Catholic Theology

full-time studies - for candidates for priesthood and for lay people



Prospects of graduates

Full-time graduates - Catholic priests, religious education teachers in elementary and secondary schools, preparation for the permanent diaconate, pastoral ministries in the parish (office, pastoral council, etc.).



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Conditions of admission

Full-time studiesstudy

  • moral and blameless life of a Christian
  • completed secondary education with a high school diploma
  • knowledge of at least one foreign language (English, German, Italian, French)
  • statement of the parish priest of the place of residence
  • good health for the exercise of the profession


Additional information

Applications for studies are submitted only to one location - the Seminary in Nitre (N). In Nitra, candidates for the priesthood for the Archdiocese of Bratislava and the Archdiocese of Trnava, for the Dioceses of Nitra, Žilina and Banská Bystrica, religious and lay people study. Candidates apply for studies through the portal eprihlas electronically.

Beginning with the 2023/2024 academic year, renovations are planned for the faculty building and the seminary in Bratislava. During the reconstruction, the studies and accommodation of the divines will be carried out in the Priest Seminary in Nitra.

In addition to the online application form, the following documents must be submitted as an attachment: matriculation certificate (scan), university diploma (scan), curriculum vitae (scan), statement of the local parish priest (scan), consent to the processing of personal data (scan).

Consent to the processing of personal data can be found on the faculty's website: http://frcth.uniba.sk/studium/pre-uchadzacov-prijimacie-konanie/

Applicants with specific needs - if they are interested in admissions concessions related to their medical condition, a doctor's medical certificate (scan) must be submitted with the application form.



Conditions for international students
  • Knowledge of Slovak language

Other the same as for citizens of the Slovak Republic.



Coordinator for students with specific needs

doc. ThDr. Michal Vivoda, PhD.



General information on the admission exam

The entrance examination for the Master's degree (joined first and second degree) is conducted in written and oral form. The written test examines knowledge of religious education appropriate to the level of secondary education. The admission examination also includes an oral interview, which mainly assesses motivation for study. Candidates for the priesthood undergo an interview for admission to the seminary prior to the faculty entrance exam.

On receipt of the application form, the faculty sends the candidate basic information about the entrance examination and basic study literature for the written test, along with an invitation to sit for the entrance examination.



Form of entrance exam

written and oral



Tests

Knowledge test on Holy Scripture, the Catechism and current events in the Church. Elaboration of a topic - a choice of five topics according to the style of the essay.



  • Open day

    21.04.2024

  • Apply the application for study

    01.01.2024 - 30.04.2024

  • Performance of the entrance exam

    18.06.2024 - 18.06.2024

  • Send certificate to

    17.06.2024

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Anticipated number of applicants to be accepted
30


Additions
  • leaving certificate (paper form, electronic form)
  • medical certificate
  • CV (electronic form)
  • verified copy of the degree for applicant of other universities (paper form, electronic form)
  • vyjadrenie miestneho farára (paper form, electronic form)
  • súhlas so spracovaním osobných údajov (paper form, electronic form)


Annual tuition fees
Standard length of study: cost free
Study longer than the standard length of study program, parallel studies: 600 €

The fee for admission procedure
application form: 45 €
E-application form: 45 €

Billing information

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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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Responsibility for content: Ing. Jana Hajnovičová – jana.hajnovicova@frcth.uniba.sk
Last update: 22.11.2023 09:56

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