Study in Slovakia

SLOVAKIA

Overview

Slovakia, relatively, is the better option compared to other European countries in terms of affordable tuition fees, living expenses and safety. The beauty of the landscape, advanced technology and lifestyle is a bonus. International students can apply for scholarships offered by the Slovak government. The universities are advanced and renowned. Comenius University is known for its wide variety of courses and advanced instruction. The Technical University of Košice and the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava are renowned for their technology and engineering courses. Foreign students will not find a lack of opportunities for adventure and exploration in this historically rich country situated in Europe’s heart. Slovakia is a country that shares boundaries with multiple countries. Their good relationships with neighbours help easy travel, making it an ideal base for exploring countries like the Czech Republic, Austria and Hungary.

WHY THE SLOVAKIA

The medium of instruction is English
Unique cultural experience
Affordable tuition fees
Global recognition
Cultural diversity
Safe environment

EDUCATION SYSTEM

For people looking to study in Slovakia, higher education courses include:

Undergraduate courses with first degrees (honours and ordinary)
Postgraduate courses culminating in higher degrees, diplomas, and certificates
Other undergraduate courses (diplomas)

QUALIFICATIONS OFFERED

Undergraduate courses
Postgraduate courses/Master’s (1-2 years)
Diploma courses
Doctorate/PhD

TEST REQUIREMENTS

IELTS, TOEFL, or C1 exam to prove English language proficiency

WORK RIGHTS AND STAY BACK

With a student resident permit, students can work part-time for 20 hours a week.
Students who have graduated from Slovak universities can apply for visa renewal with job-seeking as the purpose. The permit when allowed is usually for one to two years based on the job details and needs to be renewed once expired.
Following a work permit, International students can apply for permanent residence after a period of one to three years after graduation.

TOP UNIVERSITIES

Comenius University Bratislava
University of Žilina
Technical University of Košice
Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Slovak University of Agriculture
Matej Bel University
Pavol Jozef Šafárik University
University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy in Košice
Catholic University in Ružomberok
University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius in Trnava
Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra
University of Economics in Bratislava

INTAKE

Winter Intake: September/ October
Summer Intake: February/ Mach

SCHOLARSHIPS

University of Žilina Motivational Scholarships
Technical University Scholarships
National Scholarship Program
Aľona Kurotová Foundation
Bilateral Scholarships

COST OF LIVING

Health-Insurance: <30 Euros Approx.
Transportation: 15 Euros Approx.
Food: 100 to 160 Euros Approx.
Housing: 360 Euros Approx.
FAQ

You can learn more from our asked questions

The student residence permit allows International students to work part-time upto 20 hours a week.

1. Birth certificate
2. Photos
3. Passport
4. National identity card.
4. Reference letters from past work or academia.
5. Past academia certificate copies.
6. Academic transcripts.
7. Statement of Purpose.
8. Your Resume/CV.
9. Proof that you can support your studies and stay in Slovakia.

The deadline for application for summer intake is usually June- July, and for winter it is January- February.

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