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Best Universities for PHD Programs in Slovakia 2023

Number of institutions: 15
    • Bratislava

    The name of Comenius University in Bratislava is world-class quality. In 2019, the Faculty of Management, Comenius University is the only one in Slovakia to be awarded an excellent evaluation in the database Excellent Business School.

    • Palaiseau
    • Espoo
    • Arrasate
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    This program is only available as a second part of the Dual Degree Program after students. is only available via our highly accredited University...

    • Bratislava

    The Faculty of Architecture and Design is part of the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava as a top establishment with educational, scientific, artistic, and project activities in the field of architecture, urbanism, and design. It was founded in 1947, and since then, it is based on the most talented Slovak architects and designers.

    • Košice

    Founded in 1963, the Faculty of Science, has educated over 6 000 graduates of both, joint and single degree study. Currently, over 350 Bachelor’s, Masters’s, and Doctoral students graduate each year in disciplines that impact lives today and will shape our future.

    • Košice

    This program is only available as a second part of the Dual Degree Program after students. is only available via our highly accredited University...

    • Žilina

    CEITEC (the Central European Institute of Technology) is a unique research centre focusing primarily on life sciences, advanced materials and nanotechnologies. Since its establishment in 2011, CEITEC has quickly developed into a cutting-edge infrastructure for research that performs highly alongside the best institutes in Europe.

    • Nitra

    Constantine, the Philosopher University in Nitra, is a modern educational, scientific and artistic institution that bears the name of one of the most important personalities in Nitra and Slovakia's history – Constantine the Philosopher (St. Cyril, 827 – 869). Its mission is to develop a harmonized personality, spread knowledge, wisdom, honesty, and human creativity and contribute to the development of education, culture, and health to benefit a knowledge-based society.

    • Dubnica nad Váhom

    DTI University's mission is to provide, organize and supply education in accredited study programs, realize creative scientific research, and offer further education programs in the form of a wide range of courses and educational activities.

    • Košice

    The University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy in Košice is the only institution in the Slovak Republic offering higher education in the veterinary field. It has been providing the veterinary education in English for 25 years. Nowadays

    • Žilina

    The University of Žilina with its sixty-five years of history belongs to one of the leading educational and scientific institutions in Slovakia. With its rich tradition, it occupies a significant place among Slovak universities. This fact is not only connected with the number of students or offers interesting and quality study programs but the university also has significant research and foreign activities.

    • Trnava

    The university offers an opportunity to study in these programs: German Language, Russian Language, Slovak Language and Literature, Teacher-Training Program, History, English Language, Ethnology, Psychology, Biology, Protection of the Environment, Biotechnology, Applied Informatics, Applied Chemistry, Philosophy, Radiology, Mass Media Communication, Marketing Communication, Public Politics, Management of Public Services, Political Science, Public Administration, European Studies and many others.

    • Ružomberok

    The Catholic University in Ruzomberok, Slovakia is a public university consisting of four faculties (Faculty of Arts and Letters, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Theology and Faculty of Health). The university provides high-quality education based on an individual approach in a modern campus.

    • Bratislava

    The Institute of Informatics, Slovak Academy of Sciences is the accredited external educational institution for postgraduate doctoral studies in the study program “Applied informatics” 9.2.9 (the agreement with FIIT STU). As part of the study program, students will be involved in research in the area of artificial intelligence, data science, deep learning, deep neural networks, speech recognition, natural language processing, and more. Among the other research activities of the institute belong also swarm robotics, bio-inspired optimization methods and algorithms, computer vision and signal processing.

    • Banská Bystrica

    Matej Bel University is a public university which achieved university status in 2010 and is a member of the European University Association. The university provides both high-quality university and further education by encouraging creative scientific and artistic research. Knowledge is advanced whilst combining the requirements of both scientific developments and practical issues.

    • Bratislava

    All courses are taught in English. A basic knowledge of English is sufficient for any applicant to qualify for our study program as BISLA has excellent training in academic English.