Prospective Students

  • We offer academic excellence, based on:

    globally acknowledged lecturers,
    an in-house research institute,
    up-to-date, relevant, interactive study programmes,
    modern facilities and state-of-the-art lecture rooms,
    Slovenia’s largest social sciences library,
    the FDV publishing house.

  • Prospective Students

Master of European Studies

Studying Europe is an excellent foundation for a career in the international field. The programme integrates several disciplines of European Studies, i.e. Political Science, Economics, Law and International Relations with their application to central issues of European integration.

Master of International Relations

Deepen your knowledge and gain understanding of global politics. The programme seeks to provide the necessary skills to be able to actively engage in academic and professional discussions about international relations.

Master of Political Science - Policy Analysis and Public Administration

2-stopnja-politologija-analiza-politik-in-javna-uprava-enThe second  Bologna cycle (MA) study programme of Political Science – Policy analysis and public administration, is grounded in the established international education trends of the discipline. The programme focuses on the systematic analysis of contemporary issues of public administration, public policies and democratic governance principles and practices, particularly taking into account EU multi-level governence.

Master of Political Science - Political Theory

If you are interested in contemporary political debate currently facing many controversies the programme in Political Theory should be your primary choice. It is an advanced programme in Political Science focused on the interdisciplinary study of political ideas, institutions and practices.

Master of Sociology - Management of Organizations, Human Resources and Knowledge

HR managers must have a strong interpersonal focus and develop creativity, originality and adaptability in their work. This programme will provide you with all the conceptual and analytical knowledge and competences needed to deal with the challenges at the operative and strategic level in the fields of organisation, human resources and knowledge management. 

Social Informatics

The programme enables specialization in the knowledge related to social-informatics and in methodological-empirical knowledge. . It deepens the understanding of reciprocal influence of contemporary society and the new information and communication technologies (ICT).

European Master’s Degree in Human Rights and Democratisation

The European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (E.MA) is a one-year advanced master’s course aimed at preparing professionals to respond to the operational requirements of daily work in international organisations, field operations, governmental and non-governmental bodies, and academia.

European Master Programme Co-De – Comparative Local Development

Master CoDe aims at providing participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to analyse, plan, implement, and assess socio-economic processes at local-level in open economies, polities, and societies. Students acquire through the programme a sound academic background and the capabilities and skills necessary for operating on the different components of economic and social processes at local level, including devising and implementing policies.

Doctoral programmes organised at the university level

  • Environmental Protection
  • Statistics
  • Why choose us?

    The Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Ljubljana is the largest interdisciplinary public institution for education and research in the social sciences in Slovenia, and among the largest and most up-to-date in Europe. Through its human resources, its in-house research institute, central social sciences library and publishing house, it develops a range of disciplines that represent an optimal synergy for the contemporary social sciences. With the intention of assuring professional competence in foreign languages, we offer selective courses in English, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish.

    Applicable skills

    We offer you a wide palette of applicable skills from the core fields of sociology,      
    political studies, communication studies, journalism and cultural studies…

    Life at FDV

    Once our student, you can expect an exciting and diverse student life. This life opens many doors to the recognition and understanding of exciting social theories and practices.