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).

Call for applications for PhD admissions at IGT SAS in academic year 2019/2020.


List of recent PhD theses


Mgr. Zuzana Bártová
Identification of Microbial Communities in Environmental Matrices Using Non-Cultivation Methods
(Supervisor: MVDr. Daniel Kupka, PhD.)

Ing. Dominika Behunová
Synthetic Nanoparticles in Water and Soil Clean-up and Their Interaction with Environment
(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.)

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

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

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

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