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Univerzita Pavla Jozefa Šafárika v Košiciach
Country Slovakia
City Kosice
Bachelor (foreigners)1,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)1,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)1,191 USD/year.
Master (citizens)1,191 USD/year.
Cost of living $401-740 USD/Month.
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General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1959
Abbreviation UPJS
Teachers 599
Students 8,999
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Múdros minulost - poznatky prítomnosti - vzdelanie budúcnosti
• Ministerstvo š
• kolstva Slovenskej Republiky
• European University Association (EUA)
World ranking3039
Country ranking9
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking3039
Cost of living in Kosice
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 133 186
Food 142 224
Transportation 17 80
Communications and utilities 71 112
Clothing 20 79
Sports and leisure 18 59
Accommodation in Kosice USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre134
Shared room in city centre188
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre287
1 bedroom apartment in city centre368
Alternative title
sk Univerzita Pavla Jozefa Šafárika v Košiciach
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Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice or Univerzita Pavla Jozefa Šafárika v Košiciach (UPJS) - public higher education institution in Slovakia. In 1959 UPJS opened its door to students. It has an urban campus located in Kosice. Studying at Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice, one of the top 10 universities of Slovakia is, undeniably, a dream for many students.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The applicant must pass examinations as a part of the admission process. Traditionally the academic year is divided into semesters like in many other universities of Slovakia. Studying bachelor’s at UPJS is relatively inexpensive - only 1,000 USD per year. When applying for master’s programs at UPJS a student should take into account that a year of studies will cost him/her around 1,000 USD. In addition to low tuition fees the university provides the students with extra financial assistance in the form of scholarships. In addition to full time programs, the university also offers a wide range of online courses. When planning your education, please, consult the official website of the university http://www.upjs.sk.

The composition of the university. Being a medium scale university, Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice teaches more than 8 thousand students. Both citizens and foreigners are able to apply. The education is conducted by 599 teachers and professors. UPJS has exchange agreements with many educational institutions. You can follow the university on social media to learn more about its life: Linkedin.

Infrastructure of UPJS. The library is available to all of the students. The university also provides dormitories for those who need them. The university is a member of European University Association (EUA).
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