Alma Mater Europaea - ECM's undergraduate program in Nursing provides a broad foundation in nursing, as well as in the biological and social sciences, which are essential in the training of skilled professional nurses.

Because you will make an invaluable contribution to society, you deserve to be educated at a school which will both challenge and nurture you, and give you the option to pursue diverse opportunities.

The Alma Mater Europaea bachelor in Nursing program offers both academic and clinical nursing courses that provide the basis for professional practice in healthcare delivery across a variety of community and hospital settings.

Throughout the course of your education, the Alma Mater Europaea - ECM teaching staff will mentor you at every step and encourage you to achieve more than you ever thought possible.

Academic excellence. Innovative programs. Real-world connections. First-class educational experience. Impact your career. Study in the heart of Europe.



    Course ECTS
  Total per year 60
  Total per study program 180
  1 Nursing and research 33
  2 Nursing ethics and philosophy 3
  3 Health care education and promotion of health  methodology 3
  4 Nursing in elderly care with geriatrics 3
  5 Anatomy, physiology, pathology 3
  6 Microbiology with parasithology 3
  7 Diagnostically-therapeutic program 3
  8 Health care and nursing informatics 3
  9 Public health 3
  10 Elective course 3


  Course ECTS
Total per year 60
Total per study program 180
11 Child and adolescent nursing with pediatrics 9
12 Women's nursing with gynaecology and obstetrics 15
13 Internal patient nursing with internal medicine 18
14 Nursing organization and management 3
15 Health and disease sociology 3
16 Nursing and healthcare psychology 3
17 Elective course 3
18 Elective course 3
19 Elective course 3


  Course ECTS
Total per year 60
Total per study program 180
20 Surgical patient nursing with surgery 18
21 Nursing of mental health patients with psychiatry 9
22 Field nursing 9
24 Nursing supervision 3
24 Emergency service and special conditions health care 9
25 Health care and social legislation 3
26 Elective course 3
27 Elective course 3
28 Diploma thesis 6

Other courses

1 Selected sections from professional ethics 3
2 Communication and interpersonal relations in nursing and health care 3
3 Hospital infections control 3
4 Selected sections from oncological patient health care 3
5 Human resource management 3
6 Selected sections from supervision 3
7 Health care practice based on scientific evidence 3
8 Health care quality 3
9 Selected sections from elderly health care 3
10 Intensive unit health care 3




Undergraduate: Social Gerontology, Management, Nursing, Physical Therapy
Graduate: Management


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Tanja Angleitner Sagadin is based in Maribor, Slovenia. She has 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry, having worked in incoming, marketing, promotion, tour management and education.

She has been director of the Vocational college of hospitality and tourism Maribor since May 2019. Prior to this, Tanja has worked for several training organizations in Europe since 2002 as a facilitator, coach and course developer, deliver corporate trainings in the Balkan region, Italy, Central Europe and Scandinavia, in the areas of Sales, Leadership, Negotiation and Soft skills. Having been raised bilingually, Slovene and German, Tanja is also fluent in 6 other languages: English, Italian, Croatian, Serbian, Spanish and Dutch. Due to her language skills and 11 years of living, studying and working in six countries on two continents, she is very experienced in working in different cultural and language environments, as well as interpreting and analysing.

Tanja has a PhD in Comparative literature (American studies) and Cultural Anthropology from Karl Franz University Graz (Austria) and a post-graduate specialist degree in Management from the University of Primorska (Slovenia). After graduating, she carried out her internship in incoming, marketing and sales of an UK based tour operator. She later on moved to a smaller bank in Slovenia, where she was the Director of Public relations. After spending a few years in the banking industry, in 2008 Tanja returned to education and training. During the last decade, she dedicated most of her endeavours to tertiary education, having worked as university lecturer, head of international relations and event manager. Her activites included international accreditations, quality control, and accreditations of study programmes in Slovenia and abroad. She has been working on comparission of study programmes in various countries, preparing short reports and analyses as well as carrying out international evaluations of short-cycle study programmes.

For the last 5 years, she has been actively involved in European projects, focusing on student skills and competencies, vocational education, connectivity to the world of work, mentoring and international standards.

In addition to being director of VCHT Maribor, she is also a teacher of English as a foreign language, Business communication and Project management.


Through the acquisition of theoretical knowledge and practical skills, registered nurses develop critical, analytical, and reflective skills to deliver quality care that will improve patient outcomes. The Alma Mater Europaea undergraduate Nursing program provides a solid foundation in nursing care for individuals, families, communities, and people groups across the lifespan and in a wide variety of environments. You will be prepared to work with other healthcare professionals in various healthcare settings. In addition, the program is designed to provide a foundation for further study in Health sciences at the graduate level.

All Alma Mater Europaea - ECM lectures are filmed and e-learning supported. You can watch them in live stream and re-run them at home as many times as you like.


Students with skill-focused training in nursing are prepared to work in various healthcare settings.

In the community:

  • Health clinics
  • Schools
  • Wellness programs in the workplace
  • Doctors’ offices
  • Home care
  • Family planning clinics
  • Prenatal and well-baby clinics
  • Rehabilitation centres
  • Hospices

In hospitals:

  • Emergency
  • Intensive care
  • Operating room
  • Post-surgery
  • Maternity
  • Cardiovascular (heart)
  • Oncology (cancer)
  • Psychiatry
  • Pediatrics (children)
  • Palliative (dying people)
  • Geriatrics (seniors)
  • DURATION: 6 semesters / 3 years
  • TITLE: Bachelor in Nursing
  • LOCATION: Slovenia
  • START DATES: October

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