Matej Bel University

About the educational institution

Matej Bel University is a member of the European University Association, which offers classical European education at all three levels of study in the fields of pedagogical, social, economic, legal, political, humanities and natural sciences, international relations, economics and mathematics.

The university develops joint study programs with major foreign universities, where students have the opportunity to complete part of their studies. This is why UMB graduates find good jobs not only in Slovakia, but also abroad.

List of faculties

Faculty of Economics

The Faculty of Economics at Matej Bel University is rightfully considered the most prestigious in the country. Graduates of the faculty have long been one of the most sought-after specialists on the labor market, which is also due to the practical orientation of studying individual educational programs at bachelor's and master's degrees.

Bachelor's degree

– Tourism

– Economics and business management

– Economics and business management in English

– Finance, banking and investments

– State economics and management

– Management (Poprad)

Master's degree

– Economics and tourism management

– Economics and management of small and medium-sized enterprises

– Finance, banking and investments

– Finance, banking and investments in English

– Public Sector Economics

– Business management systems (Poprad)

Doctoral studies

– Tourism

– Tourism in English/German

– Economics and business management

– Economics and business management in English

– Finance

– Finance in English

– Public Economics and Politics

– Public economics and politics in English

Introductory campaign

The main condition for admission to the 1st level (bachelor) is the presence of complete general secondary education or complete secondary vocational education. The applicant must attach to the application for training a certified copy of the IELTS certificate of proficiency in English, with a level achieved of at least 6.0. A certified copy of the certificate must be delivered to the faculty in paper form (the electronic version is not sufficient) no later than 04/30/2023.

Exams:

– Fundamentals of Economics

– Foreign language to choose from (English or German)

If you choose the specialty “Economics and Business Management in English,” the exams will be in English.

Exam dates: bachelor's and master's degrees 06/10–06/21/2024, doctoral studies 06/24–06/28/2024

Application deadlines

Bachelor's degree - applications accepted until 04/30/2024, cost - 30 euros

Master's degree - applications accepted until 04/30/2024, cost - 35 euros

Doctoral studies - applications accepted until 05.26.2024, cost - 40 euros

Faculty of Law

According to the areas of its main activity, the faculty provides higher education within the framework of accredited educational programs of all three levels of legal orientation. When teaching, the faculty's scientific staff uses the latest knowledge in the field of science and technology, and connects students to the creative scientific activities of social and legal sciences. The faculty actively cooperates with many universities in Estonia, France, Poland, the Czech Republic, Spain, Belgium, Croatia...

Bachelor's/Master's degree

– Jurisprudence (Law)

Doctoral studies

– Commercial and financial law

- Criminal law

– Civil law

Introductory campaign

The main condition for admission to the 1st level (bachelor) is the presence of complete general secondary education or complete secondary vocational education. Another condition for admission of applicants is knowledge of the Slovak language at level B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Admission without entrance exams.

Application deadlines

Bachelor's degree - applications are accepted until 04/30/2024 (1 round), from 1.05. until 05/31/2024 (2nd round), cost – 50 euros

Master's degree - applications accepted until 06/30/2024, cost - 50 euros

Doctoral studies - applications accepted until 05/31/2024, cost - 50 euros

Faculty of Political
sciences and international
relations

FACULTY OF POLITICAL SCIENCES AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS is the only faculty in Slovakia with an exclusive focus in the field of political science. At all levels of study, the faculty offers unique academic programs: political science, international relations, security studies. The faculty also provides great benefits for students, such as the possibility of studying and internships abroad, as part of the Erasmus+ program.

Bachelor's degree

– Political Science

- International relationships

Master's degree

– Political Science

- International relationships

– International relations in English (joint curriculum)

– Security studies

Doctoral studies

– Political Science

- International relationships

Introductory campaign

The main condition for admission to the 1st level (bachelor) is the presence of complete general secondary education or complete secondary vocational education.

You must provide a certificate of knowledge of the Slovak language – level B1.

Admission without entrance exams, subject to an average score in the Slovak equivalent of 1.5 or lower (9-12 in a 12-point system).

Exams:

– A written test, which consists of two parts: 60 questions on knowledge of such disciplines as political science, history, sociology, economic theory, law, cultural studies, current issues of domestic and foreign policy (specialty “Political Science”) and political science, history, international relations, geography, cultural studies, economic theory, current issues of domestic and foreign policy (specialty “International Relations”).

– 20 questions on language knowledge (English, German, French, Russian, Spanish) to choose from: Political Science – 1 language, International Relations – 2 languages.

Exam dates:

Bachelor's degree: 06/18-06/19/2024 (1 round)

Master's degree: 06/20/2024 (1 round)

All specialties: 07/09/2024 (2nd round).

Application deadlines

Bachelor's degree - applications accepted until 04/30/2024 (1st round), until 06/15/2023 (2nd round), cost - 57 euros

Master's program - applications are accepted until 04/30/2024 (1st round), until 06/14/2024 (2nd round), cost - 57 euros

Doctoral studies - applications accepted until 06/14/2024, cost - 57 euros

Faculty
natural sciences

The faculty is a specialized educational institution that trains teachers of educational and professional subjects: mathematics, biology, chemistry, geography, physics and other natural sciences. Excellent students of the faculty are given the opportunity to participate in exchange programs abroad and receive a motivational scholarship.

Bachelor's degree

– Forensic and forensic chemistry

– Geopotential of regions

– Environmental biology

- Mathematics

– Applied computer science and software development

– Teaching subjects (teaching) in combinations:

– Biology – Physics

– Biology – Geography

- Biology, Chemistry

– Biology – Mathematics

– Biology – English language and literature

– Biology – History

– Biology – French language and literature

– Biology – Philosophy

– Biology – Slovak language and literature

– Biology – Psychology

– Biology – Technology

- Physics mathematics

– Physics – Geography

– Physics – Slovak language and literature

– Physics – English language and literature

– Physics – Technology

– Geography – Mathematics

– Geography – History

– Geography – English language and literature

– Geography – Slovak language and literature

– Geography – German language and literature

– Geography – Psychology

– Geography – Technology

– Chemistry – Physics

– Chemistry – Geography

– Chemistry – Mathematics

– Chemistry – English language and literature

– Chemistry – French language and literature

– Chemistry – Slovak language and literature

– Chemistry – Technology

– Computer Science – Biology

– Computer Science – Physics

– Computer Science – Chemistry

– Computer Science – Geography

– Computer Science – Mathematics

– Computer Science – English Language and Literature

– Computer Science – Philosophy

– Computer Science – History

– Computer Science – Slovak Language and Literature

– Computer Science – Psychology

– Computer Science – Engineering

– Mathematics – English language and literature

– Mathematics – Slovak language and literature

– Mathematics – Musical arts

– Mathematics – Psychology

– Mathematics – Technology

– English language and literature – Technology

– Slovak language and literature – Technology

– Practical training

Master's degree

– Applied Geosciences

– Environmental biology

– Mathematics in data analysis and finance

- Applied Informatics

– Teaching subjects (teaching) in combinations:

– Biology – Physics

– Biology – Geography

- Biology, Chemistry

– Biology – Mathematics

– Biology – English language and literature

– Biology – History

– Biology – French language and literature

– Biology – Philosophy

– Biology – Slovak language and literature

– Biology – Technology

- Physics mathematics

– Physics – Geography

– Physics – Slovak language and literature

– Physics – English language and literature

– Physics – Technology

– Geography – Mathematics

– Geography – History

– Geography – Philosophy

– Geography – English language and literature

– Geography – Slovak language and literature

– Geography – German language and literature

– Geography – Technology

– Chemistry – Physics

– Chemistry – Geography

– Chemistry – Mathematics

– Chemistry – English language and literature

– Chemistry – French language and literature

– Chemistry – Slovak language and literature

– Chemistry – Technology

– Computer Science – Biology

– Computer Science – Physics

– Computer Science – Chemistry

– Computer Science – Geography

– Computer Science – Mathematics

– Computer Science – English Language and Literature

– Computer Science – Philosophy

– Computer Science – History

– Computer Science – Slovak Language and Literature

– Computer Science – Engineering

– Mathematics – English language and literature

– Mathematics – Slovak language and literature

– Mathematics – Technology

– English language and literature – Technology

– Slovak language and literature – Technology

Doctoral studies

– Geochemistry

- Mathematical analysis

– Environmental biology

Introductory campaign

The main condition for admission to the 1st level (bachelor) is the presence of complete general secondary education or complete secondary vocational education.

It is necessary to provide an ECL certificate of proficiency in the Slovak language at level B2.

Admission without entrance exams.*

*In certain specialties, the presence or absence of entrance exams will depend on the number of entrance applications. For some specialties related to the teaching of subjects in combinations, in any case, entrance exams are held or knowledge of a foreign language at a certain level is required.

For detailed information, contact our manager.

Application deadlines

Bachelor's degree - applications accepted until 03/31/2024, cost - 32 euros

Master's degree - applications accepted until 03/31/2024, cost - 32 euros

Doctoral studies - applications accepted until 03/31/2023, cost - 32 euros

Pedagogical
faculty

The faculty's curriculum is focused on developing motivated and professionally competent teachers. Through research and collaboration with foreign partners, the Faculty of Education contributes to innovative solutions to social problems. The faculty trains teachers in four areas of study: pedagogy, preschool and primary pedagogy, andragogy and theology. The UMB Pension Fund successfully develops international cooperation with higher education institutions in the Czech Republic, Germany, Poland, Hungary, England, Belgium, the USA, the Netherlands, Norway, Austria, Serbia, Switzerland and Finland.

Bachelor's degree

- Social work

– Psychology

– Evangelical Theology and Mission

– Preschool and primary pedagogy

– Education and training of children, youth and adults

Teaching subjects (teaching) in combinations:

– Psychology – Slovak language and literature

– Psychology – English language and literature

Master's degree

– Management and consulting in education and upbringing

- Social work

– Psychology

– Primary school teacher education

– Evangelical Theology

Teaching subjects (teaching) in combinations:

– Psychology – Slovak language and literature

– Psychology – History

– Psychology – English language and literature

– Psychology – Geography

– Psychology – Biology

– Psychology – Computer Science

– Psychology – Mathematics

Doctoral studies

– Academic research

– Theology

- Social work

– Preschool and primary pedagogy

Introductory campaign

The main condition for admission to the 1st level (bachelor) is the presence of complete general secondary education or complete secondary vocational education.

When applying for specialties related to teaching subjects (teaching) in combinations, you must provide an ECL certificate of proficiency in the Slovak language - level B2.

Examinations: entrance examinations are held for each specialty, which can be written or oral (interview). For some specialties, a creativity test is conducted before the written exam.

For detailed information, contact our manager.

Exam dates:

Bachelor's and master's degrees: 04/15/2023 – 04/26/2024, doctoral studies: 06/20/2024 – 06/21/2024.

Application deadlines*

Bachelor's degree - applications accepted until 02/28/2024, cost - 32 euros

Master's degree - applications accepted until 03/31/2024, cost - 32 euros

Doctoral studies - applications accepted until 03/31/2024, cost - 32 euros

Faculty
philosophy

The Faculty of Philosophy prepares qualified teaching specialists with the latest knowledge and practical experience. In cooperation with foreign embassies of Slovakia, native speakers teach foreign languages at the faculty. The Faculty of Philosophy also cooperates with translation agencies, foreign embassies, media, sports clubs, etc. Students can continue their studies abroad under Erasmus and other programs to gain the necessary knowledge and experience.

The Faculty of Philosophy prepares qualified teaching specialists with the latest knowledge and practical experience

In cooperation with foreign embassies of Slovakia, native speakers teach foreign languages at the faculty.

The Faculty of Philosophy also cooperates with translation agencies, foreign embassies, media, sports clubs, etc.

Students can continue their studies abroad through Erasmus and other programs to gain the necessary knowledge and experience.

Bachelor

- Story

– Slovak language in the linguistic competence of foreign students

– English for translation in business practice

– German language and culture

– English language and culture – French language and culture

– English language and culture – German language and culture

– English language and culture – Russian language and culture

– French language and culture – Russian language and culture

– German language and culture – Russian language and culture

– Slovak language and literature – English language and culture

– Slovak language and literature – French language and culture

– Slovak language and literature – German language and culture

– Slovak language and literature – Russian language and culture

– English language and culture – Philosophy

– Slovak language and literature – Philosophy

– English language and culture – History

– Slovak language and literature – History

– Philosophy – History

Teaching subjects (teaching) in combinations:

– English language and literature – Philosophy

– English language and literature – French language and literature

– English language and literature – History

– English language and literature – Musical art

– English language and literature – German language and literature

– English language and literature – Russian language and literature

– English language and literature – Slovak language and literature

– English language and literature – Physical education

– Philosophy – Psychology

– Philosophy – Physical education

– French language and literature – History

– French language and literature – Russian language and literature

– History – Philosophy

– History – Physical education

– German language and literature – Philosophy

– German language and literature – History

– German language and literature – Russian language and literature

– Russian language and literature – History

– Slovak language and literature – Philosophy

– Slovak language and literature – History

– Slovak language and literature – French language and literature

– Slovak language and literature – Musical art

– Slovak language and literature – German language and literature

– Slovak language and literature – Russian language and literature

– Slovak language and literature – Physical education

– Physical education – Biology

– Physical education – Geography

– Physical education – Computer science

– Physical education – Mathematics

– Physical education – Technology

- Physical education

– Physical education and coaching

master

– Philosophical studies

- Story

– Central European Historical Studies

– Slovak language and literature

– German language and culture

– English language and culture – French language and culture

– English language and culture – German language and culture

– English language and culture – Russian language and culture

– French language and culture – Russian language and culture

– German language and culture – Russian language and culture

– Slovak language and literature – English language and culture

– Slovak language and literature – French language and culture

– Slovak language and literature – German language and culture

– Slovak language and literature – Russian language and culture

– English language and culture – Philosophy

– Slovak language and literature – Philosophy

– English language and culture – History

– Slovak language and literature – History

– Philosophy – History

Teaching subjects (teaching) in combinations:

– English language and literature – Philosophy

– English language and literature – French language and literature

– English language and literature – History

– English language and literature – German language and literature

– English language and literature – Russian language and literature

– English language and literature – Slovak language and literature

– English language and literature – Physical education

– Philosophy – Psychology

– Philosophy – Physical education

– History – Philosophy

– History – Physical education

– German language and literature – Russian language and literature

– Russian language and literature – History

– Slovak language and literature – Philosophy

– Slovak language and literature – French language and literature

– Slovak language and literature – History

– Slovak language and literature – German language and literature

– Slovak language and literature – Russian language and literature

– Slovak language and literature – Physical education

– Physical education – Biology

– Physical education – Geography

– Physical education – Computer science

– Physical education – Mathematics

– Physical education – Technology

- Physical education

– Physical education and coaching

Introductory campaign

The main condition for admission to the 1st level (bachelor) is the presence of complete general secondary education or complete secondary vocational education.

It is necessary to provide an ECL certificate of proficiency in the Slovak language – level B2 (except for the specialty “Slovak language in the linguistic competence of foreign students”).

Admission without entrance exams.*

*Certain specialties require entrance exams in the form of a written test, a talent exam, or require a certain level of knowledge of a foreign language.

Exam dates:

Physical education (talent exam): 04/15 – 04/26/2024 (1 round), 07/01 – 07/04. (2nd circle).

All other specialties (written test): 06/10 – 06/14/2024.

Application deadlines

Bachelor's degree - applications are accepted until 02/28/2024 (for specialties related to physical education), other specialties - until 03/31/2024, cost - 30 euros

Master's degree - applications accepted until 04/30/2024, cost - 15 euros

Consultation

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Urgent matters:

+421 903 635 121 (WhatsApp)

+421 90 514 71 36 (Viber)

+421 951 936 196

Mon-Fri from 10:00 to 18:00