Central European Study Abroad Fair Gaudeamus, Slovakia - Fall 2017

27 September 2017 - 28 September 2017

Nitra is the latest location to be added the The Central European Study Abroad Gaudeamus, which has had longterm success in Brno and Prague. Its exhibitions are amongst the best known education and study abroad fairs in central Europe.

Reasons to Attend

Over 8,000 visitors from Slovakia are expected to visit the event, with  180+ exhibitors from EU, USA, Asia and all around the world come to see the Exhibition every year. Participation at the Nitra exhibition is your best way to approach students from the Slovak region. The Exhibition has long tradition, excellent reputation and a very high standard of services for both exhibitors and visitors. It is regarded as a top event by the most prestigious Slovak and European universities.

It is a unique way to provide direct personal contact between students and exhibitors in a pleasant and dynamic atmosphere, ith a focus on providing useful information to individual visitors and discussing study opportunities with them.

The Nitra fair will bring together Universities, colleges, education institutions, language schools and other higher schools from all over the world aiming to promote their education programs and recruit Czech and Slovak students.

Market Overview

The percentage of Slovaks with higher education has increased considerably over the last decade and an increasing number of students from Slovakia are studying abroad . Eurostat data indicates that some 12.2% Slovak tertiary students studied in another EU country in 2010. Around 70% of Slovak students who study abroad choose to study in neibhouring countries and 30% choosing to study further a field. Slovak universities are more and more involved in a wide range of international cooperation activities and programmes taking place in the European Union and other countries.

Fair Outline

The international education fair in Slovakia was introduced in 2015 as a new Central European Education and Study Abroad Exhibition where Slovak and other international institutions offer the most of study opportunities for students from central Europe. The exhibition:

  • Is a unique way to provide direct personal contact between students and exhibitors in a pleasant and dynamic atmosphere.
  • Focuses mainly on providing useful information to individual visitors and discussing study opportunities with them.
  • Offers interesting accompanying programs: Exhibitor's presentations, Let's play with technology, Science for life, Tailor-Made Study Abroad.
  • Is well advertised and has many accompanying programmes to support attendance.
  • Advertising is targeted to high schools, and the students are being personally invited to attend the exhibition.
  • Well-organized accommodation and transportation options.

The Fair is being held under personal patronage of international Embassies, Ministry of Education, Member of The Czech Parliament and the City Mayor.

Further Exhibition Information

More information about this leading student recruitment exhibition can be found by selecting the tabs below.

To reserve your place at this international education fair, please select the ‘Prices’ tab and choose the buttons that meet your requirements. Place your purchase in your shopping cart by selecting the ‘Click To Proceed’ button, select ‘checkout’, and fill in your registration details.

What's included as standard

A Standard Equipped Stand includes area rental charge; construction fee – back and side walls 2.5 meters high, a signboard with the name of the institution and booth number, a carpet on the floor of the booth, installation, connection and consumption of electricity for two spotlights of 100 watts for every 6 or 9 m2, two entrance passes for exhibitors to the exhibition grounds. The allotted exhibition booth includes basic furniture consisting of one table, two chairs and a brochure/leaflet stand. Additional furniture can be hired as a special service.

Configure your participation
Central European Study Abroad Fair Gaudeamus, Slovakia (Nitra) - 27-28/9/17


27 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017

Venue address:

Exhibition Centre Agrokomplex Nitra
Hall G
Výstavná 4
949 01



Opening hours for visitors
Date Time
Day 1:
Day 2:
08:00 - 16:00 
08:00 - 16:00 
Access times for exhibitors
Date Time
Set up:
07:00 - 18:00 
16:00 - 18:00 
Additional activities
Date Time
To be announced: - -


This section identifies the levels and subject areas that are reflected at this fair and for which visitors will have an interest in. This section will help to clarify the types of participants who should attend.

  • Postgraduate (Masters, MBA, LLM, Dip, PhD)
  • Undergraduate (Bachelors)
  • Foundation (Preparatory)
  • Further education & vocational
  • Language learning
  • Professional training
  • Accountancy, finance & insurance
  • Architecture, construction, building & surveying
  • Business, MBA & management
  • Computer science & IT
  • Economics
  • Education & teaching
  • Engineering
  • Health & medicine
  • Humanities
  • Languages
  • Law & LLM
  • Mathematics
  • Retailing & marketing
  • Science
  • Social science
  • Tourism, leisure & hospitality
  • Visual & creative arts

Use the information provided below to learn more about visitors expected to attend the fair and the proportion of those visitors that are relevant to your offering. Additional information about how the educational exhibition is promoted and visiting agents can be found in the grey box.

Visitors are targeted by:

  • Billboards / Posters / Flyers
  • Cooperation with Educational Institutions
  • Internet
  • Invitations
  • Local / National Press
  • Television / Radio

Visiting Agents

Agents are expected to visit the fair, although no formal activities have been planned for participants to meet them.

Visitors expected to attend:

  • 8000 in Nitra

These visitors are expected to look for:

*All figures are estimates provided by the fair organiser. Individual exhibitors may experience different results as the data is based on the event as a whole.

Use the information provided below to learn more about fair exhibitors both past and current. The statistics are based on the last edition of the education fair and aims to give you a demographic of the international exhibitors based on their type and focus. To display a list of past and current exhibitors select the “Click to Display” button below. You can then sort the list based on the criteria most important to you. Additional information about who the education fair is aimed at can be found in the grey box.

Who should attend:
  • Business schools
  • Colleges
  • Education agencies
  • Funding & scholarship providers
  • Gap year organisations
  • Government bodies
  • Hotel management schools
  • Language schools
  • Professional bodies
  • Publishers
  • Student service providers
  • Summer schools
  • Universities

Past exhibitor statistics:


Now you have decided to join the fair you might want to know some basic information to get you started with your travel plans. Information on hotels is listed below and you can find further country specific details in the grey box.

Applying For Visas

EU passport holders will not require a visa to enter Slovakia, although you will need a passport. If you do not have an EU passport please check with your local Consulate or Embassy. You might need to apply for a tourist or business visa, although the latter may take much more time to arrange. Visa support is strictly limited to our exhibiting clients. Visa support is NOT provided to visitors.

National Languages


National Currency

Euro (EUR)


Hotel Set***
Kalinciakova 29/A, 83103, Bratislava

Hotel Turist**
Ondavská 5, 820 05, Bratislava

Hotel Nivy***
Líščie Nivy 3, 821 08, Bratislava


OLYMPIA - Hotel Nitra
Tr. A. Hlinku 57, 949 01 Nitra

*The hotels listed above are only suggestions and we advise you to carryout additional research to ensure you select the hotels that match your requirements. We cannot take responsibility for the accommodation and service provided by 3rd parties.


I would like to thank the staff at Studycentral for all of their help. In particular Lily who was excellent in relating details to us and then sorting out our booking at late notice and also to Irina who met us in person at the fair and was very helpful. A big thank you for all of your help!

Jamie Simpson, Director