University of Žilina

country rank  6
world rank  3124

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University Overview

Founded in 1953, Žilinská univerzita v Žiline (University of Žilina) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Zilina (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministerstvo školstva, vedy, výskumu a športu Slovenskej republiky (Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic), Žilinská univerzita v Žiline (UNIZA) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational Slovak higher education institution. Žilinská univerzita v Žiline (UNIZA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 66 years old Slovak higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UNIZA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Acronym UNIZA
Founded 1953

University Location

Address Univerzitná 8215/1
01026 Zilina
Tel +421 (41) 513 5001
Fax +421 (41) 724 7702

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Žilina's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Magna Charta Universitatum
  • Ingenieur-Gesellschaft fłr internationale Planungsaufgaben (IGIP)
  • European Conference of Transport Research Institutes (ECTRI)
  • Forum of European National Highway Research Laboratories (FEHRL)
  • European University Association (EUA)
  • European Association of International Education (EAIE)

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