Students complete their studies when they have successfully met all prescribed requirements of a study programme, written and successfully defended their doctoral dissertation, and completed a total of at least 180 ECTS credits.
- A completed second-cycle study programme; or
- a completed study programme to obtain an academic higher education under study programmes adopted before 11 June 2004; or
- a completed professional higher education programme, adopted before 11 June 2004, and a study programme to obtain a specialised qualification; candidates must complete 32 ECTS credits prior to enrolment; or
- a completed study programme leading to professions regulated by European Union directives, or another integrated master’s programme leading to other professions in Slovenia consisting of 300 ECTS credits and lasting five years.
University of Maribor, Faculty of Education
Examination performance is scored as follows: 10 (excellent); 9 (very good: above-average knowledge but with some mistakes); 8 (very good: solid results); 7 (good); 6 (adequate: knowledge satisfies minimum criteria); 5–1 (inadequate). In order to pass an examination, a candidate must achieve a grade between adequate (6) and excellent (10).