The following information, regarding minimum equivalent qualifications and academic standing, and required credential, is intended as a guideline only and is to be used as a reference for admission purposes only

Admission to Master's Program

Minimum Equivalent Qualifications
For admission to a master’s program, the qualifications listed are normally recognized as equivalent to a Simon Fraser University 4-year bachelor’s degree with a minimum overall grade of B. Most SFU graduate programs will assess a Bologna compliant degree as equivalent to a four-year degree. Please note: departments may have higher requirements and the assessment of any individual may be subject to additional criteria, including English language scores

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
Vel`mi dobrýe or 2 on a reverse 5-point scale or ECTS B

Required Credential or Degree

  • Old system: Diplom, Absolvent Vysoke Skoly, Inzenyr
  • New system: Magister

Admission to Doctoral Program

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
Vel`mi dobrýe or ECTS B

Required Credential or Degree
Magister requiring five or more years of study; Magisterské; Inžinierske , Candidatus Scientiarum, Kandidat Vied, Doktor or Kandidat Vied

English Language Proficiency Test

Applicants with a degree from this country are required to submit proof of English language competency


Language(s) of Instruction

Slovak, English  

Grading System

4-Point Reverse Scale

Grade Scale Description  
A 1 Výborneý Excellent
B 1.5 Vel`mi dobrýe Good
C 2 Dobreý Acceptable 
D 2.5 Uspokojivo Pass
F 4 Nedostatočne Fail 

5-Point Reverse Scale

Grade Scale Description  
A 1-2.99 Výborný Excellent
B 2-2.99 Vel'mi dobrý Very Good
C 3-3.99 Dobrý Good
D 4-4.99 Dostatočný Sufficient
FX 5 Nedostatočne  Insufficient


Grade Description U.S. Grade Equivalent
A Excellent A
B Very Good B+
C Good B
D Satisfactory C+
E Sufficient C
FX Fail F
F Fail F