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About UMB

Matej Bel University (UMB) — public non-profit university. It is located in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia. The higher education institution was founded not so long ago — in 1992. UMB is working together with European University Association (EUA).

The university is in top-1500 of the independent international ranking THE.

UMB is developing different scientific directions and invites students to join the research.

Banska Bystrica, Slovakia
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UMB tuition fees

The academic calendar at UMB is divided into two semesters. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. At UMB, you can study for free, but only if you are a local citizen or a European Union resident. For other international students, there are free Slovakian programs. Tuition fees for English programs start from 1,000 USD per year. Check the university website for up-to-date information on tuition fees and available scholarships.

It is necessary to pay attention to other costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, food, and personal expenses.

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Bachelor degree at UMB

Students are accepted to bachelor's programs at UMB based on the results of entrance exams.

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UMB campus

The university campus is located in Banska Bystrica. The university has a library, in the collection of which you will find not only textbooks and scientific works, but also works of the classics, modern literature and much more. The exchange of intercultural experience occupies a special place in training at UMB. The educational institution regularly invites foreign students to participate in exchange programs and organizes various joint events.


What to do after graduation

If you want to stay in Slovakia after graduation, one of your options is to apply for a work visa. To do this, you need to get an offer from an employer. You can find other options for immigration in our article.

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