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Students enrolled in this school.
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Bachelor's programs offered entirely in English.
13
Master's programs offered entirely in English.

Why should I study here?

Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava (STU) is the best technical university in Slovakia. According to the Slovak higher education ranking scheme prepared by ARRA, STU has been the best university in chemical technologies, computer and technical sciences in the long term. Other world rankings list STU as the best technical university in Slovakia and third best in Slovakia and Czech Republic.The Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava (STU) is a modern research and higher education institution. It continues a legacy of the 250-year-old Mining Academy in Banská Štiavnica, where the foundations of vocational and practical learning were established. STU offers education in technical fields and involves students in research in natural sciences, computer sciences, construction, architecture, materials technologies, chemistry and food technologies. At the international level, STU has closed hundreds of collaboration agreements with foreign universities, faculties and research institutes. Every year almost 500 students are sent abroad on study stays and/or participate in student exchange programmes. Research teams at the University are involved in international projects and annually deal with about 500 research projects funded through grants and hundreds of research contracts commissioned by businesses. For example, in 2014 teams of STU scientists and engineers worked on 274 projects and almost 500 research projects funded through grants, out of which 20 projects under the European Union's 7th Framework Programme, including the ENIAC initiative.STU graduates are among the most desirable and highest paid employees in the Slovakian labour market. Almost 17, 000 students attend its 7 faculties and the Institute of Management every year. The University offers 3 types of degrees: Bachelor’s, Master's, and Doctoral. STU also offers lifelong learning programmes and an MBA programme in cooperation with TU Wien.

What are the admissions criteria?

The admission deadlines range from March 30th until May 15th, depending on the program.  Admission decisions are made based on grades and English proficiency.

What is student life like?

Student houses at the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava were built up as complex centers providing students with all services, including sports activities. The gym is a part of each student's house. Students must arrange attendance days and times. Student organizations of STU, who, after assessing the submitted documents, meet the conditions under the Rector's Directive No. 1/2017-SR Rules for Support of Student Organizations of the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava as amended by Amendment No 1.

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Housing options.

Rooms in the student residences are assigned on a first come first served basis. Rooms are singles, doubles, and triples and range from 70-100 euros per month.  Apartments range from 300-800 euros per month.

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