Univerzita sv. Cyrila a Metoda v Trnave

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University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius in Trnava


Institutional postal address: 
University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius Námestie J. Herdu 2
Trnava, 91701
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Institutional phone: 
+421 33 565 111

Mission / Vision

The university's vision aims to educate qualified experts in the sense of Christian and national ideas and democratic principles. The graduates, having high moral principles and civil and social responsibilities, will be able to develop Slovak culture, science and knowledge in the context of the European and world cultural heritage.

The mission of the University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius in Trnava is to provide quality three-level higher education in the research areas implemented in each university division, following the latest knowledge of science and technology.


FREEDOM - Freedom in choosing a profession, freedom in choosing a study program, freedom in opinions, academic freedom, freedom in research, freedom in choosing scientific topics.

TOLERANCE - Tolerance of minorities, tolerance of other opinions, tolerance of each other, tolerance of respect for the academic environment, tolerance of research ethics, tolerance within faculties, tolerance within other universities, city and region.

INTERNATIONALIZATION - The possibility of studying abroad, foreign students, international research, international projects, international cooperation, but also the openness of the university towards society, the internationalization of education, the role of higher education in overcoming global challenges.

RESPONSIBILITY - Responsibility to our students, responsibility to our employees, responsibility to our graduates, responsibility to our partners, responsibility to our region and city, responsibility to society, responsibility to nature.

INNOVATIONS - Innovative solutions, innovative approaches, innovative science and research, innovations in the academic environment, innovative teachers, innovative students, innovative partners.

Main activities

UCM has five faculties and one institute - the Faculty of Arts, the Faculty of Mass Media Communication, the Faculty of Natural Sciences, the Faculty of Social Sciences, the Faculty of Health Sciences and Institute of Management. 

The university offers enough space for the development of a knowledge base through studying, research and other creative work in the sphere of philosophy, arts and media, as well as in natural sciences, biotechnology, informatics, chemistry, but in the sphere of psychology, pedagogy, history, ethnology, political science and Slovak language, Russian language, English language, German language too.

Access, equity and quality

Curricular innovation in higher education institutions (HEIs)

Opening up higher education to society

Higher education's role in addressing major global challenges

Higher education's contribution to sustainability

Social responsibility within higher education


  • UNESCO. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  • The Catalan Association of Public Universities (ACUP)

Sponsored by

  • Generalitat de Catalunya. Ministry of Business and Employment. Department of Research and Universities
  • Generalitat de Catalunya. Ministry for Foreign Action and Open Government