Duration

3 Years

Number of ECTS

180

Graduate’s professional degree

diplomirani inženir strojništva (VS) / diplomirana inženirka strojništva (VS)

respectively abbreviated to dipl. inž. str. (VS) after first and last name

The Fundamental Program Objectives and General Competencies

  • To provide quality knowledge to our graduates, based on solid fundamental skills and understanding of a wide range of mechanical engineering that  provides student after graduation a solid competences for employment. There’s also a possibility of extending to the postgraduate cycle.
  • To develop critical judgment and synthesis abilities and to implement professional engineering responsibility.
  • With the knowledge of a wide range of engineering topics and also comparable to similar study programs in Europe, the graduate will be capable of linking up different interdisciplinary fields.

The structure of the Study Programme

Detailed programme description 2022/23

Year 1 has common curriculum to all courses of study.

Year 2: Program consists of the following specified directions (applies to students enrolled in the 1st year in the academic year 2021/22):

  • Energy Engineering
  • Process Engineering
  • Design of Machines and Devices
  • Design of Industrial Systems
  • Production Technologies
  • Production Engineering
  • Airline Transport Pilot
  • Aircraft Design and Maintenance
  • Mechatronics

Year 2: Program consists of the following specified directions (applies to students enrolled in the 1st year in the academic year 2019/20 and 2020/21):

  • Power, Process and Environmental Engineering
  • Engineering Design, Machine Operation and Maintenance
  • Production Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Aviation

Year 3: available directions divide onto following sub-directions (applies to students enrolled in the 1st year in the academic year 2018/19, 2019/20 and 2020/21):

Power, Process and Environmental Engineering:

  • Power Engineering
  • Household and Sanitary Technology
  • Process Engineering

Engineering Design, Machine Operation and Maintenance:

  • Material Handling and Self-propelled Machines
  • Vehicle Engineering
  • Maintenance Management

Production engineering:

  • Production Technologies
  • Production Management
  • Welding Technologies

Mechatronics:

  • Mechatronics

Aviation:

  • Airplane pilot/Helicopter pilot
  • Aircraft Design and Maintenance

Admission requirements and selection criteria in case of restricted enrollment

Admission requirements

1st Cycle Professional Study Programme in Mechanical Engineering – Project Oriented Applied Programme can be entered by anyone who has:

a) the matura certificate;

b) the vocational matura certificate obtained in one of the four-year high school programs (mechanical engineer technician, automotive service technician, electrical engineer, civil engineer technician, chemical engineer technician, marine engineering technician, metallurgy technician, mechatronics technician, computer technician, wood technician, communication electronics technician);

c) the final examination certificate obtained in any of the four-year high school programs prior to 1 June 1995.

Selection criteria in case of restricted enrolment

In case of admission restriction, the applicants referred to in point a) will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • overall achievement in the general matura (30 % of points),
  • overall achievement in the 3rd and 4th years of secondary school (30 % of points),
  • success in the subject Mathematics at the general matura (20 % of points),
  • success in the subject Physics or Mechanics at the general matura (20 % of points).

For the candidates referred to in point b):

  • overall achievement in the vocational matura (30 % of points),
  • overall achievement in the 3rd and 4th years of secondary school (30 % of points),
  • success in the subject Mathematics at the vocational matura (20 % of points),
  • success in mechanical engineering or automotive mechatronics or electrical engineering or plant engineering or chemistry or marine engineering or metallurgy or mechatronics or information technology or woodworking or electronic communications at the vocational matura (20 % of points).

For the candidates referred to in point c):

  • overall achievement in the final examination (30 % of points),
  • overall achievement in the 3rd and 4th years of secondary school (30 % of points),
  • success in Mathematics in the final examination or in the 4th year of secondary school if the candidate did not take Mathematics in the final examination (20 % of points),
  • success in Physics, Mechanics or Mechanical Engineering in the final examination or in the 4th year of secondary school if the candidate did not take the subjects in the final examination (20 % of points).

Number of enrolment slots available in academic year 2022/2023

  • 180 (Slovenians and candidates of EU member states)
  • 20 (candidates of non EU countries)
  • 10 (Slovenians without Slovenian citizenship)
  • 5 (additional enrolment slots available for displaced persons from Ukraine – application info. and more)

Promotion Requirements from the first year to second year of Study Programme:

Students can advance second year until the end of study year, when they have fulfilled all the requirements, determined by the curriculum of the current academic year and have accumulated minimum of 48 ECTS credits.

Promotion Requirements from second year to third year of Study Programme:

Students can advance to third year, when they have fulfilled all the requirements, determined by the curriculum of second year and have accumulated minimum of 60 ECTS credits and all the requirements, determined by the curriculum of first year and have accumulated minimum of 48 ECTS credits.

 

About graduating

INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING YOUR STUDIES

Once you have met all your degree requirements, you are to submit the following documents to the office of the registrar:

Guidelines for composing and formatting final papers/undergraduate theses/master’s theses at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

Template for Final theses

 

THESIS DEFENCE GUIDELINES AT THE FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING, UNIVERSITY OF LJUBLJANA

THESIS DEFENCE GUIDELINES

The presentation for the oral thesis defence must be created using PowerPoint and conform to the template attached herein.

The thesis must be submitted two to three months after the topic of the thesis has been approved. Should a student not complete the thesis within three months of official thesis approval, he/she must submit a request for an extension of the thesis submission deadline to the Office of the Registrar.

Application info

Enrolment into undergraduate and single cycle master’s study programmes of the University of Ljubljana is published each year on the 30th of January for the next academic year. Candidates apply for enrolment into the undergraduate and single cycle study programmes in accordance with the deadlines and the method specified in the Call for Enrolment at the eVŠ web portal.

More information: Enrolment in undergraduate and postgraduate studies

The application and admission procedure for the first and second application deadline is managed and implemented centrally by the Application and Information Service of the University of Ljubljana.

More information: Candidates with foreign entry qualifications


We offer additional enrolment slots for the Bachelor’s programmes for displaced persons from Ukraine with temporary protection.

Application is possible from 26 April to 1 September 2022 via the eVŠ web portal.

More information: Support and assistance for students affected by the crisis in Ukraine