SLOVAK UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE IN NITRA SLOVAK REPUBLIC. Slovakia. Official name: Slovak Republic State formation date: 1 January 1993 Capital city: Bratislava Population: 5 412 008 (as at 30/6/2013) Population density: 110/km 2 Location: Central Europe
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Official name: Slovak Republic State formation date: 1 January 1993
Capital city: Bratislava Population: 5 412 008 (as at 30/6/2013)Population density: 110/km2Location: Central Europe
(17° – 22° E, 47° – 49° N)Area: 49 035 km2
The mid and the North of the country is mountainous (Carpathian curve), lowlands (important agricultural areas) are typical of the South and the East. The most important Slovak river, the Danube connects the capital city of the SR Bratislava with two capital cities of the neighbouring countries – Vienna and Budapest.
Density: 367 km², 36700 ha
Elevation: 152 m
Population: 417 389
Population density:1 137,3 inhabitants/km²
First mentioned: 907
Nitra – city of SUA
Density: 108 km², 10800 ha
Elevation: 167 m
SlovakUniversityofAgricultureis the only agricultural university in Slovakia
Number of students :10,000
Research and technical staff: 651
More than100 scientific events organised
with a focus on agriculture a year
Bachelor : 38
Study programmesin English :20
3Centres of Excellence
ECTS Labelwasawarded to SUA by theEuropeanCommission as thefirstuniversity in Slovakia on October 5, 2010
Faculty of AgrobiologyandFood Resources
Faculty of Economics and Management
Faculty of Horticulture and Landscape Engineering
Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences
Faculty of European Studies and Regional Development
The faculty prepares specialists in the development, utilization, protection and recovery of food sources of plant and animal origin through the development and application of biological, ecological, technical and economic principles of functionality and knowledge of sustainableagro-ecosystems.
The principal mission of the faculty is to prepare experts for agricultural and food processing industries as well as cooperating industries and to educate them in the areas of management, economics, accountancy and finance, information and communication technologies, international trade, foreign languages and regional development
The main mission of the faculty is to train skilled operating engineers and graduate engineers. The faculty does not only rely on an experienced team of teachers, but also on cooperation with many other educational and research institutions in Slovakia and abroad.
Faculty of Horticulture and LandscapeEngineering
The faculty´s priority is education of professionals oriented on horticultural production, fruit growing, viticulture, vegetable and flowers, garden design and landscaping.
Faculty ofBiotechnology and FoodSciences
The faculty deals with knowing, understanding and managing biological, technological and economic sciences specializing in modern processes of food production.
Faculty ofEuropean Studies and Regional Development
The faculty guarantees training of professionals capable of processing the strategic objectives, contributing to the community development, especially in rural environment in cooperation with the governing bodies of public administration, and suceeding in advisory and projective organizations, which prepare projects within the EU programmes
UniversityFarm and practicalteaching
Established on November 11, 2011 at SUA
The main aim of the association is to link partner universities in order to provide quality education and scientific environment and to promote development of closer cooperation among the Visegrad group as well as cooperating regions respecting the neighbouring countries policy of the International Visegrad Fund in the field related to all aspects of sustainability.
Main activities include publishing of Visegrad Journal on Bioeconomy and Sustainable development and organing of scientific and educational events.
from 23 countries
ERASMUS :180 contracts , 28Europeancountries
Bilateralagreements : 80
Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra honors eminent personalities from the academic world.
Since 1995, 31honorarytitlesDoctorHonorisCausawereawarded.
The academic folk ensemble Zobor at the Slovak Agriculture University in Nitra was founded in 1956 and belongs among the oldest folk ensembles in the Slovak Republic. It comprises folk music band, chorus and dance group. During its existence, Zobor has performed countless shows in Slovakia and other 20 countries throughout the world, as well. Performances at EXPO 1998 in Lisbon and at EXPO 2000 in Hannover, festivals in China and USA have been the highlights within the last decade.