Catholic University
in Ruzomberk

About the educational institution

The Catholic University is a young institution of higher education; over the 20 years of its activity, the university has trained more than 33,000 graduates in full-time and part-time bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees. KU offers students the opportunity to study in four faculties: pedagogy, philosophy, theology and health care. The university carries out teaching and scientific activities mainly in the field of humanities, pedagogy, natural, social and medical sciences, as well as in the fields of art, economics and management. 

Since its establishment, the university has successfully participated in the international program of higher education institutions under the Erasmus+ program. Many foreign students choose Catholic University due to its relaxed student life, interesting studies, and incredibly beautiful nature.

List of faculties

Pedagogical
faculty

The Faculty of Education is the third best pedagogical faculty in Slovakia. The faculty is in demand among foreign students, especially from the CIS countries. The PF trains future teachers, social workers, philologists, artists, managers, etc. The student also has the opportunity to study disciplines in combination with the Faculty of Philosophy, for example, Italian and English. Higher education at PF KU is based on the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS), which ensures compatibility with leading educational institutions and ensures student mobility between universities throughout the European Union.

Bachelor

Teaching subjects in combination:

- Computer science

- Mathematics

– Biology

– Geography

– Chemistry

- Musical education

– Religious education

- Art

- Russian language and literature

– Italian language and literature

- Physical education

Teaching one subject:

- Computer science

- Art

- Physical education

– Musical arts (piano, organ or solo singing)

Pedagogical and social specialties:

– Pedagogy

– Preschool and elementary pedagogy

– Special pedagogy

– Special pedagogy and pedagogy for intellectual disabilities (Levocha)

- Social work

– Management

master

Teaching subjects in combination:

- Computer science

- Mathematics

– Biology

– Geography

- Musical art

– Religious education

- Art

- Russian language and literature

– Italian language and literature

Teaching one subject:

- Computer science

- Art

– Musical arts (piano, organ or solo singing)

Pedagogical and social specialties:

– Teaching primary education

– Special pedagogy and pedagogy for intellectual disabilities (Levocha)

- Social work

– Economics and enterprise management

– Management

Doctoral studies

– Preschool and elementary pedagogy

- Social work

– Didactics of musical art

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.

Admission without entrance exams*

*In the specialty “Fine Arts”, “Music Education”, “Musical Art” and “Physical Education” a talent exam is conducted.

A motivational interview is conducted for all specialties: the applicant presents his ideas and expectations from studying at the faculty and his commitment to respect the Catholic spirit of the university and faculty.

Exam dates:

- Art - 

– Music education and art – 

- Physical education - 

Application deadlines

Bachelor's degree - applications accepted until 03/31/2024, cost - 35 euros

Master's degree - applications accepted until 03/31/2024, cost - 35 euros

Doctoral studies - applications accepted until 05/31/2024, cost - 35 euros

Faculty of Philosophy

The Faculty of Philosophy is one of the best faculties in the field of humanities education in Slovakia, as evidenced by positive ratings from the accreditation commission. The flexible structure of education at the faculty allows you to choose study programs and subjects, and independently adjust your schedule. 

BACHELOR

– English and American Studies

– Philosophy

- Story

– Psychology

– Journalism

Interdisciplinary programs (2 subjects to choose from):

– English and American Studies

– Philosophy

- Story

Teaching subjects in combination:

– English language and literature

– Philosophy

- Story

– German language and literature

– Slovak language and literature

 master

– Philosophy

- Story

– Psychology

– Journalism

Interdisciplinary programs:

– Philosophy

- Story

Teaching subjects in combination:

- English language

– Philosophy

- Story

– German language and literature

– Slovak language and literature

Doctoral studies

– Systematic philosophy

- Story

– Theory and history of journalism

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.

Commitment to respect the Catholic spirit of the University and Faculty.

When applying to majors related to the Slovak language and literature, you must provide a certificate of language proficiency at a minimum level of B2.

Exams:

English Studies and American Studies and Teaching English Language and Literature in combination: an interview in English is focused on determining the applicant’s knowledge of the cultural and social history of English-speaking countries, personal and motivational prerequisites for studying.

Psychology: a written test on knowledge of human biology, the basics of psychology, the potential for intelligence and creativity, knowledge of the English language (understanding of professional text) and an interview to determine the personal and motivational abilities, social, cultural and professional views of the applicant.

Journalism: the interview is focused on the motivation and performance of the applicant (when submitting an admission application, you must attach two samples of text creation - the results of previous journalistic activity or some other text).

Bachelor's degree - applications accepted until 04/07/2024, cost - 25 euros

Master's degree - applications accepted until 04/07/2024, cost - 25 euros

Faculty
health

The Faculty of Health is the youngest faculty of the Catholic University of Ružomberka. Students do a lot of practice at a local hospital, which is equipped with modern equipment. The faculty includes the Department of Nursing, Emergency Medicine, Public Health, Physiotherapy, Laboratory Techniques and the Department of Radiological Technology. The cultural, scientific and educational life of students is based on humanistic and Christian principles.

BACHELOR

– Physiotherapy

– Laboratory research methods

– Nursing

– Radiology

- Emergency

– Public health

MASTER

– Physiotherapy

DOCTORAL COURSE

– Physiotherapy

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.

Commitment to respect the Catholic spirit of the University and Faculty.

Medical confirmation of suitability for training in the chosen specialty.

Admission without entrance exams*

*Except for the specialty “Physiotherapy” and “Emergency Medical Care”.

Exams:

– Physical ability test

– 100m freestyle

– Test of knowledge of biology, anatomy and human physiology

Application deadlines

Bachelor's degree - applications accepted until April 30, 2024 (foreign applicants), cost - 45 euros

Master's program - applications accepted until 04/30/2024 (foreign applicants), cost - 45 euros

Doctoral studies - applications accepted until 04/30/2024, cost - 45 euros

Faculty of Theology

The Faculty of Theology strives to thoroughly understand Catholic teaching and systematically explain it. Students learn to find solutions to human problems. In the future, graduates can work in church schools and Catholic churches.

BACHELOR

– Teaching religious education

- Social work

BACHELOR + MASTER

– Catholic theology

master

– Teaching religious education

- Social work

Doctoral studies

– Catholic theology

– Charity and mission work

Consultation

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Slovakia, Kosice

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