During the week from March 5th till 9th, our faculty will welcome more that 100 clever students of the secondary schools from whole Slovakia (Martin, Kysucké Nové Mesto, Nižná, Banská Bystrica, Námestovo, Piešťany, Košice, Trstená, Čadca, Tvrdošín, Handlová, Bratislava, Spišská Stará Ves, Žilina). They will take part in the IT camp "Fun way to learn IoT".
Picture from similar IT camp in 2017:
Academic council of the Faculty of Management Science and Informatics of the University of Žilina re-elected Mr. Emil Kršák for his second term in dean office. Second term duration begins at April 1st 2018 and ends at March 31st 2022. Re-elected dean will start his second term after appointment by the rector of university.
Complex reconstruction of laboratories RB301, RB302 and RB303 was successful finished. Modern laboratories with new interior soffits, paints, lighting and data and electric power infrastructure are available for students and teachers.
Vice dean for international cooperation visited the faculty partners in Western Balkan from February 12th till February 14th 2018. Meetings with colleagues in Niš, Priština and Skopje will help to strengthen cooperation with academic institutions and industry in this region.
Teacher of the Faculty of Electronics, the University of Niš will come to the Faculty of Management Science and Informatics, the University of Žilina, in frame of the teaching mobility Erasmus+ (KA107 - cooperation with partner countries).
In Priština, final workshop of the KosOptRail took place. In same day, the Letter of Intent for cooperation between the Faculty of Management Science and Informatics, the University of Žilina and the Tempulli College of Applied Sciences (Priština) was signed. It will enable cooperation in exchange of students, teachers and researchers.
During meeting at the Faculty of Computer Science & Engineering, the Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, ways for further cooperation in frame of the Erasmus+ program and European research programs were discussed.
Our faculty hosted the meeting of directors of primary and secondary schools in Zilina and Trencin regions. On February 15th, this event was organized, in frame of the national project "IT Academy". We were pleased by high number of participants. Main topic of this event was support of cooperation in IT oriented education and increasing of quality of teaching of Informatics oriented subjects in primary and secondary schools.
On Thursday February 15th, the opening ceremony of the Harvard University course CS50 "Introduction to Computer Science" took place. This course is organized by BrainBasket foundation in frame of Technology Nation Slovakia project. Our faculty offered own computer laboratory to support this idea. Mentor of this course will be faculty member - Dr. Jozef Kostolný. We wish all the best to all participants.
The National Scholarship Programme (NSP) of the Slovak Republic supports mobility of international students, PhD students, university teachers, researchers and artists for scholarship stays at higher education institutions and research organisations in Slovakia.
Citizens of any country in the world (except the citizens of Slovakia) can apply for a scholarship stay in Slovakia in the framework of the NSP.
Next deadline for applications - April 30th 2018
More info - link
The list of subjects for exchange students was updated for the upcoming academic year 2018/19. This subjects are offered in English for incoming students in frame of the Erasmus+ study mobility, other exchange programs and bilateral agreements.
These courses are offered in frame of ISCED-F 2013 subject area codes -
041: Business and administration
061: Information and Communication Technologies
In week from December 4th till December 8th, Mrs. Martina Hedvicakova will come to our faculty in frame of her teacher mobility Erasmus+. Home faculty of Mrs. Hedvicakova is the Faculty of Informatics and Management, the University of Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic.
Program of mobility:
Tuesday, December 5th, Information center of FRI, 14:00 h - Presentation of the Faculty of Informatics and Management, the University of Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic - motivation speech for application in Erasmus+ study mobility
Wednesday, December 6th, Room AS117, 07:00 h - lecture in frame of Corporate Finance course
Thursday, December 7th, Room RC009, 15:00 h - lecture in frame of Information Systems of Enterprise course
From September 29, 2017 to October 10, 2017 Huawei's "Seeds for the Future" program took place. This program was attended by 18 students from IT study programs from Universities from Slovakia and the Czech Republic. Two students from the Faculty of Management Science and Informatics (FMSI) of the University of Žilina (UNIZA) participated in this program too. During the program, students visited Beijing, Shenzhen and Hong Kong. In each city a varied program was prepared for program participants. During the first week in Beijing, students learned about Chinese culture and language. They even participated in the Chinese language course. They also visited historical monuments such as the Great Wall, the Forbidden City and the Summer Palace. During the second week, students were in Shenzhen, one of the fastest growing cities in the world. Students were given the opportunity to visit the Huawei headquarters and take part in interesting lectures and laboratory exercises. The program was aimed at understanding the principles of mobile networks. At Huawei's laboratories, students had the option of configuring their own 4G and 3G mobile station. All participants received a program completion certificate. The Seeds for the Future program has its continuation in Europe. A European Vocational Skills Week event will took place in Brussels in November 2017. Four best students were nominated to participate there. Student Patricia Tadanajová, a student of FMSI, is among the nominated students. We cordially congratulate this success!