Application for Enrolment

The candidates must submit their application for enrolment into the doctoral study programmes of the University of Ljubljana online, namely via the eVŠ online portal.

Application Deadline: 2nd September 2016

The candidate submits their application for enrolment with an electronic form at the eVŠ online portal. Each candidate can submit several applications for different study programmes, if they are applying:

  1. With a verified digital certificate; a printed form should not be sent via mail, the application for signing into eVŠ should be submitted before the end of the application period. During this period, they should send to the address of the faculty member which has made the call for enrolment via registered mail all the attachments that are required in the Call of Enrolment (the attachments must state the reference to the number of the application for enrolment and the study programme for which the candidate is applying). The address for sending the attachments is published in the call for enrolment of each individual doctoral study programme.
  2. Without a verified digital certificate (with a user name and password); the form for applying for enrolment should be sent electronically to eVŠ, printed out, signed, and sent by the end of the application period together with the attachments required by the call for enrolment via registered mail to the member that has made the call for enrolment or to the address published in the call for enrolment of each individual doctoral study programme.

An application is timely if:

  1. It was filled out and submitted with electronic signature to the eVŠ by the end of the application period; or
  2. It was filled out in the eVŠ, printed out with the same text as the text in the last submitted eVŠ form, signed, and sent via registered mail to the member that has made the call for enrolment by the end of the application period.

Technical assistance for questions regarding filling out the electronic application: eVŠ support at the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport, email: , phone: 01 478 46 59 (during the application periods, during working days between 9:00 and 16:00). Technical assistance for issues with the digital certificate and electronic signatures: SIGEN-CA support, email: , phone: 01 478 85 90 (working days between 9:00 and 16:00).

 

Access to the doctoral study programme Electrical Engineering is granted to candidates who have completed:

  • a 2nd cycle study programme;
  • a study programme educating for professions regulated by EU directives or another coherent Master’s study programme awarding 300 ECTS;
  • a study programme leading to university education adopted prior to 11 June 2004;
  • a study programme leading to the Master of Science title; candidates are granted 90 ECTS for the completed study components;
  • a specialisation study programme, as well as previously completing a study programme leading to university education, adopted prior to 11 June 2004; candidates are granted 60 ECTS for the completed study components;
  • a study programme leading to a specialisation, as well as previously completing a higher education professional programme adopted prior to 11 June 2004, provided the candidates have also completed additional study components awarding 36 ECTS, as determined by the relevant committee of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering from among the 1st year subjects of the 2nd cycle Electrical Engineering programme: four compulsory professional subjects depending on the study option and two elective professional subjects;
  • an equivalent programme of another university. The equivalence of education previously acquired abroad is ascertained through the procedure for the recognition of foreign qualifications with a view to access to further education in accordance with Article 121 of the UL Statutes.

 

Selection criteria in the case of limited enrolment

In the selection of candidates, 2nd cycle performance is taken into account as follows:

The average 2nd cycle grade excluding the grade for the Master’s thesis and its defence, or the average grade of university studies adopted prior to 11 June 2004, excluding the grade for the graduation thesis and its defence. Grade x 7
The grade for the Master’s thesis and its defence, or the grade for the graduation thesis and its defence for university studies adopted prior to 11 June 2004. Grade x 3



In accordance with the applicable Criteria for Transition between Study Programmes, transition between study programmes is defined as a student’s interruption of education in the study programme he/she is enrolled in, and continuation of education in the 3rd cycle Electrical Engineering doctoral study programme. The transition is only possible in accordance with the applicable Criteria for Transition between Study Programmes.

 

Progression requirements

The requirement for progression from Year 1 to Year 2 in the doctoral study programme is completed study components worth at least 45 credits.
Enrolment in Year 3 of the postgraduate doctoral study programme is granted to candidates who have completed all of the study components pertaining to organised forms of instruction in Years 1 and 2.
The final Year 3 is dedicated to individual research work and to the completion and defence of the doctoral thesis.

 

Conditions for the completion of study

In order to conclude the studies and acquire the academic title of Doctor of Science, the candidate must have successfully completed all of the study components prescribed by the programme, as well as successfully defending the doctoral thesis, thus gaining a total of 180 credits. The candidate is required to publish at least one scientific article covering the subject area of the doctorate in a journal indexed by the SCIE at the time of submission for review. The candidate is required to be the first author of the article. The scientific article must be published or accepted for publication prior to the submission of the thesis for evaluation