In accordance with § 78 of Law Act No. 131/2002 Coll. on universities and on the changes of and/or amendments to some of the law acts as amended, based on the proposal of the Dean of the UPJŠ Faculty of Science and approval by UPJŠ Scientific Board the honorary degree of "Professor Emeritus“ was awarded to prof. RNDr. Lev Bukovský, DrSc., for his significant contribution in the field of science and education. The UPJŠ Rector, prof. MUDr. Ladislav Mirossay, DrSc. in the presence of UPJŠ Vice-Rector for Science and Research, prof. RNDr. Juraj Černák, CSc., presented the decree to prof. RNDr. Lev Bukovský, DrSc. on the 7 February 2012.