Faculties

Faculty of Mining, Ecology, Process Control and Geotechnology

The Faculty of Mining, Ecology, Process Control and Geotechnology (FBERG) prides itself on having a long mining tradition and tradition of higher education dating back to 1762 which are internationally accepted in the Declaration of successors of the spiritual heritage of the Mining Academy in Banská Štiavnica.

FBERG has a profiled education both in traditional mining disciplines as well as in attractive and desired study programs in the fields of geodesy, geographical information systems, geology, geotechnologies, environmental technologies, extracting and processing raw materials, informatization and process control, industrial logistics, management of Earth´s resources, the use of alternative energy resources, rescue, fire and safety technologies, but also in the development of geotourism.

FBERG puts emphasis on extra-curricular activities of its students, organizes matriculation ceremonies, excursion tours, allows students to take part in sports activities, participate in the traditional “Salamander Days” , “Jumping over leather” within the yearly Miners Ball of “Barbora”, or work in student clubs which prepare various events for FBERG students.


Faculty of Materials, Metallurgy and Recycling

The Faculty of Materials, Metallurgy and Recycling of the Technical University of Košice comprehensively focuses on the issues of production and processing of metallic and non-metallic materials, which makes the faculty unique in Slovakia. Graduates become technologists, technical managers; they work in production and business companies, design and research organizations.

In 2015, 63 years have passed since the establishment of the Faculty of Materials, Metallurgy and Recycling of the Technical University of Košice, which was established together with the Mining Faculty and the Faculty of Heavy Engineering by the government decree no. 30 of June 8, 1952 as a part of the Technical University of Košice. This is how the metallurgical recovery of higher education in Slovakia succeeded after 33 years since the cessation of the 157 years old Mining Academy in Banská Štiavnica in 1919. The Faculty of Materials, Metallurgy and Recycling is the only faculty of metallurgy in Slovakia and is ranked fourth among the technical faculties in Slovakia.

At the Faculty of Materials, Metallurgy and Recycling it is possible to study in five bachelor´s programs, eight master´s programs and six doctoral programs. http://web.tuke.sk/hf/.


Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering is one of three founding faculties of the Technical University of Kosice. Over recent years it has developed into a recognized scientific and educational institution, both at home and abroad.

The 22 study programs of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering belong to the Top 100 most promising study programs in the Slovak Republic with the largest graduate employment rate. The figure is based on the survey of the national project called Universities as Engines of the Knowledge Society. In 90% of study programs offered by the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering the students can obtain motivational scholarships.

The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering offers courses in the unique study programs supported by the latest information technologies and computer support tools in the design and technological preparation of production. The Faculty has state-of-the-art equipment of laboratories, lecture halls and computer laboratories with the most modern software package and the use of high technologies. The bachelor degree studies include foreign language courses. Linking theoretical knowledge with practice is provided in the form of professional trainings and excursions in engineering and automotive companies. We offer the opportunity to complete a part of the studies at foreign universities, and the accommodation in student residences with catering services and sports activities.


Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics

Today’s faculty was established on July 21, 1969 as the faculty whose original name was the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the Technical University of Košice. With effect from April 15, 1994 the Faculty of Electrical Engineering carries its new name: the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics of the Technical University of Košice.

The main objective of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics is to provide higher education based on creative scientific research, particularly in research areas such as computer science, cybernetics and artificial intelligence, telecommunications, electronics, electrical engineering, automotive electronics and electrical power engineering. These activities are ensured by 157 university teachers including 29 professors, 35 associate professors, 89 assistant professors and 4 researchers. To this day, the faculty has educated more than 14,000 graduates. The faculty provides scholarships in all its study programs.


Faculty of Civil Engineering

The Faculty of Civil Engineering of the Technical University of Košice was founded in 1976. During 38 years of its functioning, more than 7,300 students graduated in all three levels of studies. Nowadays these graduates work in various positions such as site managers, managers, CEOs, successful designers, scientific researchers and teaching staff.

The faculty offers education in bachelor, master and doctoral level studies in the field of architectural engineering, structural and transportation engineering, realization of transportation structures, technology and management in civil engineering, and environmental structures.

The main objective of the Faculty of Civil Engineering is to collect, develop and disseminate knowledge and results of science and technology, and thus help scientific and technological development of civil engineering for sustainable future and quality of life. This objective of the faculty is being fulfilled by means of professional teaching and research activities in the laboratory centres of excellence.


Faculty of Manufacturing Technologies

The Faculty of Manufacturing Technologies is one of nine faculties of the Technical University of Kosice, which is one of the leading higher education institutions in the Slovak Republic. The Faculty consists of eight departments and three institutes.

The Faculty is the initiator of many national and international projects in which the students are actively involved. Its significant success has been achieved e.g. in the ARRA evaluation (5th place) as well as by obtaining the prestigious award in 2015 “Person of the Year in Technology.” In previous years the faculty and its members have been given several major awards including “Student of the Year in Slovakia” and “Samuel Mikovini Award” awarded by the Ministry of Education. The Faculty educates graduates who are fully prepared for the future employment as evidenced by their 99.09% success to pursue career.

The students of the faculty are offered to complete a part of their studies abroad via the international projects Erasmus, National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic (NSP) and CEEPUS in which the faculty is actively involved and also by means of bilateral arrangements between the faculty and the universities or their faculties abroad.

The Faculty of Manufacturing Technologies of the Technical University of Košice based in Prešov makes effort to prepare its students for the best possible industry conditions, and therefore it is actively involved in the national project called “Universities as Engines of the Knowledge Society Development”. As part of the project, modern teaching centres have been established for the faculty, and the faculty libraries obtained new book titles of national and foreign literature in order to improve the quality of educational process.

The Faculty of Manufacturing Technologies has been placed second among 143 faculties in Slovakia in terms of the viability and relevance of study programs to the needs of practical implementation.

Currently the faculty is starting cooperation in SPICE (Students Programme of Integrated Education Company), a joint project of the Association of Automotive Industry of the Slovak Republic and the National Development Project AZU.sk.


Faculty of Economics

For over twenty years the Faculty of Economics of the Technical University of Košice has been providing education in the study programs of Finance, Banking and Investment and Public Administration and Regional Development. Its graduates contribute to the professionalization of the financial and banking sector as well as public administration in Slovakia. The objective of the faculty is to develop knowledge and provide high quality and professional education in the field of economic sciences, contribute to the development of society and the formation of the regional economy by providing research and consulting activities, further training and services for local and regional community. The Faculty of Economics is trying to be a popular faculty that provides education in the spirit of democracy and humanism, leads students to tolerance and to the skills of critical and creative thinking, creates the conditions for freedom of scientific research and dissemination of knowledge, and systematically engages in international cooperation.

The faculty currently provides education to more than 1,000 students in full-time and part-time. The studies are fully accredited in all three levels of programs offered. After completing the three-year bachelor’s degree studies the students have the opportunity to obtain a bachelor’s degree (Bc.) or by completing the two-year master’s studies the students can obtain the Master´s degree (Ing.). At the third level of studies the faculty provides postgraduate degree in Finance, Spatial and Regional Economics. The Faculty of Economics of the Technical University of Kosice is known as a progressive faculty which puts emphasis on quality education, friendly environment with a wide range of mobility for students and a focus on foreign languages. The chart of the ARRA Agency (http://www.arra.sk) indicates it has long held the first place in the evaluation of the faculties of economics in Slovakia.


Faculty of Arts

During its 15 years of existence, the Faculty of Arts of the Technical University of Košice has significantly improved the visibility of its artistic but also scientific activity not only in Slovakia but also abroad. Pedagogical covering of the faculty by experts from each field is preparing a breeding ground for the start of every talented candidate interested in studies at the faculty. The main objective is to prepare graduates for being engaged, apart from improving their professional artistic activities, as the initiators of cultural and artistic life in society and become creative impulses for others.


Faculty of Aeronautics

The Faculty of Aeronautics of the Technical University of Košice was established in 2005. Despite the seemingly short period of existence it has longstanding experience in training pilots and aviation specialists (civil but also military ones). The faculty is committed to the tradition of the Air Force Academy of the general Milan Rastislav Stefanik in Košice, which ensured education for pilots and aircrew for over 30 years.

The main objective of the Faculty of Aeronautics is to contribute to the achievement of the Technical University, in particular in the field of aeronautical technology, aeronautics and aerospace. The most important part of its commitment is to provide, organize and ensure higher education and lifelong learning and to implement creative scientific research in aerospace engineering, avionics, construction, repair and operation of aeronautical technology, management and provision of air transport and related issues. The Faculty of Aeronautics received the certificate of the Civil Aviation/ Transportation Office of the Slovak Republic on the professional competence to provide theoretical training as part of pilot training, training of air traffic control personnel and the certificate “Aircraft Maintenance training organization under Part 147”, which grants entitlement to provide training for the aircraft maintenance technicians in accordance with the requirements of aviation legislation of the European Union, which significantly extends the employment opportunities of its graduates abroad.

The Faculty of Aeronautics provides higher education in the field of aeronautics in its three levels, in particular bachelor, master and PhD studies, full-time and part-time.