University of Zhilina

About the educational institution

According to rankings in recent years, the state university in Zilina takes an honorable fourth place in the list of the best universities in Slovakia. As part of university programs, students study both technical and humanities. The university cooperates with more than 150 foreign universities, which allows students to participate in student mobility projects, ERASMUS+. Students of the University of Žilina study in modern and well-equipped classrooms and laboratories. 

University graduates successfully work in the fields of transport, technology, humanities, management and marketing. The University of Žilina offers free higher education for foreign students from CIS countries, provided they study in Slovak. You can enter many specialties without exams.

List of faculties

Faculty of Operations,
transport economics
and communications

The Faculty provides educational programs at all levels of higher education in the fields of transport, economics and management, according to accredited curricula. Graduates easily find employment after graduation.

Bachelor

- Automobile transport

– Expertise in road transport

- Railway transport

- Air Transport

– Professional pilot

– Distribution technologies and services

- Water transport

– Forwarding and logistics

– Transport services in the field of passenger transportation

– Economics and business management

- Financial management

– E-commerce and management

master

- Automobile transport

– Expertise in road transport

- Railway transport

- Air Transport

– Aircraft maintenance*

– Postal engineering

– Forwarding and logistics*

– Economics and business management

- Financial management

– E-commerce and management

Doctoral studies

– Transport services*

– Economics and business management*

– Economics of transport, communications and services*

*Training is possible in Slovak or 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.

Admission without exams is possible provided the average score for the penultimate year of study is 1.60 and below (specialties “Economics and Business Management”, “Financial Management” and “Electronic Commerce and Management”) and 2.00 and below (all other specialties) for the Slovak equivalent.

Exams:

– A written exam on knowledge of general information, mathematics and a foreign language of your choice (English, Spanish, German, French, Russian) as part of the school curriculum.

The faculty conducts preparatory courses in mathematics. Detailed information on the faculty website.

Application deadlines

Bachelor's degree - applications accepted until 03/31/2024

Master's program - applications accepted until 03/31/2024

Doctoral studies - applications accepted until 05/31/2024

Faculty of Civil Engineering

As part of accreditation, the faculty received the right to carry out the educational process in 4 undergraduate educational programs. The main task of the faculty is to contribute to the development of education, science, and culture in Slovakia. Train specialists in the field of construction, applied mechanics, and geodesy.

Bachelor

– Geodesy and cartography

- Construction

– Construction of buildings (4 years)

– Technology and construction management

master

– Load-bearing structures of buildings

- Building

– Engineering construction and transport structures

– Road construction

– Railway construction

– Transport construction projects

– Transport infrastructure planning

– Technology and construction management

Doctoral studies

– Theory and construction of buildings

– Theory and design of civil engineering

– Technology and construction management

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 speak the Slovak language at a minimum level of B1.

Exams:

– Written test in mathematics and general knowledge

Application deadlines

Bachelor's degree - applications are accepted until 06/11/2024 (1st round), until 08/22/2024 (2nd round), cost - 35 euros

Master's degree - applications are accepted until 07/04/2024 (1st round), until 08/22/2024 (2nd round), cost - 35 euros

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

Faculty of Electrical Engineering

The main focus of the faculty's research and teaching activities is on information and communication technologies, modern telecommunication technologies, the development of power electronic systems and modern management of electrical networks. At the same time, new interdisciplinary programs are being developed - mechatronics and biomedical engineering.

Bachelor's degree

– Automation

– Autotronics

– Biomedical Engineering

– Electrical engineering

– Electro-optics

– Multimedia technologies

– Communication and information technologies

Master's degree

– Biomedical Engineering

– Electric power industry

– Electric drives

– Electrical engineering

– Photonics

– Process management

– Electrical and radio communications engineering

– Multimedia Engineering

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.

Exams:

For the specialty “Multimedia Technologies”: presentation of the applicant’s motivation, assessment of achieved learning results and general worldview, presentation of multimedia activities and explanation of the techniques used

For all other specialties: written test in mathematics and general knowledge

Application deadlines

Bachelor's degree - applications accepted until 03/31/2024

Master's program - applications accepted until 04/30/2024

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

The faculty includes the following areas: mechanical engineering; Materials Science; technological design and construction of machines and equipment for various purposes; energy machines and equipment; renewable energy sources; vehicles and handling equipment; industrial engineering; automation of production systems and process control and renewal and maintenance of machinery and equipment.

Bachelor

– Computer design and simulation

– Engineering technologies

– Energy and environmental technologies

– Industrial engineering

– Vehicles and engines

master

– Automated production systems*

– Machining and production of bearings*

– Computer modeling and simulation in mechanical engineering*

– Engineering technologies*

– Technical materials*

– Industrial Engineering*

– Environmental technologies*

– Vehicles and engines*

– Mechanical engineering in English

Doctoral studies

– Automated production systems*

– Engineering technologies*

– Technical materials*

– Machine parts and mechanisms*

– Power machines and equipment*

– Computer modeling and machine mechanics*

– Railway vehicles*

– Industrial Engineering*

*The curriculum is also accredited 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.

Admission without entrance exams.

Application Lines

Bachelor's degree - applications accepted until March 30, 2024, cost - 20 euros

Master's degree - applications accepted until 03/31/2024, cost - 20 euros

Doctoral studies - applications accepted until 05/31/2024, cost - 20 euros

Faculty of Technical Security Systems

The faculty is focused on training managers, firefighters, specialists involved in managing the processes of protecting persons and their property in all spheres of public life, and crisis managers.

Bachelor

– Security management

- Crisis management

– Emergency services

master

– Security management

- Crisis management

– Emergency services

Doctoral studies

– Security management

- Crisis management

– Emergency services

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 exams is possible provided the average score for the penultimate year of study is 1.50 or lower for the Slovak equivalent.

Exams:

– Written test with 3 parts: quantitative (mathematics, logical thinking, problems), language (grammar, lexicology, stylistics) and general information.

Bachelor's degree - applications accepted until March 30, 2024, cost - 20 euros

Master's degree - applications accepted until 04/30/2024, cost - 20 euros

Doctoral studies - applications accepted until 05/31/2024, cost - 20 euros

Management department
and computer science

The peculiarity of the faculty is, first of all, the combination of study programs that offer higher education in the fields of computer science, computer engineering and management. Graduates of the faculty successfully work in management and in the IT field.

Bachelor

- Computer science*

– Information and network technologies*

– Computer Science and Management*

– Management

- Computer engineering*

master

- Information Systems*

– Biomedical informatics*

– Intelligent information systems*

– Applied Network Engineering*

– Information management

- Computer engineering*

Doctoral studies

- Applied Informatics*

– Management*

*The curriculum is also accredited 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.

You must provide a certificate of knowledge of the Slovak language, minimum level B1, or pass a written language proficiency test.

Admission without exams is possible provided the average score for the penultimate year of study is 1.70 or lower for the Slovak equivalent.

Exams:

– Written exam with mathematics and logical thinking.

Submitting applications

Bachelor's degree - applications accepted until 03/31/2024, cost - 20 euros

Master's degree - applications accepted until 03/31/2024, cost - 20 euros

Doctoral studies - applications accepted until 05/31/2024 cost - 20 euros

Faculty of Humanities

The mission of the Faculty of Humanities is to develop education, science and research in the spirit of the universal humanitarian traditions. The curriculum consists of a wide range of humanities disciplines, with an emphasis on the study of English language and literature.

Bachelor

– Mediamatics and cultural heritage

– Teaching English Language and Literature and Civics Education

master

– Mediamatics and cultural heritage

– Teaching English Language and Literature and Civics Education

Doctoral studies

– Mediamatics and cultural heritage

 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.

Exams:

– specialty “Teaching English Language and Literature and Civic Education” written test in English language and civic science

– specialty “Mediamatics and cultural heritage” written test in Slovak language and literature, civil science and computer science

It is possible to enroll without exams in both specialties, provided the average score is 2.0 or lower according to the Slovak equivalent.

Application deadlines

Bachelor's degree - applications accepted until March 30, 2024, cost - 20 euros

Master's degree - applications accepted 04/30/2024, cost - 20 euros

Doctoral studies - applications accepted 05/31/2024, cost - 20 euros

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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