Dana Országhová – Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra, Faculty of Economics and Management, Tr. A. Hlinku 2, 949 76 Nitra, Slovakia

Mária Farkašová – Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra, Faculty of Economics and Management, Tr. A. Hlinku 2, 949 76 Nitra, Slovakia

Higher education financing;
Average wage;
Time series analysis

DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/EMAN.2023.189

Abstract: Universities are scientific-pedagogical institutions where teaching and research take place, and outputs of tertiary education are qualified gradu­ates for the needs of social practice in the labour market. In Slovakia, the subsi­dy for wages and insurance premiums is the largest part of the financial subsidy provided from the state budget for universities, which is earmarked. Since 2011, this subsidy has been derived from the performance of a specific university, which is quantitatively expressed based on the number of students, the imple­mented teaching and outputs of publication and project activities. The main aim of this paper is to evaluate the development of selected indicators in the context of the financing of higher education institutions in Slovakia. Research data were collected from various sources; data available in the DataCube da­tabase and from the schedules of subsidies of the Ministry of Education of the Slovak Republic for universities. Data on universities, their financing and uni­versity teachers’ salary conditions were evaluated using methods of time se­ries analysis with the prediction of development in the future. Findings indicat­ed changes associated with the efficiency in the utilization of monetary assets at universities. Analyses also include current years, which are referred to as dis­ruptive times and are characterized by global economic problems.

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Országhová, D., & Farkašová, M. (2023). Comparison of Selected Indicators of Higher Education Financing in Slovakia in Disruptive Times. In V. Bevanda (Ed.), International Scientific Conference – EMAN 2023: Vol 7. Conference Proceedings (pp. 189-196). Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans. https://doi.org/10.31410/EMAN.2023.189


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