Ph.D. On Campus


University of Maribor

48 months
2600 EUR/year
2600 EUR/year
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The 3rd-cycle study programme in History leads to "doktorat znanosti" (PhD degree). It is implemented by the Faculty of Arts.



Basic characteristic of the doctoral study programme is its orientation towards deepened obtaining of methodological and theoretical cognition, besides simultaneous development of models for the transfer of obtained knowledge into practice and the development of research staff that will study problems of history studies in modern society by the use of modern methods of research.

The study programme contains five basic directions of study bound to individual eras: ancient history, medieval history, new age, newer history (19th century), and contemporary history (20th century). 

A student may, according to his or her interests, actively form his or her own path of education. A wide collection of mandatory and optional contents enables a student to obtain knowledge needed for research on a foreseen historic problem. 


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:

  • Slovene History of the 20th Century (1914-1941) (6)
  • Sources and Literature for Recent History (6)
  • Political Life in Yugoslavia Between the II World War (6)
  • Europe and the Slovene Lands in the 20th Century – Comparative Studies (6)
  • Slovenia’s Independence and the Decline of Yugoslavia (6)
  • Military History in 20th Century (6)
  • Cultural History in 19th and 20th Centuries (6)

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 48 months
    • Flexible

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

    2600 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 2600 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • National

    2600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2600 EUR per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Maribor

480 - 700 EUR /month
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