Alexander Dubček University
Alexander Dubček University of Trenčín
The Alexander Dubček University of Trenčín belongs to modern, medium-sized educational, research and scientific institutions in Slovakia. It is a public university founded in 1997. Since 2002, it has carried the name of Alexander Dubček – significant Slovak politician, famed democrat and humanist. The University is located in the historical town of Trenčín.
The University provides education in a wide range of disciplines, such as engineering, technology, management, health care and political science at all three levels of higher education (bachelor, master and doctoral level), both in full-time and part-time forms. The University offers 25 study programmes at 4 faculties and 2 university departments.
The University department Vitrum Laugaricio encompasses the Centre of Excellence for Ceramics, Glass and Silicate Materials. The Centre aims to be upgraded to an internationally recognised Centre for functional and surface-functionalised glasses FunGLASS by the accepted EU funding programme Horizon 2020. The new Centre will specialise on cutting-edge research in the field of glass with special functional properties and on functionalisation of conventional glass with the aim of modification of their properties, and adding new functionalities.
The primary goal of the University is to enhance education through developing and fostering creativity, entrepreneurial spirit, teamwork and students’ professionalism with the respect to the labour market trends.
The University actively participates in the international project Erasmus+ and supports international mobility of students, teachers and researchers.