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Double Degree Master Programme in Social Informatics and in Sociology and Policies for the Territory

A Double Degree is a programme of study that gives master students the possibility to graduate with two degrees – one in Social Informatics from the University of Ljubljana at the Faculty of Social Sciences (UL-FSS) and another in Sociology and Policies for the Territory from the University of Salerno (UNISA).

The Double Degree programme is only available for students enrolled in a master’s degree programme at both partner institutions, the UL-FSS or the UNISA.

Participating master’s students spend their first year at the UL-FSS, completing 60 ECTS, and obligatory mobility at the UNISA in the 3rd semester, completing 30 ECTS on the module Digital society. Students may decide to write the master’s thesis at the UNISA or at the UL-FSS, where they spend the 4th semester and acquire 30 ECTS. In the second year, students enrol to the UNISA, but remain enrolled also at the UL-FSS.

Partner institutions in the Double Degree programme fully recognize the ECTS credits and students’ learning outcomes achieved at the partner institution.

Students, who meet the entry and graduation requirements as well as learning outcomes of both programmes and have spent the required mobility period at the UNISA, are eligible for diploma awards at both partner institutions.

Contact

Office for International Cooperation
Faculty of Social Sciences
Kardeljeva ploščad 5
1000 Ljubljana
Tel: 01 / 5805-124
E-pošta: masa.kolenbrand@fdv.uni-lj.si

Programme Coordinator:
doc. dr. Andraž Petrovčič 

Quick facts

Type: Double Degree Master’s Programme in Social Informatics and in Sociology and Policies for the Territory

Duration: 2 years: 1st and 2nd semester at the UL-FSS, 3rd semester or entire 2nd year at the UNISA

ECTS: 120 points (60/90 at UL-FSS and 60/30 at the UNISA)

Language: English

Professional titles: magister (male grammatical form) or magistrica (female grammatical form) družboslovne informatike, and laurea magistrale in sociologia e politiche per il territorio

Application deadlines: From November to December each year (the exact date is published in the Call for Applications).

Intake: October 2022

General requirement for enrolment: Enrolment in the master’s study programme Social Informatics at the UL-FSS

 

Enrolment

Candidates must acquire at least 54 ECTS in the first year of the full-time master’s study programme in Social Informatics at the UL-FSS.

The applications must be submitted to the International Relations Office UL-FSS by the deadline set in the Call for Applications.

Selection is based on academic merit and motivation of the students with the relevant language proficiency as a necessary criterion to be met by all candidates.

Participating students must satisfy all the UNISA admission requirements, complete the standard enrolment procedures and submit all the documents needed for the enrolment within the application deadlines of the UNISA.

The enrolment procedure must be carried out through the Office of International Relations and the Student Career Office of the Department of Political and Social Studies at the UNISA.

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General competences

Students graduate with two different master’s degrees, which allow them not only to develop interdisciplinary expertise in different but complementary fields, but also to pursue two areas of interest in-depth, which can open new paths that reflect students’ interests and individuality as well as give them more career flexibility needed to earn coveted jobs. A double degree allows students to double-count some credits and the master’s thesis, shortening the completion time for both programmes.

 

Employment

Maša Crnković, Futura DDB

maša-crnkovič-thumb»I gained a lot of useful knowledge in the field of statistics, research and data analysis, which is lacking in the job market.«

 

Miha Matjašič, Faculty of Social Sciences

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»I developed the ability of critical thinking - how to address a problem and tackle it.«

Chair of Social Informatics and Methodology

The mission of the department is providing excellence in education, research and development of social informatics, methodology of social research and social statistics.