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The Faculty of Economics has now been actively involved in international academic relations for a number of years. This includes exchanging students, teaching and research staff and the Faculty has also participated in various project activities, research programmes, publications and the organisation of scientific expert meetings.

In the last decade, the importance of international cooperation has increased at the Faculty of Economics because it represents an area of activity and potential innovation that lead to the development of new programmes and practice at the institutional, national and international levels.

The main activities of international cooperation at the Faculty of Economics include:

International exchange of students and teaching staff
As part of the Erasmus+ Programme and other programmes, which are intended to encourage study abroad, improve the quality of higher education, improve language skills, and provide better understanding of different cultures, Faculty of Economics students can study at several higher education institutions abroad. Our aims is to give all students the opportunity to include an international experience in their study programme without prolonging their study period. Cooperation within faculties abroad is an important contribution to achieving the global knowledge that society demands for a highly educated, flexible, creative and successful workforce, motivated for lifelong learning and understanding other cultures in an international environment.

Visiting lecturers
Visiting lecturers represent one of the main goals of international cooperation at the Faculty because they offer priceless experience to the students, supplementing their knowledge with deep insights into individual course contents. In recent years a number of renowned foreign professors have lectured at the Faculty of Economis.


Study programmes offered in English

Bachelor programme Business Economics and Management

Master's programme Finance, Banking and Investment

Doctoral programme Tourism

Doctoral programme Business Economics and Management

Doctoral programme Finance

Doctoral programme Public Economics and Policy


Jointly provided study programmes in foreign languages

The Faculty of Economics offers students the opportunity to complete a part of professional economic subjects in a foreign language (French, English) and thus obtain, after meeting the prescribed conditions, a university diploma from two universities - UMB and the partner university of the given study program.

Joint bachelor's degree "Droit, Economie, Gestion", which can be obtained by Slovak and French students in cooperation with the partner university in Poitiers

Joint master's study program "Tourism and Regional Planning - Management and Geography and Economics of Tourism Businesses" provided in cooperation with the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt


Bilateral agreements with foreign universities
Bilateral agreements have served different purposes at different times, such as being actively used for student and staff exchange and also for project cooperation, curricula development and EU project participation. The Faculty has bilateral agreement with 120 universities and institutes in 24 countries for the 2023/2024 academic year and also cooperation agreement with 31 universities and institutes in 11 countries.

Membership in international organizations
The Faculty of Economics actually participates in the following international organizations:

  • AERTE (Association Européenne des Représentants Territauriaux de l´Etat)
  • AIEST (International Association of Scientific Experts in Tourism)
  • ATLAS (Association for Tourism and Leisure Education)
  • CEABPM (Central European Association for Business Process Management)
  • CEEMAN (International Association for Management Development in Dynamic Societies)
  • ERECO PGV (Europe Research Community)
  • ERSA (European Regional Science Association)
  • EUMMAS (European Marketing and Management Association)
  • EURAS (European Academy for Standardization)
  • EUROPA (Entretiens Universitaires Réguliers pour l´Administration en Europe
  • IAPNM (International Association for Public and Non-profit Marketing
  • IASIA (International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration)
  • IFITT (International Federation for IT and Travel & Tourism)
  • IMRA (International Management Research Academy)
  • INFER (International Network for Economic Research)
  • IRSPM (International Research Society for Public Management)
  • ISTR (International Society for Third-Sector Research)
  • NISPAcee (Network of Institutes and Schools of Public Administration in Central and Eastern Europe)
  • RSA (Regional Studies Association)
  • RSAI (Regional Science Association International)
  • WP6 (Working Party on Regulatory Cooperation and Standardization Policies)


Universites holding valid ERASMUS ECHE chart