Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra (Univerzita Konštantína Filozofa v Nitre, abbrev. UKF in Slovak) has been formed as a modern European general university where dominant role is played by science, spiritual quality, high professionalism, pedagogical mastery, open and vivid communication both within local environment and within the world.
It offers a variety of study programmes at bachelor, master and doctoral level, providing strong flexibility, innovation and diversity. In addition to its strong tradition in training of teachers for primary and secondary schools, UKF also offers study programmes for future social workers, experts for cultural organizations and institutions, political scientists, catechists, journalists, archaeologists, historians, musicologists, biologists, environmentalists, mathematicians, physicists, computer scientists, psychologists, gemmologists and other professionals.
The uniqueness of UKF in education is represented by teacher training programmes in Hungarian language tailor made for future teachers in the ethnically mixed areas of Slovakia and the training of teachers, social workers and public education for Roma ethnicity. The University also organizes lifelong learning courses, especially in form of supplementary/additional study as well as courses of Interest study at the University of the Third Age.