[CITAMS] Master of Social Informatics at the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences

Sara Atanasova sara.atanasova at gmail.com
Wed May 4 04:33:27 EDT 2016

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*Apply now to the Master of Social Informatics at the University of
Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences*

Applications are now open for the second level Master study programme of
Master of Social Informatics at the *Faculty of Social Sciences at the
University of Ljubljana <http://www.fdv.uni-lj.si/en/> -* a study programme
with more than 30 years old tradition at the University of Ljubljana.

Students will gain advanced knowledge of social science research
methodology, understand information society, data science and project
management applicable on design, implementation and evaluation of new ICTs.
While the ability of overcoming the traditional gap between social sciences
and computer sciences is one of the most valuable job skills in the digital
market, other competences, such as the ability to conduct independent
research on an advanced level, to successfully manage a project from start
to finish, to be able to use the “R” computer program for statistical and
other purposes, and to know how to conceptualize and evaluate a web
service, are also of equal importance. Numerous visiting lecturers from
various companies and foreign universities help bring students’
competencies closer to the needs of labour market.

*Integration of social sciences, research methodology, data analytics and
computer sciences is becoming a necessity and an important competitive
advantage in contemporary data-driven information society.*

Graduates of Social informatics are highly employable and start to
establish links with potential employers, organizations and companies in
public and private sector already during the study through project-based
For more information on the programme, please contact the programme
coordinator, Dr. Gregor Petrič (gregor.petric at fdv.uni-lj.si
<gregor.petric at fdv.uni-lj.si?subject=Master%20of%20Social%20Informatics>)
or visit the
For any information concerning the application process, please contact
our Office
for postgraduate studies <masterstudies at fdv.uni-lj.si>.

We encourage you to apply early to meet all enrolment deadlines. Note that
your previous study will be assessed in the procedure for recognition of
foreign higher education credentials or diplomas. You can find out more
about enrolment on our website

*Deadline for applicants: *31 May 2016 for non-EU students, 1 September for
EU citizens
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