PhD Study

Institute of Geotechnics SAS is an external educational institution providing doctoral (PhD) study in study program Extraction and Processing of Earth Resources 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).

Call for applications for PhD admissions at IGT SAS in academic year 2020/2021.


List of recent PhD theses


Mgr. Zuzana Bártová
Identification of Microbial Communities in Environmental Matrices Using Non-Cultivation Methods
(Supervisor: MVDr. Daniel Kupka, 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. Katarína Gáborová
Hydrometallurgy and Mechanochemical Synthesis of Selected Metal Selenides
(Supervisor: Mgr. Marcela Achimovičová, PhD.)

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

Mgr. Mária Kováčová
Synthesis and properties of nanocrystalline materials for environmental applications
(Supervisor: RNDr. Matej Baláž, PhD.)

Mgr. Viktoriia Kyshkarova
Hybrid Polymers for the Removal of Heavy Metals from Industrial Waters
(Supervisor: Dr. Inna Melnyk. Consultant: Ing. Miroslava Václavíková, PhD.)

Mgr. Olena Porodko
Synthesis and study of novel materials with potential application for energy production and storage
(Supervisor: RNDr. Martin Fabián, PhD.)

Mgr. Olha Skurikhina
Preparation, characterization and physico-chemical properties of complex oxides
(Supervisor: RNDr. Erika Tóthová, PhD.)

Mgr. Martin Stahorský
Mechanochemical Processing of Natural and Synthetic Minerals
(Supervisor: Mgr. Zdenka Lukáčová Bujňáková, PhD. Consultant: RNDr. Matej Baláž, PhD.)

Mgr. Halyna Yankovych
Composite materials for elimination of industrial contaminants from environment
(Supervisor: Ing. Miroslava Václavíková, PhD.)