EURAXESS SLOVAKIA

State research and development sector

The state R&D sector consists of research institutes of the Slovak Academy of Sciences (SAS) and state sector R&D organisations established by central state administration bodies.

The SAS is a self‑governing scientific organisation of the Slovak Republic established by special Act, the activity of which is aimed at the development of science, education, culture and the economy. The SAS conducts its research activity by means of research institutes established on the basis of either full or partial public funding. State sector R&D organisations funded in full or in part by the state are established by the appropriate central administrative bodies. More details can be found on the websites of the respective SAS research institutes and state sector research organisations.

 

The Slovak Academy of Sciences (www.sav.sk):

Earth and Space Sciences

Mathematical and Physical Sciences and Information Sciences

Engineering Sciences

Medical Sciences

Biological and Chemical Sciences

Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences — 

Historical Sciences

Humanities and Social Sciences

Arts and Culture

Specialised organisations


Other state research institutes:

Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Slovak Republic (www.mpsr.sk):

  • Agricultural Technical and Testing Institute, Rovinka (www.tsup.sk, in Slovak only, primary activity other than R&D)
  • Agroecology Research Institute, Michalovce (www.cvrv.sk)
  • —Animal Production Research Centre, Nitra (www.cvzv.sk)
  • —Food Research Institute, Bratislava (www.vup.sk)
  • —Grassland and Mountain Agriculture Research Institute, Banská Bystrica (www.vutphp.sk)
  • —National Forest Centre, Zvolen (www.nlcsk.org)
  • —Plant Production Research Center, Piešťany (www.cvrv.sk)
  • —Research Institute of Agricultural and Food Economics, Bratislava (www.vuepp.sk)
  • —Research Institute of Viticulture and Enology, Bratislava (www.cvrv.sk)
  • —Soil Science and Conservation Research Institute, Bratislava (www.vupop.sk)
  • State Veterinary and Food Institute, Dolný Kubín (www.svpudk.sk, in Slovak only, primary activity other than R&D)

Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic (www.culture.gov.sk):

  • Monuments Board of the Slovak Republic, Bratislava (www.pamiatky.sk)
  • Museum of the Slovak National Uprising, Banská Bystrica (www.muzeumsnp.sk)
  • Slovak Central Observatory, Hurbanovo (www.suh.sk, primary activity other than R&D)
  • Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava (www.sng.sk, primary activity other than R&D)
  • Slovak National Library, Martin (www.snk.sk, primary activity other than R&D)
  • —Slovak National Museum, Bratislava (www.snm.sk)
  • Slovak Technical Museum, Košice (www.stm-ke.sk, primary activity other than R&D)
  • State Scientific Library in Banská Bzstrica (www.svkbb.eu, in Slovak only, primary activity other than R&D)
  • State Scientific Library in Košice (www.svkk.sk, primary activity other than R&D)
  • Theatre Institute, Bratislava (www.theatre.sk)

Ministry of Defence of the Slovak Republic (www.mod.gov.sk, in Slovak only):

  • Central Military Hospital, Ružomberok (www.uvn.sk, primary activity other than R&D)
  • Military History Institute, Bratislava (www.vhu.sk)

Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic (www.minedu.sk):

  • —International Laser Centre, Bratislava (www.ilc.sk)
  • IUVENTA – Slovak Youth Institute, Bratislava (www.iuventa.sk)
  • —National Institute for Education, Bratislava (www.statpedu.sk)
  • —Research Institute for Children Psychology and Pathopsychology, Bratislava (www.vudpap.sk)
  • —Slovak Centre of Scientific and Technical Information, Bratislava (www.cvtisr.sk, primary activity other than R&D)

Ministry of Environment of the Slovak Republic (www.minzp.sk):

  • National nature protection of the Slovak Republic, Banská Bystrica (www.sopsr.sk, in Slovak only, primary activity other than R&D)
  • State Geological Institute of Dionýz Štúr, Bratislava (www.sguds.sk, in Slovak only)
  • —Slovak Hydrometeorological Institute, Bratislava (www.shmu.sk, primary activity other than R&D)
  • Slovak Museum of Nature Protection and Speleology, Liptovský Mikuláš (www.smopaj.sk, in Slovak only, primary activity other than R&D)
  • —Water Research Institute, Bratislava (www.vuvh.sk)
  • Water Management Construction, Bratislava (www.wb.sk, in Slovak only, primary activity other than R&D)

Ministry of Health of the Slovak Republic (www.health.gov.sk)

  • Children´s University Hospital in Košice (www.dfnkosice.sk, in Slovak only, primary activity other than R&D)
  • Children´s University Hospital with Health Centre in Banská Bystrica (www.dfnbb.sk, in Slovak only, primary activity other than R&D)
  • —Children´s University Hospital with Health Centre in Bratislava (www.dfnsp.sk, in Slovak only, primary activity other than R&D)
  • National Cancer Institute, Bratislava, natural sciences (www.nou.sk, in Slovak only)
  • —National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Bratislava (www.nusch.sk, primary activity other than R&D)
  • —National Institute of Rheumatic Diseases, Piešťany (www.nurch.sk, in Slovak only, primary activity other than R&D)
  • —Regional Authority of Public Health, Banská Bystrica (www.vzbb.sk, primary activity other than R&D)
  • —University Hospital, Martin (www.unm.sk, in Slovak only, primary activity other than R&D)
  • —University Hospital of Louis Pasteur, Košice (www.unlp.sk, in Slovak only, primary activity other than R&D)

Ministry of Interior of the Slovak Republic (www.minv.sk)

Ministry of Justice of the Slovak Republic (www.justice.gov.sk)

  • —Judicial Academy of the Slovak Republic, Pezinok (www.ja-sr.sk)

Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Family of the Slovak Republic (www.employment.gov.sk):

 

Other state non-departmental research organisations

  • —Matica slovenská, Martin (Slovak Foundation), basic research, ethnography, literature, linguistics, Slovak history (www.matica.sk, in Slovak only)
  • —Nation's Memory Institute, Bratislava, collects and process all kinds of information related to the period of oppression in the years 1939 – 1989 (www.upn.sk)
  • Public Health Authority of the Slovak Republic, Bratislava (www.uvzsr.sk)
  • State Forests of TANAP, Tatranská Lomnica (www.lesytanap.sk)

Slovak Office of Geodesy, Cartography and Land Register (www.skgeodesy.sk, in Slovak only):

  • —Research Institute of Geodesy and Cartography, Bratislava (www.vugk.sk, primary activity other than R&D)

Slovak Office of Standards, Metrology and Testing (www.unms.sk):

  • —Slovak Institute of Metrology, Bratislava (www.smu.sk)

Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic (www.statistics.sk):

  • —INFOSTAT – Institute of Informatics and Statistics, Bratislava (www.infostat.sk)

 

Last modified: 2015-06-19

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