Admission Procedure

The deadline for submitting of the application forms is until April 30, 2023. We require from the applicants Application form + REQUIRED enclosures.

    1. Application form
    2. CV
    3. Verified Recognition of completed Higher Education 
    4. Proof of payment
    5. IELTS certificate (students whose previous level of education was outside the European Higher Education Area)
    6. Copy of Passport

Please note if your application is incomplete or not submitted by the deadline, your application will NOT be accepted.

More info:

1. APPLICATION FORM – you can choose one of the following options:

a) Electronic form – you fill it in within the E-Application UMB system  and upload all compulsory enclosures BEFORE you save it. In this case you still have to send by regular mail Verified photocopy of Recognition of the Educational Documents issued by Slovak authority in Slovak language and verified photocopy of IELTS certificate. 

Students of Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica who have decided to continue in their studies at our faculty can apply directly via the AiS2 system in section "Admission procedure" - VSPK060 "Electronic applications"

b) Paper form – after you fill in the application form, you have to print it out, sign, go to the post office and send it together with all compulsory enclosures

Application Form FBI


2. CV

a) Electronic application form - please upload the scan of your signed Curriculum Vitae including personal data (name, surname, date and place of birth, permanent and postal address, contact detail), education completed so far and do not forget to sign it.

b) Paper application form - please attach your signed Curriculum Vitae including personal data to the enclosures of your application form. 

c) CV can be in any format.



a) The applicants who have completed the previous degree abroad must have the diploma recognized in the Slovak Republic. Please note that the Recognition must be issued by the Slovak authority in Slovak language.

Pursuant to § 33 of Act no. 422/2015 Coll. on recognition of evidence of formal qualifications as amended (hereinafter referred to as the Act) regarding the recognition of evidence of formal qualifications such as university diplomas, state exam certificates, certificates of awarded academic titles, pedagogic and scientific titles and degrees issued by other universities in an EU member state or another state, for the purpose of enrolment in UMB study programmes, the decision on recognition shall be made by:
A/ a recognized University in the Slovak Republic which provides study programmes in identical or similar fields of study to those defined on the submitted certificate of formal qualifications, or
B/ The Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic, if there is no university that provides study programmes in identical or similar fields of study to those provided on the submitted certificate.

More information about recognition can be found on the website of Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak republic - Academic recognition of diplomas .

In case you require to have your education recognized by Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica, please see the web page: Recognition of the Evidence of Formal Qualifications

b) We have to receive NOTARIZED PHOTOCOPY via post office (scan cannot be accepted).

c) The applicants who had completed their bachelor study before 2023 are obliged to deliver the Recognition of completed higher education to the Study Department of Faculty of Economics, MBU to April 30, 2023.

d) The applicants who will only have completed their bachelor study in the course of 2023 are supposed to submit their Recognition of completed higher education no later than on the Enrolment Day. This is to be in early September 2023.

e) The applicants who fail to deliver the Recognition before 31 May 2023 shall only be admitted conditionally, despite passing the entrance exam. Faculty of Economics MBU cannot guarantee a room at its dormitories to such applicants. The admitted students shall submit the document recognizing the diploma no later than the day of enrolment.

f) You can also upload the scan of your Transcript of Records from your Bachelor study into the AiS2 MBU system.



a) Until April 30, 2023 is every Applicant obliged to pay the Admission fee  (billing information), no later than the last day on which the application for study can be sent. An application for study without a fee of a specified amount will NOT be accepted. Proof of payment is a compulsory enclosure of the application form.

b) Admission fee is used to cover the material requirement of the admission procedure.

c) If you choose the paper form of the application, you pay the full admission fee in amount 45 €. In the case of submitting of electronic application, the fee is reduced by 10 € to an amount 35 €.

d) Electronic application form - please upload the payment order confirmed by the bank into the AiS2 MBU system.

e) Paper application form - please attach the proof of payment from which it will be clear when, from which account to which account and with what billing data the payment was sent.



a) IELTS Certificate is required from the applicants who have finished their previous education in a country which is NOT a member county of the European Higher Education Area. If your previous school was in a member country of the European Higher Education, you do not need to submit it. 

b) We have to receive NOTARIZED PHOTOCOPY of IELTS Certificate via post office to April 30, 2023 (scan cannot be accepted).   If the IELTS Certificate is not received by April 30, 2023, the application will be CANCELLED.

c) Minimum entry score is 6.0 from each part: Listening 6.0 or more, Reading 6.0 or more, Writing 6.0 or more, Speaking 6.0 or more. (If your Overall Band Score is 6.0 or more but for example Reading is 5,5 and Speaking 7.0 it is not sufficient).

d) IELTS Certificate is the only accepted certificate, no other language certificates are accepted (TOEFL Certificate, FCE Certificate, CAE Certificate are NOT accepted)



a) In order to avoid the mistake in your personal data please upload also the scan of your passport, so we can check the correctness of the written data in your Application form.

b) Please check if your personal data in application form (name, date of birth) is identical to the data in your passport.  



  • May 2023 - After the processing the application we will send you either Invitation to the entrance exam or Notice of the waiver of the entrance examination.
  • June 2023 you take the entrance exam (planned date is from June 12 to June 16, 2023)
  • July 2023 we will send you Decision with the Result of admission procedure
  • September 2023 to become a student you must confirm the enrollment for the AY 2023/2024




Visa arrangement is NOT the responsibility of Faculty of Economics, MBU, so the applicants from the countries subject to visa requirement are kindly asked to arrange their student visa on their own. Faculty of Economics, MBU may participate in the procedure only indirectly, i.e. by issuing the admission/ conditional admission certificate upon meeting all the admission requirements by the applicant.  


In case your application is processed by a third part (agency), please make sure your e-mail address cannot be the same for more than one candidate. If the same e-mail address already exists in the system, we will NOT contact the applicant electronically. 


Accommodation is not responsibility of the Study Department. It is solved directly by the Dormitories. 

Accommodation will be provided only for the applicants who fulfill all the admission requirements, receive Confirmation of acceptance for study and send a request for the accommodation.

It will be done electronically via the AiS2 system. 


We do not provide work for the applicants!



Responsible: Vice-dean for Study | Last updated: 7. 11. 2022 | Updated by: Horvátová Lucia