Commenius University


Commenius University is the oldest and the biggest university in Slovakia, since it was founded in 1919. University is situated in Bratislava (during 1939 and 1954 university changed name to Slovak University), with exception of the Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Martin. It is the oldest and biggest university in Slovakia, that follows tradition of Academia Istropolitana, first higher education institution within current area of Slovakia.

University plays important role in development of education, science and culture in Slovakia. Its centers for excellence (e.g. Centre of Excellence for Translational Research in Molecular Medicine, Center of excellence for the design, preparation and diagnosis of nanostructures forelectronics and photonics) have various objective such as support of research and development, development of research in Bratislava Region and support of an applied research, development and technology transfer.

Commenius University is among TOP 500 universities worldwide and is internationally recognised center of science and research. It has 13 faculties and more then 20 pedagogical, science and other workplaces or special facilities. There are 27.000 students (from which 21.000 are full-time students) and also alma mater for around 1900 international students from 70 different countries. Students may choose from 680 study programs – plenty of them are in English, German or French.

Faculties at Commenius University in Bratislava

Students may choose from wide variety of study programmes, which are taught at following faculties:

  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Natural Sciences
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences
  • Faculty of Management
  • Evangelical Lutheran Theological Faculty
  • Faculty of Roman Catholic Theology of Cyril and Methodius
  • Faculty of Mathematics
  • Physics and Informatics
  • Jessenius Faculty of Medicine (located in Martin).

Education at Faculties at Commenius University is internationally recognised since faculties runs under ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) programm. Graduates may work within whole European union without any need to further examination in country, where applicant would like to work.

Study programmes in foreign languages at Commenius University

Every faculty of Commenius University offers various programmes in English, German or French language. Programmes vary from linguistic courses, through management programmes to medical programmes.

Please take a look at study programmes offered by Commenius university:

  • International management (French, Spanish)
  • Management (English)
  • Pharmacy (English)
  • General Medicine (English)
  • Dentristry (English)
  • Administrative Law (English)
  • European studies (English)
  • French language and literature (French)