MULTICULTURAL SOCIETY BY UNIVERSITY STUDENTS' VIEW

Mariana Sirotová & Veronika Michvocíková, Slovakia, ID CLEaR2016-349;       The following content of this paper is aimed on perception of Slovakia as a multicultural society from surveyed university students' point of view. For this reason, we need to examine if participation in university education process determines university students' opinion of multicultural society´s existence in Slovakia. Theoretical part of this paper defines fundamental key words connected with upper stated issue. We characterize multicultural situation in Slovakia briefly. The main aim of empirical examination of this paper is analyses of formation of university students´ opinions connected with characterization of multicultural society in education process realized on university. There were 200 university students surveyed in the exploration. Data were obtained by pre-prepared questionnaire. This research was realized in April 2016 and processing and subsequent analysis of the data was realized by univariate, bivariate and multivariate data analysis of statistical software SPSS 20.

Key words: culture, multicultural society, nation, university education, university students