International programmes

Trnava University has signed over 100 bilateral agreements within the Erasmus programme with other European universities. Furthermore, the university cooperates with other institutions around Europe and in the United States. Faculties at Trnava University participate in EU projects implemented within European programmes, such as Leonardo and CEEPUS. Trnava University is a member of the European Academy for Science and Arts, the European University Association, the Magna Charta Universitatum, the European Association of Erasmus Coordinators and the Danube Rector‘s Conference.


International mobility under the Erasmus programme is seen at Trnava university in Trnava as an important tool for strengthening the quality of learning and also as an important means of internationalization of education.Primary objective of Trnava university in Trnava within the Erasmus programme, which is part of the Lifelong Learning Programme, is to increase the number and quality of academic mobility.Trnava university in Trnava has long focused on increasing the proportion of students and scholars who are involved in mobility programmes. Student mobility is increasing, the length of stay in mobility has also observed a significant increase. Trnava university in Trnava is also trying to be attractive for foreign university students and for getting them to study it is trying to take advantage of its geographical location too.

Action Austria -Slovakia, Co-operation in Science and Education

Action Austria-Slovakia’s purpose is to promote and further develop cooperation between university and scientific institutions in Slovakia and Austria through grant support to joint projects and individual scholarships. The programme is funded by annual contributions from Slovakia and Austria.

National Scholarship Programme

The National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic is intended to support the mobility of foreign students, PhD students, university teachers and researchers to stay at Slovak universities and Slovak research organizations. Scholarships awarded by the National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic are also intended for students and PhD students of Slovak universities to cover their living costs during studies at a second level of higher education, or a study or research stay during their PhD study, at a foreign university or a foreign research organization.

CEEPUS — Central European Exchange Program for University Studies

University cooperation is focused on the preparation of joint programmes and joint diplomas, the mobility of university students, PhD students and university teachers, student excursions, professional language courses, and summer schools. If a higher education institution does not participate in the programme network, its students and PhD students may still apply for a scholarship under the category “freemover.“ For more information go to www.ceepus.inf.