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Technical University of Košice

Welcome to
the Technical University of Košice

TUKE in Slovakia is an internationally recognized research and education institution that provides education and smart solutions for various areas of life. TUKE has been ranked in the world’s top university rankings, such as: Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2020 (TOP 1001+), Times Higher Education Impact Ranking 2020 (601+), THE Emerging Economies University Ranking 2020 (351-400), QS World University Rankings 2020 (801-1000), QS Emerging Europe and Central Asia University Rankings 2020 (104), URAP-University Ranking by Academic Performance, SCIMAGO, Webometrics and others.

With a total area of 43 hectares and with its three campuses in two regional cities, it is one of the largest universities in Slovakia. Thanks to the interconnection of its nine faculties (list below) with a diverse focus, TUKE creates a unique environment for thousands of students. More than 17 per cent of them are foreign students from 47 countries. TUKE offers a wide range of appealing study programs.

It works closely with other educational institutions and industrial facilities at home and abroad (118 university partnerships with 30 countries and 276 valid agreements enabling mobility of our teachers and students within the Erasmus+ program to 35 countries). TUKE caters for a wide range of educational needs not only in the East-Slovak region, but throughout Slovakia and Central Europe, as in many specializations it is the only centre of education and research in this area.

TUKE continues in the tradition of technical higher education established in Slovakia in 18th century focusing on interdisciplinary education and research. Naturally TUKE closely co-operates with private sector and industrial organizations throughout the region and the Slovak Republic. Educational and research activities are strongly demand driven based on current and expected needs in practice. Consequently, numerous projects have been researched and excellence laboratories have been founded. The support of young innovators is covered by the University Science Park TECHNICOM through the TUKE Startup Centre and TUKE Incubator.

What you need to know about
The Technical University of Košice

Prepare your departure

You will find here information about the documents you will need to prepare ahead of travelling to Slovakia, the administrative processes to follow before leaving your home country and some recommendations about how to find accommodation in Košice, among others.

Settle down in Košice

Here you will find some recommendations to get around Košice, arrange a health insurance if needed or register at the Technical University of Košice. 

Study at the Technical University of Košice

What courses are offered by the University of Košice? What facilities are available for students? Are there any extracurricular activities offered which may be of your interest? What options do I have on campus? Find here all the details you need to excel in your studies at the Technical University of Košice. 

Live in Košice

What are the best things to do in Košice?  Are there any student job options? What student associations can I join to make the most of my experience in Košice? Find out all the details here. 

Additional information

Find out where to call in case of emergency, how to find pharmacy or learn about the official holidays in Slovakia. This section is packed with relevant information that may come handy for you.