Faculty of Social
and Economic Sciences
Comenius University Bratislava

Erasmus+ Incoming Student Toolkit

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Coursess: Academic Year 2024/2025

Course  offer  for academic year  2024/2025 will be in 90% the same as in 2023/2024 listed below, from which you can already select for your LAs/OLAs. This part will be updated soon, thank you for understanding.
You will have first 2 weeks of each term for making changes based on actual schedule and offer

Academic calendar

Summer semester 2023/2024:

  • from February 19, 2024 to May 17, 2024 *
  • Matriculation Day: February 12, (will be specified)
  • Welcome Week: from February 5, 2024 - Programme for Welcome Week will be added in a timely manner
  • lecture period: from February 19 till May 17 (depends on the faculty, contact the faculty coordinator)
  • examination period: from May to June

* The length of courses in each semester is 14 weeks

Public Holidays

(State offices, schools and stores are closed or work reduced hours)
January 1 - New Year, Day of the Establishment of the Slovak Republic
January 6 - The Epiphany and Christmas of Orthodox Christians
March/April - Easter
May 1 - Labour Day
May 8 - End of the Word War II in Europe (Day of the Victory over Fascism)
July 5 - St Cyril and Methodius Day
August 29 - Slovak National Uprising Anniversary

Accommodation

Basic information concerning accommodation at university dormitories – Mlyny residence https://mlyny.uniba.sk/en/

You can reserve accommodation for the Spring term from  1.12.23 – 10.12.23 or till filling of capacities, possible second round from 7.1 till 14.1.

For this academic year there will be only two-bedded and three-bedded rooms available for exchange students. Students will be assigned to VB (Štúrak) building, which is 12 storey building with a so-called unit system in which sanitary facilities are shared amongst four rooms, which is in total for 10 people. Half unit (two rooms) has its own fridge. Kitchen is available on the floor. Gallery of rooms and shared sanitary facility at VB building: https://mlyny.uniba.sk/en/about-us/galeria/. All rooms are same-sex rooms, no mixing is possible. This also applies to the bathrooms.

Floor plan:

The price includes internet and bedding. Students are expected to clean their rooms themselves.
Once accommodated, the student can move in and out of the building since the turnstiles are automatic and operating 24/7.
Contact info – Sára Krušpánová: https://mlyny.uniba.sk/en/incoming-erasmus/erasmus-contact/
Erasmus students are required to pay the full price of accommodation.
Students from 3rd countries (national stipend programme and other non-European exchanges, excluding Erasmus) are required to pay 200€ reservation fee. Confirmation of accommodation for visa purposes can be issued only after payment.
Should a student not arrive to the residence, they will be charged for the first month of accomodation, the rest of the price will be returned to the same bank account.
Should a student not communicate with the accommodation facility, refuse to pay for the accommodation according to aforementioned instructions or pay at all, or ignore any appeals from the residence, the residence is entitled to cancel their accommodation contract or reservation and the student would loose the possibility to ask for accommodation again.
Students must be 18 years of age or older to sign the contact for themselves.
Price list: https://mlyny.uniba.sk/en/accommodation/price-list/
Accommodation contract you can read in advance: https://mlyny.uniba.sk/en/about-us/legislation-and-documents/dokumenty-pre-ubytovanie/
Dormitory rules: https://mlyny.uniba.sk/en/accommodation/dormitory-rules/   
Increase of city tax (valid for students older than 26 years of age): https://mlyny.uniba.sk/en/detail-of-news/back_to_page/vysokoskolske-mesto-l-stura-mlyny-uk/article/zavedenie-mestskej-dane-1/

Should you fail to get placed at Mlyny dormitories, you can SEARCH FOR DIFFERENT OPTIONS:

http://www.student-house.sk/en/

https://www.studentresidence.sk/en/

At this page you find useful info about study at the Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences, Comenius University in Bratislava for incoming students.


STUDENT'S GUIDE

The Student's Guide provides information about the study at the Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences, Comenius University in Bratislava.

It  includes a structure of academic programs, courses offered and objectives and summaries for the courses. In the guide you may also find contacts for lecturers and Study Regulations.