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Studies at the Faculty

Length of study:

3 years (full-time form)

4 years (part-time form)

Academic title:


Doctoral study is an extension of the master study and the third stage of the university education. It is finished by the dissertation thesis defense.


Study programmes

Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology SUT in Bratislava offers study in these study programmes:

  • Applied Informatics (field of study 9.2.9 Applied Informatics)
  • Electrical Power Engineering (field of study 5.2.30. Electrical Power Engineering)
  • Electromagnetic Field Theory (field of study 5.2.10  Theoretical Electrical Engineering)
  • Electronics and Photonics (field of study 5.2.13  Electronics)
  • Measurement Technology (field of study 5.2.54  Measurement Technique)
  • Mechatronic Systems (field of study 5.2.16  Mechatronics)
  • Nuclear Power Engineering (field of study 5.2.31 Nuclear Power Engineering)
  • Physical Engineering (field of study 5.2.48 Physical Engineering)
  • Robotics and Cybernetics (field of study 9.2.7  Cybernetics)
  • Telecommunications (field of study 5.2.15 Telecommunications)

More information on study programmes performed in English


Choose level of study: Doctoral degree, PhD.

Choose language: English



Planned number of accepted applicants

Study programme performed in English

Plannned number of accepted applicants

Electronics and Photonics


Mechatronic Systems


Physical Engineering






Admission requirements

General admission requirements 

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

Information on conditions for granting residence (310 kB) to third-country nationals for the purposes of study in the Slovak Republic



Admission procedure schedule

Deadline for submitting application: May 31, 2018.
Admission exam date:
June 27, 2018
Decision of the admission committee:
July 10, 2018



Application form

For the applicant for study, the admission procedure begins with the delivery of his/her application for study at the faculty conducting the relevant study program. The application must be delivered in electronic form without a secure electronic signature using the Academic Information System of STU (hereinafter "AIS") which enables the verification of the registration of the applicant in the AIS from the date of filing to the date of the termination of the admission procedure.

e-application form 

Registration will be opened from April 1, 2018.



Documents required

The applicant shall enclose the following documents to the application form:

  • official transcript of university diploma, certificate of state examination and certificates of other achievements;
  • list of the graduated courses within the university studies including study results (grades and individual achievements confirmed by the faculty) or the official transcript of supplement to the diploma;
  • list of published and unpublished works, or reviews of these works;
  • documents to prove participation and winnings in students’ scientific competitions;
  • curriculum vitae;
  • cover letter - assessment of the applicant's motivation for scientific work;
  • copy of admission fee receipt (neither the fee nor its part will be repaid to the applicant after application submission).

The applicant can also submit any other documentation proving important personal results in the specialist, scientific or artistic area.

Each applicant for study at the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava who graduated earlier studies abroad must submit a recognized formal qualification issued by a foreign high school.

Recognition of documents

The applicant who fails to demonstrate the preconditions for admission at the time of verification of the conditions for compliance can be admitted to study conditionally, and is required to demonstrate compliance with the preconditions for admission no later than at the date for enrolment.



Dissertation topics

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

The topics of the 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 admission procedure administration. The amount of the fee is stipulated by the Directive valid for the academic year in which the accepted applicant is supposed to start his/her studies.

For applicants for a study in English in the academic year 2018/2019 the admission fee is 80.

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

In the case of failure in payment of the fee for the admission procedure administration, the applicant will receive the decision not to be admitted to the study program due to a failure to comply with the additional condition for admission to study.

Process of the admission fee payment: bank transfer

From SEPA countries

Beneficiary‘s bank:

Statna pokladnica, Radlinskeho 32, 810 05 Bratislava, Slovakia


SK06 8180 0000 0070 0008 4998



Variable symbol:

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

Remittance information:

PhD. study

Payment reciever:

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


SK06 8180 0000 0070 0008 4998



Variable symbol:

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

Remittance information:

PhD. study

Payment reciever:

FEI STU, Ilkovicova 3, 812 19 Bratislava, Slovakia



Tuition fee

The annual tuition for doctoral degree study programmes realized in a foreign language is 6 000 € .

Tuition Fee and Study-Related Fees


Entrance examination

Verification of knowledge of the applicant through the entrance examination focused on subjects from the second degree study program associated with the selected doctoral study programs and the dissertation topic selected. The entrance examination is aimed at finding prerequisites of the applicant for independent work in the field of science and technology, or independent theoretical and creative work in the arts, as well as to find the corresponding level of expertise.



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 special needs students and applicants