The professional profile of the Mechanical Engineering study programme graduates is characterised by theoretical but mainly practical knowledge of construction and engineering technologies, production facilities and automation, quality of mechanical production, economics and production control and by abilities and capabilities of the skilful application of the acquired knowledge in practice. The graduates receive theoretical but mainly practical knowledge of the most widespread technologies in mechanical engineering production and in the field of automation of mechanical engineering. The graduates acquire habits and skills in construction, design and technological activities and in application of modern technological tools. The graduates also have basic knowledge in the field of production, testing, technological processing, selection, exploitation and degradation of properties of the main types of technical materials. They are able to operate mainly in industrial businesses: in the field of technical material production, their technological processing to semi-finished goods and products as well as in quality control and assurance, in purchase, sale, service and maintenance. The graduates are qualified to work in operation of industrial mechanical engineering companies, in railway and public transport, in all areas of mechanical engineering and in other organisations of administrative, production, operating or repair character. The graduates have adequate knowledge in the field of electronics, mechatronics, robotics, drives, as well as in the field of computer-aided mechanical engineering manufacturing. They feature sufficient practical experience and skills in laboratory work, they master professional terminology in a foreign language, and they are able to apply the basics of economic methods necessary for operation of the existing systems.

Prospects of graduates

Absolventi môžu mať široké uplatnenie v prevádzke priemyselných strojárskych podnikov, v železničnej a mestskej hromadnej doprave, vo všetkých oblastiach strojárstva a v ďalších organizáciách správneho, výrobného, prevádzkového alebo opravárenského charakteru.

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Conditions of admission

1.   The fundamental prerequisite of being accepted to the undergraduate study program (first degree) is full completion of secondary education (Higher Education Act, n.131/2002 Coll.).

2.   Language competence – written and oral command of Slovak or Czech.  Studying at the faculty, including the opportunity of spending a part of your study abroad, calls for a need of mastering at least one of the world languages (English, German, Spanish, French).  

Health capability – the faculty does not require any confirmations of health status and accepts all the applications without any health certificates for all degrees of the university studies.

Additional information

Všetky informácie ohľadom prijímacieho konania sú zverejnené na web stránke fakulty:

Conditions for international students

The same terms and conditions of admission are applicable as for the applicants from abroad as for the applicants from Slovakia.

Foreign students who study in a foreign language(i.e. not Slovak), pay the tuition fee as stated in § 92 Subsection 8 (Higher Education Act). The tuition fee is specified by the UNIZA directive for the respective academic year, which can be found on the university website.

Students from abroad who study in the Slovak language do not have to pay the tuition fee. The applicants from the Czech Republic who want to apply and study in Žilina can use the application form available in the Czech Republic. The applicants who do not actively speak Slovak or Czech are required to attend the language training. (It is possible to attend the Slovak for Foreigners courses at UNIZA).

For foreign applicants who were accepted on the basis of international agreements or Slovak government grants, terms and conditions stated in respective agreements are applicable.

Without entrance examinations

Conditions of admission without the entrance exam


Coordinator for students with specific needs

doc. Mgr. Branislav Ftorek, PhD. tel.: 041/513 2519, 4950


General information on the admission exam


Form of entrance exam

Selection Procedure

  • selection procedure is carried out in a form of an interview in order to ensure that the accepted candidates dispose of the necessary skills and abilities.

Rules of Selection Procedure

  • within the selection procedure, the results achieved during the secondary school study (annual certificates and the school leaving exam certificate) and participation in subject’s competitions in Mathematics or Physics (Olympiáda) at a regional or higher level will be evaluated, whereas the type of the secondary school will be considered as well. No entrance examinations take place.

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Anticipated number of applicants to be accepted

  • leaving certificate (paper form, electronic form)
  • CV (paper form, electronic form)
  • overené vysvedčenie zo strednej školy (1.-4. ročník) - vyžaduje sa LEN V PRÍPADE, AK výpis výsledkov štúdia v prihláške nie je potvrdený strednou školou (paper form, electronic form)
  • doklad o úhrade poplatku za prijímacie konanie (paper form, electronic form)

Annual tuition fees
Standard length of study: 500 €

The fee for admission procedure
application form: 20 €
E-application form: 20 €

Billing information

Žilinská univerzita, Univerzitná 1, 010 26 Žilina

Bank: Štátna pokladnica

IBAN: SK34 8180 0000 0070 0026 9861

constant symbol: 0308

variable symbol:             10231 – bakalárske štúdium

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Detail of the study program


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Last update: 25.02.2021 19:10

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