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Catholic University in Ruzomberok (Faculty of Education)


The Catholic University in Ruzomberok (CU)is a public university in Slovakia. CU performs its activities especially in the areas of the humanities, historical, pedagogical, and social and health sciences, as well as in the areas of art, economics, management, and law. Catholic University has been the associate since 2004 and in 2010 it became the member of International Federation of Catholic Universities. University has also been a member of Fédération des Universités Catholiques Européennes (FUCE) since 2007. 

In November 2018 AUCA and CU signed an agreement on educational exchange program that gives for both institutions to send up undergraduate students for study abroad on a tuition fee waiver for the receiving institution.

Requirements for the Exchange Program Applicants:

1. You should be a full time sophomore or junior student at AUCA 
2. You must be nominated by AUCA 
3. You must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 
4. Exchange students should be proficient in English to follow courses successfully and complete coursework (minimum IBT TOEFL score 80 or above or IELTS 6.5 or above).


Admission Deadlines

Admission to CU is carried out each academic year at AUCA.  Depending on the number of students participating in the exchange, the call for an exchange is announced either each semester (Spring and Fall) or once per academic year (Spring or Fall).  All AUCA students are notified through their institutional emails of the call for applications.  Furthermore, you can also obtain information about the opening of an exchange program through this website.  The site will be updated each time before the call for application.  

Application Process

All students, willing to apply for exchange programs, must do so through system will require students to login through AUCA account only. The recommendation letters are now must be filled in by AUCA professors only using a form within the electronic system. The AUCA students have to send a link to professors' AUCA emails, who will fill in a recommendation form for a student.  

The application will require students to upload/complete the following documents by Friday 5 PM September 25, 2019. After the deadline, the system will be closed automatically, and students will not be able to complete the application.  

I. Statement of purpose, explaining why you want to study at CU, how it will benefit your studies at AUCA, and what you hope to achieve through this experience.

II. Transcript (non-official can be uploaded, too)
III. 2 (two) Recommendation forms from Professors (online submission)
IV. Resume/CV
V. Study Plan for the semester Spring 2020

More information is available;\

If you have any questions regarding the program, please visit the International Student Office, room 237, or send your questions to

American University of Central Asia
7/6 Aaly Tokombaev Street
Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic 720060

Tel.: +996 (312) 915000 + Еxt.
Fax: +996 (312) 915 028