University of Zilina


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University of Zilina History                                        

University of Zilina is a Slovakian higher education institution located in Zilina. The university was established in Prague as College of Railways in 1953 and moved to current location in 1959. The university subsequently changed its name twice and adopted its present name in 1996.

University of Zilina Programs, Courses, and Schools

University of Zilina offers a range of Bachelor, Master, and Doctoral degrees in various subjects across multiple faculties. Some of its subject offering include Economics, Financial Management, Transportation Studies, Computer Design, Industrial Engineering, Professional Pilot Studies, and Mechanical Engineering.

University of Zilina also offers programs in Automation and Autotronics, Biomedical Engineering, Cartography, Multimedia Technologies, Crisis Management, Informatics, Computer Engineering, Pedagogy, Mediamatics, Security Management, and Rescue Services.

University of Zilina Campuses

University of Zilina has a suburban campus based in the picturesque city of Zilina, Slovakia. The university has a clean and green campus with a mix of modern and traditional buildings set against breathtaking mountain ranges which form the backdrop of the campus.

University of Zilina offers facilities such as study spaces, classrooms, laboratories, libraries, and halls of residence in addition to shops, cafe, dining options, ATM, and bookstore on campus. The university also offers sports facilities, recreational spaces, student union, and dedicated student support services.

University of Zilina Achievements

University of Zilina ranks 165th in the EECA Rankings 2020 compiled by QS Top Universities. Times Higher Education World University rankings 2020 places the university amongst top 1100 institutions worldwide.

University of Zilina is a member of prestigious bodies such as Magna Charta Universitatum, European Conference of Transport Research Institutes, European University Association, and European Association of International Education.

University of Zilina USP

University of Zilina offers competitive tuition fee and lower living costs as compared to other universities in the country. The university also has a number of scholarships on offer and the acceptance rate of the university is also high.

University of Zilina also extensively participates in various projects both nationally and internationally. Some of these include ERASMUS, CEEPUS, German Academic Student Exchange or DAAD, TEMPUS, and Copernicus.

University of Zilina Notable Alumni

Juraj Blanár (Slovak politician), Ján Mikolaj (Slovak Politician), Ivo Vondrák (Rector of the Technical University of Ostrava), and Jaroslav Baška (Member of the Slovak National Council).

University of Zilina Application Requirements


University of Zilina Cost of studies


Undergraduate: EUR 4,500

Masters: EUR 5,000

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

University of Zilina Rankings


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