Graduate/Field profile

Graduates of the Bachelor study are able to meet the requirements of the discipline that integrates nursing theories with scientific knowledge from other fields necessary for provision of health care services to the public in primary, secondary and tertiary prevention as well as care in illness, rehabilitation and follow-up care. Graduates are able to provide nursing care to individuals, families, groups and communities in health and illness, and contribute to health, recovery or peaceful and dignified dying and death. Professional training is based on the scientific and research findings. Graduates are able to follow new knowledge in rapidly developing nursing disciplines. They have good practical experience from field and laboratory training that can be sufficiently used in practice.

Employment possibilities

Graduates can work as Bachelors of Nursing with a relevant autonomy in the extent of complexness of solving nursing situations in clinical and prevention fields of health care in outpatient, secondary and tertiary areas, including educational activities in state and non-state spheres.


Admission requirements

The basic admission requirement for study (in accordance with Section 56 par. 1 of the Act No. 131/2002 on universities)

  • The study programme can be chosen by secondary school graduates from the Slovak Republic or abroad who have completed their secondary education with the school-leaving certificate (or an equivalent examination) and who submit a relevant legally valid document by the date stated by FSVaZ;
  • The applicants who by the stated date to meet the basic admission requirement do not meet this requirement but who meet other basic admission requirements for study stated by FSVaZ and also achieve a sufficient number of points for admission, can be accepted for study conditionally and are obliged to show meeting the basic requirement by the date stated for enrolment for study (according to Section 58 par. 1 of the Act 131/2002 on universities).


An applicant for study in the study programme Nursing is obliged to submit a medical confirmation of ability to study a healthcare study programme at a university. The required form is here.


After evaluation of meeting the basic admission requirements for study, the applicants with the highest number of achieved points in accordance with the applicant selection criteria defined by FSVaZ will be admitted. More information here


Entrance examination

The entrance procedure does not include an entrance examination. Applicants will be admitted on the basis of previous study results and meeting other defined requirements.



Doors open day at FSVaZ – 13.2.2020

Application form for study submission by – 31.3.2020

Entrance procedure – 19.6.2020


Application form and fees

An applicant is required to fill in and send an application form by the deadline to the respective faculty. For study at UKF, an applicant can fill in:

  • A paper application form (Fee: 30.00€)
  • An electronic application form (Fee: 25.00€)

FSVaZ UKF in Nitra accepts paper application forms at the current forms published at the website of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic.

FSVaZ UKF in Nitra prefers the use of electronic application forms.


When applying electronically, an applicant is required to:

  • Fill in an electronic application form
  • Print the electronic application form
  • Confirm the application form
  • Post the signed application form with attachments
  • An applicant can submit more than one application form for study in various study programmes. However, each application form can contain only one study programme.

Other information related to an application form is here


Department of Nursing

The Department of Nursing educates students in the study programme Nursing in the Bachelor degree study which is accredited in accordance with the requirements of the European Union and whose diploma is recognized in all the member states of the European Union. Furthermore, the Department offers a variety of specialty studies for professionals from practice. In the area of university education, the Department personnel are recognized experts in Slovakia, which is proved by their university textbooks used in non-medical healthcare studies. The Department organizes events focused on promotion of healthy lifestyle for the public and the university academics. It intensively cooperates with the university hospitals abroad, and thus provides the possibilities of attractive internships for its students.

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