The duration of the Interdisciplinary Doctoral Programme in Statistics is three years (180 ECTS credits), and according to the Bologna educational scheme this represents the third cycle of education. The programme consists of organised classes (60 credits) and individual research work for the doctoral thesis (120 credits).

 The doctoral programme results in the degree of  doktor/doktorica znanosti (“Doctor of Science”) and consists of seven modules:

  • Biostatistics
  • Statistics for Social Sciences
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Economic and Official Statistics (since academic year 2015/2016)
  • Business Statistics (since academic year 2015/2016)
  • Psychological Statistics
  • Technical Statistics

Courses syllabus 
Information package  

Changes of Information package (academic year 2016/2017)   

Information package 2017/2018

List of potential mentors 

Consent of the mentor - for academic year 2016/2017
Consent of the mentor - for academic year 2017/2018


Academic year 2017/2018

Call for enrollment into Doctoral degree programmes 2017/2018

Application Deadline: 24th August  2017

Candidates submit their enrolment applications online via the eVŠ web portal at

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

Candidates submit their enrolment applications with username and password

Completed enrolment application form must be printed, signed and sent by registered post with all the supplemental documents by the application deadline August 24th 2017 at the latest to University of Ljubljana, Kongresni trg 12, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia (reference »for STATISTICS«).  

The documentation can be also personally delivered to the University of Ljubljana, Kongresni trg 12, 1000 Ljubljana from Monday to Friday 8.-00 - 14.00 .

Required evidence to be sent by post :

1. Diploma (copy of the Diploma in evidence of completed education)

2. Diploma supplement or Transcripts of records (copy of the diploma supplement or Copies of official transcripts of records)

3.Decision on nostrification (for candidates who are in a position of nostrification decision, more information: )

Additional evidence to be sent by post:

1. Achievements (documents proving achievements on relevant scientific and/or professional fields )

2. Consent of the mentor (prior to enrolment, candidates are required to choose a mentor and submit upon enrolment at the latest the mentor’s written acceptance of mentorship)

List of potential mentors


Academic year 2016/2017 


Courses syllabus 2016/2017


Schedules of courses





Methodology of statistical research  - starting 7. 10. 2016

Multivariate analysis - starting 11. 1. 2017

New Developments in Statistics - starting 15. 2. 2017

Network Analysis - starting 14. 3. 2017

Statistical computing - first lecture will take place on 21. 2. 2017 at 17.00 (Biološko središče, Večna pot 111, Ljubljana, room B6)

Other information:

Welcome guide and other information available on websites:   and




  Public tender for Young researchers candidates for year 2016 - deadline 1. 7. 2016  - closed