Faculty of National Economy

Economic Theory and Economic Journalism

I. degree

Graduates of the study programme Economic Theory and Economic Journalism have a knowledge of general economic basics linked with computer and language literacy, social, moral and legal aspects needed in a broad spectrum of economic expertise, as well as specific expert knowledge, abilities and skills applicable in the field of mass communication and will be able to analyze and understand ongoing economic processes in macro and micro spheres, assess theoretical and practical issues at different levels of national economy in state and local administration, in public and private institutions, in the field of international economic relations and will be ready to present this knowledge by means of mass media. Graduates will be prepared to continue the study of a second degree study programme in economics and after graduation – the following doctoral study, or immediately entry the labour market, find employment in all forms of mass media as economic editors, speakers, analysts, as well as in all kinds of companies, enterprises, organizations and institutions in the public and private sector.

 

Economics and Law

I. degree

Joint study programme Economics and Law is new in the field of educational services in the Slovak Republic. Graduates learn not only about general economic basics, but also get adequately thorough legal training and acquire legal methods on application of the economic knowledge in the economic life management. Graduates with legal and economic education are successfully working in different fields of national economy and management structures at all levels – enterprises, offices, banks and other financial institutions, central authorities of state administration, in national and international companies. Graduates learn to analyze and understand ongoing economic and legal processes in macro and micro spheres, assess theoretical and practical issues at different levels of national economy in state and local administration, in public and private institutions, in the field of international relations; they manage to understand issues related to the content and procedures legal practice has to deal with, know basics for providing legal advice in the field of administrative law and partially civil and commercial law; effectively process and use information from specialized and scientific literature, know how to work with case law and are instructed to absorb the newest knowledge and trends of the present development in the field of economy and law. Graduates are capable of working at different positions in state and local administration, financial institutions, as well as independent enterprises.

 

Finance, Banking and Investment

I. degree

Aim of the study programme Finance, Banking and Investment is to prepare both theoretically and practically erudite experts who are able to analyze and solve simpler decision-making situations in the field of finances, banking and investment. The study programme provides basic general knowledge of sciences dealing with national economy and business economics. Graduates of this study programme are capable of serving in lower management functions in state and local administration units focused on finances and enterprises. They are also able to find special employment in financial institutions, banks and in financial intermediation.

 

Human Resources and Social Management

I. degree

Graduates of the study programme human resources and social management gain theoretical as well as practical skills in sciences researching national economy at compulsory and optional courses focused on economy, economic policy, human resources development, labour market and employment policy, social security, and also finances, insurance industry, taxation with emphasis put on acquiring necessary knowledge, skills and attitude for working for different social organizations and institutions. They acquire knowledge in active social policy, but also experience in drawing up a specific social project, applied in practice, but they mainly gain managerial skills required on national and European labour market. They are capable to apply new methods of working with people and shape professional competences of people at individual, organizational, national and transnational level; they will be able to use specific tools of economic and social policy and also perceive the connection between these policies when solving problems of socio-economic character. Graduates will acquire compact complex of professional competences (knowledge, skills and attitudes) required for work in different job positions, e.g. of research and political character in international institutions focused on socio-economic fields, in state administrative (at all levels), in trade unions (at all levels), institutions of scientific research focusing on socio-economic issues, in state, private and religious educational institutions and organizations and institutions of a non-profit character.

 

National Economy

I. degree

Graduates of the study programme National Economy get a university education that develops economic thinking and provides theoretical and practical knowledge in economic theories, economic policy, accounting, statistics and informatics. Graduates are ready for entering the labour market or continue further education in their field. They know how to analyze basic economic issues at different levels of national economy, are able to assess the possibility of using individual tools of economic, social and financial policy. Having adequate knowledge in economic policy, they manage to participate in the preparation and processing of materials for decision-making processes of bodies at different levels of management. Graduates employ as officers for central and other state and local administration bodies and also business sphere where they are prepared to take necessary decisions and implement them while solving issues of economic practice.

 

Insurance

I. degree

Graduates of the study programme Insurance are able to analyze simple economic situations in an insurance company and take simple management decisions. Graduates of the first degree of the university study in the study programme insurance obtain theoretical knowledge in general economic theory, economic policy, social policy, banking, insurance industry, taxation, functioning of financial markets, general, financial or insurance mathematics, accounting and statistics, business economy, finances and management, marketing, trade and law. Moreover, they will also gain knowledge in insurance risks, insurance companies marketing, and history of insurance or life insurance. On the basis of theoretical knowledge, they gain competence and skills for analyzing simple links in economic processes in an insurance company, taking simple management decisions and serve in lower and middle economic management posts accordingly.

 

Public Administration and Regional Development

I. degree

Graduates of the study programme Public Administration and Regional Development analyze and interpret issues related to public administration performance primarily in the field of regional development support at national, regional and local level. They use knowledge on the field of economic theory and policy making, theory of management and organisation of public administration, public sector and regional development. They can work as expert officers in local (municipalities) and regional administration bodies (self governed regions), in related departments in state administration offices at national level (Ministry of Transport, Construction and regional development of the Slovak Republic, Ministry of Interior of the Slovak Republic, Ministry of Finances of the Slovak Republic, Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Family of the Slovak Republic, Government Office of the Slovak Republic and the like) and specialized agencies. Graduates can also work as experts on projects financed primarily by structural funds of the EU focused on regional development in business and non-profit area. Having higher computer literacy, graduates actively use information and communications technologies. Ready to work in team, they present their views and discuss them independently.

 

Banking

II. degree

Graduates of the study programme Banking are experts having knowledge in banking, financial markets, monetary policy and international finances. They manage to independently solve interdisciplinary issues, systematize, analyze and make informed decisions on methodical, theoretical, practical and conceptual questions concerning institutions and processes in banking and on financial market at different levels of management, administration and business, even in international scope. Graduates can work in international institutions, banks, stock markets, in the field of capital market, central banking and also for businesses with international financial activities.

 

Taxation and Tax Consulting

II. degree

During their study, students of the study programme Taxation and Tax Consulting acquire necessary knowledge in taxation and tax consulting (direct tax, tax on consumption, tax theory and policy, tax systems of the EU member states, international taxation, tax analysis, tax administration, tax consulting). After graduation, they are competent to work as tax analysts and consultants, address issues related to tax administration and performance of tax administrators, as well as analyze development of tax policy with respect to harmonizing tax processes in Europe and the world. Graduates can also work as experts on tax matters for tax authorities and directorates for taxation, for companies focused on tax consulting and audit, as well as for private financial businesses.

 

Economic Theory and Economic Journalism

II. degree

By means of engineering study, wide offer of theoretical, specialized and specific courses, as well as independent solving of practical tasks, case studies and projects, graduates of the study programme Economic Theory and Economic Journalism gain theoretical and methodological knowledge in key areas of macroeconomics and microeconomics, current trends in the development of national and world economy under conditions of the knowledge based economy and globalization processes, new dimensions of economic thinking, as well as theoretical knowledge and practical experience and skills in the field of information media. After obtaining the degree of this study programme, graduates can work either in the economic research area as university teachers, in state administrative, central institutions, transnational and international organizations requiring deep theoretical focus and analytical skills, or as leading experts in mass communication, but also in public and private sector in Slovakia and abroad.

 

Finance

II. degree

The aim of the study programme Finances is to educate theoretically and practically qualified experts able to analyze, anticipate risk and cope with difficult decision-making situations in the area of both public finances and finances of businesses. Studying this programme, students learn about financial risks, theory of capital structure, financial analyses and prognoses, international finances and commercial banks operations. Study programme is being shaped by specialized knowledge students acquire in the field of financial policy, financial control and financial accounts, tax policy, financing of local authorities and public finances management. Graduates are ready to work in middle and top management positions in state administrative offices, local authorities and companies active in financial sphere. They also find employment in financial institutions, banks and financial intermediation.

 

Economic Policy

II. degree

Graduates of the study programme Economic Policy deepen their knowledge with emphasis on current trends in the development of the world economy – globalization and integration and current issues of the economic policy of the EU. During their study, students gain comprehensive knowledge in modern economic theories, econometrics, as well as methods of economic analysis and prognosis, they are prepared to analyze and specify problems at different levels of national economy and also state and local administration authorities and businesses. Graduates of this study programme find employment as national economy analysts at different levels of state administration in non-financial as well as financial businesses, in national and multinational companies, in research, universities, editorial offices and in range of other mass media institutions.

 

International Finance (Taught in English)

II. degree

Completing the study programme International Finance, graduates gain the ability to critically discuss various issues of theories used in different context for the sake of promoting effective decisions in international finances. They manage to solve interdisciplinary issues, systematize, analyze and make informed decisions on practical and conceptual questions concerning institutions and processes in international scope on their own. The study programme is practically oriented, improves skills and practice which are relevant and mostly appreciated by employers. A possibility to spend the 4th semester of study at respected university in the Great Britain or in the United States of America broadens the international dimension of the study graduates will make use of in contemporary globally interconnected intercultural working environment.

 

Insurance

II. degree

Graduates of the study programme Insurance are prepared to comprehensively manage conceptual work in insurance company and decide on activities in the field of insurance. They are competent in making decisions on economic activities of insurance companies, they are able to carry out supervision over insurance institutions and conduct research in all financial market institutions. Graduates have deep command of theory and practice of insurance, life and non-life insurance, economic activities carried out in insurance companies and therefore improve their ability to solve specific problems, decide independently and manage team of workers in this field. Graduates are able to creatively apply the acquired knowledge in practice in insurance company or on financial market, in analytical or conceptual work, in performing managerial duties; they propose and implement new insurance methods and techniques.

 

Social Development and Social Policy

II. degree

Graduates of the study programme Social Development and Social Policy obtain deep theoretical knowledge and primarily practical skills. Graduates have the ability to identify and analyze socio-economic phenomena in the society, identify their causes and consequences and are well versed in solving issues based on capacities in knowledge management, global social inequality, European social systems, social economy, health policy, housing policy, social work, quality of life, project-making methodology, labour law. The study programme educates experts in the socio-economic field with a perspective to employ on national and European labour market in public and private sector institutions, in social and health insurance companies, in central state and local administration authorities, as well as in international institutions. Graduates are also familiar with the structural funds issues and are capable of pursuing knowledge and learning new information on social and economic policy.

 

Public Administration and Regional Development

II. degree

Graduates of the study programme Public Administration and Regional Development is able to systematize, analyze and solve problems related to the performance of public administration duties particularly in the area of regional development at national, regional and local level. They actively use knowledge in the field of economic theory and policy making, theory of management and organization of public administration, public sector and regional development. They are capable of managing development project in the stage of analysis, financial programming and budgeting, implementation and impact assessment. Graduates actively work with information and communication technologies, have advanced computer skills and are fully capable to work with software for the sake of carrying out analysis, interpretation and presentation of data. They are prepared for project leadership in team, for presenting and discussing their own opinion independently. They can work in the leadership of local (municipalities) and regional administration (self-governing regions).

 

Global Finance (Taught in English)

II. degree

 

 

Law and Economics

II. degree

 

 

Economic Theory

III. degree

 

Finance and Banking

III. degree

 

Economic Policy

III. degree

 

Insurance

III. degree

 

Public Administration and Regional Development

III. degree

 

Faculty of Commerce

International Business

I. degree

Graduates of the study programme International Business have theoretical and practical knowledge concerning international business, particularly in the field of business economy, finances, marketing, entrepreneurship, commercial law and operations on foreign markets; ability to use quantitative methods, IT and foreign language skills enable them to successfully work as executives or managers in particular business. They find employment as members of management teams at middle management level in organizations involved in international business and foreign trade activities. Graduates of the study programme manage to analyze issues and possibilities in business activities of various types of enterprises – manufacturing plants, trading and service companies, propose and implement solutions for optimal functioning of businesses. Graduates of the study programme also have knowledge of corporate economy, corporate finances, European and international economic law and business services.

 

Business in Tourism and Services

I. degree

Graduates of the study programme Business in Tourism and Services can analyze problems and opportunities in the business activities of tourist enterprises and services, to propose solutions for the optimal functioning of business entities and to implement them in practice. Graduates also have knowledge of business economics, business finance, business management, and particularly of tourism and services. The graduates of the study programme are qualified in technology of tourism/ technology expert ready to carry out basic and middle management practice in business and tourist companies and organizations. They are capable to organise and manage business processes, to create innovative tourist products, they possess professional skills in using information technology and intelligent systems in tourist services, they can lead teams, they have management and marketing skills for self-employment in services of tourism. They can work in the sector of tourism and services in national businesses, as well as in the foreign market and in organizations dealing with the development of tourism.

 

Business in Trade

I. degree

Graduates of the study programme Business in Trade can identify and analyze problems and opportunities in the business activities of different types of small and medium-sized enterprises, in business operations and the functioning of family businesses, to propose solutions for the optimal functioning of business entities and implement them in business practice. Graduates acquire knowledge of ways for working with managers and professionals of other professions, which also requires knowledge in psychology, communication and information systems. Graduates of the study programme will also acquire knowledge of marketing, business economics, business finance, business management and especially, business activities and the fundamentals of interdisciplinary application of business processes. Graduates of the study programme will be able to become founders of small and medium-sized enterprises in manufacturing, family business, or business (distribution) services that they can also set up during their studies. In an employment relationship they can be working as middle management at marketing and sales departments or as sales representatives in different types of businesses.

 

Tourism Management

II. degree

Graduates of the Tourism Management study programme are qualified tourism managers who can manage business and national economic processes in tourism. They gain knowledge of the economy of tourism, industry controlling, tourism management and marketing, tourism law, integration processes in tourism as well as management communications. They are qualified to work as managers of a business or tourist region. They will be able to work on the middle and top levels of tourism management, regional tourism organizations, government and self-governing organizations in tourism, project planning and consulting organizations in tourism and regional development. The tourism manager on the company and regional level of tourism is in control of the management methods and has the appropriate skills, capabilities and the ability to apply them in practice on the level of the company, business integration and tourist region, in the public administration and self-governing bodies in the sector of tourism. They monitor the principles of sustainable development in tourism. They recognize natural and anthropogenic environment in which tourism is developing. They know how to use electronic media for information management, for the promotion and sale of tourism services. They know how to create and manage tourism development projects in destination locations and regions. They can also actively work in an intercultural environment.

 

International Trade Management

II. degree

Graduates of the International Trade Management programme acquire knowledge that provides the prerequisites for successful mastering the complexity of general knowledge of international trade, strategies and tactics of international business, international marketing, as well as the trends of the development of specific international commodity markets. Graduates of the study programme are universally educated managers with comprehensive high-level knowledge of multicultural environment, with the prerequisites for successful management of senior management positions in the corporate sector, selected governmental institutions involved in international economic cooperation (especially in the foreign trade policy) international economic organizations and EU institutions. Graduates of the study programme are highly qualified economic experts, able to analyze, evaluate and creatively address alternative ways of organizing and managing international logistic systems. Also, an important part of the successful application of graduates of this department in practice is their preparation to handle specific foreign trade (commercial) internship depending on the scope of activity and commodity that is the subject of the practical working exchange, i.e.    their preparation in foreign trade techniques, international payment and financial operations, as well as familiarization with the conditions of national and foreign legislation and legal regulations.

 

Sales Management (in French)

II. degree

Graduates of the study programme Sales Management in French acquire the ability to market and system thinking, actively anticipate new phenomena and trends in the sales market, orient themselves in a globalizing business environment, develop communication skills in the French language and intercultural awareness, control business management methods, manage selling, buying and using business methods in a different culture and civilization environment. At the same time, the graduates will be prepared in the field of sales management theory and practice and in specific management areas so that they can perform various management functions on the middle and top level of company management in the organization market as well as the market of consumer goods. The Study programme in French Sales Management prepares experts for management functions in international business and international business environment for the performance of general, cross-sectional and theoretical as well as practical knowledge that is sufficient for the performance of the line management function and at the same time the study programme is a suitable basis for a later specialization that may arise from the need for a career growth. The study programme is suitable for students who have the prerequisites and ambitions to hold middle and higher management positions. To acquire a complete professional profile, students gain experience in a set of qualitative and quantitative methods in marketing management of purchasing, selling and drafting concepts for a mix of marketing components, formulation and verification of market data hypotheses, experimental procedures in evaluating the behavior of business entities on the market, by applying information technologies in marketing.

 

Marketing and Business Management

II. degree

Graduates of the study programme Marketing and Business Management gain deep insights into the use of marketing tools and the development of marketing concepts as well as management of business systems. They can specify, design and implement complex solutions for all components of the marketing mix and manage a wide network of external sources of suppliers, customers, end customers, intermediaries, service companies, as well as manage business processes in terms of adapting to the marketing environment. They are employed in the positions of marketing managers, marketing analysts, marketing communication specialists who manage the processes of changes in technology, company culture, intra-company and inter-company relationships in a market-based relationship. Significant opportunities for graduates to apply include positions of purchasing managers, sales managers, product managers, business specialists, consumer policy, and distribution. The graduates of the study programme can analyze and evaluate the complex problems of marketing management, to design and implement forms of various marketing elements according to the latest knowledge of marketing theory, to assess the interaction of market participants with a complex marketing environment.

 

Marketing and Business Management

III. degree

The goal of the students' education in the study programme Marketing and Business Management is to prepare specialists in the complex and specialized fields of Trade and Marketing, which are the basis for shifting the limits of theoretical and research understanding of the discipline. Students have a command of scientific methods of research in the marketing environment, market data, consumer behaviour and business subjects; they exercise control over methods of simulation and verification of marketing solutions; they can apply scientific procedures in processes of optimal formation of marketing functions, marketing processes and marketing tools of business subjects. Students can synthesize information autonomously / views of marketing research and propose solutions to problems that extend or redefine existing knowledge and represent new approaches to address new business systems. The Graduates are capable of:

  • successful, accurate and efficient application of scientific research methods and presentation of own solutions / critical evaluation positions in ​​business and marketing processes,
  • bonding: research - formulation proposal– implementation of legal and ethical aspects of marketing, 
  • setting up ways to isolate, evaluate and resolve issues of different levels of predictions in the trade.

 

International Business Management

III. degree

The goal of students' education in the International Business Management programme is to prepare graduates for a highly specialized career in the sphere of institutions, companies and multinational corporations in the international business environment. They can also find carreer opportunities in the field of scientific work at universities, research teams or in the activities of various social and public organizations. The content and its objectives are a programme aimed at exploring development trends in the international economic environment, concentrating on specific growth conditions in the EU, as well as in Slovak republic, and to study the development in other territorial segments of the world economy. The real fact that the Slovak economy is foreign trade oriented creates a specific environment for scientific research and forms acritical degree of importance of the economic bonds and the tendencies that rise in this area. The Graduate scan:

  • use various basic and applied research methods to develop new knowledge in the field,
  • use sophisticated approaches to address the problems of economic practice in different contexts,
  • manage processes in the field conceptually, to organise teamwork and substantiate their decisions in international conditions.

 

Faculty of Economic Informatics

Economic Informatics

I. degree

Graduates of the study programme Economic Informatics in the field of Economic Informatics will acquire comprehensive knowledge of economic theory and concrete experience in working with computer technology. They will be able to work with standard office automation software, to participate in programme implementation, and to run information systems in economic objects on all levels of management. They gain knowledge in the business by being able to deal with the company's establishment plans as well as its operation and further development. They gain basic knowledge of economic processes on different levels of management. The graduates are employed in all industries, in public administration, in the private sphere, but also as independent entrepreneurs. The study programme prepares professionals who have good economic knowledge, control computer technology and who can use modern information technologies.

 

Decision-making in Management

I. degree

Graduates of the study programme Decision-making in Management can solve basic economic problems arising in respective departments of the manufacturing company, commercial and financial organisations (including insurance companies), profit and non-profit institutions. Graduates have acquired principles and methods of teamwork, knowledge of business, organisations, management, and macroeconomic contexts and the interactions of micro- and macro-spheres. Graduates can prepare documentation for managers by processing available information (databases) using mathematical and statistical methods for intensive PC use. Graduates of the Decision-making in management and Information Technology study programme are able to obtain the necessary information for basic economic analyses, to use mathematical-statistical analytical tools, economically interpret the results achieved and implement them in practice.

 

Accounting

I. degree

Graduates of the first grade of the study programme Accounting have knowledge of economic theory and business management, which is the basis of the theory of economic disciplines and in which they acquire basic economic concepts and relationships. They also have knowledge of law, management, marketing, taxation, control of mathematics and statistics to the extent that they use the work of an independent accountant. The graduate's professional profile consists of knowledge of financial accounting, cost accounting, financial analysis and accounting automation. Graduates of the first grade of the study programme Accounting tend to seek employment in the private sector, both in the public sector and in the public sector in the accounting and automation departments, and, they can solve methodological accounting issues in different types of organizations independently. They are also able to work in tax offices and financial administration. They can solve specific problems in accounting practice.

 

Actuarial Science

II. degree

The Actuarial Science study programme provides systematic theoretical and practical knowledge of actuarial mathematics and its applications in life, retirement and insurance, comprehensive theoretical knowledge from probability theory and statistics to the extent necessary in particular for modeling and simulation of risks of non-life insurance, as well as knowledge of financial mathematics, investment, portfolio and bond derivatives theory, as well as the theoretical knowledge of higher mathematics, probability, statistics, and operational research. Attention is paid to computational engineering. Graduates can apply quantitative methods in economics, especially in the insurance and financial sector, they are able to make decisions based on professional analyses using actuarial methods, they are able to solve basic problems of risk management and financial flows of insurance companies, they have skills in the use of computing and in the use of mathematical and statistical programme packages. The study comprises a training mainly for the profession of "actuary" in insurance companies, but the graduates can also pursue their carreer in pension funds and banks.

 

Information Management

II. degree

The graduates of the study programme Information Management at the second level of study, based on their acquired knowledge of economic theory, on the use of quantitative methods and knowledge of computing to solve analytical and decision-making economic tasks and business processes will be able to make their carreers in occupations such as solving-problems in production and business companies, banks and insurance companies, stock exchanges, institutions of non-productive sphere, research, institutions of central governing bodies. Its advantage is the combination of economic knowledge, primarily focused on quantitative analyses, as well as software skills, and not only on the use of existing programme products, but also on the creation of their own software systems. Through the digitization of economic processes, they accelerate economic transactions, increase the quality of business, improve the management of economic organisations, multiply the impact of information technology on economic practice and accumulate its consequences. Putting these technologies into business practice requires a collaboration of IT developers and IT managers who create the conditions for resource efficiency. If, on the one hand, narrow specialization and detailed knowledge of information technology is required, on the other hand, engineers with integrated knowledge, specialists able to combine business processes with IT services are needed. IM graduates are economists - computer scientists who have a thorough knowledge of the needs, ways and possibilities of using IT in business practice.

 

Operations Research and Econometrics

II. degree

The studies of the 2nd degree of the study programme Operational Research and Econometrics in the field of Quantitative methods in economics deepen the general economic knowledge of the basic study, both in the economic analysis of the national economy and its sectors, as well as in the field of economic analyses on the level of production and non-productive companies. The basis of specialization is a model approach and quantitative methods in the environment of information systems. The second stage study provides systematic knowledge for various stages of the use of methodological mechanism in operational research and econometrics to solve economic problems: from analysis of the problem, through the construction of an economic-mathematical model and the identification of the tasks, the selection of methods towards solving the identified problems, and  solving the problems by using an adequate software and verifying the verbal capability in the process of economic decision-making. Based on the acquired knowledge of economic theory and knowledge from the use of quantitative methods and computing techniques, graduates can pursue their professional carreer mainly in manufacturing and trading companies, banks and insurance companies, stock exchanges, top management of various non-productive institutions research, institutions of central governing bodies, etc.

 

Statistical Methods in Economics

II. degree

The study programme Statistical Methods in Economics will provide the graduates with methodological knowledge from a wide range of statistical analytical procedures and techniques, as well as knowledge of the possibilities and conditions of their application, especially in economic, social, and in other areas. This highly desirable combination of knowledge creates the prerequisites for its qualitative application in the analysis and modeling complex economic and social causal relationships and the creation of probability-statistical and prognostic models for decision-making and management needs in economic practice. They acquire sufficient skills to use programme analytical statistical systems (SAS, SPSS, Statgraphics ...) that are critical for the application of advanced statistical methods in economic and social analyses. Graduates of the study programme "Statistical Methods in Economics of Science" obtain professional preparation of an expert  in economics and statistics  which will enable them to work in the administration of national statistic offices, especially in the professions of methodology of statistical indicators, analysts in the field of national economic analyses, regional bodies of national statistic bureaus, practice-oriented institutions, businesses, financial institutions, departments, research institutions and tertiary institutions. They can explicate the results correctly and adequately use them in decision-making processes on different levels of the socio-economic system and within regional structures.

 

Accounting and Auditing

II. degree

Graduates of the second-degree study programme Accounting and Auditing have the knowledge of theoretical and methodological problems of subjects in economic science, with a special focus on the field of accounting and financial subjects. They can prepare and use accounting information in financial management in the business and non-business sector under market economy conditions. In addition, graduates of the second grade of the study programme Accounting and Auditing have the knowledge of financial accounting, the knowledge of the bank accounting, insurance companies, budgetary and allowance organisations, municipalities, managerial accounting, tax accounting and international accounting. They also gain knowledge in auditing, consolidated financial statements, international financial management and internal audit. Graduates of engineering studies will be able to pursue their carreers in managing and methodological functions in accounting, in financial decision-making and financial controling, and after obtaining the obligatory practical experience and further follow-up preparation and implementation of the law test, they will be able to carry out auditing activities, tax consultancy and functions in the institutions of financial market.

 

International Finance Management (in German)

II. degree

The International Financial Management study programme is provided by the Economic University in Bratislava, in a cooperation with the Martin Luther University in Halle-Wittenberg, Germany. The study is conducted in German. The study in the 1st year takes place in the UE in Bratislava, the 2nd year study takes place at the Martin Luther University in Halle-Wittenberg.

 

Accounting and Financial Management

II. degree

The study programme Accounting and Financial Management  provides the graduates with the prerequisites to acquire the knowledge and skills that will enable them to perform the following activities:

  • designing information system in the newly emerging accounting unit and defining the position of the accounting (financial and managerial) as a relatively separate subsystem, responsible for the documents in the management of the accounting unit, for the decision-making and for the purposes of taxation with income tax, VAT, or other tax legislations and drafting internal rules for bookkeeping and financial reporting (regular and consolidated),
  • familiarizing with the information system of a functioning business unit of production, business focus, accounting unit of accounting services for other units, auditing services, but also in the information system of the bank, insurance companies, budget, contributory organization, municipality, higher territorial unit, ministries, and performing a leading role in accounting,
  • designing a suitable bookkeeping technique as a part of the information system and selecting from the marketplace appropriate software that suits the needs of the entity according to its size, focus and market position in the context of similarly focused accounting units they commercially communicate with,
  • keeping current accounting in accordance with the applicable legislation, preparing the financial statements (balance sheet), both in a regular and consolidated manner (if the accounting entity is a parent company) and carrying out a financial analysis of the regular and consolidated financial statements using the accounting documents for the purposes of decision-making management, or for the needs of the owner.

 

Econometrics and Operations Research

III. degree

Graduates of the study programme Econometrics and Operational research is a master of the scientific methods of analysis and synthesis of economic systems with a focus on microeconomic and macroeconomic systems, presented in the form of econometric-mathematical models used to formulate and solve complex decision-making problems and to develop strategies for companies, industries and the national economy. The graduates will be able to tackle the problem solutions generated by the economic practice flexibly, with the primary objective of his/her training based on mastering exact methods and model approaches. In the context of the globalization of the economy and the accession of Slovakia to the European Union, this type of education is a necessity in view of the development of economic theory at comparable universities and faculties in Europe and worldwide.

 

Accounting

III. degree

Graduates of the third grade of the study programme Accounting know the scientific methods of research in the field of accounting and auditing with a focus on national and international theoretical and methodological problems in the mentioned and related fields. They can solve complex theoretical and practical problems on different levels of management, to apply new knowledge in pedagogical and broader economic and social practice flexibly. They are committed to developing comprehensive concepts of economic development in the field of accounting and auditing, to solving challenging research tasks, and to publishing research results in scientific and professional journals and academic textbooks.

Faculty of Business Management

Business Economic and Management (also in English)

I. degree

The goal of student education in the study programme Economics and Business Management is to develop the ability to think in economic terms, to analyze, organize and manage economic processes in the company. Students can analyze simple economic phenomena and processes in the company and its surroundings and to take simple managerial decisions. They also have knowledge of law, international business, economy and business disciplines, marketing, finance, accounting, mathematics, statistics and informatics. They will be able to work in different types of businesses in the private and public sectors. Due to the professional communication and language skills they are suitable candidates in the international environment as well. They acquire the ability to analyze simple connections of economic processes in the company, to take intermediate management decisions, to find ways in the international economic environment.

 

Financial Management

I. degree

The objective of student education in the study programme of Financial Management is to develop their ability to think economically, analyze, organize and manage the financial processes in the company, and to understand the financial processes in the economic environment, regarding dynamically developing financial environment. They can work in financial management positions but also as financial intermediaries between business and financial market institutions, through communication and language skills not only in national, but also in foreign environments, and at the same time they will acquire the ability to perform financial analyses, evaluate business performance, prepare documents for the budget capital decisions, decisions on the sources of funding, application of other financial management tools and methods, preparation of short-term financial plans and budgets, monitoring and controlling of their implementation, analyzing deviations, proposing desirable operational measures.

 

Business Economics

II. degree

The goal of education in the study programme of Business Economics is to prepare managers for middle and higher management positions in business companies regardless of their size, ownership, legal status or subject matter. Graduates of the study programme are professionally skilled in the field of theory and practice of the business economy to analyze the economic phenomena and processes in the company and its surroundings and to take management decisions. Due to the advanced professional communication skills from foreign languages, they will also be able to work in the global economic environment of the corporate section. Graduates acquire the ability to analyze complex contexts of economic processes and managerial activities in connection to the economy of the company, to take complex management decisions and to ensure their implementation in the economic management of the company.

 

Management and Economic Expertise

II. degree

The goal of education in the study programme Management and Economic Expertise is to train specialists in the field of quantifying and assessing the level of economic processes inside the company and in the connection with the economic environment. Graduates will master the methods and procedures of managerial work as well as expert activity. They are capable of analytical thinking and control methods and procedures of expert activity. They can assess different contexts of economic processes, which can be used in the professional practice of an expert in economic fields. Graduates acquire the ability to analyze the complexity of economic processes and managerial activities about evaluation of the company, its material, financial and personnel flows, to evaluate the impact of management decisions on the value of the company and its perspective.

 

Production Management and Logistics

II. degree

The goal of education in the study programme of Production Management and Logistics is to prepare specialists in ​​management of pre-production, production and post-production activities about forms of company logistics. They are professionally trained in in-house management production, logistics, quality management, company innovation, technology systems, environmental aspects of production, process and knowledge management. The graduates can be employed in a wider sphere of the business production, organization of the company's production strategy, product formulation, innovation and technology strategy of the company and the related preparation of a new production, economic organization of service processes and post-production services. Graduates acquire the ability to take management decisions and evaluate their impact on the company's business strategy and its perspective, to perform higher middle and top managerial functions in manufacturing with an emphasis on managing the transformation processes of the company.

 

Corporate Human Resource Management

II. degree

The goal of education in the Human Resources Management of the Company study programme is to train specialists in ​​personnel management. Students acquire a comprehensive set of modern knowledge and skills in human resource management. In the education process, an interdisciplinary approach is preferred, modern methods and methodological didactic procedures that are aimed at developing the knowledge, personality and skill potential of students to have relevant knowledge about the basic and specific activities of the HR manager to implement them in accordance with legal, ethical and moral norms and principles into the daily personal work. Graduates acquire the ability to analyze the complexity of human processes in the company, to take managerial decisions in the field of human resources and evaluate their impact on corporate strategy, to perform the middle and the top managerial functions in the field of human resources.

 

Corporate Finance

II. degree

The goal of education in the study programme of Corporate Finance is to provide a comprehensive and professional training for specialists focused on the practical handling of key areas of corporate finance, financial markets, financial innovation in these markets, international finance and selected areas of law. Graduates acquire the ability to analyze the financial conditions of the company, to specify the factors that have influenced it and to propose measures aimed at their positive development, to apply creative methods, tools and models of financial management in the fields of investment, working capital, capital structure, dividend policy, risk analysis, paperwork, creating strategic financial plans, creative application of acquired theoretical knowledge in solving complex decision-making financial situations.

 

General Management

II. degree

The goal of education in the study programme of General Management is to train experts for management functions in companies, for which the general, cross-sectional and universal theoretical and practical knowledge and skills are required. Graduates can manage large groups of people, they are able to quickly adapt and master sectoral, cultural and territorial specialties. They can identify, analyze and evaluate issues and processes in contexts across the company and the environment in which they operate. Graduates acquire the ability to professionally monitor, analyze and evaluate the actions of the company and its specific components in internal and external development dynamics, in a complex and changing national and international environment.

 

Financial Business Management

III. degree

Faculty of International Relations

International Economic Relations

I. degree

Graduates of the study programme International Economic Relations have knowledge of economic theory, microeconomics, economic policy, law, finance, accounting, international trade, world economy, marketing, management and they have a fluent command of at least two of the following foreign languages: English, German, French, Spanish and Russian and have advanced knowledge of the third foreign language. They can use the general knowledge of these disciplines as professionals in national, foreign and international companies operating in all sectors of the economy.

 

Economic Diplomacy

II. degree

Graduates in the study programme Economic Diplomacy acquire in-depth knowledge of the different subjects of the core of the field of study, based on their competence to carry out specialized professional activities. Graduates in International Economic relations can apply acquired theoretical knowledge in solving specific problems in practice, they have deep knowledge of the individual areas of the core of the study department, they are able to analyze the economic environment, to apply innovative approaches in the field of international economic relations.

 

International Economic Relations

III. degree

The graduate profile of the study programme International Economic Relations is in the third degree determined by a set of scientific knowledge in the field. The subject of scientific research is the interdisciplinary field not only of the economics, but also of the social and political context of the development of subjects in the world of economic environment and of the mutual relations between them. Doctoral study focuses on the following areas:

  • Macroeconomics,
  • Microeconomics,
  • International economic relations,
  • World economy,
  • Methodology of scientific work.

Graduates of the third Degree of the International Economic relations are highly-qualified experts who can solve complex, practical and theoretical problems in the field. Graduates are employed as researchers at theoretical institutions, such as university teaching staff, as executives at national and international institutions focused on developing international cooperation and international economic and political integration.

Faculty of Applied Languages

Foreign Languages and International Communication

I. and II. degree

The Study programme of Foreign Languages ​​and Intercultural Communication is a study programme of the 1st and 2nd level of study. Most of the study is conducted in English and German, or in other selected languages, such as French and Spanish. The graduates will acquire basic theoretical knowledge of economics, law and other disciplines of humanities, a proper level of communicative competence and knowledge of intercultural communication as well as knowledge about the cultures of the countries of the studied languages. The profile of the graduate combines the competence of excellent knowledge of languages, culture and socio-economic cultures of a certain linguistic-geographic area and knowledge of economics, business, social sciences and law. The Faculty of Applied Languages ​​of the University of Economics in Bratislava gives trainings to translators, interpreters, intercultural mediators, communication experts in intercultural economic practice, cultural practitioners, EU officers, etc.

Faculty of Business Economics with seat in Košice

Economics and Business Management

I. degree

The graduates of the study programme Economics and Business Management in the field of Economics and Business management can perform professions according to their achieved degree: Bc. (business economist and manager) - a business economist and manager are capable to solve less demanding economic decision-making problems. He/she knows the basic economic and managerial functions of the business. He/shecan perform middle economic and management functions at lower and middle management level. Successful mastering of the State examsin Accounting also helps graduates in the field of bookkeeping in manufacturing companies as well as in businesses with a different focus on business and services. Due to the professional and communication skills of foreign languages, they can also work in international business, transnational corporations, joint ventureswith foreign investements, or directly in foreign companies, etc.

 

Business and Trade

I. degree

Graduates of the study programme Business and Trade can work as business and sales representatives in different types of businesses as specialists in business and service companies. They are capable to successfully implement the full spectrum of professional tasks tied to business activities, preparation and practical implementation of basic business functions of the company. They can also work in positions with a high-tech and commercial technology. Successful mastering of the State exams in business accounting also helps graduate students in accounting for business and service companies. Due to the professional and communication skills of foreign languages, they also have knowledge in international business, transnational corporations, joint ventures with foreign investments, or directly in foreign companies, etc.

 

Financial Management of the Company

II. degree

The graduates of the study programme Financial Management of the Company in the study field of Economics and company management can perform the profession according to the degree achieved: Ing. (business economist and manager) - a business economist and manager are able to solve the complex economic and management decision-making problems of the company. They have the knowledge necessary to manage complex teams of staff and to manage large projects independently. They can perform senior management functions in the company as a generalist and specialist manager. They can formulate business policy and strategy. Due to the professional and communication skills, they can be working in the international environment, transnational corporations, joint ventures with foreign investements, or directly in foreign companies, etc.

 

Economics and Company Management

III. degree

Graduates of the study programme Economics and Company Management in the field Business Economics and Management will acquire in-depth theoretical knowledge in economics and company management, with a focus on the area that is the topic of their dissertation thesis. The graduates are responsible for the scientific methods of basic and applied research in the field of economics and business management. They can define problems, analyze economic and management phenomena and processes in the company, generalize the acquired knowledge and contribute to the development of economic theory and managerial practice. The graduates also acquire the principles and methods of scientific work, the ability to apply theoretical knowledge in practice and the ability to present the results of their work in a foreign language as well.