peter plavcan 1On 12 April 2016 the new Minister of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic Peter Plavčan visited Catholic University in Ruzomberok (CU). He discussed future proposals for changes in the concept of education and training with the Rector of CU Mons. prof. Jozef Jarab. He also greeted the members of the Academic Senate CU to inform them about upcoming priorities of the new government in the area of higher education.



The Minister has informed the CU top management about the state support, which is based on Government Resolution dated 24 June, 2015. The Ministry is going to provide the government subsidy in the amount of 480,000 euros to cover part of the costs associated with the investment project “Reconstruction and superstructure of the hostel block “C“. The project totaling 2.8 million euros has been financed by several sources, including the use of EU structural funds and their own funds.


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