Doktor znanosti/doktorica znanosti s področja kineziologije

Selected qualifications

Name of qualification

Name of qualification

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Translated title (no legal status)

Translated title

Doctorate in the field of kinesiology
Type of qualification

Type of qualification

Category of qualification

Category of qualification

Educational Qualification
Type of education

Type of education

Doctoral education

Duration of education

3 years


180 credits
Admission requirements

Entry conditions

  • A diploma from a second-cycle study programme at the Faculty of Sport; or
  • a diploma from another second-cycle study programme, provided the candidate has passed a special test of knowledge; or
  • a diploma from a former study programme leading to a master’s degree following the acquisition of an academic higher education in kinesiology. Study requirements totalling 60 credits are recognised for candidates; or
  • a diploma from a former study programme to obtain an academic higher education as teacher or physical education instructor; or
  • a diploma from another local or foreign university in accordance with the prescribed conditions set out in the previous paragraphs. 
ISCED field Field
ISCED subfield subfield sports
Qualification level

SQF Level

SQF 10

EQF Level


EOVK Level

Third level

Learning outcomes

Students will be able to:

(general competences)

  • independently and creatively perform scientific research and development work in the field of kinesiology,
  • follow and correctly evaluate the latest achievements in the broader field of kinesiology,
  • demonstrate a critical attitude to the results of own research and development work,
  • perform creative and independent work on scientific research problems,
  • work in a team of experts from various fields,

(subject-specific competences)

  • use contemporary kinesiological methods and procedures in resolving research and development problems,
  • place kinesiology in the broader social context,
  • communicate,
  • report on work and the results to the field of global kinesiology and society.

Assesment and completion

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). 


Study requirements amounting to at least 50 credits must be met for progression from the first to the second year of doctoral studies. Candidates who have met all of the study requirements for organised forms of study from the first and second year may enrol in the third year of post-graduate doctoral studies.

Conditions for obtaining a public document

Candidates must complete all requirements defined by the study programme and successfully present their doctoral dissertation in the total amount of 180 ECTS credits. Doctoral candidates must publish at least one scientific article in the field of their doctorate in a journal indexed by the SCI. The doctoral candidate must be the lead author of the article. The scientific article must be published or accepted for publication before the oral presentation of the doctoral dissertation.

Awarding body

University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Sport


Awarding body URL

Upcoming event

Four Points by Sheraton Ljubljana Mons Hotel, Pot za Brdom 4, 1000 Ljubljana, 30. 05. 2018

Introductory International Conference: Monitoring the Implementation of the Slovenian Qualifications Framework

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