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Social Informatics, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #591 (QS) ,
The transdisciplinary master’s study programme of Social Informatics at University of Ljubljana with more than 30 years long tradition brings together social and computer sciences for two reasons: firstly, to promote uses of various information-communication technologies (ICTs) in social science research.


Secondly, to analyse social aspects of design, implementation and uses of new technologies, especially the internet and mobile phones. Syllabus can be tailored for a more specialised training for specific career profiles, such as data analyst, research expert (in media, marketing, at institutes, in the academic sector, etc.), internet content developer, or specialist dealing with social aspects of developing and evaluating web services and products.

Career opportunities

Graduates of Social Informatics from University of Ljubljana are highly employable and start to establish links with potential employers already during the study through project-based courses, which strive for cooperation with the private sector. The most common careers in the social informatics sphere are project leader and analyst/consultant in the fields of web service and analytics, telecommunications, statistics and data science, marketing research and advertising, academic sector, research management, business and internet startups.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • New technologies in social science research
  • Research seminar
  • Information society phenomena
  • Digital presence practicum
  • Project management in Information society
  • Statistics and data analysis

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Application deadline for EU candidates: September 20
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

General Requirements

Completed at least a 1st level study program in the field of social sciences, journalism and information, business and administrative sciences, educational sciences and education of teachers, mathematics and statistics, computer science, humanities, law, technical sciences, production technology, architecture and construction, health, social work and environmental protection or an equivalent study program obtained according to previous regulations in the RS or abroad, and accumulated 240 credits;

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3996 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4000 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Ljubljana

  • 620 - 950 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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


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