Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra

  • PIC (Participant Identification Code): 999873382
  • National ID (IČO): 00397482
  • Public body: yes
  • Non-profit: no
  • International organisation: no
  • International organisation of European interest: no
  • Secondary or Higher eduacation establishment: yes
  • Research organisation: no
  • Small and Medium-size Enterprises (SMEs): no
  • Academic Sector: yes
  • Legal Person: yes
  • NACE code (ak sa vyžaduje): 85420

Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra (SUA) has attained the position of one of Slovakia’s leading universities in the period since it was founded in 1952. The University is consistently rated in the top group for the high quality of its teaching and research in the Slovak Republic. The University cultivates close and productive links with its local and regional community and will continue to expand its work at an international level in both teaching and scientific research. It has also a strong tradition of working in collaboration with business and industry and playing an active role in economic regeneration.

SUA provides education in the field of agriculture and related research areas such as: agrobiology, food resources, sustainable agriculture, agricultural production, biotechnology, food technology, engineering of agricultural machinery and equipment, computerization and automation of agricultural equipment, operation of energy facilities on agricultural production, gardening and landscape design, economics and management, international trade in agricultural commodities, marketing, development of rural tourism, project management for rural development, lifelong learning, etc...

The University consists of six faculties: Faculty of Agrobiology and Food resources, Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences, Faculty of Economics and Management, Faculty of European Studies and Regional, Development, Faculty of Horticulture and Landscape Engineering and Faculty of Engineering. At its faculties it currently offers 41 bachelor, 28 master and 21 doctoral study programmes. In addition, SUA provides a quality foreign language training, access to information and communication technologies, vocational subjects taught in foreign languages and the opportunity to complete a part of study at prestigious universities abroad. Number of students enrolled at all degrees of study is approximately 9,000 (academic year 2013/2014).

One of the main priorities of the University is its active development of international cooperation and integration into recognized international associations. Currently SUA is a member of VUA (Visegrad University Association), EUA (European University Association), ICA and CASEE (Association for European Life Science Universities),  DRC (Danube Rector´s Conference),  ASECU (Association of Economic Universities of South and Eastern Europe and the Black Sea Region ), IAU (International Association of Universities), GHERA (Global Consortium for Higher Education in Agriculture). SUA was included into the higher education institutions of university type and it was awarded the prestigious ECTS Label by the European Commission.

Prehľad projektov 7. Rámcového programu na SPU (SUA´s participation in 7FP projects)

FOODSECURE – Exploring the future of Global Food and Nutrition Security
Grant scheme: 7. FP of EU
Project No: 290693
Project period: 2012 – 2017 
Faculty: FEM
NoGAP – Knowledge Transfer Community to bridge the gap between research, innovation and business creation,
Grant scheme: 7. FP of EU
Project No: 609531
Project period: 2013 – 2016
Faculty: FEM
AMIGA – Assessing and Monitoring the Impacts of Genetically modified plants on Agro-ecosystems
Grant scheme: 7. FP of EU
Project No: 289706
Project period: 2011 - 2015
Faculty: FAFR
STAR AgroEnergy – Scientific technological Advancement in research on Bioenergy
Grant scheme: 7. FP of EU
Project No: 286269
Project period: 2011 – 2014
Faculty: FESRD
AWARE – Animal Welfare Research in an Enlarged Europe
Grant scheme: 7. FP of EU
Project No: 265686
Project period: 2011 – 2014 
Faculty: TF
TRANSFOP – Transparency of Food Pricing
Grant scheme: 7. FP of EU
Project No: 265501
Project period: 2011 – 2013
Faculty: FEM
FACTOR MARKETS - Comparative Analysis of Factor Markets for Agriculture across the Member States
Grant scheme: 7. FP of EU
Project No: 245123
Project period: 2010 – 2013 
Faculty: FEM
NTM-IMPACT – Assessment of the Impact of non-tariff Measures NTM on the EU and Selected trade Partners
Grant scheme: 7. FP of EU
Project No: 227202
Project period: 2009 – 2011
Faculty: FEM
AgFoodTRAde – New Issues in Agricultural, Food and Bioenergy Trade
Grant scheme: 7. FP of EU
Project No: 212036
Project period: 2008 – 2011
Faculty: FEM

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