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Paneurouni / Paneurópska vysoká škola
|Rector||Prof. JUDr. Ján Svák, DrSc.|
|Director||RNDr. Michal Mutňanský|
|Location||Tomášikova 20, 821 02 Bratislava, Slovakia|
Pan-European University is a modern teaching and scientific-research institution, which is committed to the Humboldt idea of higher education grounded on the latest knowledge of science and research focusing on practice. Currently, the school has five faculties: Faculty of Law Faculty of Economics and Business Faculty of Psychology Faculty of Informatics Faculty of Mass Media The school also offers lifelong learning at the University of the Third Age at the Faculty of Law and Faculty of Psychology.
PEU supports the continuous exchange of knowledge, ideas, information, researchers, educationists and students with the world. Since its establishment it cooperates with prestigious foreign universities and research institutions. It is a member of the four world university clusters, it has partnerships under Erasmus+ and other 40 universities. In addition to domestic experts, a high percentage of foreign teachers mainly from the Czech Republic, Austria, Russia, the USA and Hong Kong give lectures at the Faculties. Headquarters of the President and the Faculties Bratislava, Tomasikova 20 – Office of the President, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Psychology Bratislava, Tematinska 10 – Faculty of Economics and Business, Faculty of Mass Media, Faculty of Informatics Bratislava, Nevadzova 5 – Media Centre
Education at the Bratislavska University (Bratislavska vysoka skola) started in 2004 when as the first private university of legal specialization accepted the first students at the Faculty of Law. In 2005, the Faculty of Economics and Business was opened; the next opened ones were the Faculty of Mass Media in 2007 and the Faculty of Informatics in 2009. The youngest faculty of the school is the Faculty of Psychology established in 2011. Since 2010, the school has been called Pan-European University after the paneuropanism (European nationalism) concept, which was represented by Richard Nicolaus Coudenhove-Kalergi (1894-1972) in 1923. There was an announcement in 2015 that the school would be taken over by the Czech holding owned by Miroslav Kurka. Jan Carnogursky left the school in 2014, the school was owned by Russians. The school has been said to struggle with financial problems since 2013.
PEU has at its five faculties 21 accredited study programmes at all three university levels, both internal and external forms.
PEU also offers interdisciplinary education – a possibility of simultaneous study at some faculties in several study programmes in a foreign language, bilingual and multilingual lectures.
PEU four faculties (except Faculty of Economics and Business) are authorized to conduct rigorous examination and defence of thesis. After the successful completion, the particular faculty has right to award degrees. Faculty of Law: Doctor of Laws (abbreviated as JUDr.), Faculty of Mass Media and Faculty of Psychology: Doctor of Philosophy (abbreviated as PhDr.) and the Faculty of Informatics: Doctor of Natural Sciences (abbreviated as RNDr.).
The school has a modern material and technical equipment.
PEU pays attention to extra-curricular activities of students. Student Club and University Paneuropa Kings hockey team are active at the school. In 2013, the school opened its premises to a permanent exhibition of Karol Kallay, an important Slovak photographer. There is Silencium Fine Arts Gallery exhibition in the building on Tomasikova Street, Bratislava, Slovakia. A school radio began broadcasting in the academic year 2014/2015 and since 2011 the students publish the LIKE University magazine.
The students and the school have received several prestigious awards at home and abroad for their projects.
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