Faculty of European Studies and Regional Development

CEEPUS incoming students

After the successful approval of the project "Rural Tourism programs network”, Faculty of European Studies and Regional Development is involved in CEEPUS program. Rural Tourism programs network is also focused on term-stays for students and PhD students (3-10 months) and short-term mobilities (1-2 months, min. 21 days) for students and PhD students elaborating their final thesis. More information about our CEEPUS network you can find at: http://www.fesrr.uniag.sk/en/ceepus/.

Dear CEEPUS incoming students,

welcome to the Faculty of European Studies and Regional Development (FESRD) of the Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra (SUA). We hope you’ll enjoy your study stay here in Slovakia. It is important for you to perform some necessary steps before you take up your residence in Slovakia and also at the beginning of you stay.



Before your arrival in Nitra:

1. Once you have been selected by home CEEPUS partner university (http://www.fesrr.uniag.sk/en/international-cooperation/), students need to registrate at http://ceepus.info/ and fill out their profile.

 Applications are submitted electronically on www.ceepus.info twice a year,

Deadline: 15th June for winter semester and 31st October for summer semester.

Deadline for freemover applications is annually 30th November on  www.ceepus.info.

2. After successful registration and approval of the mobility in the system, please send us the following application documents:

3. For the actual offer of ENGLISH courses at the SUA Nitra please see: http://is.uniag.sk/katalog/index.pl?jak=rozsirene;lang=en

Or contact the CEEPUS Coordinator of FESRD: prof. JUDr. Eleonóra Marišová, PhD. at: Eleonora.Marisova@uniag.sk or International Relations Office of FESRD: Ing. Veronika Dalkovičova at: Veronika.Dalkovicova@uniag.sk

4. Students of non EU countries might need visa for entering the Slovak Republic. For information about visa please see: http://www.uniag.sk/en/visa-and-residence-permit/ or http://www.foreign.gov.sk/en/consular_info/visa.

5. Study the instructions how to get to Nitra by various possibilities at: http://www.fesrr.uniag.sk/en/how-to-get-to-nitra-1583/

After your arrival in Nitra:

In the following part there is information on steps necessary for your registration in the University Information System (UIS) and for your Temporary Residence Permit issuing by the Department of Foreign Police of the SR in Nitra:

1. Incoming CEEPUS students visit International Relations Office of FESRD (at Deans office of the FESRD) for registration (main university building, Tr. A. Hlinku 2, pavilion AE, ground floor) 

Documents needed:

How to get SUA Student card:

  1. pay the deposit 13 EUR - room n.105, pavilion AE, 1st floor, Mrs. Lucia Candráková, Mo-Thur 8:30 -11:00
  2. go to  Card Office - room n. 14, pavilion AZ, ground floor, Mrs. Gabriela Hvizdova Mo-Fri 7:30 -15:30
  3. bring the receipt of the payment and passport size picture in .jpg form

NOTE: At the end of your stay you can return the card and the receipt of the payment to collect the deposit back in the same office where you paid (room n.105, pavilion AE, 1st floor, Mrs. Lucia Candráková, Mo-Thur 8:30 -11:00)

How to get Internet connection in your room:

  1. pay the fee 10 EUR/ per semester  - room n.105, pavilion AE, 1st floor, Mrs. Lucia Candráková, Mo-Thur 8:30 -11:00
  2. check the socket number in your room and Mac address of your laptop (if you do not know how to find the MAC address, take your laptop with you) and fill in the Application form (obtained from International Relations Office of FESRD)
  3. go to the IT Office - room n.316, pavilion AS (building of the Faculty of Economics and Management), left wing 3rd floor, Mr. Karol Kania or Mr. Ján Fráter

2. Registration at the Immigration Police Office is not necessary if you live in the SUA dormitory, they will register you automatically.

In case of accommodation outside university dormitories non-EU citizens must register within 3 days after arrival in Slovak Republic at the local Immigration Police Office (Oddelenie cudzineckej polície), Kalvárska 2, 949 01 Nitra

Office hours: Monday: 7:30-12:00 13:00-15:00, Wednesday: 7:30-12:00  13:00-16:30, Friday: 7:30-12:00

Registration form you can find at: http://www.minv.sk/?pobyt-cudzinca.

For stays longer than than 90 days in one half-year  citizens of Non-EU countries must apply for Temporary Residence Permit (http://www.uniag.sk/en/visa-and-residence-permit/).

Accommodation and Catering 

SUA offers accommodation for its students and guests in 5 university dormitories - Akademická, Mladosť, Nová Doba, Anton Bernolák and Poľnohospodár. For more information about accommodation please see: http://www.fesrr.uniag.sk/en/accommodation/International exchange students are usually accommodated in dormitory Poľnohospodár, Vihorlatská Street10 ,Nitra:

Room equipment:

There are 2+2 units, that means 2 double rooms sharing toilet and bathroom with shower. Pillows, blankets and sheets are provided.

Cooking facilities:

There is shared kitchen on the floor with electric cooker, fridge and kitchen sink. No pots, pans or cutlery are provided.

Computer facilities:

Cable internet connection is available in the rooms upon registration of you and your PC to the university information system (UIS).


A set of clean bed sheets is provided at the beginning of your stay. These can be exchanged for clean sheets every two weeks in the laundry room located near the Reception. For washing your own clothes washing machine is available on the 1st floor for free. Iron and vacuum cleaner can be borrowed from the Reception. International Relations Office of FESRD, SUA book a place for you in our dormitories on the first come first served basis as soon as we have received your complete application. Number of places is limited.

Meals are served in two canteens within the university campus - in dormitory A. Bernolák and dormitory Mladosť. Lunch is served between 11am - 2pm and dinner from 3pm to 7pm to the university students and staff at reasonable price. On weekends lunch is served from 11:30am -1pm. With your student card you can order from 4 different menus (soup plus main course) one day before or choose any meal from the offer of the day. The price per meal is from 0,8 EUR-2,0 EUR. Snacks and refreshments can be bought in several snack bars located in the dormitories and university buildings.

NOTE: If you for example wish to dine in our student canteen or visit our library you will need the student card. If you would like to dine in university canteen, you should recharge credit on your student card (it is possible at the cash register in hostel A. Bernolak - near the reception, Mrs . Lucia Candráková, Mo-Fi 12:00 -15:00).

3. Incoming students visit SAIA, Regional Office (address: Constantine the Philosopher University, Tr. A. Hlinku 1,Nitra) for obtain the scholarship (the scholarship is paid off by the National CEEPUS Office in Slovakia). Please take with you the following documents:  Letter of Awards and Identification card/passport. The document Confirmation of student’s arrival at FESRD will be prepared by the International Relations office of FESRD.

After you finish your mobility:

1. Your Temporary Residence Permit Card needs to be returned back to the Foreigners Police Office 3 days before your departure. Instead of the card you will be given a document which substitutes the card for the rest of your stay. You will need it at the return to your home country.

2. Return the STUDENT card and the receipt of the payment to collect the deposit back in the same Office where you paid (room n.105, pavilion AE, 1st floor, Mrs. Lucia Candráková, Mo-Fri 8:30-11:00).

3. Fill in and submit the Scholarship Stay Final Reporttogether with obligatory attachments to Slovak National CEEPUS Office at the latest 30 days after completion of the stay in Slovakia (available at: http://ceepus.saia.sk/en/main/information-for-accepted-applicants/obligations-at-the-end-of-stay-in-slovakia) and also fill in Mobility Report questionnaire atwww.ceepus.info.

If you have any questions, please, don’t hesitate to contact us at:



tel.: +421 37 641 5512, +421 37 641 5761

For more information for CEEPUS incoming mobilities please see http://www.saia.sk/en/main/saia/ceepus

or http://www.ceepus.info/public/nco/ncoinformation_main.aspx?Country=SK.

For more practical information for exchange students of SUA please see Exchange students guide http://is.uniag.sk/dok_server/slozka.pl?id=3106;download=3024;lang=sk.