Education system in Slovakia
elementary schools in Slovakia
School education consists of nine years of elementary school and from three to five years of secondary school. The elementary education is further divided into two stages of four and five years respectively. It usually starts at the age of 6. The 10-year-long school attendance is compulsory.
higher education institutions
Higher education institutions provide higher education within the framework of accredited study programmes. The study programmes are offered at three levels. First two levels of higher education may be joined into a single whole.