Technical University of Košice
The Technical University of Košice was founded in 1952. It is one of the best universities of technology on the national level and a respected university of technology on the international level. The University has a strong degree of autonomy, it develops scientific knowledge based
on its own original findings, provides education at all three levels of higher education (bachelor, master and doctoral level) and develops lifelong education. The University meets the needs of industry, region and society by its research, substantially involved in providing services to general public. To provide scientific and technological knowledge basis, innovation and workforce, in order to form beneficial and sustainable future and high quality of life, the University supports innovative research and excellent education in all scientific branches of its faculties.
The number of students currently attending its nine faculties is 9,000. Approximately 8,100 of them are full-time students, the rest are part-time students. 5 % of them are international students. There are almost 800 teachers and 900 research and administrative staff. The
University is an important scientific and research institution, as evidenced by dozens of solved national and international projects, as well as awarded scientific prizes for research teams. The University closely co-operates with other universities, organisations and industry.