2nd cycle programme

​​Master's study programme Tourism is a study for anyone who would like to deepen and consolidate knowledge on tourism and gain new competence in research, planning and designing new innovative solutions to create an internationally competent tourist offer. Contact hours of full-time master's study are adapted to the employed students, as courses are carried out in the afternoon. Nevertheless, the students of master's programme get the opportunity of practical work, which is connected to their own tourist experience, as they organise an educational field trip.

Full-time master's study programme Tourism is free of charge for all EU nationals, irrespective of candidate's age. Candidates who have not asserted this possibility yet but have already finished some other higher education programme (Bologna process level 6/2-OLD BA PROGRAMMES), can enrol into full-time master's study programme Tourism (but graduates of pre-Bologna academic programmes have to cover the full tuition fee for this programme).

Location of study: Brežice in Slovene // Ljubljana in English
Duration: 2 years (4 semesters), 120 ECTS
Method of study:  full-time or part-time
Programme:  curriculum​​           
Title conferred: Magister turizma (Master of Arts in Tourism)

Call for application

Call for application into 2nd cycle study programmes for the academic year 2019-2020.



  • 1st application period: from the publication of the Call until 8 September 2019 at the latest .
  • 2nd application period: if positions are not filled in the first application period and faculties decide to publish a list of vacancies, candidates will be able to apply in an additional application period for filling the remaining vacancies from 23 September 2019 until 24 September 2019 at noon CET at the latest.


  • 1st application period: from the publication of the Call until 31 May 2019 at the latest.
  • 2nd application period: if positions are not filled in the first application period, the candidates will be able to apply in the second round from 8 July 2019 to 8 September 2019 at the latest. Candidates intending to apply in the second round should take into account enrolment procedure may not be completed in due time.

Applications for enrolment into 2nd cycle study programmes of the University of Maribor in academic year 2019/20 have to be submitted online, namely via eVŠ web portal. Applicants in need of support to complete the application of enrolment may contact the Administrative Call Centre (EKC) at ekc@gov.si; tel.: 080 2002 (from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. during workdays) or call 00 386 1 478 85 90 if calling from abroad).

Candidates applying for enrolment into the masters study programme Tourism have to meet entry requirements, which specify the programmes of previous study and obligatory exams which the candidates have to pass before the enrolment into the study programme. Bridging exams depend on the candidate's previous educational programme and they are determined in accordance with entry requirements.

All students who have been enrolled into an institution outside Slovenia and wish to continue their education at the University of Maribor, have to obtain an Agreement on the recognition on foreign education upon applying for studies at the UM. To obtain it, they have to fill in and submit an online application form for study programme via eVŠ web portal. Additional information regarding the recognition of foreign education procedure are available at the University of Maribor during office hours, every workday between 9 and 11 a.m. and 1 and 2 p.m., via telephone 00 386 2 235 5263 or email priznavanjeizobrazevanja@um.si or recognition@um.si.