Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava

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Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava (STU), is a modern educational and scientific institution. Since its foundation in the year 1937 more than 125 000 students have graduated. On average, 19 000 students study at the STU every year. At present, the STU consists of seven faculties based in Bratislava and Trnava. All the faculties provide a study in accredited study programs within the complex system of bachelor, master and PhD level studies. Faculties operate a credit system compatible with the European credit transfer system enabling mutual mobility of students within European Union member countries and a larger European space. In the area of scientific and research activities the STU successfully participates in European Union programs.

STU is a public university and offers education mainly in technical, technological, technical-economical, technical-information and technical-artistic fields of study using the modern methods of education, laboratories and practical training. It is aimed at the study branches with stable opportunities of students' employment at the labour market.

Complex accreditation of the operation of STU has been completed in 2009. Based on the declaration of the Accreditation Commission, the counselling body of the Government of the Slovak Republic, STU continues to be classified as a university-type college. According to Article 84, Section 5 of Act No. 131/2002 Coll. on universities, on amendments and supplements to certain laws as amended and upon the declaration of the Accreditation Commission, the Minister of Education of the Slovak Republic has conferred the right to STU to grant relevant academic titles to graduates of study programmes in relevant subject areas.

International cooperation is a significant area based on interactive contact with educational as well as scientific-research institutions of the countries all over the world. First of all, it is focused on delivering on the joint projects within the EU framework and other international programmes, mobility of students, teaching staff and researchers. STU system of education is connected with the prestigious partner universities in the framework of international programmes (Lifelong Learning, Erasmus).