Do you wonder, which university in Slovakia has the longest tradition? If your guess is Comenius University, you are right – it was founded back in 1919, but its predecessor, Academica Istropolitana, was founded in 1465 by Matthias Corvinus, Hungarian King. Comenius University is ranked among TOP 500 universities in the world thanks to internationally recognized centers of science and research. More than 2 000 teachers and scientific workers work at Comenius University and there are involved in international cooperations and projects with universities from all around the world.
There are more than 13 faculties with 20 educational, scientific, and other institutes within faculty – there is a total of 800 study programs offered. International students at Comenius University form a significant share – there are more than 1800 students from 80 countries enrolled at University. The biggest numbers of international students are from Germany, Poland, Spain, Greece, Italy, Austria, or Iceland. The total number of students (including Slovak students) is 28 000 (from which 21 000 are full-time students). Comenius University is a public university
The greatest number of international students attend the Faculty of Medicine in Bratislava, which accepts around 200 students to study programs of General Medicine and 35 students for the program of Dentistry each year. The University has also a second faculty of medicine, which is located in Martin, The Jessenius Faculty of medicine.
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