Third-level Study Programmes
The three-year third-level study programmes earn 180 ECTS credits.
The third-level study programme is designed to educate students in the doctoral study programmes for research and development work in the national and international research and development projects.
The candidates shall complete their third-level studies upon fulfilling the following obligations:
- all obligations related to the compulsory and optional courses,
- to have at least two papers published or accepted for publishing in international scientific or technical publications or a patent, at least one of which must be published in a journal included in the Science Citation Index (SCI) or referenced in Web of Science with Impact Factor,
- to have successfully defended his/her doctoral dissertation after fulfilling the obligations under paragraphs 1 and 2. The doctoral dissertation shall present an independent and original contribution to the scientific discipline.
Upon the successful completion of his/her doctoral studies the candidate will be awarded the title of “doktor znanosti”*.
The third-level study programmes:
*The titles “magister”, “magister znanosti” and “doktor znanosti” are in Slovenian. The word “magister” means Master, the word “znanosti” means “Science” and the word “doktor” means Doctor, however according to the explanation of the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology the Slovenian legislation does not permit to translate the name of the degree into a foreign language.