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Undergraduate Study Programmes (Bachelor)

Biological Chemistry (Faculty of Natural Sciences)

Degree: Bachelor (Bc.)

Usual duration: 3 years

About the programme: This programme is designed to give students qualified theoretical knowledge from biology and chemistry. The biological component focuses on cell biology, microbiology, virology, genetics, molecular biology, animal and human physiology, immunology, and biotechnology. The topics in chemistry include general and inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, physical chemistry, and biochemistry. This programme provides practical training at private research institutions.

Tuition fee: €1,000/academic year

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Central European Studies (Visegrad Studies) (Faculty of Arts)

Degree: Bachelor (Bc.)

Usual duration: 3 years

About the programme: This three-year study programme offers studies of foreign languages and cross-cultural studies of the regions of Central Europe. Graduates will have mastered at least three languages of the region (with the options of Hungarian, German, Polish, and Slovenian) in both spoken and written form. They will gain a general competence in area studies, the elementary theoretical and methodological knowledge of linguistics and literary science, and the history and culture of the region.

Tuition fee: There is no tuition fee for the EU citizens and permanent residents of EU.

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Environmental Studies (Faculty of Natural Sciences)

Degree: Bachelor (Bc.)

About the programme: This three-year study programme is one of the few programmes created for the needs of the labour market. Graduates will understand the characteristics and attributes of the components of the environment, including human impacts. They will gain knowledge in interdisciplinary fields of study characterizing the basic biotic and abiotic components of the landscape and improve their knowledge in the fields of ecology, landscape ecology, biodiversity, chemistry, geochemistry, and the protection of natural resources. Attention is also given to environmental planning, sustainable development, and the risk assessment of geological hazards.

Tuition fee: €1,000/academic year

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Management (Faculty of Management)

Degree: Bachelor (Bc.)

Usual duration: 3 years

About the programme: Over three years of studies, students gain basic knowledge in various management fields and related scientific disciplines. In the study programme, students select a study major which will include a block of compulsory-elective subjects. They will therefore gain further knowledge in a particular management field.

Tuition fee: €3,000/academic year

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Slovak Studies (Faculty of Arts)

Degree: Bachelor (Bc.)

Usual duration: 3 years 

About the programme: The study program Slovak Studies is intended for foreign applicants, compatriots and students interested in studying Slovak language and Slovak cultural heritage at the Bachelor level. To succeed in the studies, Slovak on the B1 level of the European reference framework is requested. This programme deepens both student´s practical communication skills and his/her knowledge of the description, development and functioning of the Slovak language in practice in linguistically oriented courses. At the same time, the programme provides an overview of the history of Slovak literature with an emphasis on Slovak literature of the 20th century and contemporary Slovak literature, especially through the interpretation of literary text. The courses of Slovak history offer an overview of important historical periods, events and personalities that shaped the national identity and historical awareness of Slovaks. Within the framework of individual program courses, the student builds and systematizes a set of cultural realia of Slovakia with an emphasis on intercultural context, development of interlingual and intercultural communication.

Tuition fee: There is no tuition fee for the EU citizens and permanent residents of EU.

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Graduate Study Programmes (Master)

Applied Informatics (Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics)

Degree: Master 

Usual duration: 2 years

About the programme: The master program on Applied Informatics follows the Bachelor study program on Applied Informatics, allowing students to focus on one of four attractive specifications: programming and design of information systems, computer graphics, artificial intelligence, and software development for education. We offer interesting elective and optional subjects in attractive areas such as graphics, bioinformatics, web technology, cognitive science, robotics and much more. Teachers at our university teach students way of thinking and the ability to learn and understand the algorithm, systems and technologies with which they meet later in commercial sphere. Broader basis thus forms a sort of added value "MATFYZ graduates" who approach to solving tasks creatively, in perspective and thorough understanding. Study program regularly supplied with articles focused on current technologies and applications so that our graduates maintain an excellent position in the labor market.

Tuition fee: 3,000 €/academic year 

Cognitive Science (Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics)

Degree: Master (Mgr.)

Usual duration: 2 years

About the programme: Cognitive science is concerned with the study of human cognition: the processes of perception, cognition, thinking, knowledge representation, learning, and decision-making, and how these processes are implemented in the brain. It is characterized by interdisciplinarity – the combined use of knowledge and methods of various participating disciplines – as well as psychology, artificial intelligence, neuroscience, linguistics, philosophy and other fields. This unique study programme is a result of a common and coordinated project of five Central European universities: University of Vienna (in collaboration with the Medical University of Vienna), University in Ljubljana, University in Zagreb, Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest, and Comenius University in Bratislava. This programme is one of the few successfully developing multilateral master programmes in the Central European context. Its interdisciplinary and international character significantly increases the potential of graduates on domestic and international labour markets.

Tuition fee: €3,000/academic year

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Computer Graphics and Geometry (Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics)

Degree: Master (Mgr.)

Usual duration: 2 years

About the programme: This study programme is aimed in modern methods of elaboration data with help of Computer Visualization. In a broader fund, geometric structures are studied, applied to algorithms of computer geometry and graphics.

Tuition fee: 3,000 €/academic year 

Computer Science (Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics)

Degree: Master (Mgr.)

Usual duration: 2 years (3 years conversion programme)

About the programme: The Master programme in Computer science is a two-year programme. For students with background different from our bachelor programme graduates, we also offer a three-year conversion programme, where the first year is used to cover missing prerequisites. Our courses help to improve abstract thinking and flexibility, using current technologies as an illustration of general principles. The programme gives students considerable flexibility in the course selection, offering several options to specialize in different areas of computer science.

Two options (''software and information systems'' and ''theoretical computer science'') are more general with emphasis on technologies and methods, while the other two (''bioinformatics and machine learning'' and ''information security'') are more specialized. Graduates off the programme are well prepared for doctoral studies, as well as for careers in the software industry. Our alumni have successfully pursued doctoral studies at many renowned universities abroad (including Chicago U., Cornell U., EPFL Lausanne, ETH Zurich, KTH Stockholm, NTNU Trondheim, Oxford U., U. of Manchester, U. of Toronto, U. of Waterloo) or successfully pursued various career paths, including building their own businesses, working in large software companies, such as Google, Microsoft and Yahoo, as well as employment in many other companies and organizations using information and communication technologies often at intellectually demanding posts.

Tuition fee: €3,000/academic year

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Environmental Physics, Renewable Energy Sources, and Meteorology and Climatology (Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics)

Degree: Master (Mgr.)

Usual duration: 2 years

About the programme: Environmental physics is nowadays one of the established branches of physics which is studied at many universities throughout the world. Meteorology, as a scientific discipline studying the physical processes in the atmosphere, concentrates mainly on creating weather forecast using the outputs of mathematical models of atmospheric processes. Climatology deals with the analysis and research of the long-term atmospheric conditions based on reliable long-term measurements. Energy problem, living environment and global climate changes currently represent the key challenge for the humankind. This study programme has an interdisciplinary character lying at the border of different branches of physics and using the knowledge of other scientific branches. Besides the common background, the study allows to be specialized on environmental physics and renewable energy sources, or meteorology and climatology. The optional courses allow students to enhance their knowledge within the chosen specialization and to gain practical experience with the work in a laboratory and the field research. Graduates of the programme most typically pursue their careers in the basic and applied environmental research, in nuclear energetics (dosimetry), meteorological and hydrological services, public health institutions, state administration or private companies, both home and abroad.

Tuition fee: €3,000/academic year

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European Studies (Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences)

Degree: Master (Mgr.)

Usual duration: 2 years

About the programme: The Master programme in European studies is a perfect choice for students interested in government and foreign policy and interdisciplinary research in political and social sciences. Theoretical knowledge is just the starting point; the programme is generally focused on the development of critical thinking. Another important competence is the students` ability to connect facts, events and ideas. Graduates of the programme may pursue their careers in international organisations (Council of Europe,OSCE, NATO), EU institutions, national institutions, think tanks, regional organisations, public administration, NGOs, research centres, international corporations or in academic teaching and research.

Tuition fee: €2,500/academic year

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Law (Faculty of Law)

Degree: Master (Mgr.)

Usual duration: 2 years

About the programme: This two-year programme is focused mainly on European Union law and international law. The Master’s degree programme pursues innovation of legal education in accordance with foreign, mainly Western European models, laying emphasis on gaining practical skills through clinical education and moot courts. Graduates will be able to analytically and synthetically consider all legal fields with a theoretical, philosophical, and ethical grounding. Graduates will be able to practically apply their knowledge, especially in multinational law offices, multinational business corporations, international governmental and non-governmental organizations, and central governmental authorities. Graduates of the programme will acquire a full Master degree in Laws that allows them to enrol to any of the professional chambers in Slovakia or to practice any of the legal professions.

Tuition fee: €3,500/academic year

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Management (Faculty of Management)

Degree: Master (Mgr.)

Usual duration: 2 years

About the programme: In this two-year study programme, students select a study major which will include a block of compulsory-elective subjects, thus allowing them to gain further knowledge in a particular management field and be better prepared for the requirements of the work environment.

Tuition fee: €3,500/academic year

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Mathematics (Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics)

Degree: Master (Mgr.)

Usual duration: 2 years

About the programme: The aim of the Master's degree programme in Mathematics is to produce experts with specialized skills within their own scientific discipline and an additional knowledge of related applied areas. Although the programme is designed as a continuation of the Bachelor's study programme in Mathematics at Comenius University, it is open to all eligible students from other universities. The programme is built on the three key areas of study: mathematical analysis, mathematical structures and numerical mathematics. Our graduates will gain a good orientation in key disciplines of modern mathematics. They will learn how to solve problems using results and techniques in various areas of mathematics and computer science. Their theoretical knowledge will be combined with an ability to design mathematical models and to apply the theory in other scientific fields (physics, chemistry, biology, civil engineering, electrical engineering, economics). Moreover, our graduates will develop critical and logical thinking, and an ability to acquire new knowledge and to build on it. Graduates typically find job opportunities in academic institutions in basic research, in applied research in academia or industry, in software companies, and in the financial sector. They are qualified to work anywhere where there is a need to create and apply mathematical models, to use them to seek and provide answers to relevant questions arising from applications, to design technological solutions, and to make competent decisions. Our best graduates typically continue their professional career in doctoral programmes at Slovak and foreign universities.

Tuition fee: €3,000/academic year

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Nuclear and Subnuclear Physics (Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics)

Degree: Master (Mgr.)

Usual duration: 2 years

About the programme: The programe prepares highly qualified experts mainly for research in nuclear and subnuclear physics, dosimetry in nuclear power-plants, radiohygiene, environmental radioactivity control, and medical applications of ionising radiation.

Tuition fee: 3,000 €/academic year 

Optics, Lasers, and Optical Spectroscopy (Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics)

Degree: Master (Mgr.)

Usual duration: 2 years

About the programme: Lasers and Optical Spectroscopy constitute a foundation of several branches of today's modern technology, particularly by developing the fields of telecommunication, optoelectronics, microelectronics and nanotechnology. The students will gain experience in ultrasensitive optical spectroscopy (CRDS, CEAS and LIBS) ranging from the vacuum UV to near-IR region. This puts our graduates in advantageous position for further work in fields of the detection of trace elements, radicals and molecules in the environment, in medicine, criminology, civil defence and the detection of drugs, explosive and narcotic substances. The core of the programme consists of subjects focused on laser physics and optical spectroscopy, experimental physics and application of knowledge in other scientific disciplines. The knowledge and competencies obtained allow the graduate to apply them in conducting basic research at universities, institutes, International Laser Centre and other research centres at home and abroad. The experience gained in dealing with international and domestic projects during the study enables the students to integrate into interdisciplinary teams of both basic and applied research. This study programme is closely cooperating with the International Laser Centre in Bratislava and with the Institute of Physics of the Slovak Academy of Sciences. The international recognition of our work provides opportunities for our students to apply for internships and further studies at the universities of Dijon, Lille, Strasbourg, Grenoble, Marseille, Brussels, Linz, Prague and others.

Tuition fee: €3,000/academic year

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Physics of the Earth (Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics)

Degree: Master (Mgr.)

Usual duration: 2 years

About the programme: This unique International Joint Master Study Programme is provided in cooperation with the University of Vienna (UW). The study programme is focused on the physical structure of the Earth’s interior and near-Earth space, physical processes in the Earth’s interior and near-Earth space, methods of measurement, methods of processing and analysis of data, methods of signal analysis, and computer programming. Courses are scheduled on two days in Bratislava and on one day in Vienna during all weeks in semester. Students apply and become students of both Universities. Graduates of the master programme are graduates of both Universities. 

Tuition fee: There is no tuition fee for the EU citizens and permanent residents of EU. The tuition fee for other students is 1500 EUR at Comenius University in Bratislava plus tuition fee at UW.

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Plasma Physics (Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics)

Degree: Master (Mgr.)

Usual duration: 2 years

About the programme: Study programme in Plasma physics is aimed on education of students to acquire theoretical and practical knowledge based on the current state of science and technology in the fields of plasma physics, experimental physics and vacuum physics and technology. Study program aims to develop the ability of their creative application in the profession or continuing in higher education according to the doctoral programme. Graduates of the program in addition to knowledge of plasma physics receive a thorough background in electronics, optics, spectroscopy and condensed matter. This experimental base enables application not only in research (universities and research centres at home and abroad) but also directly in industrial and technological centres. Comenius University in Bratislava is the only university in Slovakia which offers this study programme.

Tuition fee: €3,000/academic year

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Solid State Physics (Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics)

Degree: Master (Mgr.)

Usual duration: 2 years

About the programme: Solid state physics is currently one of the most dynamical fields of physics, both in theoretical and experimental developments. It forms basis of large number of important applications, including in particular electronic devices, new progressive materials and nanotechnologies. Master’s programme in Solid State Physics offers a possibility to learn new theoretical approaches, employ state-of-the-art computer simulation methods and master experimental and diagnostic techniques. Students conducting their Master’s thesis research are involved in national and foreign projects, allowing them to work in top-equipped laboratories in Slovakia and abroad. Graduates pursue careers in basic and applied research in the Slovak Academy of Sciences and at the universities, as well as in the private sector. The graduates employed by the private companies are much appreciated not only for their knowledge of physics, but also for mathematical and computer modelling skills and experience with both theoretical and experimental work.

Tuition fee: €3,000/academic year

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Theoretical Physics (Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics)

Degree: Master (Mgr.)

Usual duration: 2 years

About the programme: Physics is experimental and at the same time theoretical science. The role of physicists is thus twofold - gain knowledge about the material world by designing and performing sophisticated experiments and formulate theories allowing us to understand the ever increasing amount of data and uncover new relationships therein. The two-years Master program Theoretical Physics is aimed at those who like to understand, apply and further develop modern physical theories of the world. These span from microscopic to cosmic scales and cover vast range of phenomena ranging from particle physics to condensed matter physics to cosmology. Student can focus on one of these fields and will also gain deep knowledge in mathematics, physics and programming.

Tuition fee: 3,000 €/academic year 

Joint Undergraduate and Graduate Study Programmes

Dentistry (Faculty of Medicine)

Degree: Dental Medicine Doctor (MDDr.)

Usual duration: 5 years

About the programme: The undergraduate study programme is provided over six years of full-time study. Dentistry is an independent medical branch which includes diagnostics, prevention, and the treatment of the diseased states of the oral cavity and teeth. It mainly includes the two most commonly occurring chronic infectious diseases – dental caries and periodontal diseases and their complications – as well as other states that affect the oral cavity and maxillo-facial part.

Tuition fee: €11,000/academic year

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General Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

Degree: Doctor of General Medicine (MUDr.)

Usual duration: 6 years

About the programme: The undergraduate study programme provides students with a general medical education over six years of full-time study. The first- to third-year courses provide theoretical and pre-clinical lectures, labs, and practical classes, while the remaining three years include a diverse range of clinical experience. Undergraduate studies can be continued at postgraduate level, where doctors are trained in a particular specialization.

Tuition fee: €9,500/academic year

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General Medicine (Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Martin)

Degree: Doctor of General Medicine (MUDr.)

Usual duration: 6 years

About the programme: This six-year programme includes theoretical education and practical training. The first two years of studies cover theoretical preparation. In the clinical courses, students rotate through different departments at the teaching hospital. The entire sixth year is devoted to rotations at departments of Internal Medicine, Surgery, Paediatrics, and Obstetrics and Gynaecology in preparation for the final state examinations. Successful graduated will receive a diploma from Comenius University in Bratislava, the Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Martin, accepted within the whole European Union and in most countries of the world. The Faculty is on the World Health Organization (WHO) Listing of Medical Faculties. Moreover, it is acknowledged by the ECFMG (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, Philadelphia, USA) for the USMLE (United States Medical Licensing Examination).

Tuition fee: €9,900/academic year

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Pharmacy (Faculty of Pharmacy)

Degree: Master (Mgr.)

Usual duration: 5 years

About the programme: Graduates of this five-year programme will have extensive knowledge and practical skills in chemical, biological, medical, and particularly pharmaceutical disciplines. They know the drug’s fate in organism, its effects and side effects, as well as the health and social aspects of drug use. They will possess high-level skills in pharmaceutical technology and pharmaceutical analysis and an adequate knowledge of legal and other requirements associated with pharmaceutical practice.

Tuition fee: €7,500/academic year

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