The Department of Journalism at the Faculty of Arts and Letters, Catholic University in Ruzomberok is a respected institution in the area of journalism and media studies in Slovakia. It offers degree programmes at all three levels. At the bachelor (BA) and master (MA) level students may choose a single major study programme in journalism. At the doctoral (PhD) level students may study theory and history of journalism. During the lectures and seminars students are offered theoretical knowledge from the areas of journalism and media studies. Moreover, they are encouraged to improve their critical thinking and their skills to devise, create and analyse journalistic outcomes in the textual, audio and audio-visual format. The practical training is carried out in the modern studios. The students of the department have also an opportunity to take part in extracurricular activities in the student media: the magazine Zumag, the radio station PULZ and the university TV station UNICA.