Our vision that the FEB will be recognized nationally and throughout the wider European region as an excellent research-oriented and globally-connected school of economics and business is closely connected with carrying out our mission: to contribute to the holistic development of individuals and to participate in the development of the economy and community at both the national and wider European levels through the synthesis of economics and business research and education.
Considering the importance of globalization process, the Faculty of Economics and Business has accredited its study programmes with the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), the European Council for Business Education (ECBE) and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), which makes our programmes international.
The Faculty of Economics and Business is involved in different international exchange programmes. More than 1,800 foreign students have studied at our faculty within the ERASMUS+ and CEEPUS programmes since 2006 alone. Our graduates have high quality education and good employability, which is undoubtedly a goal of every graduate. Our students can take part in professional meetings, sports events, foreign language courses and a number of other well-organized extracurricular activities.
The FEB focuses on research excellence and on the integration of our research activities and our pedagogical activities, which is reflected in the transfer of research findings into the study process. Our motivated staff maintain the internationally comparable quality of their work. Moreover, we are well aware of our social responsibility and support sustainable development.
We are looking forward to the cooperation in all the fields of our activities with those whose development objectives and goals are the same as ours.
More information about Faculty of Economics and Business can be found on the website: https://www.epf.um.si/en/
The city, along with the Portuguese city of Guimaraes, was selected the European Capital of Culture for 2012. The city’s character has been shaped by its industry, which once performed a significant role in the Slovenian economy. Today, Maribor offers a rich and varied cultural experience to its inhabitants and visitors alike with its renowned Slovenian National Theatre Maribor featuring drama, opera and ballet performances, a number of museums and galleries offering numerous cultural events, therefore greatly contributing to the Slovenian cultural life.
Moreover, with its University, Maribor is also the city with a distinguished intellectual potential. The fact that the town has chosen to call itself ‘the University City’ denotes its awareness of the importance of education and research in its development.
All these features make Maribor an attractive and enjoyable destination for visitors from Slovenia and abroad.
Slovenia is mostly mountanious and forested, covers 20 272 square kilometers and has a populations of 2.1 million of which 300 000 live in the capital and largest city Ljubljana.
Slovene, a South Slavic language, is the official language. Slovenia has a predominantly continental climate.