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University of Maribor, Slovenia: Profile

University of Maribor is the second largest and the second oldest Slovene university. A bit over 14.000 students study at one of the 17 faculties, where they are being taken care of by around 1.800 employees. It is turning into a central development institution in constant connection with the economy and, together with its partners, is creating a centre of sustainable development for the wider region.

University of Maribor is an autonomous scientific research and educational institution with the purpose of discovering and nurturing knowledge as well as transferring it into the community through the all-connected fields of humanities, social sciences, engineering, economy, medicine, natural sciences, law, pedagogical sciences and arts. The faculties carry out undergraduate (bachelor’s) and postgraduate (master’s and doctoral) study programmes, as well as lifelong learning programmes.

According to Times Higher Education World University Rankings, University of Maribor is ranked among the top 600 best universities in the world and has earned first place among Slovene universities. In 2014, it also received an award for the well-being of foreign students at higher education institutions (StudyPortals Award for Outstanding International Student Satisfaction).

University member institutions

•  Faculty of Economics and Business
•  Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
•  Faculty of Energy Technology
•  Faculty of Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering and Architecture
•  Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
•  Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences
•  Faculty of Logistics
•  Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
•  Faculty of Organizational Sciences
•  Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
•  Faculty of Tourism
•  Faculty of Criminal Justice and Security
•  Faculty of Health Sciences
•  Faculty of Arts
•  Faculty of Medicine
•  Faculty of Education
•  Faculty of Law
•  Student Dormitories Maribor
•  University Library Maribor

Why study at University of Maribor?

•  efficient tutoring system;
•  high level of graduate satisfaction in terms of study and obtained knowledge;
•  possibility of numerous international mobility programmes;
•  intensive connections with the economy;
•  usage of E-study materials (E-study environment Moodle) and partial performance of certain study
    programmes in the form of E-study;
•  various extracurricular activities;
•  opportunity, to be a part of student competition teams which regularly achieve top results at numerous
    international student competitions (Demola, Imagine Cup, Formula Student, TechCrunch Disrupt,
    Reimagine Imagination, etc.


University of Maribor website: www.um.si
Questions about undergraduate study and application, em
ail: vpis@um.si
Questions about postgraduate study and application, email: poststudy@um.si