The University of Maribor (UM) is the second largest and the second oldest university in Slovenia. Approximately 15,000 students attend the University. The number of research and teaching staff is 1,050, the number of accompanying staffs, which offer administrative and professional support to the teaching process and research work, is 700. UM has seventeen faculties offering undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, as full time or part time studies. UM concluded adapting its study programmes according to the requirements of the Bologna Declaration. Since the academic year 2010/2011, University of Maribor is enrolling only students in Bologna study programmes. The development strategy and vision of University of Maribor and its faculties is reflected in the range and contents of degree programmes (learning contents are based on scientific research and artistic work of teachers). In the academic year 2016/2017, faculties implemented 27 vocational Bologna programmes, 55 academic programmes (1st degree study programmes), 71 second-cycle (master’s) programmes and 34 doctoral programmes. Faculty of Arts of University of Maribor (Filozofska fakulteta – FF; http://www.ff.um.si) carries out many different study programs whose quality is insured by our excellent academic staff. Successful research activities can be seen in different projects and publication. The main goals of FF UM are to become the center of the development of humanistic and social sciences in northeast Slovenia. Three main scientific fields at FF: humanities, social sciences and education of teachers on different levels of study. One of the research institutions is also International Centre for Ecoremediation (ERM Centre FF UM), co-operates with various national and international institutions in different research fields with focus on innovative approaches for sustainable development and supports educational activities at local, regional and international level. Co-operation encompasses numerous activities ranging from research projects to joint research projects. The main research areas are: sustainable development, self- sufficiency in food production and processing, public participating in environmental decision making, natural resource protection, regional development and sustainable regions.