University of Birmingham and Slovakia

We have a long tradition of welcoming students from Slovakia. There are currently 100 Slovakian students following a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses at the University.


Entry requirements

The following information is for guidance only and should be used together with the University's general entrance requirements and any specific degree programme requirements. 

Birmingham Foundation Academy

For further information see the Birmingham Foundation Academy website.

Undergraduate

Holders of the "Vysvedcenie o Maturitnej skúska/Maturita" with a minimum overall score of 2/5 (chválitebn velmi dobr- very good) will be considered for entry to the first year of our undergraduate degree programmes.

Please refer to the information below as guidance to grade comparisons to A-level entry requirements:
AAA - AAB: 1 overall in the Vysvedcenie o Maturitnej skúska/Maturita
ABB - BBB: 2 overall in the Vysvedcenie o Maturitnej skúska/Maturita  

Specific subject requirements:
A = 1
B = 2

Postgraduate

Holders of a good three-year Bakalár or pre-2002 Magister from a recognised Slovakian Higher Education institution with a minimum GPA of 1.5, B, Vel’mi dobrý ‘very good’ for 2:1 equivalence, or 2, C, Dobrý ‘good’ for 2:2 equivalence, will be considered for entry to taught postgraduate programmes.

Holders of a good three-year Bakalár or pre-2002 Magister from a recognised Slovakian Higher Education institution with a minimum GPA of 1.5, B, Vel’mi dobrý ‘very good’, and/or a good Inžinier or a post-2002 Magister from a recognised Slovakian Higher Education institution will be considered for entry to postgraduate research programmes.


English Language

You will be required to provide evidence of your English ability. Please view the entry requirements for specific programme requirements.

How to apply

How to apply video

Interested in applying? Find out more about how to apply for undergraduate and postgraduate study at the University of Birmingham by watching our video above!

Course Finder Database

Find an Undergraduate or Postgraduate Course

Find undergraduate and postgraduate courses by searching the course finder database. Here you can find out course modules, as well as contact details for course queries.

PG Funding Database

Postgraduate Funding Database

The University of Birmingham offers a range of postgraduate scholarships for students. You can search the latest funding opportunities using our postgraduate funding database.

Contact us

The University of Birmingham contact for Slovakia is Stephen Allmark. To contact Stephen with your questions, please email eu@contacts.bham.ac.uk

Visits to Slovakia

The Recruitment team, academic staff and current students represent the University at study and careers fairs across the UK and the EU. Find full details of our next visits.

British Council

The British Council has offices in many countries throughout the world which are able to provide you with advice about studying in the UK. Most offices also have an education library and internet facilities where you can consult university material. The British Council can also provide advice about funding opportunities.