Faculty of Humanities University of Matej Bel

International projects

The team of 171 excellent scientists and researchers and 112 PhD students at the Faculty of Arts of Matej Bel University Banská Bystrica carries out graduate and post-graduate training as well as basic and applied interdisciplinary research in the areas of humanities: language and communication, modern philology, literary science, translation and interpreting studies, social and cultural studies, historical and philosophical sciences, ethics and applied ethics, ethnology, anthropology, sociology, physical education and sports, and others.

The Faculty of Arts of Matej Bel University Banská Bystrica has been involved in various international cooperation projects:

FP5, FP6, FP7, H2020 and other:

International Visegrad Fund:

As a Coordinator:

As a Partner:

Central European Exchange Program for University Studies (CEEPUS):

Austria-Slovakia Programme:


We seek partners interested in the topics such as:

Culture: European cultural studies, Europeanisation and cultural heritage, cultural Heritage of the Slavs, culturology studies, diplomacy, post-socialist city: sustainability, diversity, public space, urban governance, urban movements and activism, urban heritage, smart city

History: comparative Ecclesiastical history, cultural history, collective identity and memory, historical geography, environmental history, religious and ethnic minorities, nationalism and national movements, economic development and migration, socialism and communism in Czechoslovakia, Slovak communities living abroad, historiography and methodology, cultural heritage

Language: communication, intercultural communication, philology, translatology, sociocognitive linguistics, cultural linguistics, comparative and contrastive linguistics, linguistic/cultural intercomprehension, multilingualism in Europe, European identities, languages in the context of  creative economy: mutilingualism, plurilingualism, creative industries, terminology, gender studies in English and/or Slovak linguistics

Literature: theory of literature, patterns of literary development, didactics of literature, literature for children and youth, prehistory of Slavic literature, Russian symbolism and world culture

Philosophy: Spacetime and ontology, Wittgenstein’s Tractatus, causation and justification, verisimilitude, democracy and freedom in Ancient philosophy, narrative philosophy of history, methodology of teaching philosophy in high schools

Sports: primary school, secondary school, physical education, physical performance, physical development, sport educology, recreology, geocatching