What's new in our study offer? check the latest revisions of our study programmes

We devote special attention to constant revisions of our study programmes. As a small instutution, our strength is faster adaptability to the requirements of the labour market and to other characteristics of the changing society. The interests of the young, your peers, employers’ demands for certain profiles of graduates, new markets and the growth of information technologies lead to continuous changes of our study programmes.

Revision of the study programme “Physics” – now covering also the field of astrophysics

From the 2016/17 academic year onwards, the School of Science has been carrying out the revised study programme “Physics”, namely the undergraduate (first-level) study programme “Physics and Astrophysics” as the only first-level study programme in the field of astrophysics in Slovenia. During the course of their studies the students gain rich theoretical and experimental knowledge and initial experience with the scientific research work. This first cycle of studies is followed by the Master’s (second-level) “Physics and Astrophysics”, which within the modules Astrophysics and Solid State Physics offers specialized content from two forefront areas of modern physics.
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Information technologies – knowledge for the future

Since the 2016/17 academic year, the School of Engineering and Management shall implement has been carrying out the revised undergraduate (first-level) study programme Engineering and Management, covering even more IT-related contents (such as internet marketing, web and mobile technologies, e-commerce, information security) and offering more elective courses. This additional knowledge gives our graduates, who in any case have great employment prospects, even better job opportunities in companies and other organisations, where the positions in middle management and in other spheres also include devoting attention to efficient processing and cost management, and at the same time ensuring a high quality of products and services. By establishing interdisciplinary links between technological and business perspectives the students shall be able to take better advantage of the opportunities that the information technologies offer.

Pedagogical programme Slovene Studies (2nd level) now available at the School of Humanities

Since the 2016/17 academic year, the School of Humanities has been carrying out the pedagogical programme Slovene studies (second-level studies). Those interested in obtaining pedagogical and adult-teaching qualifications in the field of Slovene studies, as well as graduates of the former undergraduate programmes are particularly welcome to apply. Moreover, we also offer the students of the first- and second-level study programme Slovene Studies an elective course in Digital Humanities, which is a field of humanities not offered by other universities in Slovenia.

School of Viticulture and Enology – novelties in the Slovenian higher education area in the fields of sales, wine marketing and communication with customers

The first-level study programme Viticulture and Enology offers new elective courses in the fields of sales and wine marketing. You will be taught by experts in marketing, sales and communication with customers!
Since the 2016/17 academic year, new elective courses in marketing, wine sales and communication with customers have been available, while the course International Wine Market has been updated with more study contents dedicated to wine export.

Practical Placement – part of the revised study programme Environment

Since the 2015/16 academic year, the first-level study programme Environment has been running according to the revised syllabi. It thus includes even more interesting study areas, new courses in the field of biology, with the most important change being the introduction of six-week practical placement in the third year of studies. The students carry out their practical placements in a selected company or organisation and conclude their studies with the diploma seminar based on the topic of the practical placement and the defence of the diploma seminar. All syllabi of the second-level study programme have also been revised. Master’s students also have the opportunity of obtaining a double Master’s diploma with the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Italy (read more). These changes shall undoubtedly further improve the employment prospects of the graduates, as well as make the studies even more exciting.

In the near future, we are also planning to expand our study offer. The School of Humanities will introduce a new second-level study programme Digital Humanities and introduce practical placements for students of Cultural History. The School of Environmental Sciences will introduce two new modules in the field of plant technology and health, which will, besides besides environmental engineering, be included in the syllabus of the second-level study programme Environment Okolje.


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