The goal of the doctoral study programme is to provide experts in the field of criminal justice and security with extensive knowledge in and a broad perspective of social sciences, as well as a high level of understanding of social phenomena, trends related to the implementation of control activities, the functioning of institutions responsible for performing formal social control (the police, prosecution, courts, prisons, intelligence services), informal social control (factors related to socialisation, family, education system, associations, civil society), and institutionalised informal control (particularly detective agencies and private security companies).
During their PhD studies, students broaden their knowledge in the field of understanding social, psychological, philosophical, economic, behavioural, historical and political aspects of criminality, deviance and the criminal-justice system; conducting research in the aetiology, prevention, and control of criminality and deviance, including an adequate response to such phenomena; studying criminal law and criminal proceedings; studying, understanding and improving the work of the police, prosecution, the judiciary and institutions responsible for the enforcement of penal sanctions.
The study programme has been accredited by the Slovenian Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (Slovenian abbreviation: NAKVIS; English abbreviation SQAA).
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- Advanced Topics in Forensic Psychology (6)
- Advanced Topics in Cybersecurity (6)
- Understanding Contemporary Societies (6)
- Financial and Organised Crime in a Context of Hybrid Threats (6)
- Criminology Aspects of Environmental Protection (6)
- Constitutional Criminal Procedure for Investigators (6)
- Criminal Investigation and Forensic Medicine Aspects of Detection, Investigation and Proving of Selected Forms of Crimes (6)
- 48 months
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DisciplinesCriminal Law Criminology Terrorism & Security
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
International3475 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 13900 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
EU/EEA3475 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 13900 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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