Research: KEYWORDS

Research: KEYWORDS

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

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

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  


The possible partners could be researchers or educators realizing their research and academic activities in the above mentioned areas of expertise. Having experienced FP projects as a partner institution, we are open to any project idea related to our fields of interest and we are especially interested in partners who have already coordinated project consortia.

Research activities of Faculty of Arts are closely connected to those of Faculty of Economics (Matej Bel University) in an increasing number of interdiscipinary research projects (ERASMUS, LEONARDO da VINCI, CEEPUS, PHARE, KNOW_HOW FUND, INTERNATIONAL VISEGRAD FUND and many others)  in the social sciences and humanities, based on the paedagogic tradition in training specialists for the fields of tourism, finance and economics. 

International cooperation: The Faculty of Arts has long been cooperating with universities, professional bodies and governing authorities at home and abroad. It has established bilateral agreements with institutions in Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, China, Czech Republic, France, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Russia, Ukraine, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey.