About us

Portugalský inštitút (The Portuguese Institute) is a Slovak association dedicated to promoting Portuguese language and Portuguese speaking countries in Slovakia. Founded in 2001, the Institute has been organizing language courses and cultural events and offering translation and interpreting services while participating in international projects. Since 2015, the Institute has also published various literary translations from Portuguese to Slovak. In 2017, the Institute signed a memorandum of understanding with the International Portuguese Language Institute IILP-CPLP.

Contact us

Our team

Zuzana Chudíková

Executive Director, Translation services


Lenka Cinková

Translation competition


Zuzana Greksáková

Portuguese courses, Website, Book orders


Our lecturers

Nina Vartíková

European Portuguese

Ján Tupý

European Portuguese

Lilian Matias

Brazilian Portuguese

Zuzana Hríbiková

European Portuguese

Denisa Dugasová

European Portuguese

Kristína Kironská

European Portuguese

Where to find us

Where to find us

Department of Romance Studies
Faculty of Philosophy, University of Comenius
Gondova 2
Bratislava 818 01


Portugalský inštitút
Skuteckého 24
SK-974 01 Banská Bystrica
Registration Number: 30788684
VAT Number: SK2012616663


Our courses take place in Spoločenský dom Nivy, Súťažná 18 and in the offices of Zväz slovenských vedeckotechnických spoločností, Koceľova 15.

Dedicated to the memory of our friend and co-founder of the Portuguese Institute Zuzana Kobzová (1974 – 2001)