The School of Management – City Univrsity Seattle was established by law of the National Council of the Slovak Republic on December 1, 1999 as the first private school in Slovakia. It is accredited by the Ministry of Education of the Slovak Republic at the undergraduate and graduate levels for programs in business administration and knowledge management and for the PhD. program in knowledge management. The founding partner of VŠM is City University of Seattle, which has been sucessfully offering its business curricula in Slovakia since 1991. City University of Seattle offers the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) and Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs, and its diplomas are accredited in the USA by Northwest Commission on Schools and Universities NWCCU. School of Management and City University of Seattle have compatible programs for the bachelor program in English and they also share international staff of instructors. The instructors have rich, practical experience and use pedagogical methods guaranteeing high levels of expertise in their fields of business administration, along with their personal responsibility for students’ education, creativity and communication. In addition, cooperation with Gratex International (the Slovakia software development company) enables the School of Management to offer specialization in the field of information systems.
University offers courses for international students both on Bachelor and Master level.