Name of qualification Diplomant turizma (vs)/diplomantka turizma (vs)Add to comparison [1]
Translated title (no legal status) Tourism graduate (first-cycle professional education)
Type of qualification Diploma prve stopnje (VS)
Category of qualification Izobrazba
Type of education Professional bachelor's education
3 years
Credits 180 credits
Admission requirements
  • Matura or
  • vocational matura, or
  • school-leaving examination (prior to 1 June 1995) for any four-year secondary school programme
ISCED field Field
Transport, varnost, gostinstvo in turizem, osebne storitve
ISCED subfield subfield potovanja, turizem, prosti čas
Qualification level

First level

A student is qualified to:

(general competences)

  • recognise, record, analyse and synthesise problems in specific work tasks at tourism companies and organisations, and at local and global tourism destinations,
  • master research regarding the performance of operational tasks to ensure the increased effect of a performed task,
  • develop critical and self-critical assessment,
  • identify and rectify errors in services,
  • apply acquired knowledge in work practice, 
  • develop communication skills in work with clients,
  • work in a team or group, and
  • constantly develop the skills needed to perform tasks.

 (subject-specific competences)

  • understand the importance of the concept of tourism as a sociological and economic phenomenon,
  • acquire general knowledge about tourism as a separate service activity,
  • recognise the most important local and international tourism regions,
  • understand the basic management and economics of a company,
  • understand the basic principles of planning and managing a tourism destination and tourism structures,
  • be familiar with the concept of human resources, and the rational treatment and management thereof,
  • plan and develop a comprehensive market communication strategy,
  • master the basic principles and skills of communication in tourism,
  • understand and develop communication competences in a foreign language, and enhance linguistic knowledge and terminology from the tourism sector,
  • understand basic theories from tourism law,
  • understand basic information technologies and the specifics of information solutions in the tourism sector,
  • be aware of various types of events, distinguish the mission and the purpose thereof, and understand the trends and role of new forms of media in various types of events,
  • understand the importance of security in the contemporary tourism environment,
  • demonstrate knowledge of the operations of a hotel and make decisions regarding the organisation of work at a hotel,
  • demonstrate knowledge of basic concepts from logistical processes in the tourism sector,
  • demonstrate knowledge of the basic organisational and legal principles of the Slovenian tourism sector,
  • demonstrate knowledge of basic and general travel subjects, and
  • demonstrate knowledge of the concept, process and content of marketing at a tourism organisation.

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). 

Students may progress to the second year if they have met first-year requirements and accumulated at least 48 ECTS credits, while meeting all requirements from the following courses: Basics of Tourism, Corporate Economics and Statistics and Business Mathematics. All first-year requirements must be met and 48 ECTS credits accumulated from the second year for progression to the third year. Student must meet the requirements from the following courses: Travel Activity and Destination Management.

Second-cycle master's study programmes (SQF level 8)

Students complete their studies when they have successfully met all prescribed requirements of a study programme and accumulated at least 180 ECTS credits.

University of Maribor, Faculty of Tourism in Brežice