University of Primorska Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technologies
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Enrolment 2018/19

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The procedures for application are different with regard to citizenship of the candidate:

  • the procedures for EU citizens and foreign citizens with permanent residence in Slovenia who themselves or their parents are liable for tax in Slovenia are identical to the procedures for SLOVENE CITIZENS,
  • non-EU citizens and Slovene nationals without Slovene citizenship are treated as FOREIGN CITIZENS.

The procedure of recognition of foreign education is obligatory for all candidates who are holders of foreign diplomas and have not yet undergone the procedure of recognition.

Candidates can obtain additional information at the Student Services.

Application procedures for UNDERGRADUATE studies

The APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY on the web portal eVŠ: http://portal.evs.gov.si/prijava/?locale=en.

The address where candidates should send the enrolment application for study and other supplemental documents by registered post is indicated in the upper left corner of the application form (application for the first year of study: University of Primorska - ADMISSIONS OFFICE, Titov trg 4, SI-6000 Koper).

INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING THE APPLICATION are available here.
(a video of how to fill an application for 1st cycle study programmes is also available)

Application procedure for enrolment

    • non-EU citizens and Slovene nationals without Slovene citizenship can apply in four terms:

      • first application term: from 6 February to 25 May 2018,
      • second application term: from 28 May to 20 July 2018 (available places will be published on 28 May 2018 on this website),
      • third application term: from 13 August to 14 September 2018 (available places will be published on 13 August 2018 on this website).
      • fourth application term: from 26 to 27 September 2018 until 12:00 (available places will be published on 26 September 2018 on this website)
    • EU citizens can apply in three terms:

      • first application term: from 6 February to 30 March 2018 (CONCLUDED),
      • second application term: from 22 to 29 August 2018 (available places will be published on 21 August 2018 on this website),
      • third application term: from 26 to 27 September 2018 (available places will be published on 25 September 2018 on this website).
    • Candidates can apply from 1 to 17 September 2018.

CALL FOR ENROLMENT for undergraduate study programmes 2018/19 (includes admission requirements for study programmes, criteria for selection, number of places available,...):

NEW IN 2018/19: the study programme Bioinformatics will be offered also in English.

Application procedures for POSTGRADUATE studiestop

CALL FOR ENROLMENT for postgraduate study programmes 2018/19 (includes admission requirements for study programmes, criteria for selection, number of places available,...):

The APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY on the web portal eVŠ: http://portal.evs.gov.si/prijava/?locale=en.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING THE APPLICATION are available here.
(a video of how to fill an application for 2nd and 3rd cycle study programmes is also available)

After completing the application electronically, the candidate must print the application and sign it. Signed application together with the requested documentation must be sent by registered mail at the following address: UP FAMNIT, Glagoljaška 8, SI - 6000 Koper.

The language of instruction at the faculty is Slovene, some courses are held also in English. The Master's study programme Mathematical Sciences is implemented entirely in English.

Application terms for EU citizens:

  • first application term: from 9 April to 31 August 2018,
  • second application term: from 14 to 19 September 2018 (available places will be published on 13 September 2018 on this website).
  • third application term: from 26 to 27 September 2018 (available places will be published on 25 September 2018 on this website).

Application terms for non-EU citizens and Slovene nationals without Slovene citizenship:

  • first application term: from 9 April to 27 June 2018,
  • second application term: from 16 July to 31 August 2018 (available places will be published on 16 July 2018 on this website).
  • third application term: from 14 to 19 September 2018 (available places will be published on 13 September 2018 on this website).
  • fourth application term: from 26 to 27 September 2018 until 12:00 (available places will be published on 26 September 2018 on this website).

Candidates for enrolment in the doctoral study programmes Mathematical Sciences and Computer Science:

  • must hold an interview with the study programme Coordinator after the submission of the application,
  • must choose a mentor and obtain his written agreement before enrolling.

List for proposed mentors in the academic year 2018/19:

Evidence of fulfillment of the admission requirements

The evidence of fulfillment of the admission requirements includes certificates and other requested documentation:

  1. the final certificate of the completed study programme (notarized copy or original);
  2. the transcript of records for the previous study with the data on the candidate’s average grade (copy);
  3. the documentation on the candidate’s research work (if so required by the study programme) (copy).

In case the certificate/diploma is issued in English, Italian or Croatian language the translation is not required. Candidates should first enquire about the translation.

Candidates who have completed a comparable study abroad must apply for the recognition of completed education prior to enrolment.

Decision on admission and enrolment procedures

After the conclusion of the pre-enrolment procedures, each candidate receives a decision containing the information whether he/she has been accepted or not. The candidates having applied for enrolment obtain the decision on selection in September (the exact date will be published later).

If the application of the candidate is approved he/she receives also the invitation for the enrolment with detailed instructions for enrolment. A receipt certifying the payment of enrolment fees must be submitted upon enrolment. Students who are eligible for tuition must also submit a receipt certifying the payment of the first installment of the tuition fee. More about the payment of tuition and enrolment fees - here.

Candidates will enroll in the study programmes no later than 30 September 2018.

Year Plustop

What is Year Plus?

Year Plus enables foreign students to improve their academic performance by re-enrolling in the first year due to the reason of insufficient knowledge of the Slovenian language in which the study process takes place.

Year Plus for the purpose of re-enrolment in the 1st year of study must obtain at least 24 ECTS credit points from the study obligations of the programme in which they are enrolled, plus at least 6 ECTS credit points from the Slovenian language exam. Students must accumulate a total of at least 30 ECTS.

Target group of Year Plus

Foreign students who do not speak Slovene or whose knowledge of the Slovenian language is inadequate, are eligible to enrol in Year Plus provided that they are enrolled for the first time in one of the study programmes of UP FAMNIT conducted in the Slovenian language. They must be enrolled in the study programme before enrolling in Year Plus.

Obligations of a student enrolled in Year Plus

In the first year of study, students must pass the exam of the Slovenian language course with at least 6 ECTS credit points. In addition to the Slovenian language course, they must complete other study obligations in the curriculum of the study programme in which they are enrolled, in the amount of at least 24 ECTS credits (in total 30 ECTS). Any remaining study obligations from the first year may be completed by students in the next academic year, when they are still enrolled in the first year of the same study programme.

Rights of a student enrolled in Year Plus

Students enrolled in Year Plus will be allowed to re-enrol in the 1st year at the end of the current academic year (extension of student status) provided that the student has obtained at least 30 ECTS credits, including at least 6 ECTS credit points from the Slovenian language exam.

Enrolment in Year Plus

Students may enrol in Year Plus after enrolment at the faculty, but no later than 30 October of the current year. The application form will be sent to students who have the right to enrol in Year Plus by Student Services.

Recognition of foreign diplomastop

The procedure of recognition with a view to granting access to education is OBLIGATORY FOR ALL CANDIDATES WHO ARE HOLDERS OF FOREIGN DIPLOMAS and have not yet undergone the procedure of recognition. The recognition procedure is a procedure by which holders of foreign diplomas are issued decisions recognising their right to continue education in the Republic of Slovenia.

Certificates that do not require recognition are those from the former Yugoslav republics obtained before 25 June 1991 and International Baccalaureate (IB) certificates (the latest are equivalent to matura certificates obtained in the Republic of Slovenia).

For further information on the system of recognizing foreign diplomas see the ENIC NARIC CENTRE Slovenia.

Recognition procedures

The procedure shall be initiated by the holder of a foreign diploma. The application for recognition is part of the application for enrolment in the study programme.

The recognition procedure is conducted as follows:

The decision shall be issued and handed to the candidate no later than within two months after the date of receipt of a complete application. The procedure of recognition is free of charge for the candidate.

Documentation for the procedure of recognition

Candidates must send the following documentation for the recognition procedure:

  • original of the diploma to be recognised; the original must be legalised* on the basis of:
  • a certified Slovene translation of the diploma referred to in Item 1 (candidates should verify in the Student Services if the translation is necessary);
  • copy of the diploma supplement or some other evidence on the contents and duration of education (transcript or records);
  • a short chronological description of the entire education prepared by the candidate;
  • additional supporting documents will be required if the application cannot be processed on the basis of submitted documents.

* The legalisation of the diploma is not required for the following countries: Austria, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, France, Greece, Croatia, Hungary, Macedonia, Romania.

We kindly ask all candidates to contact the Student Services before starting the recognition procedure.

Open days 2018top

Every year, FAMNIT organises open days for candidates (future students) where they can find detailed information about study programmes, student activities etc.

  • POSTGRADUATE studies: Friday, 11 May 2018 at 16.00 at UP FAMNIT, Glagoljaška 8, Koper
  • UNDERGRADUATE studies: 9 and 10 February 2018