The Institute for Language and Preparatory Studies for Foreigners and Compatriots

The Institute for Language and Preparatory Studies for Foreigners and Compatriots (ILPS) of the Centre for Continuing Education at Comenius University in Bratislava is one of the oldest departments in Slovakia, which since 1960 has provided tuition of Slovak as a foreign language and prepares its students for various degree programmes at home universities.

In addition, the ILPS produces learning materials, and organises many cultural and educational activities, e. g. Summer University of Slovak Language and Culture (Letná univerzita slovenského jazyka a kultúry).

The institute was awarded the European Language Label for the project of assessing Slovak language proficiency.