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Informatics and Technologies of Communication, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #701 (ARWU) Maribor, Slovenia
The "Informatics and Technologies of Communication" 2nd-cycle study programme leads to "magisterij" (master's degree). It is implemented by the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.


Studies finish with a successful defence of a master's thesis. Students acquire the professional title of "magister inženir informatike in tehnologij komuniciranja" or "magistrica inženirka informatike in tehnologij komuniciranja" (abbr.: mag.inž. inf. in tehnol. kom.).


Year 1: 1st Semester

  • Development of Information Systems and Services (6)
  • Service Oriented Architectures (6)
  • Data Modelling and Databases (6)
  • Optimization of Business Processes (6)
  • Information Technologies and Services Management (6)

Year 1: 2nd Semester

  • M1, M2, or M3 module (18)
  • Open elective course 1 (6)
  • Open elective course 2 (6)

M1 module - Business Process Management:

  • Business Process Management (6)
  • Electronic Commerce (6)
  • ERP Systems (6)

M2 module - Intelligent Information Solutions:

  • Intelligent Systems (6)
  • Development Technologies for Intelligent Solutions (6)
  • Business Intelligence and Data Quality (6)

M3 module - IT Platforms and Architectures:

  • IT Architectures (6)
  • Ubiquitous Applications Technologies (6)
  • Web Technologies (6)

Year 2: 3rd Semester

  • M4, M5, or M6 module (18)
  • Open elective course 3 (6)
  • Open elective course 4 (6)

M4 module - IT Security and Security Management:

  • Advanced Information Security (6)
  • Data Protection (6)
  • Dependability and Testing of IS (6)

M5 module - Service Science:

  • Service Science and Innovations (6)
  • Services Management and Marketing (6)
  • Operations Research (6)

M6 module - Communication and Collaboration:

  • Technical Communication in Informatics (6)
  • Strategic Planning (6)
  • Auditing Information Systems (6)

Year 2: 4th Semester

  • Empirical Research Methods (6)
  • Master’s thesis (24)


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 Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      The study programme shall also be implemented in English in the event of at least 10 enrolled students.

  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
    • Slovenian
  • 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 3-4).


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

    4870 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4870 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 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 the Republic of Slovenia has concluded bilateral agreement (i.e. Macedonia, Montenegro, Kosovo, B&H, and Serbia) pay NO TUITION FEE 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 Republic of Slovenia at the following website:

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