Tourism

Prospects of graduates
The graduate masters appropriate scientific methods of basic and applied tourism research. He/she has cross-sectional knowledge of tourism with an interdisciplinary nature, which allows him/her to analyze the tourism sector, to conduct research, to formulate solutions of economic and managerial problems with an emphasis on sustainable, responsible, and smart tourism development, to apply innovative tools and business models in tourism within international management of tourism and to generate new scientific knowledge.

The graduate of the study program tourism is an independent responsible individual able to find solutions innovatively and sustainably, thus contributing to the solution of social challenges of the 21st century. His/her profile thus corresponds to the long-term development plan of Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica. Based on a targeted search of domestic and foreign scientific literature and its critical evaluation, he/she can identify scientific problems of tourism, formulate research questions and compile research design. He/she masters the procedures of scientific work, is able to identify the research gap, and appropriately apply innovative procedures. He/she can formulate and verify research hypotheses and apply appropriate qualitative and quantitative research methods in solving scientific problems of tourism. Based on his/her findings, the graduate is able to design, verify and implement appropriate research procedures in an international environment.

He/she is endowed with independent, critical, analytical and conceptual thinking, which he/she is able to apply to the tourism research subject depending on changing conditions. He/she is able to present the results of the research to the professional community at home and abroad. Thanks to his language competence, he/she publishes in respected journals and proceedings registered in the international databases CCC, WOS, Scopus, and others. In his/her scientific work, he/she respects social, scienific ,and ethical contexts. He/she reacts to current issues of tourism development, determines research focus, and coordinates the research team. He/she can apply the acquired knowledge in the educational process and in pracice, and thus contribute to tourism development in the national and international context.


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Conditions of admission
All doctoral study programmes of the Economics Faculty of MBU have the same admission requirements.
The basic requirement is to have completed a Master´s programme and another requirement set by the Faculty is to pass the entrance exam.
Before the admission process starts, the Faculty announces the topics of dissertation theses the candidates can choose from, each with an allocated supervisor. The candidate must choose one of the topics.

The members of the Exam Board for all study programmes are nominated by Dean of the Faculty based on the proposals from the guarantors of individual doctoral study programs.With the consent of the chair, the board can invite the supervisor whose topic has been chosen by the candidate to be a member of the board.

The candidates will be admitted to study in accordance to the ranking of their total scores until the planned capacity of individual study programmes in individual forms of study is fulfilled. On admission of the candidate to doctoral study, the Dean will notify the candidate about the topic of their dissertation, supervisor, institution providing the study, duration of study, and with full-time doctoral students, also the place of study.

The entrance exam in part-time study consists of the following parts:
a) Presentation of the candidate´s written dissertation project in English
b) Assessment of the candidate´s research and professional activity (publications and research)
The maximum number of points the candidate for part-time study can achieve is 90 points.
The scoring of the entrance exam is as follows:
a) Written project and its presentation 80 points, out of which
• theoretical background of research 20 points
• intended objectives 20 points
• intended research methods 20 points
• delivery of the project presentation 20 points
b) Scientific research activity during or after completion of Master´s study, e.g. a paper for student scientific conference, taking part in a research project, specialised subject-area publications 10 points

Conditions for international students
Students who have completed the previous degree abroad must have the diploma recognised in the Slovak Republic. The admitted students shall submit the document recognising the diploma no later than the day of enrolment.

Coordinator for students with specific needs
COORDINATOR FOR STUDENTS WITH SPECIFIC NEEDS
doc. Ing. Radoslav Kožiak, PhD.
Phone: 048/446 2014;
e-mail: radoslav.koziak@umb.sk

General information on the admission exam
Admission – General information
The admission procedure provides an opportunity for candidates to prove that they meet certain admission requirements for study in order to become a student of a chosen study programme at the Faculty.
The admission procedure begins after the candidate delivers his / her written application for study to the Faculty.
Candidates file the application
- in electronic form (information about the electronic admission and required enclosures will be published on the Faculty´s website);
- or in paper form (current application form for universities can be downloaded from the Ministry of Education webpage).
EF UMB prefers applications in electronic form.

Candidates may only submit one application at one level of study and to one study programme.

The application must be sent to the Faculty by these deadlines. For the 3rd level degree programmes, the deadline is 26th May 2023.

Students who have completed the previous degree abroad must have the diploma recognised in the Slovak Republic. The admitted students shall submit the document recognising the diploma no later than the day of enrolment.
For foreign applicants applying for study in a study program taught in the Slovak language, knowledge of the Slovak language at B2 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages is recommended.

Form of entrance exam
The entrance exam in part-time study consists of the following parts:
a) Presentation of the candidate´s written dissertation project in English
b) Assessment of the candidate´s research and professional activity (publications and research)
The maximum number of points the candidate for part-time study can achieve is 90 points.
The scoring of the entrance exam is as follows:
a) Written project and its presentation 80 points, out of which
• theoretical background of research 20 points
• intended objectives 20 points
• intended research methods 20 points
• delivery of the project presentation 20 points
b) Scientific research activity during or after completion of Master´s study, e.g. a paper for student scientific conference, taking part in a research project, specialised subject-area publications 10 points

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Anticipated number of applicants to be accepted
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Annual tuition fees
Standard length of study: cost free

Billing information
BILLING INFORMATION (also published on the website www.platby.umb.sk):

1. Payment of the fee from EU countries:
Account name: Univerzita Mateja Bela v Banskej Bystrici
Bank name and address: Štátna pokladnica, Radlinského 32, 810 05 Bratislava 15
Account no. / IBAN: SK75 8180 0000 0070 0009 5590
SWIFT/BIC: SPSRSKBA
VS (variable symbol): 1033 (Doctoral study)
KS (constant symbol): 0308 – cashless payments
Specific symbol: Birth ID no. (for Slovak applicants)
Date of birth in the form DDMMYY (for foreign applicants)
Message to recipient: name and surname of applicant
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Account name: Univerzita Mateja Bela v Banskej Bystrici
Bank name and address: Všeobecná úverová banka, a. s., Mlynské Nivy 1, 829 90 Bratislava
Account no. / IBAN: SK75 8180 0000 0070 0009 5590
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VS (variable symbol): 1033 (Doctoral degree)
KS (constant symbol): 0308 – cashless payments
Specific symbol: Birth ID no. (for Slovak applicants)
Date of birth in the form DDMMYY (for foreign applicants)
Message to recipient: name and surname of applicant
Note: All charges will be debited to the payer.

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Detail of the study program

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