Frequently Asked Questions

More detailed information about the Master (second-cycle) programmes can be found in the presentation brochures published on the websites of Faculty of Arts. For information on Master studies, you can also contact Administrative Office for Master's Programmes (Second-Cycle). The office is located in Room 1 on the ground floor of the Faculty of Arts. Office hours are Monday to Friday from 11am to 1pm.You can address your questions in person, by phone or email.

Call for enrolment into Master degree programmes is published at the website of University of Ljubljana as well as at the websites of Administrative Office for Master's Programmes (Second - Cycle) at Faculty of Arts.

The enrolment conditions for individual Master study programmes and the criteria for transitions between study programs can be found in the call for enrolment.

Annual call for enrolment for a Master degree programmes is published on the websites of University of Ljubljana as well as on the website of Administrative Office for Master's Programmes (Second-Cycle). The deadlines to apply are written in the call for enrolment.

Candidates who have completed, or are about to complete the first-cycle undergraduate studies at the Faculty of Arts undergo the same application procedure as all other candidates. They have to submit the application for enrolment through the eVŠ portal within the deadline set in the Call for enrolment.

Candidates for enrolment who have already completed the first-cycle undergraduate study enclose with their application a copy of the degree certificate (or a copy of the temporary graduation certificate) and a copy of the diploma supplement (or a copy of the official transcript of records) and other attachments if the study programme requires so.

Candidates who have not yet completed all examination obligations state the date of the last exam(s) or the estimated date of diploma thesis defence. All the required documents should be sent subsequently.

All candidates applying for Master study programmes have to submit the application for enrolment through the eVŠ portal within the deadline set in the call for enrolment. This also applies to students who are completing or have completed the first-cycle undergraduate study at the Faculty of Arts.

Candidates for enrolment who have already completed the undergraduate (first-cycle) study enclose with their application a copy of the degree certificate (or a copy of the temporary graduation certificate) and a copy of the diploma supplement if it lists all completed exams (or a copy of the official transcript) and other attachments if the study programme requires so.

Candidates who will not complete their undergraduate (first-cycle) studies by the day they submit the application, should send subsequently also a copy of the certificate of completed studies and a copy of transcript of records. All documents should be sent to the Administrative Office for Master's Programme (Second-Cycle) by the specified deadline.

No. Without a certificate of graduation, it is only possible to apply for study. Only candidates who have completed ALL obligations on the undergraduate (first-cycle) study can enrol in Master study (second-cycle) programme – i.e. candidates who enclose to their application a copy of their degree certificate or a (temporary) graduation certificate and a transcript of records.

It is possible to submit the application of enrolment (without the certificate of graduation); however, enrolment is only possible if you complete all obligations in the first-cycle studies.

Yes, you can enrol; however, in this case you have to pay a tuition fee since you have already achieved the level of education corresponding to at least the second-cycle study programme in accordance with the Higher Education Act. Tuition fees for each academic year is published in the price list of the faculty.

Conversions of obligations from pre-Bologna university study programmes, confirmed by the Senate, are published on the website of the faculty.

Candidates who have completed their studies abroad apply the same way as candidates who have completed their studies in Slovenia.

Candidate who has obtained a degree certificate abroad must acquire a decision on the recognition of education obtained abroad for the purpose of continuing studies in order to enroll in a Master's degree programme. The procedure begins with the candidate’s application for study in Slovenia, which is submitted through the eVŠ portal. Instructions are also available on the university website.

No, unless you enrol in part-time study and you are a citizen of non-EU country. The tuition for an individual academic year is published in the price list of the faculty.

Prior to enrolment in the first year, candidates who wish to enrol in the Master's degree programme (second-cycle) of the Faculty of Arts, and completed their undergraduate studies in other professional fields, have to submit the application for determining additional obligations for enrolment (so-called differential exams) to the department implementing the programme.

The following relevant documentation has to be enclosed to the application: 

  • Candidates who already completed their undergraduate studies enclose their degree certificate and a copy of transcript of records;
  • Candidates who have not yet completed their undergraduate studies enclose a copy of all passed exams (students of the Faculty of Arts enclose the certificate printed from the student information system (VIS) and curriculum.

Based on candidate's previous education, the department will decide how many and which differential exams the candidate will have to pass prior to enrolment in a Master's degree programme (second-cycle). Differential exams are payable according to the faculty price list valid for the current academic year.

No, differential exams have to be passed prior to enrolment in Master's degree programme (second-cycle).

Candidates will be informed as soon as the selection of candidates will be carried out, presumably after September 20 of the current academic year.

Written notification of the results (due to the protection of personal data, we do not provide information over the phone) will be sent to the address indicated in the application form.

The enrolment of candidates (who meet all the enrolment conditions and are selected in the call for enrolment) takes place through the student information system (VIS), by September 30.

Candidates are sent the following for enrolment:

  • Password for using the student information system (VIS),
  • Instructions for electronic enrolment,
  • A postgraduate Master's degree contract (only sent to the students who should pay tuition fees), and
  • Invoice for the payment of the registration fee (if you need to pay also tuition fees, you will also

receive an invoice for payment of the first instalment of the tuition fee).

Candidates will receive the documentation at the address indicated in the application form.

A student, who wishes to re-enrol, must report to the office of the department, where they will review the enrolment conditions. If the student meets the conditions for re-enrolment, the secretary of the department opens the enrolment sheet for the current academic year in (VIS) and thus enables re-enrolment in the same year. For students who meet the conditions for enrolment in the higher year of studies, enrolment sheets are automatically opened in the student information system (VIS) - from the end of August onwards. Enrolment sheets will also be opened at the end of August for all students who meet the conditions for enrolment in additional year.

Student can print the contract for enrolment in the second year of studies (only if you are a tuition fee payer) from student information system (VIS) and should send them (two copies) together with the enrolment sheet to the Administrative Office for Master's Programmes (Second-Cycle).

You will receive an invoice for the payment of the costs of enrolment in a higher year (and an invoice for the payment of tuition fees - if you are a payer) / an invoice for re-enrolment / an invoice for enrolment in an additional year by e-mail. If you do not receive it within a few days, please inform us by e-mail: magistrski.studij@ff.uni-lj.si.

If you will not enrol you do not need to pay the invoice, however you need to inform us by e-mail and we will issue a credit note for such invoice.

The enrolment will be valid when you send to the Administrative Office for Master's Programmes (Second-Cycle) of the Faculty of Arts:

  • printed and signed enrolment sheet for the current academic year,
  • completed and signed study contract (2 copies) - only if you are a tuition fee payer.

We will send you a student ID card as soon as it is produced (expected in November of the current academic year).

ATTENTION: If the documentation will be incomplete, the actual enrolment in the year will not be possible.

Enrolment of students in master programmes must be completed no later than by September 30.

All information regarding lectures and lecture schedules can be obtained from the department that implements each Master's study programme (Second-Cycle).

If the student is among the 5% of the best students in the generation, he/she can apply for confirmation of the form in the Administrative Office for Master’s Programmes (Second-Cycle) (Room 1) after October 1.

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