Ph.D. On Campus

Slovene Language Studies

University of Maribor

48 months
2600 EUR/year
2600 EUR/year
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The 3rd-cycle study programme in Slovene Language Studies leads to "doktorat znanosti" (PhD degree). It is implemented by the Faculty of Arts and its objective is to educate professional researchers in the fields of Slovene literary studies, Slovene linguistics, and Slovene language and literature didactics.



This study programme qualifies professional researchers for independent development of new knowledge, and for solving the most demanding problems in the field. 

Through the programme, students acquire in-depth knowledge in specific fields of linguistics, literary studies, and language and literature didactics, competencies in scholarly research methodology, and an adequate foundation for researching new linguistic, literary, and didactic phenomena.


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:

  • Lexicology (6)
  • Language Culture – Between Dialectal and Literary (6)
  • About Text in Different Communication Situations (6)
  • Critical Discourse Analysis (6)
  • Intercultural Communication (6)
  • Slovenian Syntax (6)
  • Language Corpora (6)
  • Language and Media (6)
  • Slovene Language Policy (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
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2600 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    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
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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