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Full name of University

Comenius University in Bratislav

aComenius

Number of MAUI/AEN
students you can accept during 2015/16.
Indicate total number of semesters.

6

 

Contact person for incoming students name, title, full address, phone, fax, email

Mr. Michal Dzúrik
International Relations Office
Comenius University in Bratislava
Safarikovo namestie 6
P.O.BOX 440
81499 Bratislava
Slovak Republic
Tel.: 00421 (0)2 592 44 515 / Fax: 00421 (0)2 592 44 204
michal.dzurik@rec.uniba.sk

 

Contact person for outgoing students  name, title, full address, phone, fax, email

Mr. Michal Dzúrik
International Relations Office
Comenius University in Bratislava
Safarikovo namestie 6
P.O.BOX 440
81499 Bratislava
Slovak Republic
Tel.: 00421 (0)2 592 44 515 / Fax: 00421 (0)2 592 44 204
michal.dzurik@rec.uniba.sk

 

General University Website

http://www.uniba.sk

International Office/Website for Incoming Students

http://staryweb.uniba.sk/index.php?id=2865

 

 

Areas of study open to undergraduate exchange students
list explicitly

Management, Social and Economic Sciences, Law, European Studies, Pharmacy, Central European Studies, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Education, Sport and Physical Education

 

 

Open undergraduate areas of study taught in English
list explicitly

Management, Social and Economic Sciences, Law, European Studies, Pharmacy, Central European Studies, Medicine, Natural Sciences

 

Are graduate areas open for exchange?

 

Yes


 

 

 

Areas of study open to graduate exchange students
list explicitly

Management, Social and Economic Sciences, Law, European Studies, Pharmacy, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Mathematics, Physics and Informatics, Sport and Physical Education

 

 

Open graduate areas of study taught in English list explicitly

Management, Social and Economic Sciences, Law, European Studies, Pharmacy, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Mathematics, Physics and Informatics

 

Can advanced undergraduate exchange students take graduate level courses?

 

 

 

 

No

 

Can graduate students take undergraduate level courses?

 

 

 

Yes

 

Areas of study restricted
to prior bilateral agreements between exchange departments or faculties

Natural Sciences, Mathematics, Physics and Informatics, Education, Sport and Physical Education 

 

Areas of study not available to MAUI/AEN students

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Websites for course offerings
both in host language & English offerings

http://staryweb.uniba.sk/index.php?id=3871

Are summer courses available as exchange (non fee-paying)?
If so, please provide summer school website.

 

 

 

 

No

 

Orientation session(s) for incoming students
Is it mandatory, indicate dates and costs

mandatory Welcome Week (1 week ahead of a semester);
September 14, 2015 - September 18, 2015;
free of charge


 

Academic Calendar
Please list exact dates.

Semester 1:
September 21, 2015 – December 18, 2016

Semester 2:
January 5, 2016 – May 21, 2016

 

Examination period(s)

January 5, 2016 – February 15, 2016*

Semester 2:
May 26, 2016 – July 4, 2016*

* early exams available for international students

If there is a break between
the academic course calendar and exams, can arrangements be made so the student may take exams early?
(i.e. semester ends in December and exams are late January).

 

 

 

 

Yes

 

Application deadline for each term

Full Year or Semester 1 (winter semester):
- April 30, 2015

Semester 2 (summer semester): 
- September 30, 2015

 

Application website.
If paper only, please write “paper only.”

paper only; Application downloadable from http://www.uniba.sk/index.php?id=2865 (part „A short-term study – Exchange programme student“).

How does the application
and admissions process differ for undergraduates versus graduates?

no difference

 

Course registration deadline

A preliminary course selection required. Each faculty has a coordinator who helps students with courses selection before arrival.

 

Do students register for classes in advance or upon arrival?

 

 

 

 

Upon Arrival

 

Are prior arrangements needed to secure a visa before arrival in country?

 

 

 

Yes

 

 

Language Requirements

English (recommended level TOEFL 550 for not native English speakers) and/or Slovak

Language test certificate required?
If so, which and when: before admission or upon arrival?

No, but recommendation letter from a home university tutor is required for not native English speakers

Preparatory language course for incoming students?
Indicate dates and costs

 

 

 

Yes

 


Are there any special
advising or registrations concerns that students should be aware of? Are services available to assist in registration or course selection?

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We do not have on-line course selection at the moment.

Required minimum and
maximum number of credits available through the exchange
For both undergraduate & graduate

min. 15 ECTS, max. 30 ECTS

Is housing assistance available? How do students apply, and is it guaranteed?

 

 

 

Yes

 

 

Housing options

Two dormitories, the placement depends on the chosen faculty.

 

Housing Website and Contact Person(s)

Dormitory Mlyny: http://www.sdjls.uniba.sk/index.php?id=1965
Dormitory Druzba: http://www.druzba.uniba.sk/index.php?id=1952

Do students apply for
housing with their regular application or is it separate?
Please list housing application deadline.

separate; For semester 1 (winter semester):
July 31, 2015
For semester 2 (summer semester):
December 31, 2015

The housing application process is announced by e-mail a few months prior to the  semester. Exchange students are advised to apply once the process is open, and not wait until they receive the Letter of Acceptance from the faculty they wish to  attend.

 

Is housing available between breaks in the term?

 

 

 

Yes

 

 

Is there a campus meal plan?

 

 

 

 

No

Total cost estimates per
month in Euro
(broken down below)

from EUR 300 + personal expenses

-Housing

EUR 70-80 (prices for the rooms differ)

-Meals

EUR 150

-Books

EUR 20

-Local Transportation

EUR 20

-Health Insurance

EUR 40 - 100

-Other
(please indicate and specify any mandatory additional fees)

EUR 17 ISIC card – optional; EUR 170 medical check (please contact The Slovak Embassy/Consulate via http://www.mzv.sk/washington,  http://www.mzv.sk/cgnewyork,  http://www.mzv.sk/cglosangeles and ask for details

Is comparable health
insurance coverage from abroad allowed/not allowed?
If not, please include fees in “other” field above.

 

Yes


Are health facilities available at the university?

Yes. General doctor, dentist, psychologist, pharmacies available.

 

Are internships available?

 

 

 

 

No

 

Are student jobs available/allowed?

 

 

 

Yes

 

 

Other important notes

Housing fee for the full period of stay (5 months or 10 months) needs to be paid in cash on the day of arrival to the dormitory.

Last updated

December 8, 2014