Facts and figures

Comenius University is named after John Amos Comenius (in Slovak language Ján Amos Komenský 28.3.1592 – 15.11.1670), teacher of nations, and an outstanding figure of the world history.

Our Alma Mater is the oldest and largest university in the Slovak Republic. It was founded in 1919 and follows the traditions of one of the first Universities in Europe the Academia Istropolitana, which was established in Bratislava in 1465 by the Hungarian King Matthias Corvinus.

Comenius University is an internationally recognized centre of study and research, with all prerequisities indispensable for developing in harmony with modern trends in science and education. It is a distinguished scientific institution represented by 2 500 university teachers and researchers. At the university there are several forefront scientific institutes and departments with an international acceptance.