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  • Locations: Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: TXSTATE applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Exchange Language of Instruction: English, Slovak
Academic Field: Biology, Business, Economics, Education, Health Professions, International Studies, Liberal Arts, Mathematics, Physics, Sciences, Sociology Undergraduate/Graduate: Graduate, Undergraduate
Application Fee: 250
Program Description:

Comenius University in Bratislava

Comenius university in Bratislava has 13 faculties and serves 27,000 students each year within all three-degree study programs, 21,000 of whom are full-time students. Comenius university offers diverse study programs encompassing a broad range of human knowledge - from medicine, humanities and social sciences, to natural sciences, mathematics and theology.
Comenius University in Bratislava is the oldest and largest university in the Slovak Republic. It was founded on June 27th, 1919 and follows the university tradition of the Academia Istropolitana which was established in Bratislava by Matthias Corvinus, the Hungarian King, in 1465. 

University Website
Website for International Students


Bratislava is the capital of Slovakia and, with a population of about 500,000, the country's largest city. Bratislava is in southwestern Slovakia, occupying both banks of the Danube River and the left bank of the Morava River. Bordering Austria and Hungary, it is the only national capital that borders two independent countries. Bratislava is the political, cultural, and economic center of Slovakia. It is the seat of the Slovak president, the parliament, and the Slovak Executive. It is home to several universities, museums, theatres, galleries and other important cultural and educational institutions. Many of Slovakia's large businesses and financial institutions also have headquarters there. The history of the city has been strongly influenced by people of different nations and religions.


Areas of study open to undergraduate exchange students:

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

Open undergraduate areas of study taught in English:

Management, Social and Economic Sciences, European Studies, Central European Studies, Law

Areas of study open to graduate exchange students in English:

Management, Social and Economic Sciences, European Studies, Law

Course Offerings/Syllabi

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Language Requirements

Majority of courses offered at Comenius University in Bratislava are generally in Slovak language. The number of courses offered in Slovak language is much higher than that in other languages. You are invited to join a Slovak language course that will fit you better.
The University of Comenius offers a basic course of Slovak language (40 hours) free of charge.

Important Dates




Program Dates:  September 18th - December February 12th - May
Exam Period(s): January - February  May - June 

*Please note, these are estimated dates and are subject to change. For the most updated information, please visit the host university website.


Estimated Monthly Costs of Living in Euro:

  • Housing: 85
  • Meals: 180
  • Local Transportation: 20
  • Health Insurance: 40-100
  • Additional Fees: 17 Euro for ISIC card - optional (e.g. ISIC means 50% discount on public transportation) 



International students have guaranteed accommodation at the university’s dormitory, if you fill out the on-line application form and pay deposit. It is located in Slavicie Údolie (Bratislava 4 – district of Karlova Ves), area of Mlynská Dolina, neighboring protected regional countryside of Malé Karpaty – Sitina, away from busy traffic routes but still conveniently located by the Bratislava city centre (about 5 min. by car, or 10 min. by public transport – bus).
For more information, please visit the University’s Housing Website 

Helpful Links

Click here for more information about the University of Comenius in Bratislava.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2025 10/15/2024 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.