Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice

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Univerzita Pavla Jozefa Šafárika v Košiciach
Contact: Professor Dr Ladislav Mirossay Rector
Šrobárova 2, 041 80 Košice, Slovakia
421 (0) 55 622 2608
421 (0) 55 622 8109

Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice - logoPavol Jozef Šafárik University belongs to important and acknowledged educational and scientific establishments not only in the Slovak Republic but also in developed Europe. There are more than 8000 students at Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in the first and second level of education and almost 500 students in the third level. At present the University provides university education at five faculties. In the selected programmes at the University the teaching process is lead apart from the Slovak language parallel in other languages, too- most often in the English language.

This system enables to take foreign students every year and thus support international student mobility. The rising number of courses, in which also Slovak students get the opportunity to choose the language of the course, is also positive. The University now has at its disposal more than 1500 own lodging capacities, and moreover they provide accommodation to other 500-650 student on the base of contract with external providers. An important aspect within the development of the university is the effort to achieve modernisation with maximum use of infrastructure based on information and audio-visual technologies; establishing computer classrooms with Internet access on the premises of the University and improving library services. Pavol Jozef Šafárik University organises Doors Open Day every year; the public can nearer inform about the environment and conditions of studying. Within the process of complex accreditation the educational, research, development and other creative activity of the university in relation to its long-term goal; as well as personnel, technical, information and other conditions in which these activities are performed, were considered and evaluated by the Accreditation Committee. Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice was integrated into universities.