How to get a higher education in Slovakia: tips for university admission



How to get a higher education in Slovakia: tips for university admission

Slovakia is a small state in Europe. The population is very hospitable. The capital Bratislava is ready to receive foreign tourists at any time of the year, as here the climatic conditions are favorable for staying in the country in any season. Economic stability and systematic development have become determining factors for applicants from many countries to choose Slovakia for higher education.

The education system in Slovakia

There are many public, state, and private institutions of higher education in Slovakia. And for foreigners, there is an opportunity to study free of charge in the Slovak language. Programs in English are paid for, but their cost is much lower than similar ones in Europe.

The most popular universities in Slovakia:

  • Slovak Technical University in Bratislava
  • Comenius University in Bratislava
  • Matej Bela University in Banska Bystrica
  • Žilina University
  • Technical University in Kosice
  • University of Presov
  • University of Economics in Bratislava

One of the differences in education in Slovakia is the opportunity for student to choose their own academic disciplines. The learning process itself consists of a set of study credits, which should be enough to move on to the next course. 1 academic discipline on average 4 credits.

In universities in Slovakia, you can get academic degrees:

  • bachelor - 3 years;
  • master - from 2 years;
  • doctor - 3-4 years for writing and defending a scientific work.

The most popular specialties:

  • lawyers;
  • marketers;
  • experts in the field of international law and trade;
  • economists.

The most talented students can receive a scholarship ranging from €250 to €1000.

And the cost of education is from €800 for 1 semester in Slovak and from €1000 for 1 semester in English.