Organization and Management of Information Systems

University of Maribor

24 months
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The 2nd-cycle study programme in Organization and Management of Information Systems leads to "magisterij" (master's degree). It is implemented by the Faculty of Organizational Sciences. Graduates are capable to manage organizational-information business processes and to improve business operations within an organization, thus improving its efficiency and competitiveness.


In a developed economic space, professionals with a good understanding of organizational principles and practices - which can function as a bridge between the technical and management departments within the organization, thus enabling harmonious work – are sought after more and more. The aim of the programme is to train professionals to be able to organize and be in control of information systems and to equip them with a wide range of business knowledge, perspectives, and good understanding of the business world which needs information solutions.

Students shall obtain analytical and conceptual knowledge and the following general competencies:
  • they become problem solvers and critical thinkers;
  • they use systematic concepts in understanding and defining problems; 
  • they are capable of applying traditional as well as new concepts and knowledge; and
  • they understand that the system is composed of people, processes, mechanical equipment , software, and data.

They shall acquire skills for effective person to person communication, the ability to work in teams, and ethical principles of the profession. The aim of the programme is also to train the student to plan and implement solutions with information technology in a way so that they improve the organization´s operations.

Graduates shall:
  • understand and model organizational processes and data, define and implement technical and process solutions, manage projects, and integrate systems;
  • be in command of techniques for gathering, transforming, transferring, and saving data and information;
  • apply information technology to assist individuals, groups, and organizations in achieving their goals.


Year 1: 1st Semester

  • Statistics in Research (7)
  • Systems Theory (8)
  • Decision Theory (7)
  • Object Oriented Analysis and Development (8)

Year 1: 2nd Semester

  • Business Intelligence (7)
  • Business Software Solutions Development (8)
  • Risk Management (8)
  • Elective course 1 (7)

Electives 1:

  • Quality Management and Business Excellence Approaches (7)
  • Corporate Sustainability (7)

Year 2: 3rd Semester

  • Management of Information Systems for Digital Business (8)
  • Modeling Of Complex Systems (8)
  • Research in Information Systems (8)
  • Elective course 2 (6)

Electives 2:

  • Data Mining (6)
  • Green Information Systems (6)
  • Cyber Security (6)

Year 2: 4th Semester

  • Software Quality (7)
  • Modern Organization and Management Tools (6)
  • Elective course 3 (7)
  • Master’s Thesis (10)

Electives 3:

  • Software Testing (7)
  • Emerging Technologies for Digital Transformation (7)
  • Internet of Things (7)

Programme Structure

Detailed programme structure is available under "Overview".

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 4-5).


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 Slovenia has concluded bilateral agreement (i.e. North 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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