Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra
The Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra is a public comprehensive university founded in 1992. Over the course of time, the University has secured its position in the Slovak higher education system while transforming itself into a university, an advanced educational
and research institution meeting the criteria imposed on European university institutions. The University has defined itself as a comprehensive university with faculties providing education not only in traditional teacher training programmes, but also in many other scientific and professional study programmes at all three levels of higher education (bachelor, master and doctoral level). The University offers study programmes in teacher training, arts, social, human and natural sciences and health care. The main ambition of the University is to make the study courses more flexible and challenging for its students and to respond to the vital needs of the society, while providing the applicants with different ways and forms of undergraduate, postgraduate and lifelong study. By student population (more than 9,700 students), it belongs to larger Slovak universities. Research activities of the University meet national and international standards in selected fields of research. The University puts much emphasis on international co-operation in all fields of study and research. Within this area, the emphasis is focused on the following activities: research and co-operation, research mobility, projects and conferences, student and teacher mobility, and practical training.