Comenius University in Bratislava is the oldest 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.
The Comenius University’s fundamental mission is the advancement and dissemination of knowledge and its understanding. As a University, it distinguishes itself from other research centres by its autonomous statement of problems, by the disinterested character of fundamental research, by its focus on education and by the fact that within its walls it encompasses almost all the scientific disciplines.
As a higher education institution which aspires to be a member of leading European centres of academic excellence and as an internationally oriented univerisuty, the university’s core strategic objectives are:
- to sustain and develop its identity as a research and teaching institution of the highest international quality;
- to provide an outstanding educational environment, supporting study across a broad range of academic disciplines;
- to produce graduates not only with high personal and professional achievement but also with high human qualities;
- to enhance the scientific and cultural vision of society as well as its economic well-being.
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