Therapeutic pedagogy

Open Day will take place on 27 January 2024.

Prospects of graduates

The faculty trains specialists for the field of pre-school education, for the first stage of primary school (teaching for primary education) and teachers of academic, artistic-educational and educational subjects in primary schools, primary art schools and secondary schools. As one of the few faculties in the Slovak Republic, it creates an educational base for the entire field of special education, which allows to provide training of teachers and educators for all kinds of special schools and institutions for children and youth with special educational needs. In addition, the faculty trains specialists in foreign languages and cultures. In the field of speech therapy, graduates are qualified to practise as speech therapists in the health, education and labour and social affairs departments as well as in non-state institutions. In the field of therapeutic pedagogy, the faculty prepares specialists to carry out therapeutic pedagogical professional activities in the education, health and social affairs departments. Graduates of social pedagogy studies acquire professional competence as social pedagogues, foster carers, educators and as state and local government workers in the field of child and youth care. The Department of Social Work educates social workers for various fields of social work.

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Conditions of admission

Completed secondary education with a high school diploma.

Successful completion of the oral and practical talent entrance examination.

Additional information

Accommodation options The basic criteria for providing accommodation in student homes are study results, time availability of the place of permanent residence from Bratislava, social situation of the student. Students with disabilities are given preference.

Applicants admitted to study in the regular term (June 2024) are automatically allocated a place in the dormitory.

Conditions for international students

The criteria and dates of the entrance examinations at the Faculty of Arts of Charles University for foreigners are the same as for citizens of the Slovak Republic. At the same time, foreign applicants* who acquire secondary education at a foreign secondary school are obliged to submit an officially certified translation of their matriculation certificate and proof of equivalence of education issued by the relevant District Office - Department of Education. If the foreign applicant** does not pass the Slovak language exam as part of the matriculation examination, he/she is obliged to prove his/her knowledge of the Slovak language at least at the B2 level according to the SERR in the form of a standardised certificate/state examination. Only officially certified copies of documents are accepted.

*Documents from recognised Czech schools issued in the Czech Republic are equivalent in the Slovak Republic without recognition for the purposes of academic recognition.

** Not valid for applicants from the Czech Republic

Coordinator for students with specific needs

In accordance with the directive of the Rector of Charles University, Internal Regulation No. 23/2014, applicants with disabilities are advised to contact the coordinators for work with disabled students in advance (or send a request for the creation of conditions for the entrance examination together with the application form), which will allow sufficient space for their preparation.

Students with a hearing impairment:

Prof. PaedDr. Darina Tarcsiová, CSc., tel.: 02/9015 9128


Students with disabilities:

doc. PaedDr. Terézia Harčaríková, PhD., tel.: 02/9015 9121


Students with visual impairment:

doc. PaedDr. Jana Lopúchová, PhD., tel.: 02/9015 9123


Students with learning disabilities:

doc. PaedDr. Terézia Harčaríková, PhD., tel.: 02/9015 9121


General information on the admission exam

The admission procedure for a candidate begins with the delivery of his/her electronically completed application form to the Faculty of Education. A candidate can apply for a maximum of two Bachelor's degrees. study programmes.

An application for undergraduate studies shall be submitted exclusively electronically via the academic information system AIS2 by 31 March 2024 at the latest. The application form and detailed description can be found on the website Proof of payment of the admission fee is a compulsory attachment. Do not send the application form by post.

Form of entrance exam

In the first part of the entrance exam, the applicant will undergo an initial interview about his/her motivation to study and his/her prerequisites for the field of therapeutic pedagogy. During the oral interview, the candidate will be challenged to communicate and handle a given situation.

In the second part of the entrance examination, talent aptitudes for study in art, movement, music, literary-dramatic expression and skills in working with materials will be tested. From these five options, the candidate will choose the two that he/she thinks he/she is best placed to succeed in.

  • Apply the application for study

    01.01.2024 - 31.03.2024

  • Performance of the entrance exam

    13.05.2024 - 17.05.2024

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Anticipated number of applicants to be accepted

  • leaving certificate (paper form)
  • kópia dokladu o zaplatení poplatku za prijímacie konanie (electronic form)

Annual tuition fees
Standard length of study: cost free
Study longer than the standard length of study program, parallel studies: 900 €

The fee for admission procedure
application form: 50 €
E-application form: 50 €

Billing information

Admission Fee:

50 EUR per application (max. 2 study programmes)

Bank: State Treasury

Account Number: SK 9281800000007000083741

Variable Symbol: 20242025

(payment is possible only by bank transfer)

Fee for admission procedure, the applicant shall pay by bank transfer on the basis of the payment order which is part of the online application form and generated by the applicant in AiS. The applicant is obliged to provide all the required data (including the specific symbol) and enter his/her name and surname in the message to the recipient; a copy of the proof of payment (bank confirmation of the transfer) is a mandatory attachment to the application form. Without the payment being credited to the faculty's account by 31 March 2024 at the latest, the application will not be registered.

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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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037 / 6414881
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Last update: 30.11.2023 12:59

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