University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts
Aškerčeva 2, 1000 Ljubljana
The call for enrolment in third-cycle study programs is published annually, usually in February for the following academic year.
Applicants for enrolment to doctoral studies are required to submit an application for enrolment through the eVŠ portal within the deadline set in the application for enrolment. Detailed registration instructions are available here.
The call for applications for doctoral programs in the academic year 2020/2021 is published here.
Before enrolling in the Interdisciplinary Doctoral Study Programme in the Humanities and Social Sciences, the candidate must select a mentor with whom an individualized study program is designed.
To assist candidates in finding a mentor, a list of potential mentors is published here. The list is constantly updated.
Tuition fee for 4-year doctoral programme is 10.600 EUR for the whole programme:
The admitted students sign a learning agreement and pay the first-year tuition fee. Students pay the tuition for the second, third and fourth year when they advance to the next year.
Tuition fee for each academic year can be paid in 3 instalments – first upon enrolment at the faculty (55%), second in February (22,5%), third in May (22,5%),. The tuition fee does not include the mandatory health insurance.
Tuition fees and other costs of enrolment into doctoral study programmes at the University of Ljubljana are published in the Services Price List for Students.
Tuition fee for students enrolled in 3-year doctoral programme (if they advance regularly) is 3.500 EUR per academic year and 10,500 EUR for the whole programme (3 years). The tuition can be paid in three instalments:
The invoice is sent to the student email in pdf format and is available in the student information system (VIS) in pdf format.
More information on tuition and fees is available in the price list of the faculty.
In the academic year 2020/2021 there are 228 places on 58 study fields available at Interdisciplinary Doctoral Study Program in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
Enrolment in the doctoral programme in the Humanities and Social Sciences is open to candidates who have completed:
The doctoral programme is also open to graduates from another university in Slovenia or a university in another country in accordance with the conditions prescribed for students from the Republic of Slovenia. The equivalence of prior learning in another country will be established by means of the procedure for the recognition of foreign qualifications for the purposes of continuing education in accordance with the Statute of the University of Ljubljana.
Prior to enrolment in the doctoral programme in the Humanities and Social Sciences the student must acquire mentor’s consent and send a filled and signed form »Consent of the mentor« together with the other required documentation to the Administrative Office for Doctoral Study (Third-Cycle).
Candidates will be selected based on their success in completed studies, as well as their scientific and expert achievements. Individual elements of selection will be evaluated in the following manner:
On the proposal of the, the Committee for doctoral studies of the member faculty decides on the applicant's suitability.
1. st application deadline: by June 10 (included) for citizens of Slovenia, EU and citizens outside EU
2. nd application deadline: by August 21 (included) for citizens of Slovenia and EU.
Application for enrolment
Candidates must submit applications for enrolment in the electronic application (eVŠ portal).
For any support in filling in the application form, please contact:
Enotni kontaktni center državne uprave (EKC)
T (from abroad): +386 1 478 85 90 (from 8.00 AM until 10.00 PM during weekdays).
All candidates wishing to enrol in doctoral studies may apply regardless of whether they have already obtained their (second cycle or equivalent) degree at the time of application, as this is not a prerequisite for submission of an application. However, it is a requirement for enrolment in doctoral study programmes. Candidates are advised to submit the application if they expect to obtain their (second cycle or equivalent) degree by the deadlines specified in the call for enrolment.
The candidates must submit their signed application for enrolment into the doctoral study programmes and send it with all the required documents to the following email address: Filozofska fakulteta, Referat za doktorski študij, Aškerčeva 2, 1000 Ljubljana, marked »PRIJAVA ZA VPIS NA DOKTORSKI ŠTUDIJ«.
Application must include the following:
The information day for Interdisciplinary Doctoral Study Program in the Humanities and Social Sciences for academic year 2020/2021 will take place on June 1 2020 at 16 PM. The schedule of presentations for individual fields is available here.
According to Assessment and Recognition of Education Act, candidates, holders of foreign qualifications (certificates obtained outside the Republic of Slovenia), who wish to enrol in doctoral study programmes of the Faculty of Arts, must obtain a decision on the recognition of foreign education for the purpose of further education. The procedure begins with submitting the application for enrolment on the eVŠ portal. Instructions are also available on the website of the University of Ljubljana.
The decision on the recognition obtained for the purpose of employment, does not replace the above-mentioned decision. For the purpose of further education, the candidate must (regardless of the decision that has already been obtained for the purpose of employment) obtain a decision on the recognition of education obtained abroad for the purpose of further education.
Documentation for recognition of foreign education:
Countries for which no legalization is required:
Further information regarding Recognition of Foreign Education: Administrative Office for Doctoral Study (Third-Cycle): email@example.com