WHAT THE PMSZ IS ABOUT?

The Hungarian College for Advanced Studies in Bratislava (PMSZ) is a higher education institution offering interdisciplinary courses and programmes in a variety of areas. Our mission is to support a new generation of young ethnic Hungarian students of Slovakia who are ready to deepen their professional knowledge through acquiring new competences. While supplementing their university education, our programmes aim to help develop students’ apprehension of social and economic sciences. We compose such a unique education curriculum which contributes to grow to their full potential.


Our key values are to be creative, to possess social responsibility and entrepreneurial spirit. Our community pays a great deal of attention to foster better understanding of the world of today and to help our members to become responsible leaders of tomorrow. The College for Advanced Studies is aspiring to become a community of like-minded friends, a nest for professional development and a democratic initiative of committed students. We do not simply offer student accommodation, but we also seek to create bonds that last a lifetime.


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PMSZ is much more than a student dormitory or a higher education institution. It means to be a home for a community of talented young people. The establishment is the first of its kind in Slovakia. Members of the PMSZ are ethnic Hungarian students studying in various universities in Bratislava and living in our downtown building where they could attend lectures given by esteemed experts and participate in skill-focused courses such as rhetoric, debating skills and creative writing. We take pride in cultivating our students a creative mindset in order to invent, discover and create value for the benefit of society.

OUR PROGRAMMES


Our programmes are multi-disciplinary and offer a wide range of courses on various topics including social and economic sciences. Members take part in courses with the aim to deepen their knowledge and broaden their perspective. During the creation and organization of our curriculum, we take into consideration the wishes and ideas of students, thereby keeping our schedule up-to-date and flexible.

Besides courses, we also organise other, no less interesting open public lectures on a regular basis. The programmes are complemented with networking events, conferences, workshops and free individual language classes. As co-organizers and supporters of various initiatives (most notably the Gombaszög Summer Camp), we play an active role in shaping the future of the Hungarian community living in Slovakia.

LEADERSHIP & BOARD


Szabolcs Mózes


/Director/

Balázs Kovács


/Educational Leader/

Zsófia Nagy


/President of Student Council/

Educational Advisory Council


The Advisory Council oversees the quality of the educational programme to ensure its effectiveness in meeting the students needs. The Director and the Educational Leader are ex officio members of the Council. Current members of the Advisory Council:

Attila Simon


Historian, University Professor, Director of the Forum Minority Research Institute

Ľudovít Ódor


Economist, Vice Governor of the National Bank of Slovakia

Tünde Ambrus


Pharmaceutical chemist, Vice Dean of Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Brno, Czech Republic.

Lucia Molnár Satinská


Linguist at the Ľudovít Štúr Institute of Linguistics of the Slovak Academy of Sciences

Board of Trustees of the Pro Collegio Posoniensi Foundation


The College for Advanced Studies is maintained by the Pro Collegio Posoniensi Foundation. Members of the Foundation's Board of Trustees are:

Dávid Bauer


Chairman, HR Director of MOL Hungarian Oil & Gas Plc.

Zsuzsanna Andrássy


Economist, Project manager

Botond Feledy



University Professor, Expert on foreign politics

János Fiala-Butora


Expert on human rights, Scholar at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Attila Komzsík


University Professor, Former Dean of Faculty of Central European Studies, Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovakia

Attila Simon


Historian, University Professor, Director of the Forum Minority Research Institute

Alfréd Somogyi


Reformed pastor, Vice Dean of Reformed Theological Faculty, János Selye University, Slovakia

Attila Stubendek


Scholar at the Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest

FEEDBACKS FROM OUR STUDENTS



"At the College for Advanced Studies I received a huge amount of support from our lecturers and fellow students. As a member I gained enriching experiences, that only a few people of my age have the opportunity to receive. I met a great deal of interesting people, formed strong friendships with students all of whom left marks on my life and helped to shape my personality and extend my knowledge. I encountered diverse ways of thinking about and dealing with the world."
Ádám Csápai



"The lectures contributed in a decisive way to widen my horizon and helped me to be able to reflect on different subjects. They set me on the path to be more intellectual. In my case, the courses offered by the PMSZ shaped my world view and provided me with an incentive to reach my full potential."
Zsófia Nagy



"Thanks to the rhetoric lectures I received at the College for Advanced Studies, the knowledge of how to deliver an attention-grabbing presentation is in my pocket. I do not become stressed any longer when I have to make a speech in public. Being part of the PMSZ is an opportunity like no other."
Réka Balaskó



"The friendly environment and the closeness to my university mean a lot to me personally. It's a great feeling that when I return at evenings, I’m not only arriving at a dorm, but also a place I dare to call "home." Belonging to a community that inspires you and gives you empowerment is very important."
Kristóf Melecsky

WHERE DO YOU FIND US?


Headquarters and post address:
Pozsonyi Magyar Szakkollégium
Kapucínska 5
811 03, Pozsony-Bratislava

Mail: info@szakkollegium.sk, igazgato@szakkollegium.sk
FB: https://www.facebook.com/szakkollegium.sk

Address of our foundation maintaining the College :
Nadácia Pro Collegio Posoniensi
Klariská 7
811 03 Pozsony-Bratislava