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Basic information
Name of programme (original language)
Diplomirani arheolog (un)/diplomirana arheologinja (un)
Cultural Heritage Area
Safeguarding and preservation
Programme description

Graduates of the Archeology study program, a single-subject study program, acquire internationally comparable basic knowledge in the field of archeology. These enable them to identify archaeological sources, their basic functional, temporal, spatial and cultural evaluation, and the critical use of professional and scientific archaeological literature. With the acquired knowledge, graduates or graduates of the first-cycle single-subject study program Archeology trained to perform auxiliary and professional technical tasks in museums and institutes for the protection of cultural heritage, as well as in other cultural institutions and public services, media and companies in the field of culture, heritage, tourism and spatial planning.

Is the programme a joint degree programme?
Double degree
Joint delivery
Qualification provider
Does the E&T programme lead to a formal qualification?
Name of the qualification (English)
Bachelor of Arts in archaeology
Name of the qualification (Original language)
Diplomirani arheolog (un)/diplomirana arheologinja (un)
Education category (HE/VET/HE-VET)
Higher Education (HE)
Education format
Programme Type
Initial E&T
Academic degree
One time event or regular basis
Programme takes place on a regular basis
The programme starts every year in the autumn
Last time it the programme took place (start date)
Number of annual graduates of the programme
Statistics / Formal status
Core function
Preservation and Safeguarding
Supplementary functions
R&D and Education
ESCO - Occupation
2632.2 - archaeologist
National Occupational Classification (NOC) in original language
2632 - Sociologi/sociologinje, antropologi/antropologinje ipd
Does the programme lead to a regulated profession?
ISCED level of programme
600 Bachelor's or equivalent level, orientation unspecified
ISCED field
0222 History and archaeology
Characterization of the E&T programme
Credit system
ECTS credits
Student work load (hours)
Contact hours
Study format
Are there access requirements?
Access requirements Description


Applicants must have completed secondary school (graduation exam).

Teaching language
Programme learning outcomes

Students will be able to: 

acquire and use data,
use modern information and communication technologies,
demonstrate basic logistical/fieldwork skills,
analyse and synthesise,
apply acquired knowledge in practice,
communicate acquired knowledge in a coherent form, in writing and orally,
place new information and interpretations in context,
demonstrate basic understanding of the processes of argumentation and testing of scientific theories,
demonstrate self-initiative,
demonstrate proficiency in social skills and coordinated teamwork,
undertake professional work critically and responsibly,
demonstrate a capacity for ethical self-reflection and a commitment to professional ethics,
(subject-specific competences)
demonstrate familiarity with the basics and history of archaeology,
demonstrate knowledge of the overall structure of archaeology as an academic discipline and understanding of the connections between its subdisciplines,
demonstrate knowledge and understanding of fundamental findings from individual archaeological periods,
demonstrate understanding of the connections of archaeology to other disciplines in the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences,
demonstrate a critical view of the past,
demonstrate understanding of events, processes, changes and continuities in a diachronic perspective,
demonstrate a critical attitude towards archaeological sources and interpretations,
demonstrate basic proficiency in the methods of archaeological fieldwork and post-fieldwork research,
demonstrate knowledge of the organisation of the archaeological profession in Slovenia and the legal frameworks of the protection of archaeological heritage,
demonstrate knowledge of the work carried out by museums and the national institute for the protection of cultural heritage in Slovenia, and show familiarity with their basic working procedures and the tasks they perform,
demonstrate knowledge of professional ethics in archaeology.

Mode of delivery of education / training
Quality assurance obligations of the programme/institution