Comenius University

Description:

Comenius University in Bratislava is the oldest and largest university in Slovakia. It was founded in 1919 and follows the university tradition of the Academia Istropolitana which was established in Bratislava by Matthias Corvinus, the Hungarian King, in 1465. Today, t… more →

Comenius University in Bratislava is the oldest and largest university in Slovakia. It was founded in 1919 and follows the university tradition of the Academia Istropolitana which was established in Bratislava by Matthias Corvinus, the Hungarian King, in 1465. Today, there are more than 30,000 students studying at 13 departments, being taught by 2,000 faculty members. Comenius University hosts the highest number of foreign students among all universities in Slovakia, with exchange students coming from 27 different countries. The university has close contact with many important European educational institutions and it strives to offer not only academic excellence, but also a wealth of cultural and social opportunities for students.

City:

Bratislava is the capital of Slovakia and is home to 450,000 people. The city is located on the banks of the stunning Danube River and is nestled in between Austria and Hungary and at the foot of the Low Carpathian Mountains. Tell your friends that you are studying in … more →

Bratislava is the capital of Slovakia and is home to 450,000 people. The city is located on the banks of the stunning Danube River and is nestled in between Austria and Hungary and at the foot of the Low Carpathian Mountains. Tell your friends that you are studying in the only national capital that borders two independent countries – Austria and Hungary! Bratislava is the political, cultural, and economic center of the country, which is evidenced by the many government buildings, universities, museums, theaters, galleries and business and financial institutions. In your free time you can stroll the streets of the historic Old Town and drink a cup of coffee while gazing at the Bratislava Castle or St. Martin’s Cathedral. History and culture will be at your fingertips and our on-site staff will make sure that you are fully immersed in the Slovakian way of life. Since Bratislava is home to a number of major Slovak universities, you will have plenty of local college students to socialize with.

Transfering Credit:

Comenius University is fully accredited by the Slovak Ministry of Eduction. With prior approval of your advisor, the courses should seamlessly transfer back to your home university. Before applying it’s important to speak with the study abroad advisor at your home inst… more →

Comenius University is fully accredited by the Slovak Ministry of Eduction. With prior approval of your advisor, the courses should seamlessly transfer back to your home university. Before applying it’s important to speak with the study abroad advisor at your home institution to obtain pre-approval for your courses and determine how many credits you’ll receive. Every educational institution has different policies about transferring credit, so we encourage you to follow your institution’s regulations.

After completing the program, we’ll send your registrar or study abroad advisor an official transcript with the course titles, credit hours, and grades. Your university will need this transcript to transfer credit.

Financial Aid:

It is possible to transfer your financial aid to pay for some or all of the program costs. The first step is to check with your home institution’s financial aid advisor before applying. Since every home institution has different rules, only your advisor can tell you wh… more →

It is possible to transfer your financial aid to pay for some or all of the program costs. The first step is to check with your home institution’s financial aid advisor before applying. Since every home institution has different rules, only your advisor can tell you what kind of aid can transfer. We are happy to provide you with a certificate of enrollment or any other documents that your university might require.

There are also many scholarship opportunities available. Learn more on our scholarships page.

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Courses & Descriptions:

Why Study in Warsaw

Meet a Diverse Student Body

Comenius University hosts the highest number of foreign students among all universities in Slovakia, with exchange students coming from 27 different countries.

Enjoy the Cosmopolitan City

Bratislava, as the national capital, is a cosmopolitan city – overflowing with cultural and social events. It is a perfect setting for a college campus.

Live, Eat, Breathe History

A little bit of history can be uncovered on every one of Bratislava’s charming cobblestone streets – the Old Town has been well preserved and remains the same as it was during medieval times.

Get a Bang for Your Buck

Bratislava is an affordable destination – your dollar still goes a long way!

Be in the Center of It All

Since the city is located on the border of Austria and Hungary, it’s like you get three countries in one! During the weekends, you can explore these countries or travel further to other European cities. Bratislava is a perfect home base for your travels.