Vice Dean for Admissions and Public Relations

Doc. Vladimír Zvara, Ph.D.

phone: + 421 2 9013 2077, +421 918 425 188
room 137 (main building, Gondova Street, 1st floor)
office hours: Monday 12.00 – 1.00 pm, or by arrangement


Vladimír Zvara studied musicology and aesthetics in Prague, Basel, Bayreuth and Vienna. He is an Associate Professor at the Musicology Department of Comenius University in Bratislava (2007 – 2019 its head), where he gives lectures on history of music and opera, and aesthetics of music. He also lectured at Universities in Bayreuth and Prague, and acted as opera dramaturge for the Slovak National Theatre (1996 – 2007) and for Peter Konwitschny’s productions of Leoš Janáček’s From the House of Dead in Zurich Opera and Vienna State Opera in 2011, Jenůfa in Graz and Augsburg in 2014 and The Makropulos Affair in Bratislava in 2016. He participates in international scientific projects, works as a publicist, editor and translator. Chairman of the Ján Cikker Foundation (2000 – 2002), member of grant committees, editorial board member of the journal Musicologica Brunensia (since 2008). 2019 – 2023 he was the Vice Dean for Scientific Research and Doctoral Studies of the Faculty of Arts of Comenius University. In May 2023 he has been appointed the Vice Dean for Admissions and Public Relations.