University of Economics in Bratislava
The University of Economics in Bratislava, founded in 1940 as the Higher School of Commerce, is one of the most important educational and research institutions in the Slovak Republic. The University provides higher education in the field of economics, business and management in bachelor, master and doctoral study programmes for full-time and part-time students. It offers 61 study programmes at all three levels of higher education, in accordance with the Bologna process. Approximately 520 teachers work and 8,000 students study at the University. In addition to study programmes taught in Slovak language, the University offers also individual courses (subjects) and complete study programmes taught in English and other foreign languages, e.g. German and French, and in a smaller extent also in Spanish and Russian.
The development of international co‑operation with universities, enterprises and institutions from around the world is one of the priorities of the University. International mobility is provided under the Erasmus+ programme and CEEPUS (Central European Exchange Programme for University Studies). The University co-operates with 385 universities from outside Slovakia through bilateral Erasmus+ agreements, as well as within a framework of other agreements. The co‑operation includes student and teacher mobility, common research projects, publications and participation in scientific conferences and workshops. The University is involved in many international projects within the European Union programmes, such as Erasmus+, the European Social Fund and others.