University of Žilina (UNIZA) with its more than sixty-five years of history belongs to one of the leading educational and scientific institutions in Slovakia. With its rich tradition it occupies a significant place among Slovak universities. This fact is not only connected with the number of students or offer of interesting and quality study programmes but the university also has the significant research and foreign activities. The current university is no longer focused only on transport and communications. It is a broadly-conceived university located in a unique university campus at Veľký Diel. It has seven faculties (the Faculty of Operation and Economics of Transport and Communications, the Faculty of Civil Engineering, the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Faculty of Management Science and Informatics, the Faculty of Security Engineering, the Faculty of Humanities). The university also has the following workplaces: the Institute of High Mountain Biology, the Institute of Physical Education, the Institute of Forensic Research and Education, the Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, the Institute of Continuing education, the Institute of Competitiveness and Innovations and the Aviation Training and Education Centre.
Žilina, Žilina Region, Slovakia