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History (Single Major), Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months



Year 1: 1st Semester

  • Latin (3)
  • German (3)
  • Slovenian Space in Antiquity (4)
  • Slovene History in the Middle Ages: History of the Slovene Territory in the Middle Ages (5)
  • History of Non-European Nations in the Middle Ages (4)
  • The European History of the Middle Ages (4)
  • The European History of the Modern Period (4)
  • Elective course (3)

Year 1: 2nd Semester

  • Slovene Modern Period History: History of the Slovene Territory in the Early Modern
  • Period (6)
  • Non-European History in Modern Period (4)
  • Non-European Recent History (5)
  • European Recent History (5)
  • Balkan Recent History (4)
  • Art in Styria in European Context (3)
  • Elective course (3)

Year 2: 3rd Semester

  • Recent Slovene History: Slovene History 1790-1914 (5)
  • Contemporary Slovene History 1: Slovene History 1914 – 1941 (5)
  • Contemporary Slovene History 2: Slovene History after 1941 (5)
  • Non-European Contemporary History (1914 - 1941) (4)
  • Non-European Contemporary History (after 1941) (4)
  • European Contemporary History (1914 -1939) (4)
  • Elective course (3)

Year 2: 4th Semester

  • Elective course from the FA list of electives 1 (3)
  • Elective course from the FA list of electives 2 (3)
  • European Contemporary History (after 1939) (4)
  • Balkan Contemporary History (1914 - 1941) (4)
  • Balkan Contemporary History (after 1941) (4)
  • Elective course (3)
  • Master’s Seminar with Master’s Thesis (9)


  • Archival Sciences – Older (3)
  • Archival Sciences – Newer (3)
  • Museology (3)
  • Palaeography (3)
  • Auxiliary Historical Sciences (3)
  • Selected Themes in Political History (3)
  • Selected Themes in Church History (3)
  • Selected Themes in History of Everyday Life (3)
  • Selected Themes in History of Migrations (3)
  • Selected Themes in Economic History (3)
  • Selected Themes in Military History (3)
  • Selected Themes in Cultural History (3)

Elective courses from the FA list of electives:

  • Hungarian Language 1 (3)
  • Hungarian Language 2 (3)
  • Social and Political Philosophy (3)
  • Philosophy of Science (3)
  • Text and Image (3)
  • Artistic Practices (3)
  • Globalization (3)


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
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • Slovenian
    • Partially taught in English
  • 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: (page 23).


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

    2980 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2980 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 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 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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