At present there are about 9,000 students being educated at seven faculties in 231 accredited fields of study in all forms and degrees of university studies at the University of Zilina. In its over 60 years of successful existence it has become the alma mater for more than 70,000 graduates, highly skilled professionals specialising mostly in transport and technical fields as well as in management, marketing or humanities. In the field of science and research, University of Zilina participates in 200 national and 41 international scientific projects and organises about 60 scientific and professional events annually. There were two new significant work places established within the Operational Programme Research and Development in 2013 – University Science Park and Research Centre. Results of science and research activities of the University have an important influence not only on the educational activities but also on the development of international cooperation or interconnection with practice. The cooperation with foreign universities and institutions is crucial. The University has signed bilateral cooperation agreements with more than 150 foreign partners and it belongs to the most successful universities within the Erasmus Programme, both in the number of seconded staff and students.