Alumni Placement

After graduation

BISLA students acquire the skills and knowledge to enable them to apply for positions in the private sector, public administration, media and with non-governmental organizations.

Over 95% of BISLA alumni continue to pursue graduate education after BISLA. They have a very high admission rate to prestigious universities across Europe. More than 60% of our graduates have completed or are pursuing graduate degrees abroad. 

alumni placement map

Our alumni do come back to Slovakia after their graduate studies and pursue careers in public sector, non-profit organizations, media, marketing, culture, business, or in academia. BISLA provides a well-rounded, skills-centered education, which serves as a springboard for a broad range of professional careers.

Our alumni choose from a wide range of subjects for graduate studies, including:

Political Science
Political Theory
International Relations
International Security
War Studies
European Studies
European Integration
Human Rights
Public Policy
Life Sciences
Economy and Society in East Asia
Gender Studies  
Addiction Studies
Drama Studies
Human Resources

Many of BISLA’s graduates go on to study abroad in English, either in English-language programs in central Europe, or in the United Kingdom or the United States. Our alumni have studied at 19 universities and faculties, almost half of them at institutions abroad like the London School of Economics, King’s College, University of Oslo, the University of Groningen in the Netherlands, Central European University in Budapest, and more.

We have alumni who continue to pursue their PhD degrees in United States as well – at Purdue University and the University of Chicago.