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  • 4.4.2022

    Bike to Work 2022 – join the contest


    Aid us in creating a greener future ! This year UPJŠ joins the contest Bike to Work once again ! If you are interested in joining:

    1. Create a team of 2 to 4 people.
    2. Register the team at by June 7.
    3. Download DPNB app from Google Play or App Store, and register your rides.
    4. Complete at least 15 rides and join the UPJŠ competition for biking accessories.
    The competition lasts from June 1 to June 30, and you can move around with scooters, bikes, public transport, or on foot (cars are excluded).

    More information is available at

  • 4.4.2022

    Lectures by Foreign Lecturers from the University of Gdańsk

  • 23.3.2022

    Festival Iné cesty

    Ekocentrum Sosna in cooperation with the Faculty of Science is organizing Festival Iné cesty on April 1 & 2, 2022.

    The festival offers exhibition of photographies with commentaries and stories of travelers, scientists, journalists etc. all centered around the topics of ecology, ecological tourism, and protection of nature.

    For more information, see the festival programme.


  • 22.3.2022

    Students of UPJŠ, start your career with a great CV!

    Sign up for a short webinar, where we will present you the key tips for writing a good CV, tell you something about its content and answer your questions. Webinar will be held on Friday, 25.3.2022.

    Registration for webinar is mandatory. 

    See the Facebook event.


  • 7.3.2022

    Info Session – Travel the World with UPJŠ

    Join the Info Session in MS Teams or see the Facebook Event

  • 8.2.2022

    Rector’s Order No. 2/2022

    •  Face-to-face teaching is allowed after February 28 (unless the deans of respective faculties decide otherwise).
    •  Provision of meals is possible in compliance with the PHA SR.
    •  Sport events and the use of sports facilities is possible in compliance with the PHA SR.

    Read more about the latest measures…

  • 20.12.2021

    Latest Anti-Covid Measures

    •  Shops, churches, services (e.g. hairdressers, beauty parlors etc.) are available to vaccinated and recovered people (the OP regime).
    •  Hotels will become available to vaccinated and recovered people on December 25.

    Read more about the latest measures…

  • 26.11.2021

    ATTENTION! Current information about teaching at the UPJŠ Faculty of Medicine

    Due to the valid ” Government Resolution of the Slovak Republic No. 695 of November 24, 2021″, the form of teaching at the UPJŠ Faculty of Medicine WILLl NOT CHANGE in the following days.
        As there is an exception to the curfew in points C/1 and C/16 (ie between 05:00 and 20:00 for transportation to and from the employment of a school staff member, if this person proves by an employer certificate stating the working hours and place of work, and for the student’s journey to and from university), teaching at the UPJŠ Faculty of Medicine remains in full-time form at preclinical and clinical workplaces with a limited number of students as before (currently: COVID automat – black color).

        prof. MUDr. Daniel Pella, PhD.
        Dean of UPJŠ LF

  • 26.11.2021

    Rector’s Order No. 12/2021

    In connection with the recently announced national lockdown, a new Rector´s Order No. 12/2021 has been issued.

    •  Access to sports facilities and the Botanical Garden is prohibited.
    •  Activities of the Counselling Centre (UNIPOC) are available individually in OTP       regime.
    •  The University Library is available in OP regime.

    Read more about the measures at the national level.

  • 26.11.2021

    Prime Minister Eduard Heger thanked our students for their help during the Covid-19 pandemic

    The Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic, Mr. Eduard Heger, visited the Faculty of Medicine, UPJŠ met with representatives of medical students and appreciated their significant help to the Slovak healthcare system during the first and second waves of the COVID-19 pandemic on Wednesday, November 3, 2021. Hundreds of students at the Faculty of Medicine, UPJŠ helped out during the nationwide testing, at patient trials, or in COVID wards.

    Read more

  • 22.11.2021

    Don’t Miss the Internship Day !

    Short-term or long-term internships are one of the ways to gain work experience during your studies. This is one of the reasons why the University Counselling Centre is organizing the Internship Day starting on November 22.

    Registration for activities is mandatory. 

    See the Facebook event, programme and brochure.


  • 27.9.2021

    2nd Call for Applications for Erasmus Student Mobilities – STUDY and TRAINEESHIP for the academic year 2021/2022

    •  Student mobility – study 2021/2022
    •  Student mobility – traineeship 2021/2022

  • 21.9.2021

    Košice Peace Marathon

    Dear Students!

    In October 3, 2021 the annual Košice Peace Marathon is planned to take place in our city. If you would like to participate, or if you would like to learn more about this event, please visit the following website:

  • 21.9.2021

    An Offer from Slovak National Theatre for International Audience

    Dear Students!

    We received an interesting offer from the Slovak National Theatre in Bratislava, which we would like to share with you. If you love theatre, now you have the possibility to visit this theatre and to see several of its plays which will be played with English subtitles in the following months for the international audience.

    The list of plays with their description is in the attachment of this message. If you plan to visit Bratislava, you have the possibility to combine your trip with a visit to the National Theatre!

    See the list of plays

  • 6.9.2021

    New Academic Year 2021/2022

    We are starting new Academic Year 2021/2022!

    Teaching – combined regime with an emphasis on the on-site tuition in the VTR (“vaccinated-tested-recovered”) regime.
    Details will be published by the rector and deans of faculties after 6 September 2021.

    When do we start:

    Faculty of Medicine from 20 September 2021
    Faculty of Science from 20 September 2021
    Faculty of Arts from 20 September 2021
    Institute of Physical Education and Sport  from 20 September 2021
    Faculty of Law from 27 September 2021
    Faculty of Public Administration from 27 September 2021

    Accommodation from 2 September 2021 in strict compliance with the principles VTR (“vaccinated-tested-recovered”).

  • 29.8.2021

    SlovakiaTech Forum – Expo

    Are you interested in innovation & technology ? This event has got you covered ! Its objective is to gather Slovak and foreign experts on innovation, industrial technology, transport, logistics, energy, environment and education.

    For more information, see If you are interested in joining the event, click the button below to skip directly to registration !


  • 29.8.2021

    Traineeship at the European Comission

     Are you looking for a traineeship with the European Comission ? The application period ends on August 31, 2021. After a succesful application procedure, the traineeship is to take place from March 1 to July 31 2022. For more information, see

  • 17.8.2021

    Accommodation at MEI Hostel for foreign students

    All foreign students are required to provide a negative PCR test not older than 48 hours. Without the appropriate test, the accommodation at MEI Hostel is not possible.

    Students from Ukraine will also be required to provide a negative PCR test within 48 hours of accommodation.

  • 14.8.2021

    New Covid Warning System

    A new Covid Warning System will come into effect on August 16, 2021. The system will consist of five tiers with different measures being implemented on each one of them.

    Starting on August 16, 2021, Košice will be assigned to the second (orange) tier. Get to know more about the upcoming measures.

    (Source: Health Ministry)

  • 2.6.2021

    Bike to Work – join the contest

    Are you an ardent biker or do you just want to promote eco-friendly means of transportation ? Make sure to join up the Bike to Work contest. Team up with our University by registering at, prove at least 15 trips to/from school on bicycle or scooter, and you may win one of the many attractive prizes !

    Registration is possible until June 7, 2021. Competition lasts until June 30, 2021 and prizes will be awarded between June 1 and June 2, 2021.

    For more information visit:

  • 10.5.2021

    Grants and Scholarships in Slovakia

    Seeking information on grants and scholarships in Slovakia ? Find out more at

  • 9.5.2021

    Critical Thinking for Educated Mind

    Let us invite you to a series of workshops under the guidance of the Department of British and American Studies. The workshops will be held every Wednesday at 4 PM via Zoom.
    Critical Thinking
    Sign up for workshops !

  • 7.5.2021

    EUROPE DAY 2021

    Held every year on May 9, Europe Day is a celebration of peace and unity in Europe.
    Read more about activities coming this weekend.
    Read more about Europe Day.

  • 19.3.2021

    National Scholarship Programme: Call for applications – deadline 30.4.2021

    Apply now !

  • 17.3.2021

    Rector’s Order 06/2021

    Dear students,
    please notice the most recent Rector’s Order No. 06/2021 dealing with the effects of Covid automat on the implementation of teaching at the university. 

  • 25.2.2021

    The Implementation of Teaching from March 22

    According to the latest Rector’s Order No. 5/2021, the following rules will come into effect from March 22:

    7. Full-activity of the University Library is possible. Entry to library workplaces is only possible with negative test result (depends on the Covid automat).

    8. Accomodation in Student Dormitories is allowed for students involved in full-time teaching and after providing negative RT-PCR or antigen test in the frequency required by the Covid automat.

    9. The consumption of food in Student Canteens is allowed in compliance with the required hygenic standards.

    11. & 12. Practical teaching for students of the Faculties of Medicine, Science and Art is allowed. The information about which programmes and subjects will be implemented in person is to be published by March 15. Final theses are to be submitted in electronic form.

    13. The requirements for the implementation of practical training

    For more information, see the Rector’s order.

  • 23.2.2021

    COVID-19 Traffic Light System at the Faculty of Medicine

    Aiming at the clarification of the current regulations, the Faculty of Medicine published a COVID-19 Traffic Light System determining the form of teaching at individual levels of the pandemic situation.

    Instructions to the current pandemic situation may be accessed HERE.

  • 17.2.2021

    Teaching in Summer Semester 2020/2021

    According to the latest Rector’s Order No. 03/2021, the teaching in SS 2020/2021 will proceed as follows:

    a. Lectures, seminars and other forms of educational activities only by the distance method until further notice, with the exception mentioned under letter b.

    b. from February 15, 2021, practical training of students from the Faculty of Medicine is allowed according to the instructions of the Chief Hygienist and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine.

  • 16.2.2021

    UNIPOC: Brochure for Students and Online Counselling

    From problems with ISIC or schedule to services offered by the University – a comprehensive brochure by UNIPOC contains all the necessary information !

    UNIPOC also offers online counselling via MS Teams. It is necessary to book a session in advance.

    Read more about counselling

  • 16.2.2021

    Limited mode at Unibook e-shop

    From February 8, the Unibook e-shop works at a limited mode. Shipments may be delayed. University bookshop at Trieda SNP 1 in Košice remains closed until further notice.

    Visit Unibook e-shop

  • 16.2.2021

    University Library Opening Hours from February 8

    The University Library will provide only absence lending services during the opening hours below:

    Mon – Thu     9am – 1pm
    Fri     9am – 12am

    The Library of Art will remain closed.
    Visit the Virtual Study room.

    Further information

  • 18.12.2020
    Information, instructions, and documents regarding COVID-19

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