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Principles of admission procedure

Admission to studies at the School of Economics and Management in Public Administration in Bratislava

  1. The admission procedure is carried out without entrance exams based on the previous study results without personal participation of the applicant for studies.
  2. Each applicant applies for studies at the School of Economics and Management in Public Administration in Bratislava by submitting an application form, where it is specified which study program and form of study he is interested in, in due time.
  3. The application of each applicant for studies at School of Economics and Management in Public Administration in Bratislava must be submitted in Application form and on the official form of the school which the electronic application generates automatically.
    This form must be printed out, signed by the applicant and sent with the attachments mentioned below to the address:

    School of Economics and Management in Public Administration in Bratislava
    Rector’s office
    Furdekova 16
    851 04 Bratislava

  4. Selection of applicants in the admission procedure is made by the admission committee appointed by the rector of the school on the basis of evaluation of study results of previous studies completed. Applicants are ranked according to their grade average and in this way a rank list of applicants proposed for admission is prepared. When ranking applicants for external studies, current practice and job title are also taken into consideration.
  5. The decision about acceptance or non-acceptance of applicants for studies is made by the rector of the School of Economics and Management in Public Administration in Bratislava on the basis of principles approved by the Academic Senate of the School of Economics and Management in Public Administration in Bratislava and on a proposal of the admission committee.
  6. The decree about the result of the admission proceedings will be sent to applicants for studies by the School of Economics and Management in Public Administration in Bratislava within 30 days from the meeting of the admission committee. It contains the decision, its reasoning and instructions on how to apply for an enquiry to be made into the decision.
  7. The school of higher education is responsible for accuracy of data and their protection. Applicants' personal data are used only for the purpose of the admission procedure and must not be available for other purposes.

Criteria for acceptance of applicants

Bachelor’s degree studies

  • The basic requirement for the applicant’s admission to the School of Economics and Management in Public Administration in Bratislava is successfully completed secondary education with a school-leaving examination.
  • Required annexes to the application form for Bachelor’s degree studies are
    • notarized photocopy of the school-leaving certificate,
    • structured curriculum vitae,
    • original receipt of payment of the fee for admission proceedings
  • An applicant who will complete secondary education in the ongoing academic year is required to submit the school-leaving certificate upon receiving.

Master’s degree studies

  • The basic requirement for admission to Master’s degree studies is successfully completed Bachelor’s degree studies in the study programs Public administration and Management of small and medium entrepreneurship in regions or in related study programs.
  • Applicants from other universities will be accepted for Master studies after passing differential exams from selected subjects of the compulsory basis of the study program which they are interested in.
  • The rector of the School of Economics and Management in Public Administration in Bratislava will decide about differential exams on the basis of the recommendation of the director of the institute concerned. The fee is charged for performing differential exams in terms of the valid Directive on fees of the School of Economics and Management in Public Administration in Bratislava.
  • Required annexes to the application form are
    • notarized photocopy of the Bachelor diploma *,
    • verified transcript of all grades including state exams and total grade average*,
    • structured curriculum vitae,
    • original receipt of payment of the fee for admission proceedings.

The certificate on health qualification is not required.

Specific information for admission procedure in the next academic year

  • deadlines for submitting applications,
  • amount of the administrative fee,
  • amount of the tuition fee,
  • account number of the School of Economics and Management in Public Administration in Bratislava

All information are listed in the section Information about tuitions and fees

* It does not apply to graduates of the School of Economics and Management in Public Administration in Bratislava

Admission to doctoral studies at the School of Economics and Management in Public Adminstration in  Bratislava

1.       The admission procedure shall be held on the basis of the entrance examination in front of the admissions committee, which is appointed by the Rector of VŠEMvs on the proposal of the chairman of the trade union commission.

2.       An applicant applies in writing for one of the listed dissertation topics, which can be applied for within the admission procedure.

3.       The entrance examination is performed in the accredited study programs in a combined form and consists of:
a professional part related to the chosen study program and selected dissertation topic that the applicant applies for in writing, in which he prepares a framework project in the form of theses, in the range of 10 A4 pages with approximately 20,000 characters in the state language or in English;

       - English for evaluating the applicant's ability to communicate in a foreign language;

     - considering the fulfillment of other conditions determined by the school, including a covering letter focusing on the perspectivity of doctoral studies for the applicant;

      - possible participation in scientific research activities, publishing in a scientific/professional journal etc., evidence of passing the relevant state language exam that the candidate proves.

4.       An applicant applies to VŠEMvs by submitting an application form for the chosen form of study and chosen study program within the set deadline. Applications shall be submitted from May 15 to July 15 of the current calendar year. In justified cases VŠEMvs can set a new deadline. An applicant can submit only one application for the field of study Economics and Management and indicate one form of study in it (full-time or part-time).

5.       An applicant from abroad applies via  an electronic application, which can be found on the VŠEMvs website:  

That form must be  filled in, signed and sent  by an applicant with the below listed  attachments  to the following address:

School of Economics and Management in Public Administration in Bratislava
Rector
ʾs Office
Furdekova 16
851 04 Bratislava

6.       In an application for doctoral studies, an applicant shall indicate:
- name and surname, date and place of birth, home address,

       - a chosen study program and chosen dissertation topic,

       - a chosen form of doctoral studies (full-time/part-time).

7.       An applicant shall attach to an application:
- a CV (in Slovak or English),

       - officially certified copies of higher education documents; 


- a list of his/her published articles or a list of results of other professional or scientific activities,
- original proof of payment of the application fee .

8.    The Rector of VŠEMvs shall decide on admission or non-admission of applicants on the basis of the recommendation of the admissions committee and rules approved by the Academic Senate of VŠEMvs.

9.    The decision on the result of the admission procedure will be sent to applicants within 30 days.

10.  The school of higher education is responsible for the accuracy of data and their protection. An applicantʾs personal data may be used only for the purposes of the admission procedure and may not be provided for other purposes.

Conditions for admission to study

The basic condition for admission of an applicant to VŠEMvs is:

- successful completion of the second degree of studies (Master's or Engineering) in the field of study economics and management or in a related field,
- knowledge of English.

Mandatory attachments to an application for doctoral studies are:

- a CV (in Slovak or English),
- officially certified copies of higher education documents; 
- a list of his/her published articles or a list of results of other professional or scientific activities,
- original proof of payment of the application fee.


Rules of admission procedure for the third degree studies for the Academic Year 2020/2021
List of dissertation topics for the Academic year 2020/2021
Topics of dissertations for the Academic year 2020/2021

Instructions for certifying documents on higher education

The conditions for admission are the same for foreign applicants as for Slovak students. Applicants from abroad or applicants who have completed the second degree of university studies at a foreign university shall submit a decision on recognition of the document on education for academic purposes.

If an applicant from abroad or an applicant who has completed the second degree of university studies at a foreign university does not have a recognized document on his studies from another university in the Slovak Republic, the applicant in writing shall ask the study department of VŠEMvs in Bratislava for recognition in good time, pursuant to Act No. 422/2015 on recognition of documents on education to continue the studies. The application shall be accompanied by:

- certified photocopies of documents on education issued by a foreign university (diploma) and an official translation of that document made by a translator registered in the list of experts, interpreters and translators (hereinafter only the "list") of the Ministry of Justice of the Slovak Republic;
- a certified photocopy of the transcript of the completed subjects and conducted examinations and an official translation of that transcript made by a translator registered in the list;
- a certified photocopy of the diploma supplement (if a foreign university issues it) and an official translation of that supplement made by a translator registered in the list; recommendation of the Centre for Recognition of Education Documents of Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the SR.
- The decision on recognition of the document on education will be issued by VŠEMvs after assessing the application.
- The decision will be issued automatically by VŠEMvs after submitting the above-mentioned documents in the case of studies at foreign universities with which the Slovak Republic has concluded a bilateral agreement for academic purposes.