Public Administration - Bakalár (Bc.) - full-time

Admission Requirements:

Obtain full secondary education or full secondary vocational education and successful admission process.

The conditions for foreign students are identical to the conditions of Slovak students.

Applicants undergo the admission procedure. The best applicants will be admitted to study according to the results of the admission procedure. The results of the admission procedure are found as the sum of the points obtained for the average result at the secondary school and the points for the individual type of secondary school. The average result at secondary school is calculated as the arithmetic mean of the grades at the end of the 1st to 3rd year of study.

Information about the Programme of Study:

Bachelor study graduates, program of study "Public Administration", field of study 3.3.5 "Public Administration and Regional Development" are able to systematize and analyse the problems of public administration. They have basic knowledge of the regulatory environment of public administration. They are familiar with the methods and techniques of analysis of substantive issues in public administration and management methods applied in public administration. They have theoretical and practical knowledge on the state economy and its structure, organization and institutional structure of the public administration, and knowledge about methods and techniques of acquisition, processing and analysing information and background in the field of public economics, as a science investigating the economic aspects of the public sector at national, regional and local level. Graduates in "Public Administration” can work as professionals in various fields of organizational structures and public administration bodies to deal with particular local and regional development, as well as other public institutions (corporations) and non-profit organizations. Graduates in Public Administration are qualified to work as Specialists in Public Administration and Regional Development.

Graduates of the study program „Public Administration“:

  • get master basic theory concepts and facts related to the general system of economics and economy with a special emphasis on its local and regional subsystem;
  • are able to apply theoretical knowledge in the processing of technical documentation for decisions of government entities primarily within local and regional government and local government ;
  • are able to assess the feasibility of the proposed measures based on the analysis of economic facts and applicable legislation;
  • are able to work on projects of social and economic development at the appropriate level of public administration with a special emphasis on local and regional government as well as local government;
  • are able to employ methods and tools of national economic, regional and municipal policy in general, as well as public policy of the state;
  • are able to ensure operational activities at various levels (sections) of public administration, primarily local and regional government as well as local state administration levels;
  • are able to understand and implement new trends and reforms in the field of public administration;
  • are able to present factual issues in public administration and propose solutions;
  • are able to work efficiently in interdisciplinary teams;
  • are able to use software in managing territorial development (local and regional government),
  • are able to manage their further education in the field of public administration.

C o u r s e
Hours per week -1styearCredits  
NT i t l eL/S/LaboutcomesL/S/Laboutcomes
 Compulsory courses(P) 
1General Economics Theory2/2/0s  5
2Mathematics I.2/2/0s  4
3Management2/2/0s  4
4Information Science2/0/2s  4
5Psychology2/1/0s  4
6Fundamentals of Law2/0/0z  2
7Philosophy2/0/0z  2
8English I.0/0/2z  2
9Microeconomics  2/2/0s5
10Mathematics II.  2/2/0s4
11Marketing  2/1/0s4
12Finances and Currency  2/1/0s4
13Economic Geography  2/1/0s4
14Sociology  2/0/0z3
15Applied Information Science  0/0/2z2
16English II.  0/0/2z2
 Compulsory optional courses (PV)
1German0/0/2z  2
2Russian0/0/2z  2
3Spanish0/0/2z  2
4Italian Language0/0/2z  2
5German  0/0/2z2
6Russian  0/0/2z2
7Spanish  0/0/2z2
8Italian Language  0/0/2z2
 Optional courses(V)
1Introduction to Study4z  1
2Practical Exercise in Mathematics0/2/0z  1
3Fitness and Sport0/2/0z  1
4Practical Exercise in Mathematics  0/2/0z1
5Fitness and Sport  0/2/0z1

C o u r s e
Hours per week - 2ndyearCredits  
NT i t l eL/S/LaboutcomesL/S/Laboutcomes
 Compulsory courses(P)
17Macroeconomics2/2/0s  5
18Theory and Practice of Public Administration2/2/0s  5
19Regional Economics and Policy2/2/0s  4
20Statistics2/0/2s  4
21Political Science2/0/0s  3
22Economic Policy Making  2/2/0s5
23Economics of Public Sector  2/2/0s5
24Economics and Municipal Administration  2/1/0s4
25Corporate Economy  2/1/0s4
26Labour Market and Employment Policy  2/1/0s3
 Compulsory optional courses (PV)
9Spatial Economy2/0/0s  3
10Environmental Policy-making2/0/0s  3
11Socio-economic Geography of the SR2/0/0s  3
12GIS in Public Administration1/1/0s  3
13Accounting1/1/0s  3
14English III.0/0/2z  2
15Taxes and Tax System  2/0/0s3
16Protection of Environment  2/0/0s3
17History of Public Administration  2/0/0s3
18Social Policy Making  2/0/0s3
19Creation of Programmes and Projects  1/2/0s3
20English IV.  0/0/2z2
 Optional courses(V)
6Information Systems in Public Administration1/0/1z  2
7Globalisation and Synergetics2/0/0z  2
8German0/0/2z  2
9Russian0/0/2z  2
10Spanish0/0/2z  2
11Italian Language0/0/2z  2
12Fitness and Sport0/2/0z  1
13Corporate Finances  1/1/0z2
14Theory of Organisation  2/0/0z2
15German  0/0/2z2
16Russian  0/0/2z2
17Spanish  0/0/2z2
18Italian Language  0/0/2z2
19Fitness and Sport  0/2/0z1

C o u r s e
Hours per week - 3thyearCredits  
NT i t l eL/S/LaboutcomesL/S/Laboutcomes
 Compulsory courses(P)
27EU Economic Policy Making2/2/0s  5
28Public Administration Control System2/2/0s  5
29Administrative Law2/1/0s  4
30Personnel Management2/1/0s  4
31Bachelor Seminar + Bachelor Thesis4z  4
32Theory of Public Finances  2/2/0s5
33Economics and Management in Higher Territorial Unit  2/1/0s5
34Social Services  2/1/0s4
35Practice   z3
36 Bachelor Thesis  0/2/0z10
 Compulsory optional courses (PV)
21Reward Systems2/0/0s  3
22Public and Economic Diplomacy2/0/0s  3
23Economics and Municipal Administration II.2/0/0s  3
24Public Administration Crisis Management  2/0/0s3
25Communication Skills  2/0/0s3
 Optional courses(V)
20Macroeconomic Analysis1/1/0z  2
21English0/0/2z  2
22German0/0/2z  2
23Russian0/0/2z  2
24Spanish0/0/2z  2
25Italian Language0/0/2z  2
26Labour Law  2/0/0z2
27English  0/0/2z2
28German  0/0/2z2
29Russian  0/0/2z2
30Spanish  0/0/2z2
31Italian Language  0/0/2z2
 State examination courses
1Defence of Final Thesis   SE8
2Economics   SE5
3Theory and Practice of Public Administration   SE5