Learning objectives of the study programme

  1. To acquire the basic skills and habits that will lead to a reasoned and critical knowledge of the past.

  1. To acquire a broad knowledge of the political, economic, social and cultural history of human society and to acquire the theoretical and methodological foundations of historical scholarship.

  1. Identify and locate historical sources and sources of information and acquire a critical approach to primary and secondary literature.

  1. Interpret evidence and historical argumentation, constructing appropriate historical explanations using an interdisciplinary approach. Independently formulate conclusions and present them in oral and written form.

  1. Develop an understanding of the factors that have shaped historical change on a broad scale. Adapt flexibly in a changing environment and develop habits for lifelong learning in professional practice.

Learning Outcomes of the Study Programme


V1students will develop knowledge of important events in political, economic, social and cultural history

V2knows a wide range of primary and secondary sources of historical research

V3 knows the principles of historical criticism and methods of working with sources

V4knows the key events of historical development


Z1student can work with sources and secondary literature

Z2Critically approaches historical sources and events of historical development

Z3 articulates ideas in writing based on analysis of literature and historical sources and is able to solve given tasks to an appropriate level

Z4distinguishes between the main lines of enquiry in historical research and historiography

Z5 identifies and evaluates key events in historical development

competenciesK1student is able to work interdisciplinarily in solving specific problems

K2student can solve problems, projects, formulate his/her ideas in oral and written form and argue constructively

K3is able to work effectively in a team and can lead a small team

K4can independently solve specific problems in a changing environment

K5is able to use information and communication technologies independently

Prospects of graduates

Graduate Profile

The graduate of the Bachelor's degree programmehistory (single-discipline)obtains a complete first-degree university education in the field of studyhistorical sciences.The graduate of the first degree of university studies in the field of single-discipline history is able to orient independently in the individual historical periods. The graduate is able to search, collect and sort sources and literature, in which he/she can adequately orient himself/herself. Can take oral and written positions and justify them at an appropriate level. Can work independently on assigned tasks and projects with a historical context, in which he/she can use the results of research in other, related fields. In addition to an interdisciplinary approach, he/she can use new approaches to solving problems based on knowledge of history. He/she is prepared for continuing education.

  1. The college indicates the occupations for which the graduate is prepared at the time of graduation and the potential of the program in terms of graduate employment:

Occupations in which graduates of the Bachelor's degree programmehistory (single-discipline)according to the statistical classification of occupations (SK ISCO-08_2020) can be employed:2621005documenter of collections in museums, galleries,3332004cultural-security worker,3359021professional worker of public administration in the field of culture

  1. Relevant external stakeholders who have provided a statement or a favourable opinion on the compliance of the acquired qualification with the sector-specific requirements for the exercise of the profession:

This is not the case for regulated professions.

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Conditions of admission

Admission requirements for study programmes:


  • completion of upper-secondary education or complete upper-secondary vocational education;
  • commitment to respect the Catholic spirit of the university and faculty;
  • in the case of applicants to the study programme TeACHING SLOVAK LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE IN COMBINATION, who have obtained secondary education 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.

Applicants will be ranked in the final order on the basis of the results of the matriculation examination.

Additional information

Health disadvantaged applicants may request that the form and method of the entrance examination be determined taking into account their disadvantage (a written request is sent together with the application form).

For more information visit http://ff.ku.sk admissions

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, poradna@ku.sk

General information on the admission exam

The application must be accompanied by:

a) a certified copy of your high school diploma

b) a receipt of payment of the fee, which must be pasted on page 3 of the application form, in the case of an electronic application, attached as an appendix (without proof of payment, the application will not be registered),

in the case of applicants who have received their secondary education abroad, it is also necessary to submit the following documents no later than the date of registration:

c) a decision on the recognition of a foreign document of education from secondary school for the purpose of continuing studies in the Slovak Republic.

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 registration 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 admission requirements: June 16, 2024 at the latest.

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 admission requirements. The written decision shall be delivered to the applicants in their own hands.

  • Apply the application for study


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Anticipated number of applicants to be accepted

  • leaving certificate (paper form)
  • proof of payment of the fee (electronic form)

Annual tuition fees
Standard length of study: cost free
Study longer than the standard length of study program, parallel studies: 1080 €

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

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Detail of the study program

The first three years of your studies could be funded by a scholarship of up to €9,000. More information

Detail of the study program


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