The Slovak University of Agriculture was founded in 1952 in Nitra. It is the centre of agriculture in Slovakia. The University offers a wide range of possibilities at its six faculties. The University awards degrees in 40 bachelor, 32 master and 23 doctoral study programmes in traditional, as well as modern fields of plant and animal production, biodiversity, ecology, food safety, sustainable and regional development, the use of alternative sources of energy and others. 11 study programmes are offered as accredited programmes in English language and 1 programme is accredited internationally. The University offers also several programmes in combination of Slovak, English or even Russian languages, some of them as common, joint, international or double‑degree programmes. Study programmes are supplemented by quality foreign language training, access to information and communication technologies, wide range of professional training courses and the opportunity to complete a part of the studies at prestigious universities outside Slovakia. The University is an active player in the European and even global education area because of its educational and research activities. Its aim is to be a modern and open university that reflects the current needs of the agrofood sector in local, regional and global scale.