Ph.D. study

Conditions of study

Institute of Geography, SAS has obtained the status of an external educational institution of Comenius University in Bratislava, Faculty of Natural Sciences in 1997. It is entitled to provide the Ph.D. degrees in two study programmes:

  • 4.1.36 Physical geography and geoecology
  • 4.1.38 Regional geography

Both programmes have a duration of four years. The main duty of Ph.D. students are research activities (publication and project co-investigation), teaching is optional. The monthly scholarship at the institute is 561.50 € until the dissertation exam (first three semesters) and 640 € after the exam is passed (consequent five semesters).

More detailed information on conditions of Ph.D. study are available at the institute’s secretary, or at the website of Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University.