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Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava

The Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava

Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava

Vazovova 5

812 43  Bratislava 1




Fax: +421 2 52 49 45 22


Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava in brief

Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava (hereinafter referred to as "STU") is a modern educational and scientific institution. Since its foundation in the year 1937 more than 145.000 students have graduated. In average, 17.000 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 programmes within the complex system of a bachelor, master and Faculties realise 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 joints European Union programmes. 

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 a right to STU to grant relevant academic titles to graduates of study programmes in study branches.

The studies at STU and its faculties are performed at 3 levels:
1. the bachelor degree study programme
2. the engineer or master degree study programme
3. the doctorate degree study programme

STU offers education in foreign languages, primarily in the following areas: civil engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, chemistry and food technology, architecture.

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 solution of 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, especially Erasmus+.

Today, one of the main tasks of STU is the active policy in the area of foreign students' recruitment. The number of foreign students at individual STU faculties has been raised several times during the past years. STU creates for the students high-quality conditions for the study and for active use of free time.

STU also fulfils its mission in the field of further education, by means of the preparation, organization and assuring of further education, which is prepared at the particular faculties of the university and by the Institute of Life-Long Education of STU.

The Study and Information Centres (libraries) are parts of the faculties of STU and by means of the special and scientific book stock, the information, bibliographic and documentary activity, these centres can create for the students and university employees good conditions for successful studies and scientific work. Apart from the faculty libraries, students can study in other libraries of Bratislava and Trnava.

Accommodation and catering of the students are assured by the Student houses and Canteens.

The doctors in the Youth and Dental Clinics take care of the student's health.
The students and university employees have at their disposal sports facilities - playing grounds, gymnasiums, swimming pools, tennis-courts, fitness centres etc.

The University has its own university artistic ensemble Technik which has 3 parts: a chamber orchestra, a choir and a folklore dance group. The members of the ensemble are mostly the students of the university.

STU was the first university in the Slovak Republic, where a Careers Advisory Centre (CKP) was created as a part of the Department of Education and Student Care by a decree of the STU Management Board in 2005.

Mission of the CKP is mainly to provide information of job vacancies, part-time jobs and student-oriented products; to mediate contacts between students, future university graduates and employers; to monitor the requirements of the jobs market in order to better adapt the preparation of students to the requirements of employers during the recruitment process; to organise work meetings between the representatives of institutions and companies and students and relevant university staff; to organise presentation meetings and discussion forums with institution representatives and students; to carry out a controlled promotion of professional demand on the university web page and via informational and promotional materials.  

Structure of the University  

Faculty of Civil Engineering
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology
Faculty of Architecture
Faculty of Materials Science and Technology
Faculty of Informatics and Information Technologies

University Institutes
Institute of Management

University workplaces
Institute of Life-Long Education
Computing Centre
Publishing House
Research Centre

Special-purpose facilities
University Artistic Ensemble Technik
Student Houses and Canteens
Study and Training House in Gabčíkovo