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History (Double Major, Teacher Training), Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #701 (ARWU) Maribor, Slovenia
The 2nd-cycle study programme in History leads to "magisterij" (master's degree). It is implemented by the Faculty of Arts. It programme offers an in-depth knowledge of Slovenian history from the Middle Ages till today. The recent Slovenian history is particularly covered.



Year 1: 1st Semester

  • Pedagogy (1,5)
  • Didactics (2,5)
  • Psychology of Learning and Development (2,5)
  • Work with Children with Special Needs (1,5)
  • Interdisciplinary Observer Practice (1)
  • Didactics of History 1 (3)
  • Slovene History in the Middle Ages: History of the Slovene Territory in the Middle Ages (3)

Year 1: 2nd Semester

  • Elective teacher-training course 1 (1,5)
  • Elective teacher-training course 2 (1,5)
  • Didactics of History 2 (5)
  • Teaching Experience – History 1 (3)
  • Slovene Modern Period History: History of the Slovene Territory in the Early Modern
  • Period (4)

Year 2: 3rd Semester

  • Didactics of History 3 (3)
  • Recent Slovene History: Slovene History 1790-1914 (3)
  • Contemporary Slovene History 1: Slovene History 1914 – 1941 (3)
  • Contemporary Slovene History 2: Slovene History after 1941 (3)
  • European Contemporary History (1914-1939)

Year 2: 4th Semester

  • Teaching Experience – History 2 (4)
  • European Contemporary History (after 1939) (3)
  • Elective history course (3)
  • Master’s Seminar with Master’s Thesis (5)

Teacher-training electives:

  • English for Academic Purposes (3)
  • Professional Development of Teachers (3)
  • Authentic Forms of Knowledge Assessment (3)
  • Learning of Language and Communication in the Classroom (3)
  • Ethical Issues in Education (3)
  • Outdoor Learning (3)
  • Supervision and Group Process in Education (3)
  • Multimedia (3)
  • Games in Teaching (3)
  • Multilingualism in the School (3)
  • Alternative Pedagogical Concepts (3)
  • Discipline in Contemporary School (3)
  • Badminton and Fitness (3)
  • Volleyball and Aerobic Exercise (3)
  • Professional Language in School (3)

History electives:

  • 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)


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
    60 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 24).


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.

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.

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