International Cooperation and Exchange

Incoming Exchange and Erasmus+ Students

Learn from Experience

Your assignments will be evaluated by lecturers from companies
100% courses built by industry
Numerous social activities and weekend trips

Admissions Criteria

You can apply to the Academia, College of Short-Cycle Higher Education as an exchange student for one or two semesters in case your home university is a partner university of Academia. List of partner universities and colleges is available here.

Application procedure

  1. ERASMUS+ and OTHERS: Your home university or college should first nominate you to the Office of International Relations of Academia. The nominations should be sent to info@academia.eu.
  2. After your home university has nominated you to study at Academia as an exchange student, you should fill in an online application. There is no need to send a paper copy of the application.
  3. At the end of the online application, you will find the necessary documents to upload to your application: Transcript of Records (of your home university), Learning Agreement and Language Certificate. Your application is complete and will be processed only after you have followed all the steps of the application system and entered all the required information.
  4. After we have received your application and your host department has approved your application, we will send you an Acceptance letter and information on living and studying in Maribor.

Application deadlines

  • 15 May for the winter semester/full academic year
  • 15 November for the summer semester

Academic Calendar 2018/2019

Semester 1 / Winter semester: October 2018 – 15 February 2019
Semester 2 / Summer semester: 18 February 2019 – 30 June 2019
Autumn Examination period: 20 August 2019– 25 September 2019
Public Holidays: TBA

Study programs

Langauge of delivery: English

Business – Commerce

Winter Semester: 30 ECTS

CourseECTS
Information Science5
Economics5
Business Communication6
Company organisation and management6
Elective Course(s) (Online Delivery) or Internship8 or more

Summer Semester: 30 ECTS

CourseECTS
Professional Terminology in Foreign Language 16
Professional Terminology in Foreign Language 25
Quality Management5
Business Law6
Elective Course(s) (Online Delivery) or Internship8 or more
Business – Accounting

Winter Semester: 30 ECTS

CourseECTS
Information Science5
Economics5
Business Communication6
Company organisation and management6
Elective Course(s) (Online Delivery) or Internship8 or more

Summer Semester: 30 ECTS

CourseECTS
Foundations of Accounting6
Professional Terminology in Foreign Language 16
Cost Accounting7
Accounting for Entrepreneurs5
Elective Course(s) (Online Delivery) or Internship6 or more
Business – Tourism

Winter Semester: 30 ECTS

CourseECTS
Information Science5
Economics5
Business Communication6
Company organisation and management6
Elective Course(s) (Online Delivery) or Internship8 or more

Summer Semester: 30 ECTS

CourseECTS
Professional Terminology in Foreign Language 25
Professional Terminology in Foreign Language 16
Quality Management5
Business Law6
Elective Course(s) (Online Delivery) or Internship8 or more
Mechanical Engineering

Winter Semester: 30 ECTS

CourseECTS
Computer Science6
Business Administration6
Business Communication6
Professional Terminology in Foreign Language 16
Elective Course(s) (Online Delivery) or Internship6 or more

Summer Semester: 30 ECTS

CourseECTS
Mechanics 15
Mechanics 25
Quality and Reliability of Processes5
Machine Elements5
Elective Course(s) (Online Delivery) or Internship10 or more

Langauge of delivery: Slovenian

Business – Commerce

Winter Semester: 30 ECTS

CourseECTS
Company Organisation and Management6
Information Science5
Business Communication6
Business Finance Basics6
Elective Course(s) (Online Delivery) or Internship7 or more

Summer Semester: 30 ECTS

CourseECTS
Professional Terminology in Foreign Language6
Business Logistics5
Economics5
Business Mathematics and Statistics6
Elective Course(s) (Online Delivery) or Internship8 or more
Business – Accounting

Winter Semester: 30 ECTS

CourseECTS
Company Organisation and Management6
Information Science5
Business Communication6
Business Finance Basics6
Elective Course(s) (Online Delivery) or Internship7 or more

Summer Semester: 30 ECTS

CourseECTS
Professional Terminology in Foreign Language6
Trženje5
Economics5
Business Mathematics and Statistics6
Elective Course(s) (Online Delivery) or Internship8 or more
Business – Tourism

Winter Semester: 30 ECTS

CourseECTS
Company Organisation and Management6
Information Science5
Business Communication6
Business Finance Basics6
Elective Course(s) (Online Delivery) or Internship7 or more

Summer Semester: 30 ECTS

CourseECTS
Professional Terminology in Foreign Language6
Design of Tourism Products5
Economics5
Business Mathematics and Statistics6
Elective Course(s) (Online Delivery) or Internship8 or more
Civil Engineering

Winter Semester: 30 ECTS

CourseECTS
Business Communication and Management6
Building production technology7
Business Economics6
Work Safety and Legislation5
Elective Courses (Online Delivery) or Internship6 or more

 

Summer Semester: 30 ECTS

CourseECTS
Calculations and management operations5
Computer Science6
Materials7
Environmental protection and spatial planning5
Elective Courses (Online Delivery) or Internship7 or more
Mechanical Engineering

Winter Semester: 30 ECTS

CourseECTS
Professional Engineering Management6
Computer Science6
Business Administration6
Work Safety and Environmental Protection3
Elective Course(s) (Online Delivery) or Internship9 or more

Summer Semester: 30 ECTS

CourseECTS
Thermodynamics5
Quality and Reliability of Processes7
Product Design and Engineering7
Tool Making and Maintenance5
Elective Course(s) (Online Delivery) or Internship6 or more
Security

Winter Semester: 30 ECTS

CourseECTS
Law and State Regulations4
Computer Science5
ICT Systems4
Economics and Entrepreneurship5
Professional terminology in a foreign language5
Elective Course(s) (Online Delivery) or Internship7 or more

 

Summer Semester: 30 ECTS

CourseECTS
Business Communication and Management5
Work Safety5
Criminal Law and Criminal Investigation5
Introduction to Personal Security5
Planning Protection of People4
Elective Course(s) (Online Delivery) or Internship6 or more
Media Production

Winter Semester: 30 ECTS

Course ECTS
Introduction to the media5
Multimedia technologies and information science basics5
Multimedia practical course5
Elective Course(s) (Online Delivery) or Internship15 or more

 

Summer Semester: 30 ECTS

Course ECTS
Multimedia software10
Economics, legislation, and marketing in the media7
Photography and computer graphic10
Elective Courses (Online Delivery) or Internship3 or more

 

Langauge Requirements

Academia offers instruction in the following languages: Slovenian and/or English.

Academia requires that the student has very good language skills (very good knowledge in reading, writing and speaking of the language) in at least one of the two languages in order to be able to study here.

Please note that fluent language skills in Slovenian (or English) are vital for successful studies at Academia. If the language requirements are not met, Academia will not accept you.

Students must present a language certificate of their Slovene or English language skills. Very good language skills refer to level B2 on the CEFR scale of the European Language Portfolio Levels.

How to prove the language skills in Slovene or English

  • Language skills are listed on the Transcript of Records of the home university; or
  • Submit the Language Certificate with CEFR scale; or
  • Submit TOEFL score of 79 (IBT) or IELTS score of 6 for English, or any official certificate
  • Results from the OLS (Online Language Support)

Accommodation

All incoming exchanged students are obliged to stay in Academia student dormitories or private accommodation. Students may choose from single, twin or triple rooms with shared bathroom and a shared kitchen. All accommodations provide wi-fi internet. The price of the room depends on the type of the apartment and size of the room. The average price per person per month in a twin room is 250 EUR including all utility costs (electricity, water, internet, heating, etc.) as well as live-in support for your studies and living in Maribor.

Live-in and social activity leaders are there for students to provide them with the best possible exchange.

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