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Studies at the Faculty
Length of study:  3 years (internal form)

4 years (external form)

Academic title:    PhD.

Doctoral studies  provide an extension of master studies and the third stage of university education. It is completed by the dissertation thesis defense.

 

Study programmes

Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology STU in Bratislava offers study in the following study programmes:

  • Applied Informatics (field of study  Computer Science)
  • Electrical Power Engineering (field of study Electrical and Electronics Engineering)
  • Electromagnetic Field Theory (field of study Electrical and Electronics Engineering)
  • Electronics and Photonics (field of study Electrical and Electronics Engineering)
  • Measurement Technology (field of study Electrical and Electronics Engineering)
  • Mechatronic Systems (field of study  Cybernetics)
  • Nuclear Power Engineering (field of study Electrical and Electronics Engineering)
  • Physical Engineering (field of study Electrical and Electronics Engineering)
  • Robotics and Cybernetics (field of study Cybernetics)
  • Telecommunications (field of study Computer Science)

Only selected study programmes are offered for study in English.

More information on study programmes performed in English

Select faculty: FACULTY OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (FEI)

Select level of study: Doctoral degree, PhD.

Select language: English

 

Planned number of accepted applicants

The information on available study programs in English language and planned number of accepted applicants will be published at least two months before the last date for submission of applications.

 

Admission requirements

Admission procedure at the STU

General admission requirements 

Rules and Conditions for Admission to Study Programmes at STU (143 kB)

Further admission requirements for doctoral study programmes at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology of STU for the academic year 2021/2022 will be specified later.

Incoming Foreign Students in Slovakia

  

Admission procedure schedule

e-application form  will be available since April 1, 2021

Deadline for submitting application: May 31, 2021
Admission examination date:
   will be specified later  
Meeting of the admission board:
     will be specified later  

Contact person for applicants: Bc. Danka Kurucová, e-mail: danka.kurucova@stuba.sk

  

Application form

The doctoral studies admission procedure can be commenced if the applicants submit the doctoral study application to the faculty not later than the date stated by the Dean. The application must be submitted in electronical form, without a guaranteed electronic signature, by using the Academic Information System (AIS) which enables the applicants to verify their registration in AIS from the date of submission of the application throughout the admission procedure. Submission of the application is not possible unless all the details required are provided.

  

Documents required

The applicants shall attach the following annexes to their applications by the deadline stated:

  • curriculum vitae,
  • transcript of courses and grades earned during the entire previous university study confirmed by the faculty or university by which the statement was issued,
  • notarized copy of the diploma of university degree, a photocopy of the state exam certificate in master degree studies,
  • brief concept of dissertation topic solution (cover letter),
  • list of publications, copies of certificates of ranking at student scientific conferences or other professional events and competitions;
  • confirmation (copy) of payment of the fee for material provision of the admission In case of submission of an electronic application and payment by transfer using the correct variable symbol according to the instructions for filling in the electronic application, it is not necessary to attach a confirmation of payment of the fee;
  • a candidate with specific needs attaches a request to modify the form and manner of the entrance exam;
  • a candidate whose previous education was provided by a recognized tertiary educational institution located outside the Slovak Republic shall submit the decision on recognition of the education certificate for the purpose of continuing the studies issued by a recognized university in the Slovak Republic.

 

Recognition of documents

The candidate who does not fulfil the basic admission conditions (i.e. does not submit decision on recognition of the education certificate for the purpose of continuing the studies) at the time of their verification may be admitted conditionally, subject to the requirement to prove the fulfilment of the basic admission conditions by the day on the enrolment date at the latest. The date of the meeting of the admission board shall be considered as the date of verification of fulfilment of the conditions. 

 

Dissertation topics

The applicant fills a topic of doctoral thesis he/she is interested in and a name of supervisor in the Application Form.

The topics of dissertation theses will be published at least two months before the deadline for submitting applications.

Dissertation topics

(choose Type of thesis: Dissertation thesis => Restrict)

 

Admission fee

The faculty requires the prospective students to pay a fee for the material provision of the admission procedure . The amount of fee is determined by the internal organizational and management standards issued by the Rector for the respective academic year. 

In the academic year 2021/2022 the admission fees are as follows:

  • €20  for studies in Slovak language,
  • €40  for studies in English language.

The fee for the material provision of the admission procedure is paid in advance, and the payment shall be demonstrated by attaching proof of payment to the application form.

The applicant who fails to pay the fee for the material provision of the admission procedure will not be invited to the entrance exam and will be notified of the decision not to be accepted to the studies due to the failure of fulfilment of the further admission condition.

                                                                                                                                                                                                       Process of the admission fee payment: bank transfer

                                                                                                                                                                                                  From SEPA countries

Beneficiary‘s bank:

Statna pokladnica, Radlinskeho 32, 810 05 Bratislava, Slovakia

IBAN:

SK06 8180 0000 0070 0008 4998

BIC/SWIFT:

SPSRSKBA

Variable symbol:

registration number of your electronic application form assigned by Academic Information System (AIS)

Remittance information:

PhD. study

Payment receiver:

FEI STU, Ilkovicova 3, 812 19 Bratislava, Slovakia

 

From other countries

Beneficiary‘s bank:

Statna pokladnica, Radlinskeho 32, 810 05 Bratislava, Slovakia

Beneficiary’s intermediary bank:

Vseobecna uverova banka, a.s.,  Mlynske Nivy 1,  829 90 Bratislava,  Slovakia

IBAN:

SK06 8180 0000 0070 0008 4998

BIC/SWIFT:

SUBASKBX

Variable symbol:

registration number of your electronic application form assigned by Academic Information System (AIS)

Remittance information:

PhD. study

Payment receiver:

FEI STU, Ilkovicova 3, 812 19 Bratislava, Slovakia

  

Tuition fee

The annual tuition for doctoral degree study programmes performed in a foreign language is:

  • 3 500 € for the study in the full-time form
  • 2 400 € for the study in the external form.

Tuition Fee and Study-Related Fees

 

Entrance examination

The main objective of the entrance exam for the doctoral study programme is to verify the applicant's aptitude, prerequisites and motivation for independent creative activity in science and technology and the level of his / her expertise in the field of the dissertation thesis.

 

Evaluation of the admission procedure results

More information on admission exam and the evaluation of the admission procedure results will be provided later.

 

Scholarship

Information about scholarships for foreign students is provided by the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic

 

Students/applicants with special needs

If a part of the verification of abilities for study consists of the admission exam, an applicant with special needs shall be, at his/her request and based on the evaluation of his/her special needs, determined a form of the admission exam and method of taking it, taking regard of his/her special needs. The applicant with special needs shall deliver the request to modify the form and method of taking the admission exam, together with the written application for study.

Facilities for students and applicants with special needs