Research Board

List of Members of the Research Board of the Faculty of Arts, Comenius University in Bratislava (2016 – 2020)

The Research Board and the Academic Senate are two self-governing faculty bodies with a significant role in the life of the Faculty of Arts of Comenius University. Amongst other things, the agenda of the Research Board involves:

  • discussing long-term faculty policies,
  • commenting cooperation between the faculty and other Slovak and foreign universities and institutions,
  • making decisions on matters relating to habilitation and professorship proceedings and presenting its view on the award of honorary degrees and other awards.

Members of the board are selected from among the leading representatives of fields of study pursued at the faculty and are appointed by the Dean, with at least one-fourth of the members being renowned specialists from other academic institutions. Most of the sessions of the Research Board are public and take place every month. Organizational matters of the Research Board are provided for by the Research Department (Ms. Tatiana Zaťková, B.A.; e-mail:

List of Members of the Research Board of the Faculty of Arts, Comenius University in Bratislava (2012 – 2016)

Internal members:

  1. Chairman of the Research Board: Prof. Jaroslav Šušol, Ph.D. – Dean (Library and Information Studies)
  2. Vice Chairman of the Research Board: Assoc. Prof. Juraj Šedivý, Ph.D.
       Vice Dean for Research and Postgraduate Studies (Archiving and Auxiliary Sciences in History)
  3. Prof. Jozef Bátora, DrSc. (Archaeology)
  4. Prof. M.Phil. Jozef Bátora, Ph.D. (Political Science)
  5. Prof. Marta Botiková, Ph.D. (Ethnology)
  6. Prof. Ladislav  Čúzy, Ph.D. (Literary Studies)
  7. Prof. Miroslav Dudok, DrSc. (Slavic Studies)
  8. Prof. František Gahér, Ph.D. (Logic)
  9. Prof. Anton Heretik, Ph.D. (Psychology)
10. Prof. Mária Kusá, Ph.D. (Russian Studies)
11. Prof. Darina Malová, Ph.D. (Political Science)
12. Prof. Ondrej Mészáros, Ph.D.  (Hungarian Studies)
13. Prof. Peter  Michalovič, Ph.D. (Aesthetics)
14. Assoc. Prof. Vincent  Múcska, Ph.D. (History)
15. Prof. Zlatica Plašienková, Ph.D. (Philosophy)
16. Prof. Mária Potočárová, Ph.D.  (Pedagogy)
17. Prof. Martin  Slobodník, Ph.D. (East Asian Studies)
18. Prof. Ján  Sopóci, Ph.D. (Sociology)
19. Prof. Pavol Žigo, Ph.D.  (Linguistics) 

External Members:

20. Assoc. Prof. Gabriel  Bianchi, Ph.D. (Director, Institute for Research in Social Communication, Slovak Academy of Sciences)
21. Prof. Adam Bžoch, Ph.D. (Director, Institute of World Literature, Slovak Academy of Sciences)
22. Prof. Ivan Gerát, Ph.D. (Director, Institute of Art History, Slovak Academy of Sciences)
23. Prof. Silvia  Miháliková, Ph.D. (Director, Institute for Sociology, Slovak Academy of Sciences)
24. Mr. Slavomír Michálek, DrSc. (Director, Institute of History, Slovak Academy of Sciences)
25. Prof. Slavomír  Ondrejovič, DrSc. (Director, Ľudovít Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Sciences)
26. Prof. Tibor Pichler, Ph.D. (Director, Institute of Philosophy, Slovak Academy of Sciences)

Approved by the Academic Senate of the Faculty of Arts, Comenius University in Bratislava, on June 27, 2016.