12 months
4000 EUR/year
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European Studies from University of Ljubljana covers the historical, cultural, political, economic and social aspects of Europe and its integration process, as well ar recent challenges (Brexit, Single Digital union, etc.) It combines a variety of different teaching methods to stimulate critical and creative thinking, reframing of issues and problem-solving.


European Studies from University of Ljubljana integrates disciplines of Political Science, Economics, Law, and International Relations with their application to central issues of European integration. 

What we offer

The learning outcomes of the European Studies programme at University of Ljubljana include the ability to perform in multicultural environment, analysis and evaluation of the complex process of EU integration, and synthesis and evaluation of global social, economic and political conditions that affect the challenges of EU policy-making in domestic and external policies, such as internal market, competition, environment, enlargement to the Western Balkans, neighbourhood policy and diplomatic actorness.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Seminar in European Studies
  • Politics of European Integration
  • Diplomatic Practice
  • Master thesis
  • Cross-cultural negotiations
  • Third foreign language: French for specific purposes

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Deadline for EU candidates-from 20 August till 11 September (only for programmes with free places after 1st application period). 




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Foreign citizens who have completed undergraduate study programme abroad may enrol in the first year of the Bologna Master’s study programme if they complete the procedure of recognition of foreign undergraduate education.
  • Additional requirements if not from BSc in European Studies and International Relations: Two foreign languages, Basic course on the EU, EU Policies, EU Law, EU in the international economy and External Relations of the EU in formal or informal education

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4000 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Ljubljana

620 - 945 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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