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Admission procedure, application forms, deadlines, contacts

To be eligible to apply for the PhD. study, the applicant must have accomplished the second stage of the engineering (Master) study.

 

STU MTF STUDY FORMS

Forms of study:

  • full-time, length of standard study is 4 years
  • part-time (external) form of study, length  of standard study is 5 years,

Considering the Faculty capacity only a limited number of applicants will be admitted to the part-time PhD. study.

 

TOPICS OF THESES FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022

On the related webpage, section *type of thesis* the applicant selects the dissertation thesis either according to its supervisor, institute, or workplace, and study the details of the related dissertation thesis topic.  

Entrance to the application:  http://is.stuba.sk/prihlaska/?lang=en

If all sections of e-application are complete and you wish to submit it to the Study Department at the selected faculty, click on the icon in column Submission e-applications.

In order to regard your e-application as complete, it is vital that all these sections are complete. The sections subjected to a completeness check can be divided in two categories. The first category consists of the sections related to the applicant, i.e. to all submitted e-applications, and contains the following Personal information, Applicant's addresses and school marks. The second category consists of the sections related to the individual submitted e-applications and contains the following E-application information and Payment information.

 

ADMISSION CRITERIA AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The admission procedure to PhD. Study at STU MTF comprises the entrance examination which is obligatory for all applicants.

Rules and Conditions for Admission to Study Programs at STU

Rules and Conditions for Admission to Study Programs at Faculty Material of Science and Technology

Entrance examination is generally carried out orally and is focused on learning about the applicant´s prerequisites and motivation for his/her independent creative activity in the field of science and technology as well as on finding the corresponding level of the applicant´s expert knowledge in his/her study field comprising the relevant study programme. The test verifying the English language competencies the part of the entrance examination.

The entrance examination result is assessed by the Examination Committee who subsequently provides the list of applicants according to their:

  1. results achieved in their Master study,
  2. evaluation of their Master thesis,
  3. entrance examination results,
  4. participation in the Student Research Conferences (hereinafter only SRC),
  5. present publication outcomes.

In case of equal number of points of more applicants, the order of accepted applicants is arranged according to greater number of points in the following criteria and in their following order:

  1. examination entrance result,
  2. publication activity,
  3. scores at SRC,
  4. Master study results,
  5. Master thesis defence evaluation.

The number of points in the individual categories is stated in the Regulation Rules and Conditions for Admission to Study Programs at Faculty Material of Science and Technology.

The admission examination can be conducted online, in such case the applicants have to send a request to take the entrance examination online.

To be eligible to apply for the doctoral degree university study, you have to deliver also the following documents:

  1. Document certifying the graduation from a previous level of study (university diploma),
  2. Attested copy of Diploma Supplement,
  3. Attested copy of State Examination Certificate,
  4. Covering letter– brief presentation of dissertation thesis topic, STU Internal Regulation 5/2013,
  5. Europass - Curriculum vitae,
  6. Confirmation of payment for material part of admission procedure.

If available, the applicant can sent (by mail) or submit the following documents at the day of the entrance examination at the latest:

  • the list of own published and unpublished papers, or their reviews,
  • copies of Certificates on attendance and diplomas from the Student Research Conferences,
  • copies of certificates on other significant results of own expert activities.

All applicants who finished their studies abroad have to have their documents recognised.

 

PROFESSIONAL FOREIGN LANGUAGE TRAINING

 

The written test verifying the English language competencies the part of the entrance examination.

 

 

The accepted applicant to the doctoral study will pass the foreign language training only in the English language.

 

FOR APPLICATION FOR THE 3RD DEGREE UNIVERSITY STUDY YOU HAVE TO DELIVER ALSO THE DOCUMENTS

The Applicant for the study at STU MTF (SR citizen or a foreigner), who graduated from the previous study abroad is obliged to submit a recognized record of education issued by the foreign university detail information

The application submitted by the applicant who graduated from the study abroad and who by 20 JUNE 2021 does not submit the decision on the education recognition issued by the foreign university will not be accepted by the Faculty.

 

TUITION FOR STUDY PROGRAMMES

Studying in Slovak language is for free. We offer foreign language courses as well, so that you can get fluent in a short time.  You are welcome to join a chosen course 

The cost of the international study programmes reaches 4.000 € maximum. Please find more detailed info for individual Faculties here:  
Tuition Fee and Study-Related Fees for academic year

Visas and Permits
All the necessary information about:
the entry, stay, employment in Slovakia
the residence permits in Slovakia

ACT No 404/2011on Residence of Aliens and Amendment and Supplementation of Certain Acts

 

THE OFFER OF ACCREDITED STUDY PROGRAMMES AND GRADUATE PROFILE (to enter the e-application and the graduate profile click on the name of the program)

 

 

Study programme

Planned No. of accepted applicants

 

Lessons in Slovak language

Lessons in English language

Full time form of study

External form of study

Full time form of study

External form of study

Process Automation and Informatization
Automatizácia a informatizácia procesov

4

3

1

2

Integrated Safety
Integrovaná bezpečnosť

2

3

1

2

Industrial Management
Priemyselné manažérstvo

4

3

1

2

Advanced Materials and Material Design
Progresívne materiály a materiálový dizajn

3

3

1

2

Mechanical Engineering Technologies and Materials
Strojárske technológie a materiály

4

3

0

0

INFORMATION ON ELECTRONIC APPLICATION SUBMISSION

Deadline for submission of applications and payment of admission fee to the Faculty

 31 May 2021

 Date of entrance examination     

 18 June 2021

 Date of Dean’s Admission Committee meeting  

 25 June 2021

 Anticipated date of enrolment     

 until the end of August 2021.

 

FEE FOR THE ADMISSION PROCEDURE – PAYMENT VIA BANK TRANSFER REQUIRED

Full time form of study/External form of study:                                                 

  • study in Slovak language 20€
  • study in English language 40€.

 

The payment of the admission fee per one electronically submitted application shall be executed as follows:

  1. Online
  2. by cashless payment order executed via bank transfer,
  3. by Internet banking (executed via the Internet).

 

PAYMENT applications from EU countries:

Bank: Štátna pokladnica (State Treasury), Radlinského 32, 810 05 Bratislava, Slovakia
Bank Account Number/IBAN: SK44 8180 0000 0070 0008 1404
BIC/SWIFT: SPSRSKBAXXX
Address: MTF STU Trnava, Ulica Jána Bottu 25, 917 24  Trnava, Country code – SK
Variable symbol is generated by the information system in the process of entering the data into the electronic application (information on the bank account, variable symbol, bank code, fee and payment beneficiary can be found directly in the system of application submission, section „paid“). 
NOTE
 – the information system generates one variable symbol per one application. The record of payment shall be submitted with the application. 

PAYMENT applications outside EU countries:

Bank: Všeobecná úverová banka (General Credit Bank), Mlynské Nivy 1, 829 90 Bratislava, Slovakia
Bank Account Number/IBAN: SK44 8180 0000 0070 0008 1404
BIC/SWIFT: SUBASKBX
Address: MTF STU Trnava, Ulica Jána Bottu 25, 917 24  Trnava, Country code – SK
Variable symbol is generated by the information system in the process of entering the data into the electronic application (information on the bank account, variable symbol, bank code, fee and payment beneficiary can be found directly in the system of application submission, section „paid“).
NOTE – the information system generates one variable symbol per one application. The record of payment shall be submitted with the application.

 

ADDRESS

STU MTF študijné oddelenie (Registrar’s Office)
MTF STU
Ulica Jána Bottu 25
917 24 Trnava
Slovak Republic

Contact person:
Mgr. Renáta Ivančíková, renata.ivancikova@stuba.sk

Kvetoslava Šprinková, kvetoslava.sprinkova@stuba.sk

E-mail: prijimaciekonanie@mtf.stuba.sk