The history of the higher technical education in Slovakia has started in the year 1762 by the foundation of the Academy of Mining and Forestry in Banská Štiavnica by Maria Theresa. The establishment of the Academy of Mining and Forestry was important moment in the history of higher technical education, as it was the first educational institution in Slovakia.
The studies at STU and its faculties are performed at 3 levels:
STU offers education in foreign languages, primarily in the following areas: civil engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, chemistry and food technology, architecture.
STU system of education is connected with the prestigious partner universities in the framework of international programmes, especially Erasmus+.
Research teams at the University are involved in international projects and annually deal with about 500 research projects funded through grants and hundreds of research contracts commissioned by businesses. For example, in 2014 teams of STU scientists and engineers worked on 274 projects and almost 500 research projects funded through grants, out of which 20 projects under the European Union's 7th Framework Programme of the , including the ENIAC initiative.
Mission of the CKP is mainly to:
Each faculty and the Institute of Management of the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava has its own Student Affairs Office (Students Affairs Office has in the Slovak language more variations: "Študijné oddelenie" or "Útvar pedagogických cinností" or "Pedagogické oddelenie").
Student Affairs Office of a faculty deals with the administrative agenda of all faculty students studying at all levels of study.
Office manages matters related to admission, issue of student ID cards, Transcript of Records, Diplomas, etc.
Students can submit their problems related to study personally or in writing to the Student Affairs Office.