Anastazija Gselman, Ph.D., Erasmus coordinator
Phone: 00386 2 320 90 35
Silva Grobelnik-Mlakar, Ph.D., Vice dean for international cooperation
Phone: 00386 2 320 90 82
INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE STUDENTS' GUIDE 2019/2020:
We are very pleased to welcome you at the Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences (FALS) and hope that you will enjoy your stay and studies!
STUDY AT FALS
The list of all courses offered to Erasmus and CEEPUS students in the academic year 2019/2020 at the Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences in English language:
ABOUT THE FACULTY
The Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences at the University of Maribor is a scientific and educational institution and is, due to its integrational work and effectiveness, in league with successful universities around the world. As a university member, the faculty represents the progress of science in many fields of agriculture resulting in a good bibliography (high‐impact original scientific papers, conference contributions and patents).
The faculty is located in the centre of the most important agricultural region in Slovenia, facilitates a good combination of theory and practice and enables the application of academic knowledge to practical work. Part of the research and educational activities of the Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences are carried out at the university’s agricultural centre. It is located at the foot of Pohorje, about 12 km from Maribor and covers:
- 55 ha of fruit tree plantation
- 60 ha of fields
- 18 ha of vineyards at Meranovo
- 22 ha of grasslands
- 240 ha of forests
- 8 ha of botanical garden area
These areas are used for research and for the practical work of about 700 students and 70 members of teaching staff.
The Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences has numerous accredited undergraduate and postgraduate study programmes. We offer 8 undergraduate study programmes: Agriculture and Environment, Agronomy-Ornamentals, Vegetables and Field Crops, Biosystems Engineering, Organic Farming, Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, Viticulture, Enology and Fruitgrowing and Animal Science. The first one is more academically oriented while all others are professionally oriented. Currently, there are 3 Postgraduate study programmes (Master’s programmes): Agricultural Economics, Agriculture and Food Safety and 2 Postgraduate study programmes (PhD): Agricultural Economics and Agriculture.