Graduates of this program can perform a wide range of jobs in a host of different industries and other sectors of both the national and international economies.

Although the largest share of the graduates works in financial institutions, they are also to be found in other businesses and organizations in both the private and public sectors, including customs and tax authorities, other government bodies at all levels, and in the field of tax advice.

The fact that the study program is taught in English or French and at the same time includes the participation of foreign universities gives students a chance to improve their language skills and professional preparedness, and it also enhances the market reputation of their qualification, the standing of the Faculty of Economics of Matej Bel University and its partner universities.

The structure of the program and its component courses together with the expertise and research experience of the teachers allow students not only to prepare for professional practice, but also to learn how to become expert researchers and teachers in the fields of financial management, international finance, international accounting, banking, monetary theory and policy, and financial markets.

Theoretical knowledge
Graduates of the program are able to find and present their own solutions to problems in theoretical research and to apply creatively their theoretical knowledge to practical solutions. They will have deep knowledge of the modern economic theories of money and finance, financial analysis and forecasting, and policy analysis.

Practical skills
Graduates will have the practical skills to work as analysts, financial managers, or management advisors in both public and private organizations at home and abroad. They can analyze and explain the development of specific financial and monetary policies as well as the integration processes in Europe and worldwide.


Please, fill in the appropriate application form, sign it and enclose following documents:

  • curriculum vitae
  • payment of admission fee and document of payment
  • photocopy of passport and

Applicants from EU countries:

  • secondary school leaving certificate (for the study of Bachelor - first degree) or Certificate of Bachelor degree (for the study of Master - second degree) translated into English - notarized copy

Applicants from countries outside EU:

  • secondary school leaving certificate (for study of Bachelor - first degree) or Certificate of Bachelor degree (for study of Master - second degree) TRANSLATED to english and SUPERLEGALIZED - it means comfirmed by Ministry of education, Ministry of Foreign affairs, Ministry of Justice and Slovak Embassy.

For applicants from the countries that have ratified the Convention on Demand of Higher Authorisation of Public Records Cancellation applicable in the Slovak Republic, one special certificate (apostille) granted by the competent authority will be sufficient for approval of the education certificate plausibility.

Please, send all documents until:

MARCH 31, 2017- Master study

Entry Requirements

The admission requirements apply equally to all Master study programs at the Faculty of Economics of Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica.

The basic requirement is the completion of a Bachelor study program. Another requirement is passing the entrance exam.

The entrance exam consists of a written test in major subjects of the Bachelor study in the particular field of study. The maximum score in the entrance exam is 100 points.

The applicants who completed the Bachelor study in the same field of study shall be admitted without the entrance exam. In the case of applicants who completed the Bachelor study in a different field of study, the decision about admitting them with or without entrance exam is the right of the Dean.

In case the number of applicants accepted without entrance exam is higher than the planned capacity of the study program, the Dean has the right to decide according to the candidates´ grade point average from Bachelor study.

The candidates who have passed the entrance exam will be admitted to study according to a ranking compiled on the basis of their total scores up to the planned capacity of individual study programs.

The Dean can exempt from the entrance exam the applicants who had previously passed the entrance exam, and had been admitted and enrolled in the study and were expelled from study.


Date of Entrance examinations:

June 16, 2017 (Master study)

Program taught in:
  • English

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