Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Only one Slovak university among top 1,000

The number of schools from neighbouring countries is much higher.

Comenius University in Bratislava(Source: SME)

The Comenius University in Bratislava is the only one to place among the top 1,000 schools in the Center for World University Rankings.

The university placed 637th on the list, receiving nearly 45 points out of 100. It improved its position from 685th last year and 732nd position in 2014, the Denník N daily reported.

Slovakia ended in the same group with Bulgaria, Croatia, Pakistan, Uganda, and Uruguay, which also have one school in the ranking.

The number of schools from neighbouring countries in the list is higher, however. The Czech Republic has four schools on the list, Hungary six, Poland nine and Austria 12. Even Romania has two universities in the ranking, Denník N wrote.

Topic: Education


Top stories

Committee recommends Jahnátek as head of energy regulator

The position of head of the ÚRSO, which caused uproar in the ruling coalition and chaos and criticism of Jozef Holjenčík, will be filled by ex-minister of economy.

Former economy Minister Jahnátek

PAS: Slovakia's business environment ranking declines

Slovakia slipped three places in the latest global Superindex PAS ranking of countries that evaluates the conditions in which businesses operate.

Peter Kremský of PAS

Impressive archaeological site revealed under planned Bratislava ring road Photo

Archaelogists uncover the region's most extensive discovery of the past 80 years.

The discovery close to Podunajské Biskupice

Police deal with increasing number of bomb threats

By the end of May 2017, there were 44 cases of false alarms; for the whole of 2016, there were 54 such cases.

Košice courts were searched for bomb on November 30, with nothing found.