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Education System Overview

In the 2019-2020 academic year, 7 U.S. students studied abroad for academic credit in Slovakia. 

Academic year: September – June

Major school holidays/break: Late December  – early January; July and August

Major exam period(s): January – February; May – June 

Structure of the University System

Years of study required to earn a bachelor's degree: 2 years

The language of instruction in universities: Slovak (English if study programs offered)

Years of required English instruction in universities: 2 – 3 years

Degrees offered: Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate