The Department of History at the Faculty of Arts and Letters, Catholic University in Ruzomberok was founded in 1996. It is a respected institution with a number of successful graduates. The department offers degree programmes at all three levels. At the bachelor (BA) and master (MA) level students may choose a teacher training programme teaching of history (in combination with another subject), a single major study programme in history or a double major study programme in history combined with either English and American studiesGerman studiesphilosophypolitical science or Slovak language and literature. At the doctoral (PhD) level, students may study history (with a focus on Slovak history) within a full-time or part-time study.