Besides the science, research and education, the university also supports publically available social, cultural and sports activities.
Leisure activities offer 25 different sports to relax sufficiently. Collective sports such as basketball, floorball, water polo or traditional football will take on interpersonal relations and athletics, yoga, and climbing on the artificial wall will strengthen the individual's ability. Students can choose even modern sports, such as skin-diving, softball, Tabata or noble yachting. The sports are performed in the school athletic stadium, eight gymnasiums, baseball ground, squash and tennis courts.
The campus covers port clubs Akademik and Slávia, choir Collegium Technicum and folk groups Jahodná and Borievka, and forms Symphony Orchestra of the Technical University of Košice. Student television and radio broadcast up-to-date information.
The Technical University of Košice publishes a university magazine entitled HALÓ TU. The electronic form of this magazine can be found at this link.
Events organized on the university campus attract visitors from the whole region, making the Technical University of Košice a principal centre of both education and cultural life in the city. The university campus is naturally also an ideal place for students to meet each other and relax.
he Technical University of Košice is open for wide public. Many popular events take place in the area of TUKE, such as Balloon fiesta, art festival „Biela noc“ or wanders with Milan Kolcun, where the visitors learn about the significant historical events from the history of the university and the city. n the academic year 2018/2019, TUKE in cooperation with the prestigious university ETH Zürich, has commemorated the 160th anniversary of the birth of the worldwide famous Slovak scientist Aurel Stodola, whose student was also the genius Albert Einstein.
Leisure activities for students:
- Cultural activities
- Business and scientific activities
- Sport activities
- Student Information and Consultancy Center
- Student clubs and Student council
- International Internships and Mobilities
University Science Park (UVP) TECHNICOM
The mission of UVP TECHNICOM at TUKE is to create an ecosystem of acceleration of technological transfer, innovation and business support, to create space for support of applied research and development, to ensure the transfer of research and development results into economic and social practice and to support the establishment and development of new companies.
Contact: Doc. Ing. František Jakab, PhD., Director of UVP TECHNICOM
Tel.: +421 905 715 816
- STARTUP CENTRE TUKE
The TUKE Startup Centre helps to “start up” the process, which will encourage interested parties (especially TUKE students and employees) to realize their innovative ideas and provide so-called “pre-incubation support” at the initial stage of the development of their project intentions. If needed, we offer free use of the premises at the TUKE Startup Centre, as well as the necessary R&D equipment and capacities of unique specialized workplaces, laboratories and other facilities of the University.
Contact: Ing. Ľubica Biňas, project manager
Tel.: +421 55 602 3171
- TUKE INCUBATOR
Its aim is to provide an incubation environment for emerging innovative firms and help them turn innovative ideas into a commercially useful product with so-called "growth program", which includes personal coaching. Through the Incubator, TUKE is interested in significantly supporting the area of innovation and technology transfer with high-quality expert advice and a top research infrastructure.
Contact: Mgr. Luboš Kolesár, coach
Tel.: +421 55 602 3619
- INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PROTECTION
The Intellectual Property Protection Department provides basic information and carries out administrative activities when preparing an application for registration of the subject of industrial protection in the register kept by the Industrial Property Office of the Slovak Republic, provides expert advice, educational and legal services in the field of intellectual property protection and its commercialization.
Contact: JUDr. Peter Čižmár
Tel.: 421 55 602 2250
SPORT CLUB Akademik TU Košice
- ATHLETICS - Athletics Club Akademik TUKE
Contact: Ing. Vladislav Vovčko
Tel.: +421 904 832 089
- YACHTING - Yachtclub ATU Košice
Contact: Ing. Pavol Lopuchovský
Tel.: +421 903 655 253
- CANOEING - KAMIKSE - Canoe Club ATU Košice
Contact: Ing. Branko Bugorčík
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- ORIENTEERING - Orienteering Club ATU Košice
Contact: Ing. Jozef Pollák
Email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
- POWER SPORT - PSC - ATU Košice
Power Sport Club: body-building, powerlifting, armwrestling, fitness
Contact: prof. Ing. Tibor Kvačkaj
Tel.: +421 55 602 4258
- SOFTBAL - Akademik TU CROWS Košice, Softball and Baseball Club
Contact: Peter Basár
Tel.: +421 903 608 601
- SPORT FOR ALL
aerobic, basketball, badminton, futsal, headis, swimming, tennis, table tennis, volleyball, beach volleyball
Contact: Mgr. Peter Murín
Tel.: +421 940 719 196
SPORT CLUB OZ SLÁVIA TU
- ATHLETICS - Athletics Club Slávia TUKE
Contact: Jaroslav Rusnák, Henrieta Rusnáková
Tel.: +421 918 111 761
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- FOOTBALL CLUB Slávia TU Košice
Contact: Ing. Ľubomír Hlivák
Tel.: +421 905 405 267
- Slávia TUKE BUDOKAN - Centre of Combat sports
Contact: Peter Onuščák
Tel.: +421 915 753 398
- AMATEUR RADIO CLUB
Contact: p. Šoltés
Tel.: +421 944 044 410
- MODELERS CLUB
Contact: p. Szabo
Tel.: +421 918 255 987
- SHOOTING CLUB
Contact: p. Vass
Tel.: +421 0903 633 505
- CHESS CLUB TJ Slávia TUKE
Contact: doc. RNDr. Blažej Pandula, PhD.
Tel.: +421 905 769 615
- RUGBY CLUB Slávia TUKE
Contact: Mikuláš Čečko
Tel.: +421 903 255 663
The main task of the PC Club is to manage the computer network within the student homes and to regulate the backbone infrastructure of all TUKE dormitories. It is one of the largest and best built boarding computer networks in Slovakia. PC Club regularly auditions to find new talent from the youngsters. The PC Club closely cooperates with The Institute of Computer Technology at TUKE. It consists of 6 clubs operating at dormitories in Košice, namely at the Němcovej 1, Ferka Urbánka, Rampová, Jedlíkova 5, Jedlíkova 9, and Jedlíková 13 dormitories, as well as in Prešov at the Budovateľská 13 and Budovateľská 31 dormitories.
Students interested in audio-visual technology will encounter interesting technical equipment in Student Television and can try working on the preparation of a television broadcast, gain experience in working with a camera or use their imagination in video editing.
It currently works as a student Internet radio supported by the Technical University of Košice. If you are interested in what is happening at your faculty, you like competing, whether you like tabloid news or do not know where to hang out, Radio 9 is the best choice for you. Radio 9 also organizes various (educational) competitions such as Beer Barrel or Googlewar, which have enjoyed great popularity for several years; Tuesday discotheques in the Véčko club and hallway parties.
Contact: Ing. Monika Gaálová (EU Countries)
Tel.: +421 55 602 2114
Contact: Ing. Katarína Valentová (Non-EU Countries)
Tel.: +421 55 602 2135
IAESTE is an International organization for exchanging students of technical universities for an internship at an academic institution or in company.
BEST (Board of European Students of Technology)
BEST strives to help European students of technology to become more internationally minded, by reaching a better understanding of European cultures and developing capacities to work on an international basis. Therefore, BEST create opportunities for the students to meet and learn from one another through our academic and non-academic courses and educational symposia.