The Faculty of Organizational Sciences is a founding member of the University of Maribor. It has been involved in research and education about the organizational and informational sciences for more than 50 years. Throughout this period, the Faculty has taught more than 18.000 graduates who have pursued employment in different positions in the manufacturing and service industries as well as governmental and educational institutions.
In Slovenia, the Faculty of Organizational Sciences is the leading higher education institution in the field of organization and management. Modern infrastructure and cutting-edge information technology provide excellent conditions for studies. It is located in Kranj, the economic, traffic, commercial, cultural, and educational centre of Gorenjska region.
The Faculty provides Bologna programmes of Organization and Management of Information Systems, Organization and Management of Human Resource and Educational Systems, and Enterprise Engineering – key areas of every organization. Furthermore, it offers joint postgraduate study programme of Management in Health and Social Welfare in cooperation with the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Maribor. In addition, the Faculty is presently developing two new undergraduate study programs – Management in sport and Crisis management. The first one is currently under assessment by the National Agency for the Quality of Higher Education – NAKVIS, the second one is being prepared together with the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences.
In 2009, the University of Maribor, Faculty of Organizational Sciences became an accredited member of the European Council for Business Education (ECBE). Since then all Master's study programmes have been accredited by ECBE. The ECBE's mission is to support higher education institutions and professional training organizations in addition to developing outstanding, innovative programmes, which help students develop their skills, knowledge, and experience to succeed in today's dynamic global economy.
Finally, it has a wide range of experiences from many EU, national, and industry projects. It is also active in regional development initiatives, such as Living Labs, and cross-border cooperation. By the same token, the Faculty strives to enhance its internationally renowned reputation by establishing connections with numerous institutes, faculties, and universities around the world. Bilateral cooperation exists in several forms, including the exchange of higher education professors, participation in various projects, and student exchange.