Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Kosice - Faculty of Science


Admissions for PhD study in academic year 2020/2021

The Dean of the Faculty of Science, Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice announces the start of admission process for full-time and part-time Doctoral studies in the academic year 2020/2021 in the following accredited study programs:

PhD study program guarantee
Applied Mathematics prof. RNDr. Katarína Cechlárová, DrSc.
Discrete Mathematica prof. RNDr. Mirko Horňák, CSc.
Theory of Teaching Mathematics prof. RNDr. Jozef Doboš, CSc.
Astrophysics prof. RNDr. Michal Hnatič, DrSc.
Biophysics prof. RNDr. Pavol Miškovský, DrSc.
Condensed Matter Physics prof. Ing. Martin Orendáč, CSc.
Nuclear and Sub Nuclear Physics prof. RNDr. Stanislav.Vokál, DrSc.
Advanced Materials prof. RNDr. Pavol Sovák, CSc.
Theoretical Physics prof. RNDr. Michal Jaščur, CSc.
Physics Education prof. RNDr. Peter Kollár, DrSc.
Analytical Chemistry prof. Dr. Yaroslav Bazeľ, DrSc.
Inorganic Chemistry prof. RNDr. Juraj Černák, DrSc.
Biochemistry prof. Ing. Marián Antalík, DrSc.
Physical Chemistry prof. RNDr. Andrej Oriňak, PhD.
Geoinformatics and Remote Sensing prof. Mgr. Jaroslav Hofierka, PhD.
Informatics prof. RNDr. Viliam.Geffert, DrSc.
Animal Physiology prof. RNDr. Beňadik Šmajda, CSc.
Plant Physiology prof. RNDr. Martin Bačkor, DrSc.
Molecular Cytology prof. RNDr. Peter Fedoročko, CSc.
General Ecology and the Ecology of an Individual Within Population Group prof. RNDr. Ľubomír Kováč, CSc.

The applicant must have completed a master’s degree in the same or a related field of study. The applicants should apply via an electronic application form All necessary parts of the application will be submitted by the applicant as soon as it is available to them. Electronic application is open from 6.4.2020. The following annexes have to be enclosed:

  1. Certified copy of a Masters Diploma (Confirmation of completion of studies if the diploma does not already exist)
  2. CV with a list of published and unpublished works
  3. Documents regarding professional experience (if there was any)
  4. An academic transcript of Maters studies
  5. PhD project proposal
    Template for PhD. project proposal.

For the academic year 2020/2021 our supervisors offered 103 theses of dissertations, for more information see:

Topics for PhD. study programs for the academic year 2020/2021

Candidates are advised to first contact the supervisor of the specific topic or the guarantee of the study program.

Deadline for applications:          not later than 30.06.2020

In case an applicant submits an application for two or more topics, he/she will be prompted to choose a preferred one.

Admission procedure:                 not later than 10.07.2020

We will ensure the whole admission process so that the admitted students start from 1.9.2020.

Application Fees: 30,- € electronic application

The fee may be payed only via Payment Gateway (integrated  in application form) or via electronic bank transfer to the account no.: SK28 8180 0000 0070 0007 8491. SWIFT: SPSRSKBA, non EU: SUBASKBX. Message to recipient: Name and Surname of applicant.  A copy of the transaction needs to be attached to the application. Roman Soták, PhD.

Last update: 03.04.2020