2 years
4 semesters
ECTS credits
  • Obtained title
  • Master of Science
  • Admission requirements and selection criteria in case of limited enrollment

All students who finished the first-cycle Bologna study programmes may apply for admission to the Master’s Programme in Applied Statistics, regardless of their field of study in the first cycle. Candidates with foreign qualifications are also invited to apply, the equivalence of their entry qualifications shall be recognized following the general rules of University of Ljubljana.

  • Temeljni cilji programa in splošne kompetence

The main goal of the programme is to educate experts with knowledge of the basics of statistical theory as well as being in command of specific methods in a chosen area of application. Graduates should have statistical skills necessary for immediate inclusion into work in industry or public service.


Graduates of the programme will master statistical way of thinking and will be able to independently perform all aspects of relevant statistical analysis in a given field, e.g., planning a research, collecting data, choosing relevant methods and interpreting results. With acquired knowledge and skills graduates will be able to disseminate their knowledge with new or alternative approaches as well as by drawing ideas from related problems. At their work graduates will apply advanced information or programme tools for data editing, analysis, and presentation.

Graduates will also have the required expertise to collaborate with experts from different scientific fields, help them in planning their studies, interpreting the results, and writing the reports or papers. They will be able to define the hypothesis, find the optimal analytical procedures for the given problem, they will know how to find the literature and critically evaluate the information.

The applied nature of the programme will enable the graduates to transfer their knowledge into practice and to understand the problems that may arise in such enterprise. International orientation of the programme will enable graduates to acquire inter cultural communication skills.

At the same time the programme will offer enough theoretical knowledge for students to be able to extend their competence to other areas of statistics. The gained knowledge and competences offer a perfect background for continuation of the studies at the Doctoral Programme in Statistics.

For additional information about the programme contact info.stat@uni-lj.si .