In all the areas of its focus, the Department of Fire Protection is devloping the international co-operation as well as the co-operation with practice. The most important partners of the Department from the domestic and foreign institutions of university education, research and practice include: Technical University of Ostrava, Faculty of Safety Engineering, Czech Republic; General Directorate of the Fire and Rescue Service of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic; National University of Public Service, Budapest, Hungary; University of Zielona Gora, Poland; Visoka technica school Novi Sad, Serbia; Fakultet zaštite na radu u Nišu, Serbia; Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China; Technical Institute of Fire Safety (TUPO) v Prague, Czech Republic; TechSoft Engineering, ČR,spol. s r.o.; K.B.K. fire, s.r.o. Ostrava, Czech Republic; FK servis Kladno, Czech Republic; ČZU Prague, Faculty of Environmental Sciences, Czech Republic; The Faculty of Materials Science and Technology in Trnava The Faculty of Materials Science and Technology in Trnava Faculty of Materials Science and Technology in Trnava, Trnava, Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava; Faculty of Security Engineering, University of Žilina, Žilina; Fire and Rescue Service; Training Centre Lešť, Ministry of Interior of the Slovak republic; Fire Prevention, Ministry of Interior of the Slovak republic; Avalanche Prevention, Ministry of Interior of the Slovak republic,ŠPO MV SR in Žilina, PB.I. spol. s.r.o;
Department of Urgent Health Care, University of Presov; SANAC s.r.o.; Secondary Vocational School of Wood Processing in Zvolen; Transpetrol, a.s., Šahy; Faculty of Mining, Ecology, Process Control and Geotechnologies, TU Košice; Department of Safety and Quality, Technical University of Košice; Faculty of Natural Sciences University of Matej Bel in Banská Bystrica; Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Fire Research institute of the Ministry of the Interior of the Slovak Republic in Bratislava.The staff of the Department of Fire Protection are active in domestic and foreign professional organizations (DPO SR – Volunteer Fire Protection of the Slovak Republic, study boards (Occupational Health and Safety at the Faculty of Materials Science and Technology in Trnava of the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Emergency Services at the Faculty of Security Engineering, University of Žilina), in the conferences scientific committees (Teplo-Oheň-Materiály / Heat-Fire-Materials, Wood & Fire Safety, Advances in Fire and Safety Engineering, Environmentálne a bezpečnostné aspekty požiarov a havárií / Environmental and safety aspects of fires and accidents, Fireco, Hasičské jednotky / Fire Brigades, Nové trendy v hasiacich látkach a technológiách / New trends in fire extinguishing agents and technologies, Ochrana pred požiarmi a záchranné služby / Fire protection and rescue services).