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The profile of the graduates of the study programme "Law" is shaped throughout the study mainly on positive-legal disciplines. Their training is focused so as to enable them to fully fulfill their future professional application, especially in the fields of:
- judges, prosecutors, attorneys, investigators, bailiffs, notaries,
- state administration, public administration,
- representatives in diplomatic corps abroad, etc.,
- representatives in various EU bodies



Prospects of graduates

The profile of the graduates of the study programme "Law" is shaped throughout the study mainly on positive-legal disciplines. Their training is aimed at enabling them to fully fulfill their future professional application, especially in the fields of:
- judges, prosecutors, attorneys, investigators, bailiffs, notaries,
- state administration, public administration,
- representatives in diplomatic corps abroad, etc.,
- representatives in various EU bodies

- representatives in various EU bodies



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Conditions of admission

General conditions of the admission procedure
The admission procedure begins with the delivery of the application form to the faculty.
The application form must contain:
a) Duly filled in form "Application for studies at the college".
b) Matriculation certificate (certified photocopy), not the original, which must be delivered no later than on the day of the entrance examination.
c) Applicants who meet the prerequisites for admission without an entrance examination or for waiving one of its parts (Article IV. points 8.1. to 8.5. these conditions), they shall also submit certified copies of the report cards from the last three years of secondary school studies preceding the year in which the final examination is held and an internationally valid certificate verifying the level of language proficiency according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages or a certificate of passing the General State Language Examination in English and/or French or a certificate of successful completion of the national, regional, district round of the English and/or French Olympiad.
An applicant may apply for two study programmes (Law with a standard length of study of 4 years provided in Slovak, English and French and Law with a standard length of study of 3 years provided in Slovak) with one application, specifying their order in the application form.
Details on the submission of applications are published at http://www.upjs.sk/pravnicka-fakulta/informacie-pre-zaujemcov-o-studium/.
2. Scope and evaluation of the entrance examination
a) Written test (history, basics of law, logic, general overview - 100 questions (max. 100 pts)).
b) Written test (English and French - cumulative max. 100 pts, 50 pts for each language)
The minimum condition for successful completion of the entrance examination is obtaining a majority of points in each part of the examination.



Conditions for international students

Admission conditions for foreign applicants are the same as for Slovak applicants.



Conditions of admission without the entrance exam

Admission without an entrance examination
8.1. The entrance examination may be replaced by excellent academic results from secondary school and an internationally valid certificate verifying the level of language proficiency according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages or a certificate of passing the General State Language Examination in English and/or French or a certificate of a successful solver of the national, regional, district round of the English Language Olympiad and/or the French Language Olympiad.8.4 Applicants who meet the prerequisites set out in points 8.2 and 8.3 will be admitted to the study programme without an entrance examination.
8.5. An applicant who meets only one of the conditions listed in points 8.2 and 8.3 will take only the remaining part of the entrance examination, while the appropriate number of points will be awarded for the part he/she does not have to take.

8.5.



Coordinator for students with specific needs

Doc. JUDr. Marta Tóthová,Phd, t.č. 421552344144, email marta.tothova@upjs.sk



General information on the admission exam

General conditions of admission

1. The admission procedure begins with the delivery of the application form to the faculty. The written application form shall be signed by the applicant in person. The application form for full-time Bachelor's degree programme in Law with a standard length of study of 4 years provided in Slovak, English and French for the academic year 2023/2024 must be submitted electronically or in person to the registry office, or to the Faculty of Law, or to the Faculty of Law. Faculty of Law, Kováčska 26, 040 75 Košice, by the deadline of 31 March 2023. Details on the submission of applications are published at http://www.upjs.sk/pravnicka-fakulta/informacie-pre-zaujemcov-o-studium/.
2.
a) Duly filled in form "Application for studies at the university".
b) A matriculation certificate (certified photocopy), not the original, which must be received no later than the day of the entrance examination.
c) Applicants who meet the prerequisites for admission without an entrance examination or for waiving one of its parts (Article IV. points 8.1. to 8.5. These conditions), they shall also submit certified copies of the report cards from the last three years of secondary school studies preceding the year in which the final examination is held and an internationally valid certificate verifying the level of language proficiency according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages or a certificate of passing the General State Language Examination in English and/or French or a certificate of successful completion of the national, regional, district round of the English and/or French Olympiad.
An applicant may apply for two study programmes (Law with a standard length of study of 4 years provided in Slovak, English and French and Law with a standard length of study of 3 years provided in Slovak) in one application, specifying their order in the application form. The programme that is listed first in the order is considered as his/her first (preferred) choice. If the applicant is not admitted to study the preferred programme, he/she may be admitted to the second ranked programme if he/she fulfils the admission requirements for that programme. If the applicant is admitted to the preferred programme, the second programme of study shall be deemed to be of no relevance. The fee is not increased by the second program of study listed.

3. The entrance examination will be held on 8 June 2023 in the form of a written test.
4. The fee for the material support of the admission procedure for applicants is set at 50 € for the written application and 30 € for the electronic application. The payment must be made at the same time as the application for studies by bank transfer to the faculty's account No.: 7000078432/8180, Štátna pokladnica, Bratislava, account number in the form IBAN: SK69 8180 0000 0070 0007 8432, BIC: SPSRSKBA, KS: 0308, VS: 3997, ŠS: birth number without a slash, no later than 31 December 2016, and no later than 31 December 2016. Applicants who do not pay the above fee by 31 March 2023 will not be included in the list of applicants and will not be invited to the entrance examination.
4.2 Applicants who have paid the fee and do not attend the entrance examination will not be refunded the fee.
4.3 Applicants who have been included in the list of applicants and who are participants in the admission procedure for studies at the faculty will be invited in writing to a written entrance examination at the latest one month before the admission examination takes place. II.
Contents of the entrance examination

5.
a) History within the scope of the secondary school curriculum,
b) Fundamentals of Law, including the Constitution of the Slovak Republic,
c) General Political and Social Overview and Fundamentals of Logical Thinking,
d) English Language and French Language.


6.
a) Bada, M. - Bocková, A. - Krasnovský, B. - Lukačka, J. - Tonková, M. - : Dejepis pre 1. ročník gimnázií a vidus školy, SPN, Bratislava, 2013, second edition;
b) Bocková, A. - Dejepis pre 1. rokuk gimnázií a vidus školy, SPN, Bratislava, 2013, second edition;
b) Bocková, A. - Kačírek, Ľ. - Kodajová, D. - Tonková, M. : Dejepis pre 2. ročník gimnázií a stredných škôl, SPN, Bratislava, 2013, second edition;
c) Letz, R. - Tonková, M. - Bocková, A. : Dejepis pre 3. ročník gimnázií a stredných škôl, SPN, Bratislava, 2013, first edition, po p. 181
d) Krsková, A. - Krátka, D.: Basics of Law, SPN, Bratislava, 2009, eighth revised edition, from the beginning to p. 94;
e) Constitution of the Slovak Republic (in the current version);
f) General political and social overview - the basis should be drawn from the daily press and political geography;
g) Breton, G. - Lepage, S. - Rousse, M. : Réussir le DELF B1, Didier, 2010;
h) Veltcheff, C. - Hilton, S. : Préparation à l'examen du DELF B1, Hachette FLE, 2006;
i) Evans, V.: Round up 6, Longman, 2004;
j) Hais, K. English Grammar, SPN, 1991;
k) Thomson, A. J. - Martinet, A.V.A.: Practical English Grammar, OUP, 1997;
l) Hewings, M.: Advanced Grammar in Use, CUP, 2013.

III.
Scope and assessment of the entrance examination

7.1. The entrance examination shall consist of the following parts:
a) The written entrance examination test in the areas listed in point 5(a) to (c) shall consist of 100 questions for which a maximum of 100 marks may be obtained. Each question in the written test shall contain two statements, both of which may be correct, only one, or neither of which may be correct. A point may be awarded for each question if the candidate correctly assesses the truth of both statements.
(b) The written test in English and French shall consist of multiple-choice and open-ended items. The items focus on linguistic devices, textual analysis, textual coherence and semantic relations at the level of lexis of the English language and the French language, within the scope defined by the curriculum for grammar schools and the level of the requirements for the matriculation examination. The candidate is also required to have a basic knowledge of Anglophone and Francophone societies and cultures as they can be learnt from the available media and from the teaching materials used in secondary schools. The maximum cumulative score for the test in both languages is 100 points, divided by 50 points for each language.
7.2. The total points obtained for all parts of the entrance examination will determine the order of admission. The minimum condition for successful completion of the entrance examination is obtaining a majority of points in each part of the examination.
IV.
Admission without an entrance examination
8.1. The entrance examination may be replaced by excellent academic results from secondary school and an internationally valid certificate verifying the level of language proficiency according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages or a certificate of passing the General State Language Examination in English and/or French, or a certificate of a successful solver of the national, regional, district round of the English Language Olympiad and/or the French Language Olympiad.8.4 Applicants who meet the prerequisites set out in points 8.2 and 8.3 will be admitted to the study programme without an entrance examination.
8.5. A candidate who fulfils only one of the prerequisites listed in points 8.2 and 8.3 will take only the remaining part of the entrance examination, and will be awarded the appropriate number of points for the part he/she does not have to take.
V.
Scheduled number of candidates to be admitted

9. The faculty plans to admit 20 applicants to the full-time Bachelor's degree programme in Law with a standard length of study of 4 years, offered in Slovak, English and French for the academic year 2023/2024.



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Form of entrance exam

The entrance examination will be held on 8 June 2023 in the form of a written test.



  • Apply the application for study

    18.10.2022 - 31.03.2023

  • Performance of the entrance exam

    08.06.2023 - 08.06.2023

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Anticipated number of applicants to be accepted
20


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Annual tuition fees
Standard length of study: cost free

The fee for admission procedure
application form: 50 €
E-application form: 30 €

Billing information

The fee for the material support of the admission procedure for applicants for studies is set at 50 € for written application and 30 € for electronic application. The payment must be made at the same time as the application for studies by bank transfer to the faculty's account No.: 7000078432/8180, Štátna pokladnica, Bratislava, account number in the form IBAN: SK69 8180 0000 0070 0007 8432, BIC: SPSRSKBA, KS: 0308, VS: 3997, ŠS: birth number without a slash, no later than 31 March 2023. The name and surname of the applicant must be included in the message to the recipient.

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Detail of the study program

 
 
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Detail of the study program

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  • Academic year: 2023/2024
  • University Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice Faculty of Law
  • Form of study: full-time
  • Anticipated number to be accepted: 20
  • Program code: 182884
  • Field of study: Law
  • Level of study: 1.
  • Length of study: 4
  • Method of Study: attendance
  • Graduate Degree: Bc.
  • Information about teaching languages: English, French, Slovak

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