Doctorate On Campus

Computer and Information Science

University of Ljubljana

48 months
4200 EUR/year
4200 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Computer and Information Science from University of Ljubljana is one of the leading breakthrough areas that have been shaping today’s economy, education, culture, administration and other disciplines.


Computer and Information Science from University of Ljubljana is designed to be very attractive and inviting for young people, especially students who envisage pursuing research and scientific work in computer science and information technology. The main focus of the doctoral study is on research, enabling students to receive training in both independent and team work, which encourages an interdisciplinary approach and also offers students the opportunity to cooperate with internationally recognized domestic and foreign experts. Special emphasis is placed on combining scientific and professional areas, elective courses, and on an academic mentor programme to encourage students throughout the course of their study.


Employment opportunities for Computer and Information Science doctoral graduates are very broad. Primarily, the programme trains doctors of science who become high-level professionals working in enterprises and social institutions that develop computer or IT solutions. These institutions also use solutions for innovation purposes to gain competitive advantages or to improve the quality of business and work. Typical roles are leadership and R&D. Due to a great need for such professionals at home and around the world, we estimate that the employability of doctoral students who complete the programme is high.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Limitations of the serial computing
  • Basic types of parallelism and algorithms for its exploitation
  • Superscalar computers
  • Taxonomy of parallelism: Flynn's classification
  • Vector computers
  • SIMD and MIMD computers
  • GPU computing
  • Interprocessor communication and interconnection networks
  • Programming parallel computers
  • Survey of the most powerful parallel computers (supercomputers)
  • Energy efficiency problem
  • Architectures that are tailored to specific algorithms
  • Distributed computing
  • Non-Von Neumann computers

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines




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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A second cycle master’s programme;
  • A vocational study programme regulated by EU directives or any other uniform master's study programme evaluated at 300 ECTS;
  • A university study programme adopted before 11 June 2004;
  • A professional study programme adopted before 11 June 2004 and study programmes leading to a specialisation. 
  • A study programme leading to a MSc degree. Candidates will be accorded credits up to 60 ECTS.
  • CV
  • Motivation letter
  • Two recommendation letters
  • Original or the duplicate of the final certificate,
  • Photocopy of the original certificate(s)
  • Certified Slovene translation of the certificate(s)
  • List of authorised translators
  • Annual report cards, transcripts, a diploma supplement or some other evidence on the contents and duration of education.
  • Certified Slovene translation of the certificate(s) 
  • Short chronological description of the entire education prepared by the applicant.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    4200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4200 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4200 EUR per year during 48 months.

3000€ for the third and fourth year of studies.

Living costs for Ljubljana

620 - 945 EUR /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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