Physical Engineering, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
  • Tuition
    Tuition (Year)
    Tuition (Year)
  • English, Slovak


Materials physics, methods of material diagnostics, computer modeling and simulations, technologies for construction of material structures
Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples: 
The graduate will be able to apply creatively his acquired knowledge and to assert himself professionally in different branches of scientific research, industry and service in public, as well as in private sectors. In addition to the aforementioned theoretical knowledge the graduate in Physical Engineering obtains additional knowledge, skills and abilities:
- will be able to lead smaller or larger teams of scientific, research and development staff, lead large projects and take responsibility for complex solution of scientific and research problems,
- will be able to follow the latest scientific and research trends in its disciplines and complement and update its knowledge through lifelong learning,
- will acquire the principles of management work, design of experiment with the timing, conduct and control staff team,
- can communicate and cooperate with the managers of scientific projects and the specialists from other professions,
- can apply in its work also legal, social, moral, ethical, economic and environmental aspects of its profession.


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

  • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 60 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
    60 per full-time academic year
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in Slovak
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

The "Physical engineering" research student program graduate will acquire deep theoretical and methodological knowledge and experience on physical processes in various environments, concentrating on material properties and processes running in materials which are subject to scientific investigation or state-of-art development worldwide.

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

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Academic Requirements

General conditions of acceptance for the study are determined by Regulations of acceptance procedure for the STU in Bratislava. In accordance with this document the Academic Senate of the FEI STU adopts annually "Principles of admission to study at FEI STU". Basic condition of acceptance to the doctoral program is acquiring a higher education of 2nd degree (graduation in master's or engineering study). Admission to the doctoral study includes an entrance interview.
Specific Arrangements for the Recognition of Prior Learning: 
There are no specific arrangements of prior learning.
Qualification requirements and regulations: 
Finished Master's degree programme with master diploma. 

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 6000 International
  • EUR 1000 EU/EEA
1st year € 100, other years € 1,000


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