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Applied Mathematics, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #801 (QS) Bratislava, Slovakia
The study program Applied mathematics is focused on scientific methods of research in the area of applied mathematics, on development of new methods and improvement of the existing methods of real processes modeling and on prediction of their development.
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The program includes also the development of software tools for the models design and their verification, as well as the applications of the proposed models and developed software tools to real data coming from different engineering, technological and economical processes.

Key Learning Outcomes: 

Acquisition of deep theoretical and methodological knowledge and experiences in key branches of applied mathematics on level of current worldwide state of the art. Adoption of principles of either individual and team science work, research, scientific formulation of the tasks, solution of difficult scientific problems and presentation of scientific outcomes.

Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples: 

The alumnus will be able to independently solve quantitatively formulated tasks from technical praxis either on theoretical and executional level with utilization the most recent math-engineering softwares (ANSYS, MATHEMATICA, STATGRAPHICS, etc.). In his major he will have a detail information on the very up to date development and advance in given specialization and will participate in development of the theory in depth.


Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerstvo školstva, vedy, výskumu a športu Slovenskej republiky (Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic), Slovenská technická univerzita v Bratislave (STU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Slovenská technická univerzita v Bratislave (STU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Average part-time duration 60 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    240 ECTS

    60 per full-time academic year

  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in Slovak
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dissertation Project 1
  • Dissertation Project 2
  • Methodology of scientific research 1
  • Methodology of scientific research 2
  • Technical English 1
  • Technical English 2
  • Functional analysis
  • Graph theory
  • Measure and integral theory
  • Partial differential equations
  • Probability theory and statistical estimations
  • Stochastic processes and models
  • Game theory
  • Linear time series models and their applications
  • Aggregation operators
  • Discrete mathematics
  • Algorithms of discrete mathematics
  • Fuzzy logics and applications
  • Multidimensional statistics

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • The acceptance for graduate study is conditioned by passing the admission exam which consists of a language and a professional commission exam.
  • The language exam takes place along with the professional exam before the commission. It consists of the translation of a written text and presenting of a framework project focused on the topic of dissertation thesis, in foreign language.
  • The professional exam consists of oral examination of the applicant´s knowledge in given field and verification of his assumptions for successful study in given field.
  •  Within acceptance of the applicants, there are also considered the results of the previous study and other activities.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3500 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3500 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Bratislava

  • 600 - 980 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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