Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice
The Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice is the second classic and the second oldest public university in Slovakia. It was established in 1959 developing the tradition of the Universitas Cassoviensis founded in 1657. Its key mission is to provide education and service to its students and the community by spreading the knowledge based on the most recent scientific findings in international context, as well as to conduct high-quality research. The University also
supports activities contributing to the education and culture of the public and it helps students develop greater wisdom, creativity, tolerance, critical and independent thinking, self‑confidence and regional, as well as national awareness. At present, the University provides education to more than 8,700 students in 105 BA, 65 MA and 35 PhD programmes with lecturers who use the results of their own high-quality scientific research, the most recent experimental technology, the latest ITC and innovative methods of education. Students can also use services of the University Library, the Centre for Information and Communication Technologies and the Botanical Garden. The University has more than 2,500 accommodation places and catering services near the city centre. The Institute of Physical Education and Sports offers education in the field of sports and recreation, training courses for students, physical education camps and hobby sports activities throughout the year.
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