University of Zilina (Slovakia) Why to study at UNIZA

We are unique in

Top University in Slovakia

Based on the results of the comprehensive accreditation of higher education institutions in 2015, we belong to the top five best Slovak universities.

Attractive study programs

We offer study programs connected with fast employment in the labor market.


A unique modern campus equipped with cutting-edge technology and relaxation zones is situated in a pleasant environment next to the forest park in Žilina, within walking distance from the city center and dormitories.

Foreign student mobility

One of UNIZA’s priorities is to send each of our students to mobility at least once during their studies.

Accommodation in modern dormitories

We offer all students of full-time study accommodation in modern accommodation facilities UNIZA.

Student life

Express your talent and ideas. Be a radio presenter, write screenplays for student television, dance in the folk ensemble Stavbár or develop your business idea in the startup Occupation Entrepreneur.

We work on

Transport general

Our experts on transport have developed a transport general, a strategic document for transport solutions for several Slovak cities, including Žilina.

Intelligent transport

Professional team of the ERAdiate project led by prof. Ing. Tatiana Kováčiková, PhD. She is an expert on intelligent transport systems and deals with developing intelligent transport systems.

Electric car EDISON

Research, measurements, and enhancements are carried out by UNIZA students directly on the orange prototype of a small urban experimental electric car – EDISON. It has been completely developed and built at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering.

Technologies against black ice

Black ice on the roads will maybe soon become a thing of the past. The team of the UNIZA Research Centre is working on an automatic anti-icing spray system.

We cooperate with


In the field of cooperation in education and science, we cooperate with more than 150 universities worldwide.


We are closely connected with our graduates through faculty alum clubs.

Information for applicants/students

UNIZA Framework Academic Calendar

The teaching period at UNIZA usually starts on the last Monday of September. The official academic year begins on 1st September. The teaching period is divided into winter and summer semesters and examination periods. Students can find important dates in the academic calendars of their faculties.

UNIZA Framework Academic Calendar 2020/2021

UNIZA Framework Academic Calendar 2018/2019