Comenius University in Bratislava is the oldest and biggest university in the Slovak Republic. The university draws on the tradition of the Academia Istropolitana, which was founded in 1465 in Bratislava by Matthias Corvinus, King of Hungary. Since its founding, the university has been ranked among the best educational institutions at the national level, and it has become an internationally recognized center of scientific study and research. Comenius University has retained the status of the Slovak National University. It is the most comprehensive provider of classical university education in Slovakia. 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. Almost 2,400 international students from 70 countries enjoy studying at the oldest university in Slovakia. Students who wish to attend foreign universities as part of our study abroad program can choose from 340 European universities located in 30 countries, all of which have concluded bilateral agreements with Comenius University as part of the Erasmus+ program. The most visited countries by our students as part of the LLP/ERASMUS program include Spain, Germany, and the Czech Republic. With more than 2,500 doctoral students, Comenius University in Bratislava is also a major scientific institution. Comenius University participates in the most advanced research projects in various scientific disciplines (primarily biology, biochemistry, chemistry, computer sciences, clinical medicine, ecology, geosciences, materials science and engineering, molecular biology and genetics, neurosciences, pharmacology, physics, life sciences, and space sciences).
The Faculty of Physical Education and Sport, Comenius University offers Erasmus+ students the possibility to rent various sports facilities (tennis courts, basketball courts, beach volleyball courts, mini-football fields, football pitches) at discounted prices (column „Cena pre Školy“).