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:

PHILOSOPHY - HISTORY (interdisciplinary study)
HILOSOPHY in combination
HISTORY in combination
- obtaining a complete secondary education or a complete secondary vocational education;
- commitment to respect the Catholic spirit of the university and the faculty;
- in the case of the teaching degree program, fulfill the requirements of the second subject combination (in the case of the courses offered by PF KU, the requirements are published on pf.ku.sk).

Applicants will be placed in the final ranking 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

A candidate can submit:
Be an electronic application
- via e-prihlaska.ku.sk;
- such electronic application is not printed, signed, sent to the postal address of the faculty.

OR a paper (not electronic) application
- such a paper (not electronic) application most often on the form ŠEVT is sent to the following address:
Catholic University of Ruzomberok
Faculty of Philosophy, Study Department
Hrabovská cesta 1B
034 01 Ruzomberok
Attention! If the applicant submits the application via portalvs.sk, the application must also be sent in paper form to the address of the faculty. In this case, the fee for material support of the admission procedure is 30 €. We therefore recommend using e-prihlaska.ku.sk, not portalvs.sk.

The application form should be accompanied by:
a) confirmation of payment of the fee;
b) in the case of applicants for the study programme TEACHER OF SLOVAK LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE in combination, who have obtained secondary education outside the Slovak Republic and have not at the same time completed university studies of at least the first (Bachelor's) degree in the study programme Teacher of Slovak Language and Literature, also a certificate proving the level of proficiency in the Slovak language at the level of at least B2 in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages and Literature;
c) in the case of applicants for the study programme JURNALISM, the applicant may also attach two examples of the author's work (these may be either the results of journalistic work (a newspaper article, a radio piece, a television piece, etc.), or the results of the journalistic work (a newspaper article, a radio piece, a television piece, etc.) published in school, local or other media (can also be online media), or any kind of text (e.g. essays, blogs) except poetry.

The following documents must be delivered to the study department (preferably at the time of application, if possible):
a) a certified copy of the matriculation certificate;
b) in the case of applicants who received their secondary education abroad, a decision on the recognition of the foreign secondary school diploma for the purpose of studying in the Slovak Republic.
Information on the further process in the admission procedure will be sent to applicants by electronic or paper mail.

Deadline for verification of fulfilment of the admission requirements for studies: no later than 28 August 2024.

A written decision on the outcome 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 by hand.

  • Apply the application for study

    06.06.2024 - 07.08.2024

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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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