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Study Pharmacy in Slovakia  

Comenius University Bratislava



Slovakia, officially the Slovak Republic, is a landlocked country in Central Europe. It is bordered by Poland to the north, Ukraine to the east, Hungary to the south, Austria to the west, and the Czech Republic to the northwest. Slovakia's territory spans approximately 49,000 square kilometres (19,000 sq mi) and is predominantly mountainous. The population is over 5.4 million and consists mostly of Slovaks. The capital and largest city is Bratislava, and the second largest city is Košice. The official language is Slovak..

Slovakia joined the European Union and NATO in 2004 and the Eurozone in 2009.



Bratislava is the capital of Slovakia. With a population of about 450,000, it is one of the smaller capitals of Europe but still the country's largest city. The greater metropolitan area is home to more than 650,000 people. Bratislava is in southwestern Slovakia, occupying both banks of the River Danube and the left bank of the River Morava. Bordering Austria and Hungary, it is the only national capital that borders two sovereign states.

The city's history has been strongly influenced by people of different nations and religions, namely (in alphabetical order) AustriansBulgariansCroatsCzechsGermansHungariansJewsSerbs and Slovaks. It was the coronation site and legislative center of the Kingdom of Hungary from 1536 to 1783, and has been home to many Slovak, Hungarian and German historical figures.

Bratislava is the politicalcultural and economic centre of Slovakia. It is the seat of the Slovak president, the parliament and the Slovak Executive. It has several universities, many museums, theatres, galleries and other cultural and educational institutions. Many of Slovakia's large businesses and financial institutions have headquarters there.



Comenius University is the oldest and largest university in Slovakia. It was founded in 1919 and follows the university traditions of Academia Istropolitana, which was established in Bratislava in 1465. It is named after Jan Amos Comenius, a 17th-century Czech teacher and philosopher. Comenius University has more than 30,000 students and 2,000 faculty members. As are most universities in Slovakia, it is funded mostly by the government.

The independent Faculty of Pharmacy of Comenius University (Slovak University at that time) was established by the government regulation which came into effect on September 1, 1952. The first dean of the University was Ľ. Krasnec and vice-dean L. Zathurecký. Since the academic year 1953–1954 the pharmaceutical programme was extended to five years. The work on construction of a new building for the Faculty of Pharmacy on Odbojárov Street begun in 1958. It was opened in 1960. During the same year the two pharmaceutical faculties in Brno and Bratislava merged and Bratislava became the residence of the only national Faculty of Pharmacy in Czechoslovakia. This was one of the most significant periods of the Faculty. Later the Faculty of Pharmacy of Charles University with its headquarters in Hradec Králové was established. 

In the area of educational activities, approval of study programme change to a differentiated three-field study in 1977 meant the creation of the following study fields: general pharmacy, technological pharmacy and clinical pharmacy. This form of study continued until 1990 when an independent five-year long study of pharmacy was introduced.

Currently the Faculty provides Master Study Programme ‘Pharmacy’ which is fully compatible with the system of preparation of pharmacists within the EU. Since 2002 the Faculty also provides the study for Bachelor degree in Sanitary and Diagnostic Devices. Apart from the educational work an important part of the Faculty life consists of scientific and research activities which have been oriented mainly on separate aspects of drugs and medicines. Before 1989 research work used to be coordinated within the frame of the state plan of research, these days it is supported mainly by national and international grant agencies.

Its short distance from Vienna and the quality of life are two further reasons for its popularity.




Duration of Studies: 5 year study program

Annual tuition fee: 7,500 EUROS

Entrance Examination: Biology, Chemistry

Comprehensive study in the English language

Formal assessment 60 credits/year

With 40 credits, continue to the following year.


The recognition and equivalence of a Pharmacist Degree obtained from the Pharmacy Faculty of Comenius University, Bratislava is automatic and immediate. The official graduation ceremony is traditionally held, annually, at the beginning of July. The translation and certification process of your diploma-approximately one(1) month-is fully undertaken by TOMI SCHOOL. Hence, the new scientist, by the middle of August,has equal professional and academic rights with graduates of other European Universities and an internationally recognised degree.

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