About Us

General Introduction

The Pan-European University (PEU) is a private higher education institution, offering university education at all 3 cycles of studies in 20 accredited programs of studies at its 5 faculties. Since its founding in 2004 more than 12.000 students have graduated from the studies at PEU. A wide offer of study contents, modern and technologically well-equipped premises as well as the inclusion of high class academics into its programs are just a few characteristics the university is likely to offer to its students to equip them with a practically oriented education as to create successful professionals upon the entry of the labour market. Each of the five faculties delivers modern ways of tuition, including individualized approach, attractive specialisations and professional training in the form of work placements. All the above mentioned aim to reach the university´s primary goal which is to become a leading centre of modernity in higher education. We are committed to be your ideal choice for a good start into your successful career life.

The PEU consists of 5 faculties, which were establishes gradually in reaction to the needs of the higher education market, in chronologic order: Faculty of Law (2004), Faculty of Economic and Entrepreneurship (2005), Faculty of Media (2007), Faculty of Informatics (2009) and Faculty of Psychology (2011). As the only private higher education institution in Slovakia we are entitled to offer PhD. studies and at the same time qualified candidates may aim for a professional doctorate, habilitation (associate professorship) and inauguration (full professorship) proceedings.

As a member of Academic Holding, forming a higher education network of education institutions in the Czech and the Slovak Republic, we are interlinked with other members of the network (University College of Business in Prague and the University College of Entrepreneurship and Law in Ostrava and Prague). The network creates an outstanding potential for joint programs of studies and academic events.

As a member of the commercial holding Prosperita, an investment group with a more than 20-year business tradition, we are part of a portfolio of one of the leading family business corporations of the Czech Republic. The membership serves as a precondition for financial and organisational stability and constitutes a platform to be a part of the international investment and capital markets.

 

Legal foundations

As a non-profit organisation the founder of the university has created the PEU under the name „Bratislava University of Law“ through the award of the Decree of the Government of Slovak Republic, No. 725/2004 Coll., issued on the 14th July 2004.

The name has changed to the current „Pan-European University“ in 2010 by the Decree of the Government of Slovak Republic, No. 411/2010 Coll. The official acronym of the university is PEU (Paneurópska vysoká škola / PEVŠ in Slovak language).