University of Maribor is the second largest and the second oldest Slovene university. Approximately 15.000 students study at one of the 17 faculties where they are being taken care of by around 1.800 employees. It carries an extremely important role in the region and plans to further develop in the direction of attracting the most talented students and providing a development context where excellence is at home at all levels. University of Maribor is an autonomous scientific, research and educational institution with the purpose of discovering and nurturing knowledge as well as transferring it into the community through the all-connected fields of humanities, social sciences, engineering, economy, medicine, natural sciences, law, pedagogical sciences, and arts.
The Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Maribor (UM FERI) is one of the leading teaching and research institutions in the field of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in Slovenia. The faculty provides students with knowledge based on internationally recognized scientific research work, thus enabling them to be successfully integrated within future working environments in Slovenia and/or abroad. Research assumes a vital place in the activities of the Faculty. An important element in the current, quality pedagogical work is following the latest events in the world and being creative and cooperative in the development of its own scientific research work.