On 14 June 2019, more than 20 secondary school students from Ukraine visited the University of Economics in Bratislava. Each of the students is the winner of one or several subject Olympics, many of them are members of the Youth Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. During the week, students visited several universities in Slovakia, where they got acquainted with the system of higher education in the country. The subject of the visit to the University of Economics in Bratislava was a presentation of the university, discussion with university representatives on the possibilities of study and a tour of the university campus. On behalf of the rector, the guests were welcomed by Mr Boris Mattoš, vice-rector for international relations.
On 7 and 8 June 2019, 17 representatives of the University of Economics in Bratislava took part in a volunteer event organized as part of the 13th year of the project Our City – The Days of Volunteering organized by the Pontis Foundation. An attractive event not only fulfilled its primary mission to help revitalize the environment in Petržalka, but it also played an important role in terms of education and training, as it represented a model for participating pupils, kindergartners and their parents, teachers, school management, and, additionally, personified its dissemination role in society as it was carried out in the vicinity of the University of Economics in Bratislava. Both days, the volunteer activities took place in Petržalka's exteriors, in areas full of greenery and high concentration of inhabitants great diversity.
Alexandru Minea, a respected European economist, visited the University of Economics in Bratislava with a goal in passing on his knowledge of fiscal and monetary policy to students of the Faculty of National Economics at the University of Economics in Bratislava. Students will attend to the end of the summer semester.
A group of students of the University of the Third Age (UTA) of the University of Economics in Bratislava, has recently participated in a study trip to China, which included the World Conference and World Congress on Senior Travel in Chinese Cities Wuhan and Yantai, organized by UTV AIUTA. in collaboration with Chinese organization of universities of the third age of Shandong province.
On Tuesday, 28 May 2019 Boris Mattoš, Vice-Rector for International Relations of the Economic University in Bratislava, opened the 9th International Business Consulting Program (IBCP) which was organized by the University of Economics in Bratislava in cooperation with the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse (UWL).
From 29 May to 2 June 2019, Bratislava was flooded with hundreds of polyglots from around the world, coming to our capital to participate in Polyglot Gathering. The meeting was held for the third time at the University of Economics in Bratislava and this year, more than 600 admirable people from more than 60 countries took part in it.
Ronald Coase Institute, named in honour of the Nobel Prize winner for economics and the protagonist of the new institutional economy, was founded in 2000 in the US to better understand formal and informal institutions—laws, rules and standards—that drive the economy and affect transaction costs. Their thorough analysis helps to increase economic efficiency and overall well-being. Several members of the Nobel Prize (in addition to Ronald Coase, Douglass North, Ken Arrow, Elinor Ostrom and currently Roger Myerson) and leading global economists and protagonists of institutional economics have served in the Institute’s Board of Directors.
On 16 May 2019, rector of the University of Economics in Bratislava, Prof Ferdinand Daňo, welcomed the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Indonesia to Slovakia, H.E. Ms Adiyatwidi Adiwoso Asmady. The Ambassador was accompanied by Ms Lely Meiliani, Counselor of the Indonesian Embassy for Economic and Cultural Affairs.
Student of the Department of Statistics of the Faculty of Economic Informatics of the University of Economics in Bratislava, Romana Šipoldová, BSc made it into Top 10 students from all over the world in the SAS Student Ambassadors category and actively participated in the largest analytical event of SAS Global Forum 2019 in Dallas, Texas.
As a result of successful negotiations of the Faculty of Business Administration of the University of Economics in Bratislava (EUBA) with the Faculty of Business Administration of the University of Economics, Prague (VŠE) on 14 May 2019, during their visit at the partner institution, the EUBA’s rector, Mr Ferdinand Daňo and the dean of the EUBA’s Faculty of Commerce, Mr Peter Drábik signed together with the rector of VŠE, Ms Hana Machková and the dean of the Faculty of Business Administration of VŠE an “Agreement on Provision of a Double Degree Programme”. This is the first double degree programme at the EUBA’s Faculty of Commerce.
On 9 May 2019, a delegation from Shanghai University of International Business and Economics (SIUBE) led by the dean of International Business School (IBS), Mr Jianzhong Huanga visited the University of Economics in Bratislava. The meeting was attended by Ms Quan Jin, vice-dean for international cooperation, Mr Yuhong Shang, director of the Centre for Central and Eastern Europe and Ms Chunchli Che, coordinator of cooperation with EUBA. The University of Economics in Bratislava was represented by Mr Boris Mattoš, vice-rector for international relations, Mr Peter Drábik, dean of the Faculty of Commerce, Ms Paulína Krnáčová, vice-dean for international and public relations of the Faculty of Commerce, and Mr Jozef Orgonáš, vice-dean for development and quality assurance of the same faculty.
On 30 April 2019, the Mayor of Bratislava, Mr Matúš Vallo, met with the rectors of the largest universities in Bratislava—Mr Ferdinand Daňo representing the University of Economics in Bratislava, Mr Marek Števček from Comenius University, Mr Miroslav Fikar, the rector of the Slovak Technical University and Mr Pavol Šajgalík representing the Slovak Academy of Sciences.