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.
The study programme has been accredited by the Slovenian Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (Slovenian abbreviation: NAKVIS; English abbreviation SQAA). It has also been awarded international accreditation by the European Council for Business Education (ECBE) and the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
- 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)
- 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
- 24 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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.
DisciplinesEconomics Business Administration Management, Organisation & Leadership View 3 other Masters in Economics in Slovenia
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
Please find detailed admission requirements at the following link: https://www.um.si/studij/podiplomski-studij/Documents/EPF_EN_20-21.pdf (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 https://www.um.si/en/Study/about/Pages/call-for-enrolment-postgraduate-2020-21.aspx.
International2350 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2350 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
Tuition also applies to all part-time students and to Slovene/EU full-time students who have already obtained an education corresponding to master's degree.
Living costs for Maribor
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 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: http://www.sklad-kadri.si/en/calls-for-applications-and-news/calls-for-applications.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
Due for update
Updated over a year ago
Check the official programme website for potential updates.