Computer Science and Information Technologies

University of Maribor

24 months
4870 EUR/year
1623 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The "Computer Science and Information Technologies" 2nd-cycle study programme leads to "magisterij" (master's degree). It is implemented by the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

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


Year 1: 1st Semester

  • Software Systems Development and Management (5)
  • Selected Algorithms (5)
  • Cloud Computing Deployment and Management (5)
  • Web Technologies (5)
  • Computer Multimedia (5)
  • Domain-Specific Modelling Languages (5)

Year 1: 2nd Semester

  • Computer Processing of Signals and Images (6)
  • Elective course I (6)
  • Elective course I (6)
  • Elective course I (6)
  • Elective course I (6)

Elective courses I:

  • Selected Combinatorial Algorithms (6)
  • Intelligent Systems (6)
  • Software Quality (6)
  • Interoperability Systems and Intelligent Services (6)
  • Virtual Machines and Computer Resource Management (6)
  • Mathematics in Computer Science (6)
  • Algorithms for Big Data Analysis (6)
  • Neuro, Nano and Quantum Computing (6)
  • Language Technology (6)
  • Ubiquitous Computing (6)

Year 2: 3rd Semester

  • Elective course II (6)
  • Elective course II (6)
  • Elective course II (6)
  • Elective course II (6)
  • Open elective course (6)

Elective courses II:

  • Advanced Image Processing (6)
  • Computer Animation (6)
  • Computer Vision (6)
  • Evolutionary Computations (6)
  • Optimization Methods (6)
  • Algorithms for Remote Sensing Data Processing (6)
  • Lean Management in Engineering (6)

Year 2: 4th Semester

  • Open elective course (6)
  • Master’s thesis (24)

Programme Structure

Detailed programme structure is available under "Overview".

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


Partially taught in English, Partially taught in Slovenian
IELTS or TOEFL needed


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Please find detailed admission requirements at the following link: (pages 2-3).


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.
  • National

    1623 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1623 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.


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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