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Comenius University in Bratislava

3.9 out of 5 (63 ratings / 60 reviews) Bratislava, Slovakia
Comenius University in Bratislava is a modern European university which in 2019 is celebrating its 100th anniversary. It is the only Slovak university to be regularly ranked in the international rankings of the best universities in the world. It offers the widest selection of study programmes at three levels, and several of these study programmes are the only ones of their kind offered in Slovakia

Bachelor's programmes

Business & Management (4)
Computer Science & IT (3)
Medicine & Health (3)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Social Sciences (1)



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.


  • Faculty of Medicine 
  • Faculty of Law 
  • Faculty of Arts 
  • Faculty of Natural Sciences 
  • Faculty of Education 
  • Faculty of Pharmacy 
  • Faculty of Physical Education and Sports 
  • Jessenius Faculty of Medicine 
  • Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics
  • Roman Catholic Faculty of Theology 
  • Evangelical Faculty of Theology 
  • Faculty of Management
  • Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences -


Comenius University is a research institution that runs hundreds of domestic and international research projects. As a result, many of the students engage in important research during their studies and can actively participate in projects, grants, and professional internships (including abroad).

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

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University Ranking

Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
572 -9
563 -30
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
601 200
801 -100
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
701 50
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
1001 -200
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.


Housing services

Studio apartments consisting of 2 triple rooms

About 18% are twin rooms (you cannot reserve a twin room in advance)

All rooms are non-smoking and single sex


  • Bed
  • Duvet and pillow
  • Bedding
  • Desk
  • Chair
  • Shared shower, two wash basins and toilet
  • Fridge
  • Cable internet connection
  • Wardrobe
  • Hotplate
  • Utilities such as heating and electricity
  • Self-service launderette
  • Cleaning service
  • Library services

    Comenius University Academic Library (CU AL) is a central scientific and information workplace focusing on information support of research and education at the Comenius University in Bratislava. Academic Library provides library, information, bibliographic, documentation, retrieval and other services for its users (mostly students, teaching staff and academic community).

    Medical services

    When enrolling for an ERASMUS mobility students have to provide evidence of a health insurance policy. 

    EU students have to travel to Slovakia with your European Health Insurance Card (E111 card).  This card will facilitate access to health care during your study stay in Slovakia. Students should request your Card from their home country's health service before you leave.

    Student Life

    Campus life

    • Družba Dormitory is situated near the city centre. The faculty of Natural Sciences is approximately a 5-minute walking distance. The Faculties of Law and Medicine are reachable by public transport in about 15 minutes. Our dormitory is ca 100 meters away from the riverbank of the Danube.
    • Self-service laundrette

    Sports facilities

    The Faculty of Physical Education and Sport, Comenius University offers Erasmus+ students possibility to rent various sport facilities  (tennis court, basketball court, beach volleyball court, mini-football field, football pitch) with discount prices (column „cena pre Školy“).

    Student Reviews

    Dominika Badžová wants to know other culture
    Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

    I´m 26 years old before i was study at conservatory. Next I´m working as journalist, where i presented Roma people in television and radio. But my dream is to study the art. During my studies in univesity i was writing one drama about Roma people and their identity. I´ m interest fro postcolonial studies but here in Slovakia is not big interest. My experience in this...

    Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

    I studied at Mathematical Department. Student:Teacher ratio is around 30:1, which is quite good. Quality is high but really demanding. Sadly, people are usally lone wolves here at the Department.

    Good enough
    Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

    My current university is not the best but still doing well. The courses are not really taken seriously unless the important ones. Some teachers doesn’t really care to teach so we usually have to go and self learn ourselves...

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