Erasmus in Nitra

What Nitra Offers

Welcome to Nitra, one of Slovakia's oldest and most charming cities! As an Erasmus student, you'll find Nitra to be a perfect blend of historical beauty and vibrant student life. The city is home to several universities, including Constantine the Philosopher University and the Slovak University of Agriculture, ensuring a lively academic atmosphere. You’ll love exploring its iconic landmarks like the Nitra Castle and St. Emmeram's Cathedral, while also enjoying modern conveniences like cozy cafes, great restaurants, and bustling shopping centers.

Activities in Nitra

There’s always something fun to do in Nitra! Whether you're into culture, nature, or nightlife, the city has you covered. You can hike up Zobor Mountain for breathtaking views, take leisurely strolls in beautiful parks, or dive into the local history at various museums. The student community organizes plenty of social events and parties, so you'll have lots of opportunities to make new friends. Plus, Nitra’s nightlife scene is buzzing with cool clubs and bars where you can dance the night away.

Fun Facts About Nitra

  • Did you know Nitra is often called the cradle of Slovak history and culture? It played a key role in the early days of Slovak and Great Moravian history.
  • You can visit one of Slovakia’s oldest churches here, the Church of St. Michael, which dates back to the 11th century!
  • Every year, Nitra hosts a huge Agricultural Fair, one of the biggest events in Slovakia—it's a must-see!
  • The city is full of legends, like the story of Prince Pribina, who built the first Christian church in the area.
  • Nitra's local dialect is known to be one of the purest forms of the Slovak language.