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





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Verica Trstenjak, Ph.D., is an Advocate General at the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg. Verica Trstenjak passed her bar exam in 1987 and obtained her doctor's degree at the Faculty of Law of the University of Ljubljana in 1995. She worked as a head of the legal service at the Ministry of Science and Technology between 1994 and 1996, and as State Secretary at the same ministry between 1996 and 2000. In 2000 she held a post of a Secretary-General of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia. Verica Trstenjak pursued her doctoral studies at the University of Zürich (Universität Zürich), the Institute of Comparative Law of the University of Vienna (Institut für Rechtsvergleichung der Universität Wien), the Max Planck Institute for Private International Law in Hamburg (Max-Planck-Institut für Internationales Privatrecht), and the Free University of Amsterdam (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam). She has cooperated also with non-governmental organizations in Slovenia and contributed to preparation of Foundations Act. From 1997 to 2000 she was also a leader of the working group 17 for the accession negotiations of Slovenia with EU. In 2012 she was appointed external scientific member of the newly established Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law in Luxembourg and appointed Professor of European Law at the Law Faculty of the University of Vienna (Rechtswissenschaftliche Fakultät, Universität Wien).


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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