Applicants for Pan-European University doctoral study programs must hold a master’s degree from an accredited college or university. Applicants who are currently in their senior year of a master’s study program may apply for admission, but acceptance will be contingent upon receipt of the master’s degree.
Master’s degree must be in the field of study that is related to the selected doctoral study program.
Pan-European University has the right to nostrificate foreign university diplomas of bachelor’s, master’s and PhD programs.
Below, there is a checklist of the documents required for a completed application:
The first step you need to take is to file an Application for the selected program.
2. Application Fee (EUR 20, non-refundable)
If you complete the online application, you will have to pay the fee online with a credit card. If you are sending a print application via our Department of International Relations, the payment will be agreed individually.
A resume or typewritten outline describing at least the past five years of your employment history and any significant community, professional or college extracurricular activities. Include recognitions and achievements (e.g. licenses, publications and awards).
4. Personal Statement
Send a typewritten essay explaining to the Graduate Admission Committee why you would like to pursue the program of graduate study you have chosen. Additional information regarding your academic performance, as well as professional experience, may also be included in the supplement.
5. Master’s Diploma and Transcripts
Master’s Diploma from an accredited college or university must be sent in the paper form with the applicable verification (apostille, legalization etc.). More information will be provided by PEU international staff.
Academic records issued in a language other than Slovak are required to be translated and attested to by the institution of origin or a PEU-approved translation agency.
Applicants who have earned a degree at Pan-European University will not be required to submit a degree.
6. Confirmation of the level of English of the applicant
International applicants will need to submit TOEFL, IELTS, Pearson PTE academic scores, or will have to pass the entrance examination of the English language. For more information visit our TOEFL/IELTS/Pearson PTE Requirements page (https://www.pace.edu/admission-aid/graduate-admission/graduates/toeflielts-requirements) or contact our international staff.
Citizens from the following countries are excluded from the English proficiency requirement: Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the British Virgin Islands, Jamaica, United Kingdom, Ireland, Antigua, Scotland, St. Lucia, Bahamas, Barbados, Trinidad/Tobago, Dominica, Grenada, Grand Cayman, Guyana, Belize, Anguilla, Montserrat, Turks and Caicos Islands, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Antigua and Barbuda.
7. Payment of the tuition fees
International students (except for the Erasmus students) are obliged to pay the first part of the tuition fee (1500 EUR) before the issue of the confirmation of acceptance. The first payment includes 200 EUR of the non-refundable registration payment, and 400 EUR of the non-refundable payment for the confirmation of accommodation (if applicable). In case that a student enrolls for study, all pre-payment will be subtracted from the tuition fee.
8. Visa to Slovakia
International students are required to arrange a visa or visa permit to Slovakia. Our university will provide the applicants with two basic documents – the confirmation of acceptance and confirmation of accommodation. Our international staff will also provide the applicants with all necessary help and will inform the Embassy of the Slovak Republic about the inquiry.