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A Mistake I Made in Life? I Didn’t Attend BISLA. Jakub Goda

If Slovakia were a building under construction, then education would be the foundation without which the entire structure would crumble.


J-Term Schedule

The Intensive course in January begins on January 9 and will take five weeks. Harmonogram of the Intensive Course for


Invitation: Concert of Yiddish songs

BISLA and BIH (Bratislava Institute of Humanism) in cooperation with Jewish Community Bratislava (ŽNO) is inviting you for a concert of


Values and the social democratic future of Europe

Bratislava Institute of Humanism (BIH) at Bratislava International School of Liberal Arts (BISLA) is pleased to invite you for another


Exchange students at BISLA

In the Fall semester 2016 we are happy to welcome two exchange students from the Ling Nan University in Hong


New book on Hobbes, translated by James Griffith

A new book on Hobbes by Yves Charles Zarka, Hobbes and Modern Political Thought (Edinburgh University Press, 2016) has recently been published.


New book by prof. Iveta Radičová

A new book on the topics that trouble the European Union and its member states just hot off the press.


Brexit discussion at BISLA

BISLA invites you to a discussion about the British referendum  today, on 23rd at 9pm. Among the hosts are Iveta


BISLA IN SOUTH AFRICA!

      BISLA students are taking part in the course “Narratives of Peace, Conflict, and Justice in Post-Apartheid South Africa”together


Professor Iveta Radičová in Amman, Jordan (WOMEN IN PARLIAMENTS GLOBAL FORUM, WIP SUMMIT 2016)

Professor Iveta Radičová has joined the meeting of the Council of Women World Leaders in Amman, Jordan, May 4-5, 2016.



Alumni Dinner

Our alumni have the opportunity to meet at BISLA, talk and enjoy  dinner with a glass of wine together. Usually,


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OPEN HOUSE on 8th of March!

Prospective students, parents, curious public — all are welcome to drop by on march 8th, 2016 for our annual Open


BISLA students launch a magazine Il Ponte

On February, BISLA students launch a first issue of magazine Il Ponte. You can look forward to interviews with BISLA


OPEN HOUSE on January the 25th

  Prospective students, parents, curious public — all are welcome to drop by on january25., 2016 for our annual Open


Bratislava Institute of Humanism introduced a book “Collaborators and Snitches”

On January the 8th BIH introduced a new book “Denunciation” published by Kaliigram. Samuel Abrahám, Rector of BISLA hosted editor Miroslav Pollák and Eduard Chmel.


The former Prime Minister Iveta Radičová joins BISLA faculty

From January 1, 2016, the former Slovak Prime Minister and professor of sociology Iveta Radičová will join the ranks of


Winter school with Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

On February 7-18 2016, BISLA will be a temporary home for a group of students from Japan, Indonesia, China, South


BISLA Summer School

On 12th July, we have successfully concluded our first BISLA Summer School: Central Europe – Off the Beaten Track. The


DIGNITY-CUI BONO? THE LIBERAL HERALD CONFERENCE

The second annual international conference of the BISLA academic student platform The Liberal Herald, titled “Dignity – Cui Bono?” will


Confirmation of quality by OECD survey

CONFIRMATION OF QUALITY In 2013, OECD has released the results of an international survey of knowledge and ability to apply


BISLA hosts the Global Liberal Arts Alliance leadership meeting

On February 1-3, 2014, BISLA will host the presidents and provosts of the Global Liberal Arts Alliance universities from USA,


Open House Feb. 26

Prospective students, parents, curious public — all are welcome to drop by on Feb. 26, 2014 for our annual Open


Welcoming of The Liberal Herald

We are proud to announce the publication of the first issue of the student academic journal The Liberal Herald. The


Opening Seminar

Semester will open with orientation for incoming students on September 9 and continue with the Opening Seminar for all of


BISLA research team in the Library of Congress

28 July – 8 Aug, A BISLA faculty-student research team (students Veronika Klempová and Arnold Kiss, under the guidance of


Student exchange agreement with Lingnan University

We are pleased to announce the signing of an agreement between BISLA and Lingnan University of Hong Kong. From Spring


King’s College Summer School at BISLA

3-8 June: BISLA will host students and faculty from King’s College, Pennsylvania. Students will take part in lectures at BISLA


Parents evening

On 11th April, BISLA will welcome parents for an evening of teachers and students presentations, getting to meet BISLA faculty