APPLICATION DEADLINE: 31. July, 2021
CALL FOR ENROLMENT 2021/2022
SUMMER SCHOOL 2021
Why study Master's degree programme Administration - Public Sector Governance?
The study programme is designed to educate second cycle graduates with in-depth knowledge of interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary administrative science (economics, law, organisation, management, politics, sociology, informatics).
This type of competence can enable you to work in EU institutions, local public or business administration or non-profit organisations.
The individual approach between professors, staff, and students.
Administration - Public Sector Governance (2nd Cycle - Master)
What will you learn?
To make the best decisions in public, administration and non-profit sector you need to master the knowledge and understating of the interdisciplinary fields of administrative science.
Through the Master's Degree Programme Administration - Public Sector Governance you will develop the multidimensional (managerial, economical, low) knowledge and skills in order to learn how to manage problems, discover new opportunities, evaluate them in close dialogue with the public environment, and citizens, and implement new solutions in the public sector.
An important part of the programme is to learn how to handle uncertainty and risk and develop the skills necessary for decision-making in the intercultural public environment.
The programme actively utilizes team projects so you will acquire and improve your analytical, communication, creative and collaborative skills.
Study is held in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The country is hidden between the mighty Alps and the calm Adriatic sea. Sure it may not be easy to find it on a map, but you will have a hard time finding a place so small offering so much. The programme Public Sector Governance takes place at the University of Ljubljana Faculty of Public Administration, Gosarjeva 5, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
For citizens of the EU, there is no tuition fee required.
For non-EU nationals, we charge a tuition fee of 3.000 EUR/year. The final thesis is included in this price.
The faculty Postgraduate Studies Committee determines the requirements for each candidate on a case-by-case basis that the candidate must fulfill before enrollment upon transferring to the new programme, and determines which year the candidate can transfer into.
If the number of applicants to the master's degree programme considerably surpasses the number of open positions or the faculty's capacity (staff, spatial, equipment), the Faculty of Public Administration, in line with Article 41 of the Higher Education Act, may limit admissions.
Here the following criteria will be considered: past academic performance at the undergraduate level: (average grade - 25%, bachelor's thesis - 25%) + elective exam - 50%.
There is no difference between regular and part-time students with regard to the conditions and recognition of credits; similarly, there is no discrimination based on sex or ethnicity. There are also no special restrictions on applications from the disabled.
Research methods in social sciences
Contemporary public administration
Economic analysis in public administration
* Compulsory elective courses (double)
Leadership in public administration
Information technologies in public administration
Administrative procedure law
* Compulsory elective courses (double)
Management of investment projects in the public sector and change and risk management in government
Human resources management in public administration and Information governance
EU law and administration and Local and regional governance
Personal development seminar
Public governance and the European Union - in the English language from academic year 2020/21
Public policy analysis
European public finance
Methods, techniques and information tools for business process reengineering
Elective course 1
Elective course 2
Tax procedure law
Environmental and sustainability law
Tax system and EU
Innovations in the public sector
Organisation and management development
Human rights and public administration
EU policies and financial instruments
Decision support systems in administration
Grega Rudolf, Master’s Degree Administration - Public Sector Governance Student
“Studying at the Faculty of Public Administration (University of Ljubljana) makes you great at not only administration but also law, informatics, economy and organisation. An interdisciplinary study allows you to grow into versatile and confident alumni. Faculty of Public Administration will offer you opportunities to learn from the best in the field, to go on multiple exchanges which allow you to gather international experiences and also the faculty makes sure that during your studies you learn all the things you need to find a job after you finish with your master studies.The Faculty of Public Administration offers multiple opportunities for you to find your calling, create your own study programme by picking electives that suit and interest you and offers you mentorship and support along the way. I would highly recommend it!”
How to apply
Application for Enrolment
Candidates are required to apply by submitting an electronic application through the eVŠ web portal http://portal.evs.gov.si/prijava/?locale=en.
Candidates applying with foreign qualifications apply for recognition of foreign access qualifications with the same application form. More information here.
The application deadline for foreigners is July 31, 2021.
Candidates applying for master degree programmes should give evidence of bachelor (first cycle) diploma or equivalent or of higher level according to the Higher Education Act.
Recognition of Foreign Education for Enrolment:
The recognition procedure is a part of the enrolment procedure. The candidates submit the recognition application together with the study enrolment application (on the online eVŠ portal).
Please enclose the following documents to the printed and signed application from the eVŠ system:
Original or the duplicate of the final certificate(s), representing general requirement for access to higher education programme cycle in the country of issue, legalized on the basis of:
the 1961 Hague Convention (at the court with territorial jurisdiction where the certificate or diploma has been issued); with properly filled in apostille form affixed or
the Authentication of Documents in International Traffic Act
Photocopy of the original certificate(s) and Certified Slovene or English translation of the certificate(s)
Annual report cards, transcripts, a diploma supplement or some other evidence on the contents and duration of education - copies of the transcripts must be certified and Certified Slovene or English translation of the certificate(s)
A short chronological description of the entire education (statement by the applicant)
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