On July 5-16, 2016 the national quest to ascent the highest mountain of Africa – Uhuru Peak, Mt. Kilimanjaro (5,895 AMSL) was conducted by the Slovak Society of Geography, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava. The ascent was dedicated to the hundredth anniversary of the birth of Professor Michael Lukniš, a distinguished Slovak geographer and the native of a nearby village Zlatna, who worked at Comenius University
After the last year's world champion title, Slovak race walker Matej Tóth achieved another outstanding success. In the extremely strong competition to walk 50 kilometers to Ponta beach he triumphed in a time of 3:40:58 hours with 18-second lead over Jared Tallent, an Australian defending gold from London. Matej won gold medal in the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro,
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
The university status of Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra has been formally confirmed by the official letter from the Minister of Education, Science, Research and Sport, Peter Plavčan, dated May 17, 2016. As the letter says, Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra meets all necessary criteria in the field of education, science and research, mandatory for retaining its
On Thursday, May 26, 2016, the new university building named Pavilion of Music was officially opened at the University of Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra. The new Pavilion of Music is unique in nature, architectural design and functional use. The building offers modern effectively equipped spaces for teaching study programmes of the Department of Music, Pedagogical faculty of UKF
An excellent achievement reached by the students of Department of Technology and Information Technologies (Pedagogical faculty UKF Nitra), Lukáš Vaněk and Peter Hodál, who won first places in both sections of the international student competition Technologies Contest Pilsen 2016. This is
It has become a good tradition that successful graduates of our university return to their Alma Mater to meet with former teachers and address their fellow students currently studying at UKF. The exchange of personal experiences, presentation of their on-going research, as well as their first-hand experience with foreign country and its culture, are highly inspiring and provide motivation for current