University of Birmingham and Slovakia


We have a long tradition of welcoming students from Slovakia. There are currently 17 Slovakian students following a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses at the University.

Lubica Buchova

Executive MBA

“The main highlight that sticks with me is the friendly and helpful staff and their fantastic support from initial enquiry, through the application process and Open Day, all the way to the first day.”


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. 

Foundation Pathways

For further information visit the Birmingham International Academy website.


Holders of the "Vysvedcenie o Maturitnej skúska/Maturita" will be considered with the following grade equivalencies: 

A*AA: 1/výborný in four subjects (if any other subjects have been taken they must be graded no lower than 2) 
AAA: 1/výborný in three subjects, other subject(s) taken must be graded no lower than 2 
AAB: 1/výborný in two subjects, other subjects taken must be graded no lower than 2 
ABB: 1/výborný in one subject, other subjects taken must be graded no lower than 2 
BBB: 2 in all subjects  

Subject specific requirements: 
A* & A - 1 
B - 2 


Holders of a good three-year Bakalár or pre-2002 Magister from a recognised Slovakian Higher Education institution with a minimum overall grade 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 overall grade 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.

If you do not have the required level of English or would like to improve your English before the start of the academic year, you can take one of our pre-sessional English language courses.


Contact Us

Undergraduate enquiries (Bachelors) to:

Erasmus and Study Abroad enquiries to: 

Postgraduate enquiries (Masters and PhDs) to:

Birmingham Representatives in Slovakia

The University of Birmingham representatives in Slovakia are InterStudy and UNILINK.

Stefanikova 17
81105 Bratislava

Tel: +421 2 5262 2611

Poradenske Centrum
Karpatská 6
Bratislava 811 05

Tel: +421 903696676

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.

British Council Slovakia
British Council, Panská 17
811 01 Bratislava

Tel: +421 (0)2 5910 2400


Undergraduate and postgraduate EU students (subject to meeting the eligibility criteria) starting their studies in 2018 or 2019 can apply for government loans for the duration of their course.

Find out more about the Tuition Fee Loan for undergraduate study, the Postgraduate Master's Loan for Masters study, and the Postgraduate Doctoral Loan for PhD study on the government website.

For a comprehensive list of all the awards on offer at the University for Home/EU and international students, please consult the undergraduate or postgraduate funding databases.


How to apply

How to apply

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

Course Finder Database

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




View our range of accommodation options for undergraduate and postgraduate students.



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