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for life, studies and business

The Slovak language

The Slovak language is the official state language in Slovakia. It is used for communication and for official documentation. 90 % of educational programmes in this country also use the Slovak language, except for the cases of training in English or other foreign languages. Education in Slovakia for citizens from other countries is free of charge if it is held in the Slovak language. This rule applies to all foreigners without exception.

Therefore, if you decide to get education in Slovakia, it is advisable to immediately learn the Slovak language. Language belongs to a group of Western Slavic languages ​​using the Latin alphabet. 
 
Advantages of the knowledge of Slovak are undeniable:
  • allows you to receive free education in Slovakia in the Slovak language,
  • makes the integration into Slovak society, which appreciates the knowledge of the language, easier possible.

 

The Slovak language for university studies

A lot of people want to get high quality education in any of European countries. Popularity of Slovakia is enormous due to the fact that it is a hospitable country in the heart of Europe. At the same time Slovakia provides favorable conditions for living and studying.

Diplomas of Slovak universities are recognized in every EU country. Another advantage is the opportunity for foreign citizens under 26 years of age to receive free education in Slovakia. If you pass our courses of the Slovak language, it will help you to prepare for university entrance exams; you will be able to continue your education on the same basis as the Slovaks. It is a program A: « The preparation for the entrance to university to study in the Slovak language.

Program A characteristics: «The preparation for the entrance to university to study in the Slovak language"

  • Duration of the course: 10 months, beginning in September
  • Minimum age: 15 years.
  • The number of students in the group: twelve.
  • The intensity of training: daily for 5-6 hours.
  • Price: 1899 euros / 5 months, 3798 euros/ 10 months.
  • Time: 9:00-10:30, break, then 10:50-12:20 Break 13:00-14:30

In addition, some of the Slovak universities offer you the possibility of admission on the basis of certificates contest, which will save you from having to pass entrance exams. This will not only save your power, but also time. However, knowledge of Slovak is a prerequisite for obtaining high-quality education.

If you have already received higher education at home at the bachelor or professional level, you can safely continue your studies at master's or doctoral level in Slovakia. The courses of Slovak in Bratislava will help you to enroll to any of the universities, for example:

  • Comenius University

  • Slovak University of Technology

  • University of Economics in Bratislava

  • The School of Management

  • Our training programme for university entrance (Programme A) will also help you to obtain a residence permit in Slovakia.

 

The Slovak language for admission to a Slovak school

Slovakia does not create difficulties for entering or continuing your studies at the primary schools. Your child will be admitted to any school in the community without any additional questions, and even without knowing the language, and they undertake to teach it. However, if he/she already has a certificate of primary schooling and will reflect about the continuation of studies at secondary school or university in Slovakia, there could be some difficulties.He/she will have to understand and communicate in the Slovak language very well. What can we do in such a delicate situation? How to organize the rapid preparation of the child for school? Here you can get help from a language course under the program B: « Preparation of a student to school attendance in the Slovak language."

Program B characteristics: « Preparation of the student to the school attendance in the Slovak language"
  • Duration: six months or a year, beginning in September or February.
  • Minimum age: 15 years.
  • The number of students in the group: twelve.
  • Duration: at least six months.
  • The intensity of training: daily for 5-6 hours.
  • Price: 1899 euros / 5 months, 3798 euros / 10 months.
  • Time: 9:00-10:30, break, then 10:50-12:20 Break 13:00-14:30
     

We are not affiliated with a particular school, because the choice of the institution depends on the place of residence, the scope of interests (sports, languages, mathematics, etc.) or IQ of the student. In any situation, the qualified employees of our company will help you with enrolling in school according to your requirements (Program B). This training course for students also allows your child to get a residence permit in Slovakia, but in this case the educator, who will look after your minor child, is needed.

 

The Slovak language for life

If you decide to find a job in Slovakia, for normal communication and life you will need basic knowledge of the Slovak language. Therefore, our experts have prepared a programme for foreigners: the Slovak language for everyday communication. We offer intensive (daily for six months - the program C) and less intensive course (evening course twice a week for two academic hours - the D program). These courses prepare foreigners for everyday communication and will allow you to get a residence permit in Slovakia for a period of training.

Programme C characteristics: "The Slovak language for everyday communication - intensive course"

  • Duration: six months or a year, beginning from September or February .
  • Minimum age: 15 years.
  • The number of students in the group: twelve.
  • Duration: at least six months.
  • The intensity of training: 4 hours daily.
  • Price: 1849 euros / 5 months, 3598 euros / 10 months.
  • Time: 9:00-10:30, break, then 10:50-12:20.

Programme D characteristics: « The Slovak language for everyday communication - semi-intensive course"

  • Duration: six months or a year, beginning from September or February.
  • Minimum age: 15 years.
  • The number of students in the group: twelve.
  • Duration: at least six months.
  • The intensity of training: 2 hours three times a week
  • Time: 13:00-14:30 or 18:00-19:30
  • Price: 449 euros / 5 months

The Slovak language for business use

If you are serious about starting your own business in Slovakia and you want to run your business here, to make it as quickly and efficiently as possible it is better to start a programme studying the Slovak language for business communication according to the program E: « The Slovak language for business communication - intensive course " or to the programme F: " The Slovak language for business communication - semi-intensive course."

Characteristics of the program E: « The Slovak language for business communication - intensive course"

  • Duration: six months or a year, beginning from September or February.
  • Minimum age: 15 years.
  • The number of students in the group: twelve.
  • Duration: at least six months.
  • The intensity of training: 4 hours daily.
  • Price: 1849 euros / 5 months, 3598 euros/10 months.
  • Time: 9:00-10:30 , break, then 10:50-12: 20.

Programme F characteristics: « Slovak language for business communication - semi-intensive course"

  • Duration: six months or a year, beginning from September or February.
  • Minimum age: 15 years.
  • The number of students in the group: twelve.
  • Duration: at least six months.
  • The intensity of training: 2 hours three times a week.
  • Time: 13:00-14:00 or 18:00-19:30
  • Price: 449 euros /5 months
     

SlovakiaInvest company, which is our long-term partner and the undisputed leader in the starting of companies for foreign citizens,can assist you in the establishment of your enterprise/company. Training courses for foreigners give them an opportunity to get a residence permit in Slovakia for the period of training..


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