Slovakia, also known as the Slovak Republic, brings you natural landscapes, mountains, caves, medieval castles and towns, folk architecture, spas and ski resorts. Slovakia joined the European Union (EU) in 2004 and Slovak economy today is under constant rapid growth giving Slovakias education and job environment a very promising future. Slovakia is colored by a very rich, old and diverse folk culture of songs, fairy tales, dances, literature, music and art. Slovakia holds over 50 museums nation wide including the Slovak National Museum in Bratislava, this is well worth a visit if you are curious about Slovak history, nature and archaeology. Bratislava also holds the Slovak National Gallery. In the summer there are a range of music and culture festivals taking place in Slovakia, most in Bratislava and other larger cities.
Slovakia is a , but also a traditional one, and thus very diverse. The society has gone through dynamic changes in the last 2 – 3 decades. From central economic planning to a fully open market economy, progressive and dynamic country Slovakia is now the biggest car producing country (per capita) in the world. Modern technologies are being applied not only in the car industry, but also for example in the production of audio-visual home appliances. Innovations and new services are nowadays an important factor for us. New companies are started every day, new objects or city landmarks emerge, life conditions are improving, but we keep our traditional values as well.
In the Slovak capital Bratislava you will certainly find a university suitable for you, but if you want to go somewhere else some other important university towns are: Banská Bystrica, Košice, Liptovský Mikuláš, Nitra, Prešov, Ruzomberok, Trnava, Trencín, Zvolen and Zilina.