On 9 July 2014 a meeting initiated by Rector prof. Ing. Viera Cibáková took place at the School of Economics and Management in Public Administration in Bratislava. Rector Cibáková welcomed Dr. Connie Evashwick, FACHE, CHP, CAE, representative of the renowned St. John University which has its branch offices in Turin, Italy.
The goal of the meeting was to introduce Dr. Evashwick to the teaching circumstances and overall education level of the School of Economics and Management in Public Administration in Bratislava, as well as to discuss the options to further bilateral cooperation in education. Both parties expressed an interest in preparing and implementing English joint degree Bachelor study programmes focused on environmental engineering and sports management. These might be open as soon as the academic year 2015/2016.