In the period from 18th July to 12th August 2016 Department of Archaeology, Faculty of Arts of Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra performed the seventh year of the International Summer School of Archaeology in the castle Pustý Hrad near Zvolen and Peťuša castle. This season brought also exploration of a new archeological site Bakova jama near Zvolen where the primeval settlement was anticipated to be revealed.
Opened on July 4, 2016 by the international scientific conference „FOLK DANCE AND MUSIC IN RESEARCH, THEORY AND SCENIC PRACTICE“ the fortieth edition of the international festival known as ACADEMIC NITRA introduced the residents, visitors and tourists of the city of Nitra into a week packed with attractive theatre performances and cultural activities.
Malta’s Ambassador to the Slovak Republic, HE Dr Anthony Licari, paid a working visit to Slovakia for official talks at different levels. On 16 June 2016 he visited the Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra (UKF) where he was welcomed on behalf of the university authorities by Gabriela