, broader public administration and public companies to private companies, particularly those that do a great deal of cooperating with the public sector.
The programme Public sector governance is interdisciplinary in nature and offers in-depth knowledge of administration, law, economics, organisation and information science, the necessary theoretical, methodological and research knowledge needed for understanding the functioning of public and business administration for the purpose of the continuation of studies at the second cycle.
The goal of the study programme is to educate and qualify the students for the following: understanding the political, social, and cultural framework in which the administration in Slovenian and abroad operates, critical thinking and analytical problem resolution and independent research work, further, 2nd and 3rd cycle education or familiarisation with learning as a lifelong process, performing work and executing tasks in the field of planning, organising, managing, and supervising public administration organisations.
The professional bachelor study programme Administration provides experts in the broadest area of public and business administration, i.e. in the entire public sector, ranging from state administration, broader public administration and public companies to private companies, particularly those cooperating with the public sector.
The programme is highly practical in nature and provides all the required organisational, legal, economic and ICT knowledge and qualification to work successfully in administrative practice in the typical posts, ranging from business secretary, professional public servants in various fields, which require interdisciplinary knowledge, to managers of organisational units at lower and middle levels in the hierarchy. As for more ambitious students, it provides sufficient theoretical knowledge to continue their study at the master's level.
The goal of the study programme is to educate and qualify the graduates for: (1) critical thinking, analytical problem-solving and independent research work, (2) understanding the political, social, and cultural framework in which operate the public administration organizations in Slovenia and abroad, (3) performing work and executing tasks in the field of planning, organising, leading and controlling in public administration organisations.
The bachelor study programme University degree programme in business and economics combines theoretical, methodological, and applied knowledge in business and economics.
The programme uses the most advanced knowledge management and analytical tools to develop and train students for employment. Students gain basic theoretical knowledge to use in practice. Graduates of the programmes are qualified to perform the most demanding professional tasks in industry and public administration, depending on which of the 12 business and economics specialisation chosen.
Students may tailor their course of study to their interests and choose from 12 areas of study. Various elective courses are available and students may choose between courses offered in Slovenian and English. Also, the programme allows students to choose to study abroad (Erasmus exchange or double degree) or in Slovenia.
The bachelor study programme emphasizes practical issues and problem solving in business. Students are trained for practical application of skills, analytical procedures, and business techniques.
Students are encouraged to develop independent thought and express their own views, and emphasize collaboration and teamwork. Through there are 8 areas of study available, all students focus as well on business ethics, professional responsibility, and social responsibility.
Students may tailor their course of study to their interests and choose from 8 areas of study. Various elective courses are available and students may choose between courses offered in Slovenian and English. Also, the programme allows students to choose to study abroad or in Slovenia.