Rector of the University of Economics in Bratislava, Mr Ferdinand Daňo and rector of the Budapest Business School (BGE) Mr Balázs Heidrich signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Economics in Bratislava and the Budapest Business School in Budapest on 20 June 2019. Present at the meeting were Mr Balázs Heidrich, rector of the Budapest Business School, Ms Krisztina Szegedi, vice-rector for research, Mr Zoltán Szabó, director of international relations, Ms Zsuzsanna Géring, director of the Future of Higher Education Research Centre and Mr Gábor Király, vice-dean for research. The University of Economics in Bratislava was represented by Mr Ferdinand Daňo, rector of the university, Mr Boris Mattoš, vice-rector for international relations and Ms Jana Péliová, vice-rector for management of academic projects.
On 17 – 19 June 2019, the annual meeting of the International Double Diploma Consortium (CIDD) took place at the University of Economics in Bratislava. In his opening speech, EUBA’s rector, Mr Ferdinand Daňo, highlighted the importance of the consortium and the activities of the University in the field of double degree programmes. The international cooperation of the University of Economics in Bratislava was presented to the delegation by Mr Boris Mattoš, vice-rector for international relations.
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.