The university system in Slovakia

Universities in Slovakia: 37

Universities in Slovakia: 37



Public universities (20) - public-service, independent institutions which are authorised by Slovak law.


State universities (3) - the military, police and health-care universities.


Private universities (10) - legal entities based in Slovakia or in another EU or EEA member state or in Switzerland which are established or founded for the purpose of education and/or research and are entitled to act as private universities in Slovakia if the government grants permission.


Foreign universities (4) - provide higher education in Slovakia pursuant to the legal requirements of the country where they are based if granted permission to do so by the Ministry of Education. Source: Ministry of Education


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