The Slovak Republic is situated in central Europe and is famous for its pastures, cave formations and meadows. As the country is picturesque, all year round it offers a conducive environment for the international students. Slovakia became the member of European Union in spring 2004. Since 1991, the state has seen extensive changes with privatization and liberalization.
The landscape of Slovakia is mountainous in nature. The Carpathian Mountains extend across the northern half of the country. The largest lowland is considered to be fertile. There are 9 national parks in the country along with many caves, rivers and lakes.