To enrol your child to a kindergarten, you need to submit a special form on which you will write the unit of your selected kindergarten. The application shall be submitted during the public enrolment period for newly attending children for the new school year anytime during the year.  

All information on the enrolment and admission requirements is available on websites, kindergarten notice boards or at the kindergarten administration units.



Check which documents are required for the kindergarten enrolment application!

Third-country national status: residency status certification has to be attached (more information available under section EMPLOYMENT: B Tax residence status in Slovenia)


List of kindergartens in Maribor


1.1 Enota Tomšičeva in uprava

1.2 Enota Košaki

1.3 Enota Kamnica

1.4 Enota Bresternica



2.1 Enota Gledališka in uprava

2.2 Enota Gregorčičeva-Krekova

2.3 Enota Pristan

2.4 Enota Smetanova

2.5 Enota Ribiška

2.6 Enota Kosarjeva



3.1 Enota Betnavska in uprava

3.2 Enota Ertlova

3.3 Enota Cesta Zmage


4. VRTEC JOŽICE FLANDER (3 units + adopted education program): 

4.1 Enota Fochova in uprava

4.2 Enota Vančka Šarha

4.3 Enota Razvanje


5. VRTEC OTONA ŽUPANČIČA (3 units + adopted education program): 

5.1 Enota Oblakova in uprava

5.2 Enota Lenka

5.3 Enota Mehurčki


6.VRTEC POBREŽJE (7 units): 

6.1 Enota Grinič in uprava

6.2 Enota Brezje

6.3 Enota Čebelica

6.4 Enota Mojca

6.5 Enota Najdihojca

6.6 Enota Ob gozdu

6.7 Enota Kekec


7. VRTEC STUDENCI (6 units):  

7.1 Enota Poljane in uprava

7.2 Enota Iztokova

7.3 Enota Radvanje

7.4 Enota Limbuš

7.5 Enota Pekre

7.6 Enota Pekrska


8. VRTEC TEZNO MARIBOR (3 units + adopted education unit): 

8.1 Enota Mišmaš in uprava

8.2 Enota Lupinica

8.3 Enota Pedenjped

8.4 Enota Mehurčki


Private kindergartens:

  1. Zavod Antona Martina Slomška, OE Hiša otrok - vrtec Montessori, Vrbanska cesta 20, 2000 Maribor (Montessori kindergarten)
  2. Zavod za razvoj waldorfske pedagogike Maribor, Wilsonova ulica 18, 2000 Maribor (Institute for Walfdorf pedagogics kindergarten)
  3. Inštitut Sofijin izvir Maribor, Zdravilna pedagogika in izobraževanje Maribor - OE Zasebni Waldorfski vrtec Studenček, Vavasorjeva ulica 94, 2000 Maribor (Walfdorf kindergarten)
  4. Za življenje, zavod za vzgojo, izobraževanje, družino in zdravje, Maribor, PE zasebni vrtec Hiša otrok Montessori, Tomšičeva 38, 2000 Maribor (no website available)
  5. Zasebni zavod Vrtec Želvica, Maribor, Strossmayerjeva ulica 34a, 2000 Maribor

All children aged 6 have to be enrolled into the first grade of the nine-year basic school that is compulsory in Slovenia.

Enrolment of children into the first grade at all primary schools in the area of Maribor municipality takes place in February for the following year (for instance: 20, 21 and 22 February 2018 were the enrolment dates for the school year 2018/2019).

Parents or legal guardians need to bring a personal identification document (identity card or passport) of the child when enrolling.    


List of primary schools in Maribor


There are 19 secondary schools in Maribor. You can select among more than 200 different programs from the following areas:

  • agriculture – food technology 
  • forest industry - veterinary 
  • gardening - mining 
  • mechanical engineering and metallurgical industry – electro technique
  • computer science- chemistry 
  • pharmaceuticals – glass industry 
  • building trade – carpentry
  • textile industry – leather industry 
  • print industry, paper industry – traffic and logistics 
  • service activities – hospitality industry and tourism  
  • economy - health 
  • culture – pedagogic area (pre-school education) 
  • general education (gimnazija – general high school)


List of secondary education schools in Maribor:

  1. Prva gimnazija, Trg generala Maistra 1, 2000 Maribor (general high school)
  2. Druga gimnazija, Trg Miloša Zidanška 1, 2000 Maribor (general high school)
  3. Tretja gimnazija Maribor, Gosposvetska c. 4, 2000 Maribor (general high school)
  4. Škofijska gimnazija Antona Martina Slomška, Vrbanska cesta 30, 2000 Maribor (general high school)
  5. Srednja glasbena in baletna šola, Mladinska ul. 12, 2000 Maribor (music and ballet school)
  6. Srednja elektro-računalniaka šola Maribor, Smetanova ul. 6, 2000 Maribor (electro-computer area)
  7. Tehniški šolski center Maribor, Zolajeva ulica 12, 2000 Maribor (technical services)
  8. Srednja ekonomska šola, Trg Borisa Kidriča 3, 2000 Maribor (economics)
  9. Biotehniška šola Maribor, Vrbanska c. 30, 2000 Maribor (biotechnical school)
  10. Srednja šola za oblikovanje Maribor , Park mladih 8, 2000 Maribor (design school)
  11. Srednja gradbena šola Maribor, Mladinska ulica 12, 2000 Maribor (building sector)
  12. Prometna šola Maribor, Preradovičeva ul. 33, 2000 Maribor (logistics sector)
  13. Srednja trgovska šola, Mladinska ul. 14, 2000 Maribor (commercial sector)
  14. Srednja šola za gostinstvo in turizem, Mladinska ul. 14/a, 2000 Maribor (hospitality sector and tourism)
  15. Srednja zdravstvena šola Juge Polak Maribor, Trg Miloša Zidanška 3, 2000 Maribor (health sector)
  16. Lesarska šola Maribor, Lesarska ul. 2, 2000 Maribor (carpentry sector)
  17. Živilska šola Maribor, OE Poklicna in tehniška šola, Park mladih 3, 2000 Maribor (food technology sector)