Philosophy - History

By completing the study programme, the student acquires knowledge of deeper issues covering particular areas of philosophical thought, as well as specialised knowledge of one of the areas of philosophy. The student acquires knowledge of the applied disciplines of ethics, aesthetics, philosophy of law, and political philosophy. Has a deeper mastery of the conceptual and categorical apparatus of philosophy and other social sciences; has a more detailed knowledge of the main trends, figures and issues in the history of philosophy, which he or she acquires through critical analysis and comparison of the concepts of individual systems, figures and schools; has a deeper knowledge of the various areas of contemporary philosophy, as well as an overview of the procedures for solving theoretical problems in the subject areas of philosophy; can work independently with sources and analyse and interpret philosophical, legal, psychological texts, sociological analyses, economic trends. Can work independently in a professional and scientific manner in the field of philosophy and social sciences; can identify and critically reflect on current socio-practical problems and look for ways to solve them.

By completing the study programme, the student gains a comprehensive overview of general (world) history and national (Slovak) history, the basic methods and methodology of the study of history and auxiliary historical sciences. One of the key features of a graduate is his/her adaptability with respect to changing work contexts and the ability to quickly acquire new knowledge and skills. The aim is to train independent and insightful historians prepared to work in the sphere of science and research, as well as in scientific and pedagogical institutions (SAV, universities), cultural and social institutions focused on organizational, promotional and educational activities (publishing houses, agencies, associations) and also in specialized bodies of state administration (protection of cultural heritage).

Prospects of graduates

The graduate is able to perform the corresponding activities of the team, or. independent creative (conceptual) worker in the following institutions and facilities: social science-oriented research organizations and institutions, educational institutions of non-university type, educational institutions of university type - university teacher, governmental and non-governmental humanities-oriented institutions and organizations, organizations and institutions of the third sector, institutions engaged in empirical identification of the state of society, cultural and social institutions, foundations, civic associations, editors of professional and social science journals, publishing houses of professional (social science) literature, political institutions, state administration (the field of "human resources"), mass media, management.

The graduate is prepared to work as a qualified professional (historian) in scientific research and scientific-pedagogical institutions, museums, archives, non-governmental organizations or other cultural and social institutions and scientific institutions in the development of professional and scientific work.

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Conditions of admission


  • graduation from a first (Bachelor's degree programme) or second (Master's degree programme) degree programme;
  • graduation from a first (Bachelor's degree programme) or second (Master's degree programme) degree programme
  • for the study programme Teaching of subjects in combination completion of the study programme of the first (bachelor's study programme) or second degree (master's study programme) in the study field 38. teaching and pedagogical sciences;
  • commitment to respect the Catholic spirit of the university and the faculty;
  • in the case of applicants to the study programme TeACHING SLOVAK LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE IN COMBINATION, who have obtained secondary education and/or first degree (B.Sc.) outside the Slovak Republic, it is necessary to prove the level of proficiency in the Slovak language (according to the Common European Framework of Reference) - at least at the B2 level;

The final ranking of applicants will be based on the average calculated from the result of the state examination and the weighted study average during the bachelor's studies. When ranking candidates for interdisciplinary studies and teacher training programmes, the resulting ranking of candidates is produced separately for each subject combination.

Additional information

The faculty also reserves the right not to open a study programme to which a low number of candidates applies. In this case, the application forms with all attachments as well as the admission fee will be returned to the applicant.

Disabled applicants may request that the form and manner of the entrance examination be determined taking into account their handicap (written request to be sent together with the application form).

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Conditions for international students

Bidders are on a level playing field

Coordinator for students with specific needs

Counselling Centre, Catholic University, Hrabovská cesta 1, 034 01 Ružomberok,

General information on the admission exam

The application must be accompanied by:

a) certified copies of documents of graduation (bachelor's diploma, diploma supplement and state examination certificate), if it concerns applicants who did not complete the bachelor's study programme at the Faculty of Arts KU in Ružomberok,

b) in the case of applicants who have obtained their higher education abroad (outside the Czech Republic), it is necessary to submit a decision on the recognition of the foreign document of education no later than on the day of enrolment,

c) confirmation of payment of the fee, in the case of a traditional paper application, to be pasted on the 3rd page of the application form, in the case of an electronic application, to be sent as an electronic attachment. Without proof of payment, the application will not be registered.

Admission Material Fee:

- €25 in case of using the electronic application form on the website;

- €30 in case of using the traditional college application form (SEVT).

Method of payment: BANK TRANSFER

Bank:State Treasury

Account: 7 000 224 399/8180

IBAN: SK70 8180 0000 0070 0022 4399

Var. symbol: 1400501

Specific Symbol: Date of birth in the form DDMMYYYY

The signed classical application form shall be sent to the following address:

Catholic University in Ruzomberok,

Faculty of Philosophy, Department of Studies,

Hrabovská cesta 1B,

034 01 Ružomberok

Student applicants can also submit only electronic application form without the need to print it, sign it and send it to the postal address of the faculty.

Acknowledgement of the application form and information about the further process in the admission procedure will be sent to applicants by electronic or conventional mail.

Deadline for verification of fulfilment of admission requirements: no later than 30 June 2022

A written decision on the result of the admission procedure will be sent to applicants no later than 30 days after the verification of the fulfilment of the conditions of admission to the study. The written decision shall be delivered to the applicants by hand.

  • Apply the application for study


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Anticipated number of applicants to be accepted

  • verified copy of the degree for applicant of other universities (paper form)
  • certified copy of certificate to candidates from other universities (paper form)
  • photocopy of the Diploma Supplement to candidates from other universities (paper form)
  • doklad o zaplatení poplatku (paper form)

Annual tuition fees
Standard length of study: cost free
Study longer than the standard length of study program, parallel studies: 850 €

The fee for admission procedure
application form: 30 €
E-application form: 25 €

Billing information

Bank: State Treasury

Account: 7 000 224 399/8180

IBAN: SK70 8180 0000 0070 0022 4399

Var. symbol: 1400501

Specific symbol: date of birth in DDMMYYYYY

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Detail of the study program

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Detail of the study program


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