Bachelor Study Stay (short-term mobility)

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Bilateral Intergovernmental Agreements on Educational, Research and Cultural Cooperation

The Government of the Slovak Republic has concluded bilateral agreements on educational, research and cultural cooperation with several countries in order to support exchange programmes providing scholarships for students and researchers coming to Slovakia to study or conduct research at Slovak universities and in research institutes of the Slovak Academy of Sciences.
Scholarships are awarded for study and/or research stays, as well as language courses. There is no general limitation regarding the field of study. Applicants must be nominated by their respective counterpart institutions. Applicants who would like to study or conduct research in Slovakia should arrange in advance contact with their Slovak host institution.

Citizens of the following countries are eligible to apply: *Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Egypt, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovenia, Ukraine and *USA.

*with Austria and the USA special programmes have been created – see below “Action Austria – Slovakia” and “Fulbright Program”.

  • Scholarship (if not specified otherwise in the bilateral agreement):
    students (bachelor/master level) –  €620/month,

For further information (specific instructions, exact application deadlines, etc.) the Ministry of Education or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the respective country should be consulted.


Action Austria – Slovakia, Cooperation in Science and Education

A bilateral programme to intensify cooperation between Austria and Slovakia in the field of education and research.

The Programme is funded by the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic and the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research of the Republic of Austria based on the agreement signed in 1992. The Programme is administered by SAIA, n. o. (Slovak Academic Information Agency).

The following type of individual scholarship is offered for Bachelor students from Austria

  • scholarships for the Summer School of Slovak Language and Culture; the application deadline: 30 April.

Applications for individual scholarships are submitted online.


CEEPUS – Central European Exchange Program for University Studies

CEEPUS stimulates university cooperation within university networks in Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe by supporting academic mobility, as well as by the development of joint programmes and joint diplomas, student excursions and summer schools.
The Slovak Republic is engaged in CEEPUS together with Albania, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Serbia and Slovenia.

CEEPUS supports Bachelor students of respective countries for semester stays (3 – 10 months) and for short-term stays (1 – 2 months, min. 21 days) for elaborating their final thesis.

All fields of study are welcome and there are no priority areas.

Application deadline:

  • Applicants within the CEEPUS network
    - 15 June for the winter semester of the following academic year,
    - 31 October for the summer semester of the current academic year.

  • Applicants within the category "fereemover" (Should a home university, host university or both not participate in the network, its Bachelor students may still apply for a scholarship under the category “freemover”).
    - 1 July to 30 November

Applications are submitted online.

The scholarships are paid out by the National CEEPUS Office in Slovakia. Travel costs might be reimbursed by the respective National CEEPUS Office of the scholarship holder’s home country.

Scholarship rates for Bachelor students in Slovakia: €620 /month.

More information is available at: 

National CEEPUS Office in Slovakia
SAIA, n. o.
Sasinkova 10, 812 20 Bratislava 1, Slovak Republic