A comprehensive training in principles of agricultural economics will be supplemented by knowledge of different management skills, e.g. evaluation of economic projects, decision sciences and informatics, developmental and policy issues in agriculture. Two different profiles of experts are expected by choosing two sets of courses: Management and Marketing in Agriculture and Rural Development. The experts might participate at different levels of decision making in agricultural and food sector, whether in business environment, in public administration or the continuation of academic career. One of the basic aims of the study programme is also to qualify the students to individual research work. The most successful students may continue their studies to Ph.D. level, where the skills and knowledge of postgraduate study programme will be deepened and the science research profile of the expert is moulded.
The aim of the postgraduate study programme in Agricultural Economics is to develop two profiles of experts, depending on student’s choice between two sets of courses:
Agricultural Policy and Rural Development.
The study programme has been accredited by the Slovenian Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (Slovenian abbreviation: NAKVIS; English abbreviation SQAA).
Year 1: 1st Semester
Year 1: 2nd Semester (Module 1 – Management and Marketing in Agriculture)
Year 1: 2nd Semester (Module 2 – Agricultural Policy and Rural Development)
Year 2: 3rd Semester
Year 2: 4th Semester
You can apply until:
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
Please find detailed admission requirements at the following link: https://www.um.si/en/Study/about/Documents/1920FKBVEN.pdf (pages 1-2).
The Call for Application into Postgraduate Study Programmes of the University of Maribor for the 2019/2020 Academic Year is available at https://www.um.si/en/Study/about/Pages/CALL-FOR-APPLICATION-INTO-POSTGRADUATE-STUDY-PROGRAMMES-OF-THE-UNIVERSITY-OF-MARIBOR-FOR-THE-ACADEMIC-YEAR-2019-20.aspx.
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: http://www.sklad-kadri.si/en/calls-for-applications-and-news/calls-for-applications/.
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