Construction Management

Prospects of graduates

The graduates are qualified experts in the field of technology, management and economics of construction, testing, quality management and performance management with a special focus on engineering and building construction. They are able to independently prepare and manage the construction of complex engineering and civil engineering works, to manage the building materials production, to run their own construction companies, to carry out research with a high degree of creativity and independence. They can manage employees and lead working groups operating on large projects. They are able to analyse and solve problems of building production, optimise construction procedures and introduce new technologies in the construction processes. Acquired theoretical and practical knowledge help the graduate of the master´s degree studies to apply especially in the preparatory phase of the investment process and the preparation and construction of complex engineering, land and water constructions. The graduate obtains the ability to analyse the variant possibilities of technological processes and their application at the time of preparation of project documentation and in implementation phase, to competently manage change processes technology in terms of innovation, to assess the quality of building materials, technological processes and structures, to test materials, composite materials and constructions, to manage construction of buildings, to apply optimal practices with regard to the economics and quality, to carry out an economic analysis of the construction process and to apply principles of economic management. The graduate can work independently as a senior manager in compliance with the principles of ethics and morality. The graduate applies in the field of theory of technology and building materials, preparation and construction management, investment project preparation, testing, quality management and power control management of transport, engineering and civil engineering constructions. The graduates are prepared for work directly on the building site, in preparation but also in management. He/she is able to manage a construction company independently, after a reasonable practice he/she is qualified to lead projects and work teams for major projects. He/she can apply in analysis and optimization activities, is able to participate in solving research projects in basic and applied research. He/she can work as a freelancer on the basis of a trade license. By completion of the study programme and reaching the master's degree the graduate gets qualified to perform a regulated profession. After completing the appropriate work experience and examination in front of the Examining Board of the Slovak Chamber of Civil Engineers (SCCE) the graduate may be authorized to act as an "authorized civil engineer". The content and structure of the study programme corresponds with the structure and scope of the core subjects required by SCCE to qualify for the profession of an authorized civil engineer within a newly prepared legislative in the category I6 - Engineer for investment preparation and quality assurance engineering.


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Conditions of admission

No entrance exams

  • ·    For study in master´s study programmes the Faculty of Civil Engineering UNIZA will admit the applicants on the basis of their previous study results achieved in the undergraduate study without any entrance examination. The number of applicants admitted without entrance examination will be determined in a way so that it does not exceed the planned capacity of the admitted students in the first year of respective study programme.


2.   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,
  • ·    selection procedure is carried out without personal participation of the candidate.


Rules of Selection Procedure

The Faculty of Civil Engineering UNIZA admits undergraduates of the same or related field of study. Relatedness is defined in the description of a respective field of study as stated by Accreditation Commission. In case, it is not possible to clearly determine the relatedness of study fields, the decision on the admission is made by the admission committee.

The Faculty of Civil EngineeringUNIZA does not accept candidates who have already studied in any of the bachelor´s study programmes at the Faculty of Civil Engineering UNIZA and have failed twice or more times so far. Moreover the Faculty does not accept those students who have been excluded from the study at the Faculty of Civil Engineering UNIZA under disciplinary proceedings under Art. 2 of the Disciplinary Regulations for students of the University of Zilina.

The study in the master´s degree study programmes in the part-time form of study will be opened only if there are at least 5 candidates who meet the admission requirements in the respective study programme.

The Dean of the Faculty of Civil Engineering is authorised to meet the final decision on the outcome of the admission procedure based on the proposal of the admission committee of the Faculty of Civil Engineering UNIZA.

It is the responsibility of the dean of the Faculty of Civil Engineering UNIZA to complete the number of admitted students for the study programmes in the first year of the master´s study up to the anticipated number of candidates from those candidates who:

• meet the conditions for acceptance in another bachelor´s study programme but were not accepted due to the full capacity of the initially chosen study programme,

• meet the conditions for acceptance in another bachelor´s study programme that is not going to be opened due to the fact that there are less than 5 candidates who have met the admission requirements.

Those applicants for study have to meet the admission requirements stated for the replenishing study programme, too.

In selected study programmes of the master´s degree study programmes, in the case of vacant places, there will be the second round of the admission procedure organised as well.  The list of master´s degree study programmes for the second round of the admission procedure will be published by July, 15, 2019.

The terms, conditions and the form of admission procedure for undergraduate study are the same as in the first round of the admission procedure.



If the applicant wishes to apply for more than one graduate (master´s) study programme provided at the Faculty of Civil Engineering UNIZA, it is satisfactory to indicate their order of preference in one application form submitted. If interested in both forms of study (full- and part-time forms), it is necessary to submit two application forms and to cover two admission procedure fees.

Applicants have to fill in the formPrihláška na vysokoškolské štúdium - 2. stupeňor they can also use an electronic application form that can be found on the university website: or on the education portal: https:// 

Even in case of electronic application form, it is required to print it, sign it, enclose other required documents including the proof of payment of the fee and send it to the addressof the Faculty of Civil Engineering UNIZAwithin the stipulated deadlines.

Incomplete study application or application sent after the deadline will not be accepted.

If an applicant wants to take part in entrance exams at more faculties of UNIZA, the application forms have to be sent separately to each faculty and the respective admission procedure fees paid separately to each faculty.

Enclosures for the master´s degree programmes (to be sent with application forms):


  • Curriculum Vitae,
  • proof of payment of the admission fee,
  • copy of the Diploma,
  • information on the results of the previous study:

Additional information

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.

Conditions for international students
  1. The fundamental prerequisite of being accepted to the graduate study programme (second degree) is full completion of the first degree of the university study or the second degree of the university study, whereas the sum of the achieved credits for the previous completed university study and the sum of credits necessary for a successful completion of the second degree study programme the applicants is applying for has to reach at least 300 credits.
  2. Language competence – written and oral command of Slovak or Czech (level B1) is required for study in the study programmes that the Faculty provides in the Slovak language.  Mastering of at least one of the world languages (English, German, French) is welcome; for the study in study programmes that the Faculty provides in English written and oral command of English at least at the B1 level is required.
  3. Health certificates – the faculty does not require any health certificates and accepts all the applications without any health certificates for all degrees of the university studies.

Without entrance examinations

Conditions of admission without the entrance exam

Coordinator for students with specific needs

doc. Ing. Mária Kúdelčíková, PhD., Vice-dean for Education of the Faculty of Civil Engineering

tel.: 041/513 6273


General information on the admission exam

Na štúdium v inžinierskom stupni na SvF UNIZA postačuje jedna prihláška s uvedením postupnosti študijných programov podľa záujmu uchádzača. V prípade záujmu o obidve formy štúdia (dennú aj externú) je nutné podať dve prihlášky vrátane dvoch poplatkov za prijímacie konanie.

Uchádzači vyplnia tlačivo Prihláška na vysokoškolské štúdium – 2. stupeň alebo využijú elektronickú formu. Elektronickú prihlášku je možné vyplniť cez webovú stránku UNIZA alebo portál VŠ Všetky požadované prílohy je možné vkladať elektronicky ako naskenované dokumenty.

Pri nekompletnej prihláške na štúdium bude uchádzač vyzvaný na jej doplnenie. Prihlášky podané po termíne podania a elektronické prihlášky bez povinných príloh nebudú akceptované.

V prípade neúčasti, resp. neúspešnosti na prijímacom konaní, fakulta manipulačný poplatok za prijímacie konanie nevracia.

Ak sa chce záujemca zúčastniť prijímacieho konania na viacerých fakultách UNIZA, prihlášku je treba podať zvlášť na každú fakultu so zaplatením príslušného poplatku.


  Prílohy k prihláške na inžinierske štúdium:

  • životopis,
  • potvrdenie o zaplatení poplatku za prijímacie konanie,
  • overená kópia vysokoškolského diplomu (ak je vydaný SvF UNIZA, nie je potrebné overovať),
  • údaje o výsledkoch predchádzajúceho štúdia,
  • sken prihlášky podpísanej uchádzačom (v prípade elektronického podania),
  • potvrdenia o úspešnej účasti na významnej odbornej súťaži .

Po absolvovaní štátnej záverečnej skúšky uchádzači pošlú na adresu fakulty, alebo vložia elektronicky, overenú kópiu vysokoškolského diplomu, vysvedčenia a dodatku k diplomu do termínu, ktorý bude každému uchádzačovi oznámený písomne.

Form of entrance exam

Prijímacie konanie sa uskutoční formou výberového konania s cieľom zabezpečiť, aby na štúdium nastúpili uchádzači s potrebnými schopnosťami a predpokladmi.
V prípade, že uchádzač dodal všetky požadované prílohy k prihláške na štúdium, výberové konanie prebieha bez osobnej účasti uchádzačov.

  • Apply the application for study


  • Performance of the entrance exam

    - 06.07.2022

  • Send certificate to


  • Submit additional application form

    11.07.2022 - 12.08.2022

  • Performance of the additional entrance exam


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Anticipated number of applicants to be accepted

  • potvrdenie o zaplatení poplatku za prijímacie konanie (electronic form)
  • CV (electronic form)
  • verified copy of the degree for applicant of other universities (electronic form)
  • certified copy of certificate to candidates from other universities (electronic form)
  • photocopy of the Diploma Supplement to candidates from other universities (electronic form)

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

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

Billing information

Send 20 € to:                                                      Žilinská univerzita, Univerzitná 1, 010 26 Žilina

                                                                        Bank: Štátna pokladnica

                                                                        IBAN:SK59 8180 0000 0070 0026 9896

                                                                        const. symbol: 0308

                                                                               variable symbol:                10432 - inžinierske štúdium

Payment method:  payment can be paid by bank transfer or postal order to the account above.

Proof of payment:  proof of payment is to be sent to the Faculty with the application form.


Tuition fees -in accordance with the Higher Education Act, information about the amount of tuition for the respective academic year will be announced on the website of the University of Žilina.


With payment of the admission fee from the EU member states, the EES countries, territories that are considered a part of the EU (Treaty of Rome, Section 299) and SEPA countries,  it is necessary to use BIC: SPSRSKBAXXX, IBAN: SK59 8180 0000 0070 0026 9896.

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