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Informations about Admission Procedure, Application Forms, Deadlines, Fees

Form of study: full-time
Length of study:  3 years
Length of study of remedial study programmes:  4 years
Academic title: Bc.

Admission procedure for the academic year 2019/2020

Bachelor study represents the 1st level of University education. It finishes by the state exam - the defence of the Bachelor Thesis. The Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology has accredited remedial study programmes with the standard length 4 years. The study during the standard length is free. The study plan in the 1st year of study includes courses on mathematics, physics and chemistry that enable to obtain knowledge needed for university studies. Study plans in the 2nd - 4th year of study are the same as in the 3-year-study programmes. The part-time form of study is not possible.

Additional Admission Conditions for Bachelor Study Programmes at the Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology, STU in Bratislava

Electronic application:

  • B-AIMCHPxA Automation, Information Engineering and Management in Chemistry and Food Industry
  • B-BBFFCHxA Biochemistry and Biophysical Chemistry for Pharmaceutical Applications
  • B-BIOTxA Biotechnology
  • B-CHEMATxA Chemistry, Medical Chemistry and Chemical Materials
  • B-CHIxA Chemical Engineering

Electronic application will be available from 1 December 2018. Attachments to the applications are listed in Additional Admission Conditions for Bachelor Study Programmes at the Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology, STU in Bratislava.

Medical Approval – original medical approval has to be submitted till the enrolment to study.

Planned number of accepted applicants

Bachelor Study Programme AIS Code Code Planned number of accepted applicants Language of Instruction
Automation, Information Engineering and Management in Chemistry and Food Industry B-AIMCHPxA 113709 30 Slovak and English
Automation, Information Engineering and Management in Chemistry and Food Industry (Remedial) B-AIMCHP4 183401 10 Slovak and English
Biochemistry and Biophysical Chemistry for Pharmaceutical Applications B-BBFFCH 183507 30 Slovak
Biochemistry and Biophysical Chemistry for Pharmaceutical Applications (Remedial) B-BBFFCH4 183506 10 Slovak
Biotechnology B-BIOT 16573 100 Slovak
Biotechnology (Remedial) B-BIOT4 183408 20 Slovak
Chemistry, Medical Chemistry and Chemical Materials B-CHEMAT 11035 200 Slovak
Chemistry, Medical Chemistry and Chemical Materials (Remedial) B-CHEMAT4 183289 30 Slovak
Chemical Engineering B-CHI 16560 40 Slovak and English
Chemical Engineering (Remedial) B-CHI4 183407 10 Slovak and English
Food, Nutrition, Cosmetics B-POVYKO 104560 100 Slovak
Food, Nutrition, Cosmetics (Remedial) B-POVYKO4 183409 20 Slovak
Overall 600
Automation, Information Engineering and Management in Chemistry and Food Industry B-AIMCHPxA 113710 20 English
Biochemistry and Biophysical Chemistry for Pharmaceutical Applications B-BBFFCHxA 183508 20 English
Biotechnology B-BIOTxA 104660 20 English
Chemistry, Medical Chemistry and Chemical Materials B-CHEMATxA 104658 20 English
Chemical Engineering B-CHIxA 104659 20 English
Overall 100
The language of instruction “Slovak and English” means that the study programme will be taught in Slovak and is free. English is needed from time to time, e.g. to study special literature.

The minimum and planned group for study of the programme in English is 20 students.

Deadlines for the 1st round of the application procedure
Application: 1 December 2018 - 30 April 2019
Entry examination: without entry examination
Commission for Appraisal of Competency and Abilities of Applicants: 10 May 2019, 20 June 2019

Deadlines for the 2nd round of the application procedure
Application:  1 May - 9  August 2019
Entry examination: without entry examination
Commission for Appraisal of Competency and Abilities of Applicants: 16 August 2019

Tuition Fee and Study-Related Fees

Fee for the material costs of the admittance procedure for study in Slovak (Article 92, Section 10, Act ): 20 €
Fee for the material costs of the admittance procedure for study in English (Article 92, Section 10, Act ): 20 €

Account information for the fee payment: 

Name of the Bank: Statna pokladnica
IBAN: SK7881800000007000081471
SWIFT: SPSRSKBA
Message for recipient: Surname, PK 2019/2020
Owner of the Account: FCHPT STU, Radlinskeho 9, 812 37 Bratislava, Slovakia

Tuition Fee and Study-Related Fees for academic year 2019/2020: http://www.stuba.sk/english/degree-students/legislation.html?page_id=2021

Tuition Fee for study in English is 3 500.-€ per year.

Contact persons for the foreign applicants: katarina.sipeky@stuba.sk, monika.bakosova@stuba.sk

    Detailed Informations about Study Programmes

    Detailed Information about Subjects

    Bachelor Study Programmes

    Automation, Information Engineering and Management in Chemistry and Food Industry

    Study programme annotation: The accredited Bachelor level study programme of Automation, Information Engineering and Management in Chemistry and Food Industry is intended for those who are interested in technical and engineering studies with an in-depth knowledge of chemistry, information technology, computers, management and economics. A graduate of the study programme has received training in the deployment and use of automation in the technology industry, the application of information technology, management from the simplest processes to the management of enterprises, also with the basic knowledge about the technology of chemical and food industries. The graduates of this study programme are included among those who are best placed to make a career not only in the chemical and food industries but also in other sectors of the economy and research.
    A graduate has got knowledge in automation: methods for modelling technological processes, control of technological processes, optimisation, measurement and control technology, industrial control systems, planning and designing automatic control systems.
    In the area of information technology, the graduate has got knowledge of: computer operating systems (Microsoft, Linux, Solaris), programming languages (C, MATLAB, PHP), database systems, web technology, office software packages.
    In the area of economics and management, the graduate has got knowledge of: the essentials of the economic theory, theory of management, economics and business management, the essentials of logistics, corporate finance and financial management, human resource management and quality management.

    Careers of graduates: Graduates can continue at master level in the same or similar study programs. Universality of this study program makes possible for the graduate to be employed in all countries of the European Union in chemical, biochemical, and food industries at positions requiring completed education of the first degree. The graduate can focus on methods of process modelling, process control, optimization, instrumentation, industrial control systems, and design of process automation systems. He has above average knowledge in information technologies of computer operating systems, programming languages, database systems, and web technologies. He is versatile due to the knowledge in economics and management, economics theory, control theory, business economy and management, logistics, financial management, personal management and quality management. Therefore, he can find employment in lower management positions.
    Graduates can continue at master level in the same or similar study programs. Universality of this study program makes possible for the graduate to be employed in all countries of the European Union in chemical, biochemical, and food industries at positions requiring completed education of the first degree. The graduate can focus on methods of process modelling, process control, optimization, instrumentation, industrial control systems, and design of process automation systems. He has above average knowledge in information technologies of computer operating systems, programming languages, database systems, and web technologies. He is versatile due to the knowledge in economics and management, economics theory, control theory, business economy and management, logistics, financial management, personal management and quality management. Therefore, he can find employment in lower management positions.

    Guarantor: Prof. Miroslav Fikar, DSc., miroslav.fikar@stuba.sk
    Study advisor: Ing. Anna Vasičkaninová, PhD.,  anna.vasickaninova@stuba.sk
    Form of studies: Full-time form

    Biochemistry and Biophysical Chemistry for Pharmaceutical Applications

    Study programme annotation: The graduate obtains wide knowledge in natural science and a technical view on the use of acquired knowledge in industrial, medical, pharmaceutical and laboratory practice. A key outcome of the education is an integrated view on the preparation, resp. isolation from natural sources, biological mechanism of action at the cellular and tissue level, toxicological profile, pharmacokinetics and drug testing procedures for their introduction into clinical practice. The graduate knows basic principles and techniques of work in various types of biochemical, biophysical, pharmaceutical laboratories. He/she is able to assess from a chemical point of view the basic properties and biological activity of different synthetic and natural substances, he/she is able to carry out separation into chemical individuals and to realize the synthesis of the target compound. Using physical-analytical methods, he/she can determine the structure of organic, bioorganic, inorganic and bio-organic molecules, as well as the physico-chemical properties of low-molecular and macromolecular biomaterials. The graduate is able to carry out biochemical and toxicological analysis of natural and synthetic substances. The graduate knows technical terminology, understands the meaning of technical texts, he/she communicates at least in one world language at a professional level. He/she has knowledge in the field of current information technology used in the control and management of technological processes. He/she knows how to work in the team and present the results.

    The graduate of the program may continue in Master's degrees studies in successive programs or in programs related to specialization. It can be employed in the production, storage and sale of various chemical, biochemical and pharmaceutical materials and chemicals, as well as at the positions of the medical device operator in the medical, pharmaceutical, biofuel production and process industries, natural and synthetic biopolymers, in the field of waste recycling and the use of renewable resources, or the production of new products for the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries. The graduate is a suitable candidate for the quality control positions of pharmaceutical products in the pharmaceutical industry, the design and preparation of potential drugs and the computer prediction of suitable drugs with targeted properties. The graduate will find work in medical facilities, pharmaceutical companies, biochemical laboratories and chemical synthesis laboratories.

    Guarantor: Prof. Marián Valko, DSc., marian.valko@stuba.sk
    Study advisor: Prof. Marián Valko, DSc., marian.valko@stuba.sk
    Form of studies: Full-time form

    Biotechnology

    Study programme annotation: The bachelor’s degree study program provides to students fundamental knowledge and laboratory skills in chemistry, biology, biochemistry, microbiology, molecular biology, genetics, bioanalytical methods, xeno-biochemistry, and chemistry of food. Student has possibilities to be familiar with chemical engineering, fermentation and food biotechnology, biotechnological information, food chemistry, hygiene and health prevention, and toxicology. A part of the study program is focused on laboratory research practice in a particular area. Students can choose fermentative production of organic acids, lipids, pigments, beer, wine or bioethanol fermentation, environmental or pharmaceutical biotechnology, transformation of saccharides, production of metabolites for pharmaceutical, medical or food purposes, as well as genetic manipulations. This bachelor's degree program provides graduates to be adaptable when employed either in industrial, laboratory and private practice or to continue in the next study.

    Graduate has fundamental knowledge of the key disciplines of natural sciences and a technical view on the gathered skills when applied in industrial, medical and laboratory practice. Graduate masters the methods for cultivation of microorganisms, preparation, isolation and analyse of metabolites and the fundamental principles, methods and working techniques employed in various types of chemical, microbiological, biochemical, genetic, environmental, and bioanalytical laboratories. Knowledge obtained in fermentation, food and pharmaceutical biotechnologies can be applied in biotechnological production. Graduate is able to manage the technical personnel of the laboratories with secondary education, is able to understand at least one world language, has skills to operate basic PC applications and the practical aspects of information technologies, with main scientific, social, economic, commercial and ethical issues associated with development and expansion of the biotechnology, principal knowledge of management, law and economy.

    Careers of graduates: Graduate from the bachelors’ degree has an appropriate qualification for further master studies in successive or related study programs, or may be employed in the fields of the industry, science and marketing areas. The knowledge obtained during the study provides the graduate the opportunity to be employed in chemical, biotechnological, fermentation, pharmaceutical, environmental, food and beverage industries, or in research in a position, which requires an undergraduate degree. Graduate may be employed also in the fields of development, production, analysis, storage and sale of various chemical products and materials, food, beverages and bio-fuels. The understanding of the physical principles of various analytical and diagnostic techniques enables the graduate to work as the operator of clinical equipments in hospitals. The skills in technical terminology and the language training enable the graduate to find an application in the sectors dealing with product certification, environmental monitoring, hygiene, metrology, or technical translation.

    Guarantor: Assoc. Prof. Daniela Šmogrovičová, PhD., daniela.smogrovicova@stuba.sk
    Study advisor: Assoc. Prof. Daniela Šmogrovičová, PhD., daniela.smogrovicova@stuba.sk
    Form of studies: Full-time form

    Chemistry, Medical Chemistry and Chemical Materials

    Study programme annotation: Bachelor's degree program prepares qualified and creative chemists with the basic knowledge of chemistry, biochemistry, physics, informatics and chemical technologies. During the study students are provided with the knowledge of the physicochemical principles of various analytical and diagnostic methods as well as with the practice necessary for acquiring the skills in the performing of simple synthesis, modification, separation and chemical analysis of fine chemicals, such as biologically active compounds, analogs of natural compounds or macromolecules. Next objective consists of teaching the students to assess the properties of synthetic and natural compounds from the chemical point of view and consequently to estimate the effects of various organic and inorganic compounds on the living organisms. Bachelor's degree program combines the profound knowledge of science with the technical view on the problems, thus providing great versatility of the graduates for the application in industrial, medical and laboratory practice.
    Graduates of this study program have acquired broad knowledge in science and a technical view on the gathered skills when applied in industrial, medical and laboratory practice. Graduates master the fundamental principles, methods and working techniques employed in various types of chemical and physicochemical laboratories. They can evaluate the basic properties of various synthetic and natural materials from the chemical aspects, separate them into individual chemical species and implement a simple synthesis of target compounds. Furthermore the graduate can apply the physical and analytical techniques to determine the structure of organic and inorganic molecules, as well as the physicochemical properties of low-molecular-weight and macromolecular materials. Graduates have learned the technical terminology and understand the meaning of technical writing, they are proficient in at least one world language at a professional level. They are skilled in the information technology used in the control and management of technological processes. Graduates have team-working skills and can present the results obtained.

    Careers of graduates: Graduates of the program may continue in the master's degrees in the follow-up or related study programs. The versatility of this bachelor degree provides all graduate students the opportunity to work in all countries of the European Union in the chemical, pharmaceutical and food industries in a position, which requires an undergraduate degree. They may be employed also in the fields of production, storage and sale of various chemical products, materials and chemicals. The understanding of the physical principles of various analytical and diagnostic techniques enables the graduates to work as the operators of clinical equipments in hospitals. The graduates can by a proper choice of optional and elective courses orient on the chemical and energy industries, thus broaden their employment opportunities in the production and processing of biofuels, in natural and synthetic polymer production, printing, packaging production, textile and protective materials, waste recycling and the renewable resources usage and the production of new products for cosmetics and pharmaceutics. Their skills in technical terminology and the language training enable the graduates to find their application in the sectors dealing with product certification, environmental monitoring, hygiene, metrology, or technical translation.

    Guarantor: Prof. Tibor Gracza, DSc., tibor.gracza@stuba.sk
    Co-guarantor: Prof.  Ivan Hudec, PhD., ivan.hudec@stuba.sk
    Study advisor: Assoc. Prof. Dana Dvoranová, PhD., dana.dvoranova@stuba.sk
    Form of studies: Full-time form

    Chemical Engineering

    Study programme annotation: The Bachelor degree study program Chemical Engineering provides students with knowledge in the field of chemical engineering that enables capability to manage, control and intensify complex production processes ensuring chemical and physical changes of substances inclusive manipulation of material and energy flows from raw materials to commercial products in the field of chemical, food, pharmaceutical, biotechnological processing industries including environmental technologies. It provides the core knowledge from the field of balance theories, transfer phenomena (momentum, heat and mass), (bio)chemical reactors, separation processes, safety and costs engineering, combined with basic knowledge on chemistry, biochemistry and mathematics. An essential part of the education in this study program are the practical skills from chemical engineering laboratory work which are esential for operating equipments providing transport of liquids, their heating and cooling in preparation for relevant chemical and physical processes of production procedures and equipments for mixtures separation.
    Graduates of the study program are able to understand physical and chemical processes in the production procedures in the various branches of chemical, pharmaceutical, food processing, biotechnology industries including environmental technologies and methods of their control and management, to understand energy balance of the production of technology processes, efficient use of energy resources, to manage the production and distribution of energy carriers, to develop and solve mathematical models of unit operations, applying the acquired knowledge on mass, momentum and heat transfer.

    Careers of graduates: Graduates of the study program can continue at master level in the same study program Chemical Engineering or similar study programs. Graduates gain the skills to provide for the operation of chemical, pharmaceutical, food processing, biotechnology industries in all countries of the European Union as an operator , technologist and as a worker at positions requiring completed education of the first degree. Graduates can streamline operation unit by chemical engineering analyzing of chemical and physical processes in the standard types of industrial equipment, to work with research and development facilities, to collect and analyze data by PC, to participate in the development of new products and to understand basic principles of loss prevention in the process industries.

    Guarantor: Prof. Ľudovít Jelemenský, DSc., ludovit.jelemensky@stuba.sk
    Study advisor: Prof. Ľudovít Jelemenský, DSc., ludovit.jelemensky@stuba.sk
    Form of studies: Full-time form