Two Slovak universities will get millions to excel at R&D

The Accord is the biggest academic investment in Slovakia's history.

Education Minister Martina Lubyová and rectors of two universities, Miroslav Fikar (STU) and Marek Števček (UK), sign a contract that will grant €111 million  to the two higher education institutionsEducation Minister Martina Lubyová and rectors of two universities, Miroslav Fikar (STU) and Marek Števček (UK), sign a contract that will grant €111 million to the two higher education institutions (Source: TASR)

Long-term efforts to support research and development at Slovak universities has recently borne fruit, at least, in the case of two Bratislava-based universities: Comenius University (UK) and Slovak University of Technology (STU).

Education Minister Martina Lubyová and rectors of both universities, Miroslav Fikar (STU) and Marek Števček (UK), signed a contract on October 15 that will equally distribute €111 million to both universities over a period of four years, until 2023.

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“The Accord project can potentially influence Slovakia’s socio-economic development through modernisation and higher education development in the STEM study programmes at the most important universities in Slovakia,” the minister said.

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