Organisation structure


Koščová Jana, Assoc. Prof. DVM, PhD.

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The Vice-Rector for Research Activities and PhD Study has responsibility for fulfilling the tasks related to scientific research activities and postgraduate study.The Vice-Rector for Research Activities and PhD Study is primarily responsible for:

  • organization of scientific research activities related to domestic and international scientific projects,
  • preparation of proposals for the organization of scientific activities at the university,
  • ensuring the organizational support for the professional development of employees (habilitation and inauguration proceedings, scientific qualification IIa), organization of  Internal Grant Agency (IGA) activities and postdoctoral positions,
  • preparation of Scientific Board meetings and their conclusions,
  • organisation of 3rd level of higher education (PhD study) at university,
  • enhancing the quality of the scientific journals Folia Veterinaria and Folia Pharmaceutica Cassoviensia,
  • presentation of the university in the field of science and research in public at both national and international levels (engagement in the activities of international associations and implementation of agreements with foreign partners).

The workplaces directly managed by the Vice-Rector for Research Activities and PhD Study include:

  • Office for Scientific Research Activities,
  • PhD Study Office,
  • Office for Scientific Research Activities and Support Services of MediPark Košice,
  • Laboratory of Biomedical Microbiology and Immunology
  • Experimental animal facility
  • Centre of Excellence for Animal Infections and Zoonoses
  • University library and editorial centre
  • National Reference Laboratory for Pesticides
  • Joint workplace of the Institute of Postgraduate Education of Veterinary Surgeons and the University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy for sensory analysis of food