Ján Valo

Ján Valo, Ph.D.


He was born on February 4, 1985 in Bratislava.

Primary school he attended from 1992 to 2001 after completing his studies in 2001 and 2005 at the Albert Einstein Gymnasium in Bratislava. His next journey was at Comenius University in Bratislava. You chose the study of archives, which has successfully completed a bachelor's degree in 2009. A year later he also finished second - a master's degree study. In 2010 he entered the doctoral study Auxiliary Sciences in History with the theme of national borders in Slovakia and concept creation of territorial administration in years 1918 and 1950. In 2014 doctoral studies successfully completed the thesis defense on The border of Slovakia in years 1918 - 1945.

Professionally deals with problems of historical demography, historical statistics, historical geography, topography and cartography as well as issues of activities of the security forces in Czechoslovakia after World War II. The Department of Archives and ASH at present teaches courses:

Historical Demography and statistics

Historical geography

Source historical geography of Slovakia

Excursion 1

Excursion 2

Excursion 3

Excursion 4

Since the academic year 2014/2015 also taught new courses

Fundamentals of historical geography and topography

Digitizing archival heritage

Historical Cartography and together with Mr. Pavol Pytlík, M.A. and Totalitarian institutions in Slovakia. He has been involved in teaching now taught syllabus Sources on the history of totalitarian institutions 1. Also, keep a bachelor's thesis students Archives.

It is also the webmaster of the Department and coordinates student scientific technical conference in the Archives section. Since the academic year 2012/2013 in cooperation with the Department organized foreign and domestic visits for students. Since 2014, the Secretary of the Department in this regard, ensuring at the Department of Public Relations. Since 2020, the Study advisor of the department.

His hobbies include music, literature, computer and telecommunication technology, photography, hiking, and many others.