EU partners

The Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra (SUA) was founded in 1952 and is the only agricultural university in Slovakia. As its main activity and mission, SUA provides research and education in the field of agriculture and related areas: agrobiology; food resources and technologies; sustainable agriculture; biotechnology; mechanical engineering; automation of agricultural equipment; economics and management; international trade in agricultural commodities; marketing; rural development and project management. International activity is reflected in a significant increase in partnerships in research (Horizon 2020, Horizon Europe, COST, Interreg Europe, Interreg Danube Transnational Programme) and educational projects (e. g. Erasmus+ European Universities, Erasmus+ Strategic Partnerships), as well as in membership in international consortia (SAFE, FHN-RI, FoodForce, EIT). Significant support for research activities and the transfer of technologies into practice is provided by the specialized research centre AgroBioTech. SUA actively participates in the development of various strategic documents and policy instruments, provides policy/expert recommendations and is in close cooperation with regional authorities, associations, institutes and companies.