Economic and Business Sciences

University of Maribor

24 months
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The 2nd-cycle study programme in Economic and Business Sciences leads to "magisterij" (master's degree). It is implemented by the Faculty of Economics and Business.


The programme guides students towards extended and research-based solving of economic and business issues within the selected study option. It ensures required professional skills for work in the economy at the most demanding professional, analytical, research, and managerial positions. It comprises 10 courses and enables students to choose specialisation already in the first year. From the very beginning, students acquire fundamental methodological knowledge for scientific research and for the solution of economic and business issues. After fulfilling all programme requirements, students are awarded the professional title of "magister/magistrica ekonomskih in poslovnih ved (mag. ekon. in posl. ved)" - second-cycle graduate in Economics and Business Sciences.

Programme Structure

Study options: 

  • Accounting, Auditing and Taxation
  • Corporate Governance and Management (only as part-time studies and with instruction also in English)
  • Corporate Governance and Management in Health Organizations (only as part-time studies)
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Finance and Banking 
  • Information Systems and E-Business Management
  • International Business Economics
  • Management of Public Enterprises (only as part-time studies)
  • Management, Organization and Human Resources
  • Marketing Management
  • Strategic and Project Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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.


Slovenian, Partially taught in English


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Please find detailed admission requirements at the following link: (pages 1-3).


The Call for Application into Postgraduate Study Programmes of the University of Maribor for the 2020/2021 Academic Year is available at 

Tuition Fee


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 the Republic of Slovenia has concluded bilateral agreement (i.e. North Macedonia, Montenegro, Kosovo, B&H, and Serbia) pay NO TUITION FEE 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 Republic of Slovenia at the following website:

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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