Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice ranks among important and recognized educational and scientific institutions not just in the Slovak Republic but also in advanced Europe. At present, the University consists of the Faculties of Medicine, Science, Law, Public Administration, and the Faculty of Arts. Graduates from this second oldest classical Slovak university have a good reputation both in this country and abroad.
The strength of the Faculty of Arts is in its research potential which includes all four research areas (pedagogical science, humanities, social and behavioral sciences, historical and ethnographic science) as well as the corresponding flexible and extensive range of single major, double major, teaching and postdoctoral study programs. The quality of the offered study programs is supplemented by language qualification courses and soft skills courses which enhance the prospects of graduates in succeeding in the employment market. The quality indicators of the performance in education and research monitored by the Faculty of Arts of the Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice are reflected in the high-quality criteria which are required for habilitation and appointment proceedings.