The site visit in Bratislava is organized by the Comenius University in cooperation with the local ESN section.

During the site visit, the participants will have the possibility to have a brief insight about the University and its history, will follow a round table and a discussion about issues connected to disability.

The working groups will monitor the accessibility of different building in the campus giving advices and idea to increase their functionality.

During the social activities we will meet Slovak paralympic sportsmen: Róbert Ďurkovič, Alena Kánová, Jakub Krako, Veronika Vojtechovská - Holubová.

An international seminar is organized by the University.

International Seminar

31st January 2011. 14.00 till 16.00
Meeting Room No. 3, DRUŽBA, Botanicka 25, Bratislava

Opening speech
Peter Osuský, vice-rector of Comenius University

Slovak opportunities
Jozef Jurkovič, Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic

Intentions of Bratislava, Capital of the Slovak Republic, towards accessibility
Marián Miškanin, Municipal Capital Bratislava

ExchangeAbility project: Fostering mobility of students with disabilities
Eva Reina, UNICA - Network of universities from the Capitals of Europe, Brussels
Marco La Rosa, Erasmus Student Network AISBL, Brussels

Dissemination of the Project
Marco La Rosa, Erasmus Student Network AISBL, Brussels

Erasmus mobility at Comenius University: opportunities and challenges
Elena Mendelová, Comenius University, Support Centre for Students of Special Needs

Who are the young people with disabilities
Sven Kõllamets & Christel Sogenbits, Tallinn University of Technology

Deaf students in Erasmus programme
Veronika Vojtechovská, Organization Myslim - centre for Deaf culture

Reflections on why studying abroad
Darina Ondrušová, Comenius University, Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences


Ms Elena Mendelová
director of the Support Centre
e-mail: [email protected]

Support Centre for Students with Special Needs