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European Legal Studies, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #751 (QS) ,
The "European Legal Studies" 2nd-cycle study programme leads to "magisterij" (master's degree). It is implemented by the Faculty of Law.



Year 1: 1st Semester

  • EU Constitutional and Administrative Law (8)
  • European Judicial Protection (8)
  • Legal Principles and Economic Policy of the EU Internal Market (8)
  • Elective course 1 (6)

Year 1: 2nd Semester

  • Cross-Border Cooperation in Civil Matters (8)
  • European Labour Law (8)
  • EU Competition Law (8)
  • Elective course 2 (6)

Year 2: 3rd Semester

  • Citizenship and Protection of Fundamental Rights in the EU (8)
  • EU Foreign Policy (8)
  • Arbitration Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution (8)
  • Elective course 3 (6)

Year 2: 4th Semester

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


  • Protection of Intellectual Property in the EU (6)
  • EU Capital Markets Law and Rules on Liability (6)
  • External Economic Relations of the EU (6)
  • EU Energy Law and Policy (6)
  • Environmental Protection in the EU (6)
  • Legal Protection of Public Health in EU (6)
  • European Company Law (6)
  • International Commercial Contracts (6)
  • Liberalization of Infrastructure Sectors, Public Services and Competition (6)
  • European Private Law (6)
  • Legal Aspects of Digital Economy in the EU (6)
  • Cybercrime and the Criminal Law of EU (6)


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 Part-time
    • 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
    • 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 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

    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 applies to all part-time students.

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.


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