Ph.D. On Campus


University of Maribor

48 months
2800 EUR/year
2800 EUR/year
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The 3rd-cycle study programme in Agriculture leads to "doktorat znanosti" (PhD degree). It is implemented by the Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences. The aim of the doctoral study programme is to provide students with methodological foundation of scientific work at high academic level for a broad range of future careers in different fields of agriculture.



The Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences conducts developmental, applicable and fundamental research independently and in collaboration with study groups from other institutions. 

The work is carried out through research groups and numerous independent research projects, which are conducted as international, fundamental, applicable and goal oriented research, as well as research intended for direct users. 

All our experts publish their work in international scientific journals, at scientific congresses and symposiums around the world and in their home country. All this has strengthened FALS's international collaborations with a host of eminent institutions from Europe and around the globe. The collaborations also include staff and student exchanges through the Socrates - Erasmus programme.

The programme last three academic years. It is designed to offer candidates specialized research training, supervised research and scientific writing and publishing.


The study programme has been accredited by the Slovenian Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (Slovenian abbreviation: NAKVIS; English abbreviation SQAA). 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Selected Chapters from Ecological Agriculture 
  • Selected Topics of Grassland Management and Forage Production
  • Functional Foods 
  • Management of Weeds and Invasive Plants 
  • Behavioural Ecology of Domestic Animals 
  • Selected Chapters of Precision Agriculture

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


Slovenian, Partially taught in English


240 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2800 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2800 EUR per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Maribor

480 - 700 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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