Project Management

The master of Project Management degree offered through Alma Mater Europaea - ECM is an interdisciplinary graduate program that uses problem-based learning to provide a thorough understanding of all aspects of project management theory and practice.

The Alma Mater Europaea Project Management masters gives students the opportunity to increase their competitive advantage as they develop strategic project management skills that are highly sought after globally in a wide range of industry sectors.

Corporations rely on project managers to oversee all aspects of a project so that everything flows seamlessly and the timeline, scope, and budget goals are met. As more organizations use project-based methods to accomplish tasks, experienced project managers are in higher demand. When you earn a master’s degree in project management, you can possess a skill set valued by companies in virtually every industry.




  Course ECTS
Total per year 60
Total per study program 120
1. semester
1 Political and economic-legal system of Europe 6
2 European civilization and cultural values 6
3 European institutions, networks and lobbying 6
4 Research methods and systemic approach 6
5 Ethics and professional standards 6
Total 30
2. semester
6 Project management 6
7 Management of European projects 6
8 Legal aspects of European projects 6
9 Funding of European projects 6
10 Financial resources for European projects 6
Total 30


  Course ECTS
Total per year 60
Total per study program 120
3. semester
11 Elective course I 6
12 Elective course II 6
13 Elective course III 6
14 Elective course IV 6
15 Internship or study trip or seminar paper 6
Total 30
4. semester
16 Master thesis 30
Total 30

Other courses

1 Use of information technology and group work 6
2 Use of information technology for European projects management 6
3 Communication in European projects management 6
4 EU Cohesion policy 6
5 Management in intercultural differences 6
6 EU development and research 6
7 EU Agricultural policy 6
8 Eco-sysytems management 6
9 EU Social and labor law 6
10 European integration processes and Croatia 6
11 Enterpreneurship and management in practice 6




Graduate: European Business Studies, Project Management


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Janja Hojnik, Ph.D., is a recipient of the Slovenian Law Societies’ Association award for the most out-standing achievement in the field of law among young lawyers in 2010. She is Associate Law Professor; teaching and researching in the field of EU Law since 2003, coaching teams for the EU Law Moot Court Competition since 2005, organizer of the negotiations competition for Slovenian law students. She is a Member of national and international research projects. She is a speaker at numerous law conferences and seminars in Slovenia and abroad. She is a holder of a Jean Monnet project of the European Commission. Visiting lecturer at Kingston University (London, UK), Luxembourg University (LUX), Graz University (AUT), University of Ljubljana (SI) etc. She has written widely on various EU internal market issues. She is also a recipient of the award for 10 most influential lawyers in Slovenia in 2011, 2012 and 2013, as well as of the Centre for International Legal Studies (Salzburg) award for achievements in the field of legal research and writing (2013). She is a member of the Slovenian EU Law Society, fellow of the European Law Institute (Vienna) and an honorary member of the Romanian Association of Law and European Affairs.


Through a combination of critical thinking, reflection and practical application, students will gain the knowledge, skills and experience necessary to seamlessly lead and deliver complex projects across sectors and across the world. 

As an Alma Mater Europaea Project Management student, you will learn how to better manage your projects with regard to:

  • planning, cost, and value management
  • project control
  • human issues in project management
  • strategic issues in project management
  • commercial and procurement law


Your Alma Mater Europaea Project Management master's degree can help you achieve senior-level jobs in government, military, manufacturing, transportation, commerce, healthcare, information technology, marketing, education and other industries. Many alumni shift or grow into rewarding, lucrative careers as project or program managers, business analysts or consultants shortly after graduation.

As a graduate of the master of Project Management degree program you can be prepared for a variety of positions, including:

  • project manager
  • project management analyst
  • quality management project coordinator
  • master scheduler
  • computer and information systems manager
  • industrial production manager
  • sales manager
  • business planning analyst
  • administrative services manager
  • DURATION: 4 semesters / 2 years
  • TITLE: Master of European Business Studies
  • LOCATION: Slovenia, Croatia
  • START DATES: October

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