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INFORMATIONS FOR PHD APPLICANTS

Admission procedure

The admission procedure at the University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy in Košice for study in the third level of higher education in daily and external form in the academic year 2018/2019.

1. The admission procedure will be held on:

  • July 2, 2018 at 8:00 am (CET)

2. Organisation of the Admission procedure:

  • The admission procedure is organized for applicants for postgraduate study at the University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy in Košice, as well as for external educational institutions with which the UVMP in Košice signed a contract for the provision of the study programme in the third level of higher education, i.e. for PhD study applicants at the Institute of Animal Physiology of the Slovak Academy of Sciences in Košice, Institute of Parasitology of the Slovak Academy of Sciences in Košice, Institute of Neuroimmunology of the Slovak Academy of Sciences in Bratislava, Institute of Neurobiology of the Slovak Academy of Sciences in Košice and the Biomedical Center of the Slovak Academy of Sciences in Bratislava.

3. The list of PhD theses suggested by the UVMP in Košice and by external educational institutions:

4. Duration of the PhD study:

  • daily form – 4 years
  • external form – 5 years

5. Deadline for application form:

  • until 15th June 2018

6. Academic year starts:

  • on September 1st 2018

7. Conditions for applicant:

  • the highest university degree completed in relevant field in accordance to PhD study,
  • English language skills in written and spoken at proficient level,
  • successfully passing the entrance exams. Admission of the applicant is not possible without entrance examination!

8. Tuition fees and other expenses:

  • Admission fee (entrance examination): 30,00 €.

Payment reimbursement:

Account holder: Univerzita veterinárskeho lekárstva a farmácie v Košiciach, Komenského 73, 041 81 Košice
Bank details: Štátna pokladnica, Radlinského 32, 810 05 Bratislava 15, Slovakia
Account number: 7000072161/8180
IBAN: SK2481800000007000072161
SWIFT: SPSRSKBA
Variabile symbol: 72161 + „the name of the applicant“ (used to identify the owner of payment, please make sure you include it when making payment)

9. Application for admission includes these enclosures:

  • Curriculum Vitae,
  • documents about applicant's education:
    • certified copy of study diploma,
    • certificate about state examination.
  • List of applicant's published professional and scientific papers,
  • Project framework of chosen PhD thesis,
  • Professional practice certificate/references,
  • two passport-size photographs,
  • consent to personal data processing (In compliance with the Slovak Act No. 131/2002 Coll. On Higher Education and Slovak Act No. 18/2018 Coll. on Protection of Personal Data, as amended).

The university reserves the right to examine all educational certificates and personal identity documents, should it wish to do so at any time.

10. Completed application form with enclosures should be sent by post to the address:

The University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy in Košice
Office for postgraduate studies
Komenského 73
041 81 Košice
SLovak Republic

It is possible to submitt application personally at the Registry of the UVMP in Košice. Further information is available at the website or by e-mail doktorandi@uvlf.sk.