Study programme learning outcomes

The basic aim of the study programme is to educate the graduate in disciplines that provide knowledge important for spatial planning, nature protection and landscape design, such as natural-ecological, socio-economic, humanistic and cultural, technical, design and planning knowledge, and in skills such as are drawing and plastic molding. The graduate acquires competencies for making planting plans, landscaping plans, for making inventories of works and estimates, for working with computer programs, for preparing and maintaining spatial databases, for managing administrative procedures for less demanding spatial interventions and similar tasks.


Mode of study

Available enrolment slots: 30 slots for full-time study, 3 slots for Slovenes without Slovene citizenship and foreigners and 2 slots for parallel studies. 


Official duration of the study programme in credits and years

The first cycle academic study programme LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE lasts 3 years (6 semesters) and has a workload of 180 ECTS. Students are required to complete 60 ECTS each year. 


Name of qualification and title conferred

  • diplomirani inženir krajinske arhitekture (UN) or
  • diplomirana inženirka krajinske arhitekture (UN)
  • dipl. inž. kraj. arh.(UN)

Admission requirements

Access to the academic study programme Landscape Architecture is granted to candidates who have: 

a) completed the general Matura. 

b) completed the vocational Matura at any secondary school, and an examination in the Matura subject Mathematics; if the candidate has completed the examination in Mathematics within the vocational Matura, then he shall complete any examination from the general Matura; the chosen subject must not be a subject already completed within the vocational Matura.

c) completed a four-year secondary school programme prior to 1 June 1995. 

All candidates shall complete a test of special talent. A completed test is valid one year.

Admission to the programme is also granted to candidates who have completed equivalent education abroad, and who enrol under the same requirements which apply for candidates who completed their education in Slovenia. Prior to enrolment in the study programme they must complete the procedure for recognition of education for the purpose of further study.

In case of limited enrolment the following selection criteria apply:
a) for candidates referred to in point a) and c):
- success in the special talent test: 75% of total points,
- overall average in general Matura or final examination subjects: 15% of total points,
- overall average in the third and fourth years of secondary school: 10% of total points.
b) for candidates referred to in point b):
- success in the special talent test: 75% of total points,
- overall average in vocational Matura : 15% of total points,
- overall average in the third and fourth years of secondary school: 10% of total points.


Advancement requirements

Conditions for progression to a higher year:
A student may enrol in a higher year if he completes all study requirements in the amount of 60 ECTS by the end of the academic year. The competent Studies Committee may exceptionally approve the progression to a higher year for a student, if the student can provide justifiable reasons in accordance with the Statutes of the University of Ljubljana.

Conditions for repeating a year:
Students can repeat a year provided that they complete study requirements in a total amount of at least:
- 30 ECTS to repeat Year 1,
- 60 ECTS from Year 1 and 30 ECTS from Year 2 to repeat Year 2.
The competent Studies Committee may exceptionally approve the repetition of a year for a student who does not meet this requirement, if the student can provide justifiable reasons in accordance with the Statutes of the University of Ljubljana.

During their course of study students may only once repeat a year or change their study programme owing to non-fulfilment of requirements.


Transfer between study programmes

A transfer between study programmes means termination of education in the first study programme and continuation of studies in another study programme. A transfer is possible only if the the candidates meet the requirements for enrolment in the new study programme. Tansfers between various study programmes for obtaining the same level of education is possible if at least 50% of ECTS of the first study programme can be recognised (i.e. if at least 30 ECTS can be recognised in the first year of the new study programme).

Transfers are possible:
- from bologna first cycle professional and academic study programmes and from long-cycle master’s study programmes, if the candidate meets the new programme admission requirements, including the test of special talent. In approving the transfer and determining additional requirements, the competent Studies Committee will set which courses and study requirements and to what extent will be recognised, and the year in which the student may enrol.
- from the pre-Bologna study programmes, if the candidate meets the new programme admission requirements. In approving the transfer and determining additional requirements, the competent Studies Committee will set which courses and study requirements and to what extent will be recognised, and the year in which the student may enrol.