Matej Bel University in Banska Bystrica: Statistics

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#2482 of 14,131 In the World
#758 of 2,785 In Europe
#7 of 34 In Slovakia
#1 of 3 In Banska Bystrica
#516 of 1,102 For Tax Law
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Enrollment
7,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
www.umb.sk
Languages
Slovak;English
Acceptance rate
56%*

* The Matej Bel University in Banska Bystrica is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because a university has programs where an applicant only needs to meet admission requirements to enroll and doesn't necessarily competes with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely-ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (maturitné vysvedcinie), and entrance examinations
Academic CalendarSeptember to June (September - January; February-June)
Enrollment7,500
Full time employee550
Student:staff ratio14:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,479
Citations
8,972

Matej Bel University in Banska Bystrica majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
347 / 1,028
Business
259 / 1,459
Environmental Science
186 / 1,474
Physics
141 / 1,346
Economics
140 / 824
Mathematics
119 / 676
Chemistry
111 / 666
Political Science
110 / 221
Medicine
96 / 357
Computer Science
94 / 293
Biology
94 / 876
Engineering
87 / 375
Psychology
84 / 368
Sociology
71 / 43
Geography and Cartography
66 / 385
Marketing
53 / 523
Demography
45 / 483
Hospitality and Hotel Management
45 / 153
Nuclear Physics
40 / 323
Environmental Management
40 / 159
Quantum and Particle physics
38 / 604
Ecology
38 / 629
Materials Science
38 / 229
Math Teachers
37 / 292
Art & Design
36 / 53
Development Studies
35 / 521
Public Policy / Administration
35 / 207
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
33 / 102
Communications and Public Relations
31 / 93
Atomic and Molecular physics
28 / 382
Finance
27 / 75
Management Information Systems
26 / 148
Botany
25 / 188
Education Majors
24 / 42
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
21 / 2
Geology
21 / 309
Computational Chemistry
20 / 149
Investment Banking and Stock trading
20 / 59
Accounting
20 / 171
Sports / Exercise science
19 / 39

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1996 4 2
1997 10 12
1998 5 8
1999 10 19
2000 12 14
2001 11 31
2002 5 48
2003 15 54
2004 12 104
2005 11 81
2006 15 103
2007 18 139
2008 23 171
2009 45 133
2010 28 173
2011 41 244
2012 61 281
2013 97 384
2014 112 459
2015 165 575
2016 171 707
2017 193 822
2018 166 1052
2019 166 1403
2020 165 1821
2021 167 1943

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $500
International students $1,750$3,750

The Matej Bel University in Banska Bystrica has on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics +++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine
Engineering | IT
Maths | Natural Sciences ++
Bakalár Management
Magister Banking, Finance, International Relations and Diplomacy, Management, Marketing
Doktor Business Administration, Economics, Ethics, History, International Relations and Diplomacy, Linguistics, Management, Mathematics, Music, Pedagogy, Philosophy, Physical Education, Political Sciences, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Slavic Languages, Statistics, Theology, Translation and Interpretation, Visual Arts

Notable alumni

  1. Peter Pellegrini

    Peter Pellegrini
    Born in
    Slovakia Flag Slovakia
    Years
    1975-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Peter Pellegrini is a Slovak politician who served as the prime minister of Slovakia from 2018 to 2020 and Minister of Health from December 2019 to March 2020. He previously served as deputy prime minister (2016–2018) and minister for Education and Science (2014), as well as spending two years as speaker of the National Council (2014–2016). Pellegrini was a member of Direction – Social Democracy until he left the party and founded Voice – Social Democracy in late June 2020.

  2. Luboš Blaha

    Luboš Blaha
    Years
    1979-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Luboš Blaha is a Slovak political scientist, philosopher and politician. He is a member of the National Council affiliated with the left-wing SMER-SD party.

  3. Paulína Fialková

    Paulína Fialková
    Born in
    Slovakia Flag Slovakia
    Years
    1992-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    biathlete
    Biography

    Paulína Fialková is a Slovak biathlete. She competed at the Biathlon World Championships 2012 and 2013, and at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, and 2018 Winter Olympics. At the 2018 Winter Olympics she finished at the fifth place in the 15 km individual event.

  4. Jaroslav Naď

    Jaroslav Naď
    Born in
    Slovakia Flag Slovakia
    Years
    1981-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Jaroslav Naď is a Slovak politician, who has served as Minister of Defence since March 2020, as a nominee of OĽaNO. He specialises in national security issues. He previously worked with Globsec.

  5. Jozef Karika

    Jozef Karika
    Born in
    Slovakia Flag Slovakia
    Years
    1978-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Jozef Karika is a Slovak experimental publicist and writer. He studied history and philosophy at Matej Bel's University in Banská Bystrica. He is the author of the bestseller In the shadow of Mafia. He was awarded the Prize of Literary Fund (Cena Literárneho fondu).

  6. Danka Barteková

    Danka Barteková
    Born in
    Slovakia Flag Slovakia
    Years
    1984-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    sport shooter
    Biography

    Danka Barteková is a Slovak skeet shooter. She has won many medals from ISSF World, European Championships and ISSF World Cups. Barteková finished 8th at Women's Skeet event at the 2008 Summer Olympics and won the bronze medal in Women's Skeet at the 2012 Summer Olympics. She also competed in the 2016 Summer Olympics. Barteková is a 14-time gold medalist in the Slovak Championship since 1999.

  7. Martin Klus

    Martin Klus
    Born in
    Slovakia Flag Slovakia
    Years
    1980-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Martin Klus is a Slovak academic, commentator, politician and political theorist. He has a postgraduate diploma in Theory of Politics.

  8. Henrieta Farkašová

    Henrieta Farkašová
    Born in
    Slovakia Flag Slovakia
    Years
    1986-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    alpine skier
    Biography

    Henrieta Farkašová is a Slovak alpine skier, eleven-time Paralympic champion and seventeen-time world champion in the B3 (classification) category.

  9. Pavol Hurajt

    Pavol Hurajt
    Born in
    Slovakia Flag Slovakia
    Years
    1978-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    cross-country skierbiathlete
    Biography

    Pavol Hurajt is a Slovak former biathlete.

General info

Alternative names UMB
Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica
Univerzita Mateja Bela v Banskej Bystrici
Founded 1992
Accreditation Accreditation Commission of the Government of the Slovak Republic.
Motto Eruditio mores futurum
Academic structure Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Economics
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Natural Sciences
Faculty of Political Sciences and International Relations
Affiliations and memberships European University Association (EUA)
Consortium of Slovak Universities U10+
Consortium of European Universities EMERGE

Location and Contacts

Address Národná 12
Banská Bystrica, Banska Bystrica, 974 01
Slovakia
City population 76,000
Phone +421 (48) 446 1111
Fax +421 (48) 415 3180

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