ENROLMENT

Master Study

Enrolment 2021/2022

STEP 1) Enrolment to the 2021/2022 academic year is done via eVŠ electronic application (https://portal.evs.gov.si/prijava/?lang=en)

In addition to the electronic application, candidates must also submit the following mandatory documents and certificates by the end of a particular enrolment deadline, either within eVŠ or by email to info@mps.si:

  • Diploma or degree certificate of the highest acquired education,
  • Application for recognition of education together with requested attachments (if the diploma was obtained outside of Slovenia):
    https://e-uprava.gov.si/.download/vloge/dokumenti/14831/file-content,
  • Diploma supplement or transcript of records with the calculated average grade (from previous studies),
  • Short CV,
  • Motivation letter for studying at IPS with a proposal of the desired research field (1 Page)
  • Supervisor's approval of the selected courses and the potential co-supervisor:
    https://www.mps.si/dokumenti/Soglasje_mentorja_ANG.docx,
  • Photo for the student ID card.

STEP 2) Selection of supervisor, tuition fee payment option and course list

After completing the eVŠ application the candidates use the eVŠ application number (without -) on the IPS web page https://www.mps.si/en/vpis/ to select a supervisor, the tuition fee payment option and in the case of enrolment into the 1st year a list of courses in agreement with the selected supervisor.


Request for enrolment of external course(s) is available here.

ENROLMENT DEADLINES

1st Enrolment Deadline: from 1 April to 30 April 2021.
2nd Enrolment Deadline: from 1 May to 31 May 2021.
3rd Enrolment Deadline: from 1 June to 30 June 2021.
4th Enrolment Deadline: from 1 July to 31 August 2021.
5th Enrolment Deadline: from 1 September to 15 September 2021.
*6th Enrolment Deadline: from 16 September to 30 September 2021.
*The final deadline applies to candidates who:
- have not completed their previous studies by 10 September,
- have not acquired funding for their studies,
- have not found a suitable supervisor,

- could not apply for enrolment before, due to maternity leave or other long-term sick leave, as shown in a corresponding certificate.

ENROLMENT REQUIREMENTS

Requirements for enrolment into the 1st year of a master study programme are the following:

  • completed 1st-cycle study programme in natural sciences, technical disciplines, or computer science equivalent to at least 180 ECTS,
  • completed higher education study in these fields comprising at least three years of lectures.

Candidates must also be proficient in English, which they can prove by language proficiency certificates.

Other requirements:

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Eligible for enrolment in the first academic year of second-level study programmes are candidates who have graduated in the first-level study programmes in natural sciences, technical disciplines or computer science earning at least 180 credit points, or have completed higher education studies in these fields comprising at least three years of lectures. Candidates must also be proficient in English, which they can prove by language proficiency certificates.

Graduates from first-level study programmes in other disciplines, totalling 180 credit points, should address their applications to the IPS Study Commission, which defines study obligations to be met by candidates before enrolment in the first academic year. These obligations are defined from the teaching modules of the first-level study programme depending on the dissimilarity of the disciplines concerned, and total between 10 and 60 credit points. Candidates can fulfil these obligations either during their first-level degree studies, through advanced training programmes or by passing the relevant exams before enrolment in the master’s degree study programme.

Candidates who have completed first-level undergraduate study programmes, totalling 240 KT, in natural sciences, technical disciplines or computer science may enrol in the second academic year of the second-level studies and will be given recognition for 60 credit points worth of study obligations. On enrolment, their compulsory exams earning 18 to 21 credit points will be individually determined so that they can obtain knowledge and skills complementary to their previous studies.

Anticipated number of available places for each year of studies:

Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies: 15

Information and Communication Technologies: 15

Ecotechnology: 15

In the case of limited admission the Study Commission shall prepare the list of accepted candidates on the basis of the following criteria:

achievement in undergraduate studies,

achievement in optional exam, including the evaluation of eventual prizes and awards, for employed candidates: work experience and recommendations of employers, bibliography of published and accomplished works.

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We will inform the candidates of the results of enrolment via e-mail within 8 days after each enrolment deadline.

Tuition

The tuition fee per academic year is 3,960 EUR.

The tuition covers the expenses related to the educational process and organisation.

Since the IPS is a research-oriented postgraduate school, all postgraduate students are included in research work conducted in the framework of Slovenian, international, or industrial research projects.

IPS offers the possibility of reduced tuition fee for master study programmes for the 2021/2022 academic year.