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First Cycle

Undergraduate Study

The fields of study offered by the Faculty of Arts are: Slovene Studies, English Studies, German Studies, Hungarian Studies, History, Geography, Philosophy, Sociology, Psychology, Art History, Translation Studies and Pedagogy.

Second Cycle

Postgraduate Study

There are 23 postgraduate study programmes, including four single non-pedagogical courses, two single pedagogical courses, seven combined non-pedagogical courses and nine combined pedagogical courses.

Third Cycle

Postgraduate Study

The postgraduate fields of study offered by the Faculty of Arts of the University of Maribor are Slovene Studies, German Studies, History, Geography, Philosphy, Sociology, Psychology, Art History and Pedagogy.


We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life is rounded with a sleep.

English playwright William Shakespeare

Other languages may be richer; they are also said to be mellower and more suitable for everyday use – whereas the Slovenian word is a word of celebration, singing, and rejoicing.

Slovenian writer Ivan Cankar

Now is a fitting time to show thy skill. The mark is worthy, and the prize is great.

German poet and playwright Friedrich Schiller

I’m Hungarian. I am Slovene. I am Serbian. You do not need literature for sentences like that. A bureaucrat will do, and a rubber stamp. A border guard. An Army.

Hungarian writer Péter Esterházy

Brez prevoda bi bil omejen z mejami svoje dežele. Prevajalec je moj najpomembnejši zaveznik. Predstavi me svetu.

Italian writer Italo Calvino

All persons who are enthusiastic that they should transcend the other animals ought to strive with the utmost effort not to pass through a life of silence, like cattle.

Roman historian Gaius Sallustius Crispus
(86‒35 BC)

That the shape of the Earth is round in the form of a perfect circle, we learn first from its name, as mortals unanimously call it ‘orbis’ (circle), and then from the actual reasons.

Roman polymath Pliny the Elder
(23‒79 AD)

The structure of a theoretical system tells us what alternatives are open in the possible answers to a given question. If observed facts of undoubted accuracy will not fit any of the alternatives it leaves open, the system itself is in need of reconstruction.

American sociologist Talcott Parsons

Love, work, and knowledge are the wellsprings of our lives, they should also govern it.

Austrian psychoanalyst Wilhelm Reich

Very early in the morning is much too late to do what should have been done the previous evening.

Swiss educator Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi

War is father of all, and king of all. He renders some gods, others men.

Greek philosopher Herclitus of Ephesus
(c. 520 ‒ c. 460 BC)

These rough sketches, which are born in an instant in the heat of inspiration, express the idea of their author in a few strokes, while on the other hand too much effort and diligence sometimes saps the vitality and powers of those who never know when to leave off.

Italian artist and biographer Giorgio Vasari


The Faculty of Arts, as derived from its fundamental mission, develops scientific research in the fields of humanities, social sciences, educational sciences, and the arts and transfers it into education.

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