PhD Study

Institute of Geotechnics SAS is an external educational institution providing doctoral (PhD) study in study program 5.2.39 Metallurgy in cooperation with the Faculty of Materials, Metallurgy and Recycling at Technical University of Košice.

Graduates of master degree in engineering or natural science may apply for PhD study. The PhD study usually takes 4 years in full-time form (internal with scholarship) or 5 years in external form (no scholarship).

Application for PhD study has to be sent by post to the Institute of Geotechnics SAS. Topics for PhD theses at IGT SAS beginning in academic year 2018/2019 will be announced soon.


List of recent PhD theses
Ing. Dominika Behunová
Synthetic Nanoparticles in Water and Soil Clean-up and Their Interaction with Environment
(Supervisor: Ing. Miroslava Václavíková, PhD.)

Mgr. František Bendek
The Use of Magnesia Raw Material in Water Purification
(Supervisor: Ing. Miroslava Václavíková, PhD.)

Mgr. Gergő Bodnár
Analysis of Industrial Pollutants and Their Degradation Products by GC-MS and HPLC-MS Methods
(Supervisor: MVDr. Daniel Kupka, PhD.)

Mgr. Lenka Hagarová
Biodiversity of Culturable and Non-Culturable Bacteria in Matrices Contaminated with Metals and Organic Pollutants
(Supervisor: MVDr. Daniel Kupka, PhD.)

Ing. Dominika Rudzanová
Removal of Organic Pollutants from Industrial Wastewaters by Selected Species of Sulphur Bacteria
(Supervisor: Ing. Alena Luptáková, PhD.)

Ing. Jaroslav Šuba
Utilization of the Iron Cycle in Bioleaching and Bioremediation Processes
(Supervisor: Ing. Iveta Štyriaková, PhD.)

Ing. Matej Tešinský
Mechanochemical Processing of Natural and Synthetic Minerals
(Supervisor: Prof. RNDr. Peter Baláž, DrSc.)

MVDr. Jana Tomčová
Removal of Xenobiotics from Industrially Contaminated Soils and Waters
(Supervisor: Ing. Miroslava Václavíková, PhD.)