The Department of Public Administration is one of the first departments which started to work on the establishment of the Faculty of Social Sciences at UCM in Trnava. It provides full time and part time bachelor (Bc.) and master (Mgr.) studies in public administration. The Department also provides a doctoral degree program (PhD.) in public policy and public administration both in full time and part time form. The Department also provides a rigorous procedure (PhDr.).
The basic role of the Department of Public Administration is education of qualified experts in the field of state administration, self-government. Teachers working in the department try to prepare students for the practice in such a way that the acquired knowledge of economic, political, sociological and legal sciences can be applied in public sector, political, government, self-governing and media institutions.
The department also does scientific research and solves domestic and foreign projects in cooperation with other scientific and professional institutions.