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First-cycle programmes


7.Higher education

7.2First-cycle programmes

Last update: 27 November 2023

Students can make a choice between two types of curricula of the first cycle of higher education: Bachelor's curricula and professional higher education curricula. According to the Higher Education Act, in Bachelor’s studies and studies in professional higher education, the student deepens their general educational knowledge, acquires the basic knowledge and skills of the field as well as knowledge, skills and attitudes required for employment, independent work and Master’s studies. In studies in professional higher education, the student acquires, additionally, the knowledge, skills and attitudes for employment in a specific profession.