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Law, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #751 (QS) ,
The "Law" 2nd-cycle study programme leads to "magisterij" (master's degree). It is implemented by the Faculty of Law and is designed in a way to help students gain additional knowledge whether they have or haven’t finished the 1st-cycle study programme. Optional courses are offered to students giving them possibility to adjust their educational process according to their needs and expectations.


Graduates acquire necessary legal knowledge in particular interdisciplinary fields, made possible by the combination of mandatory and elective subjects. Emphasis is placed on training students on how to perform high standards research work and on the development of a multipurpose lawyer, qualified to work in all areas of the legal world, both for classical legal tasks and those tasks that are indirectly related to the law in terms of knowledge of general social competences and legal skills.


Year 1: 1st Semester

  • Lex Mercatoria (7)
  • Legal Methods, Skills and Informatics (8)
  • Civil Law: Selected Topics (5)
  • Civil Procedure: Selected Topics (5)
  • The Constitutional and Administrative Law and EU Law: Selected Topics (5)

Year 1: 2nd Semester

  • Company Law and Trust Law (9)
  • Elective course 1 (7)
  • Elective course 2 (7)
  • Elective course 3 (7)


  • Diplomatic and Consular Law (7)
  • Civil Enforcement Matters and Non-Contentious Procedures (7)
  • International Criminal Law (7)
  • Personal Rights and Media Law (7)
  • Comparative Law and Great Legal Systems (7)
  • Land Register Law (7)
  • Medical Law (7)
  • European Civil Procedural Law (7)
  • Law Dealing with Financial Statements (7)
  • Ethics and Law (7)
  • European Company Law – Freedom of Establishment (7)
  • European Competition Law (7)

Year 2: 3rd Semester

  • Philosophy and Theory of Law (8)
  • Judicial Protection of the EU (7)
  • Business and Company Law – Selected Materials (5)
  • Criminal Law – Selected Topics (5)
  • Labour Law and Social Law: Selected Topics (5)

Year 2: 4th Semester

  • Individual Research Work (10)
  • Master’s Thesis (20)


The study programme has been accredited by the Slovenian Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (Slovenian abbreviation: NAKVIS; English abbreviation SQAA). 

Programme Structure

Detailed programme structure is available under "Overview".

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Candidates apply in 2 application periods. However, in the 2nd, they may apply only for programmes still having vacancies that the faculty decides to fill.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description
      You may find more on the implementation of the part-time study programme under Admission requirements.
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • Slovenian
    • Partially taught in English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Please find detailed admission requirements at the following link: (pages 1-2).


The Call for Application into Postgraduate Study Programmes of the University of Maribor for the 2019/2020 Academic Year is available at 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2590 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2590 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Tuition also applies to all part-time students and to Slovene/EU full-time students who have already obtained an education corresponding to master's degree.

Living costs for Maribor

  • 480 - 700 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Full-time students from Slovenia and other EU countries, and full-time students from non-EU countries who are granted international protection, applicants for international protection and persons from countries with which Slovenia has concluded bilateral agreement (i.e. Macedonia, Montenegro, Kosovo, B&H, and Serbia) pay NO TUITION FEE (except the part for studying in English, if applicable) if they have not already obtained an education corresponding to master's degree.

You may find scholarship opportunities offered by the Public Scholarship, Development, Disability and Maintenance Fund of the RS at the following website:

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