Biosciences (4 Years)

University of Ljubljana
4 years
Part time
Doctorate / PhD
English, Slovenian

About this program

Biosciences (4 Years)

The interdisciplinary doctoral Program in Biosciences combines science and experience from the following scientific fields: agronomy, biology, bioinformatics, biotechnology, bioengineering in health, agrifood microbiology, the economics of natural resources, the management of forest ecosystems, horticulture, landscape architecture, wood and bio-composites, nanosciences, nutrition, technical systems in bio-techniques, protection of natural heritage… The overall Program is coordinated by the Program Council located at the Biotechnical Faculty. The execution of the Program is the responsibility of the faculties coordinating the specific scientific fields. The main emphasis of the doctoral Program is on research work, on an interdisciplinary approach, and on cooperation with internationally established researchers in the field. The international exchange of students and staff is also foreseen.

Admission requirements

Language Requirements

No TOEFL test required.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

Agronomy, Bioinformatics, Bioengineering in Health Sciences, Biology, Biotechnology, Economics of Natural Resources, Horticulture, Landscape Architecture, Wood and Biocomposites, Nanosciences, Agrifood Microbiology, Nutrition, Technical Systems in Biotechniques, Managing Forest Ecosystems, Protection of the Natural Heritage, Animal Sciences, Cell Sciences, Food Sciences

Scholarships & funding

Co-funding possibilities for doctoral studies are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Program delivery

In case international students are enrolled, the lecturers and students settle the language for the lectures. International students and mentors communicate in English or in another agreed foreign language.


  • Local/EU full time students: 12,000EUR
  • International/Non-EU and part time students: 12,000EUR

All Ph.D. students have to pay a tuition fee. Doctoral degree programmes at the University of Ljubljana usually offer co-financing of tuition fees under certain conditions. For more information, please visit the university website.

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University of Ljubljana

The University of Ljubljana, founded in 1919, with 23 faculties and 3 art academies, is the oldest and largest higher education, scientific research, and art institution in Slovenia. The University fosters basic, applied, and developmental research. Today, the University of...

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University of Ljubljana

Kongresni trg 12, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

Phone no: 38612418500

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