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Geodesy and Cartography

Graduates from this program of study acquire a complete second-degree university education in the field of geodesy and cartography with a general focus on technologies used in the areas of global and regional geodesy, cadastre of real estate, land consolidation, cartography and geography, geoinformatics and also in engineering geodesy. Graduates can choose alternative subjects from among groups of mandatory subjects; in that way that they can focus on selected areas of geodesy and cartography, particularly in the areas of knowledge of the Earth and its physical aspects, the development of geodesic systems, the design and realization of  structures, the development of landscape environments, information systems for land use and cadaster, engineering activities involved in land consolidation and the development of maps, mapping works and spatial systems. Graduates can be employed in state development and contractor organizations, scientific and research institutes and state administration authorities at central, regional and local levels as well as in the private sector, or they can pursue third-level programs of study (PhD.). The graduates can acquire the authorization to certify the results of selected activities in the areas of geodesy and cartography under Act No. 215/1995, Coll. on Geodesy and Cartography, and can become members of the Chamber of Surveyors and Cartographers. 

Guarantee: prof. Ing. Alojz Kopáčik, PhD., alojz.kopacik@stuba.sk,
Study advisor:
Ing. Ján Ježko, PhD., jan.jezko@stuba.sk,


Architectural Construction and Design

Graduates of this program of study acquire a comprehensive second-degree university education with a specialization in building structures with an emphasis on the technological aspects of architectural design and projects and the implementation of buildings.  They are able to creatively and scientifically tackle technological issues of architecture and find and implement their own solutions to problems in the design and implementation of new architectural works as well as in the reconstruction and modernization of original buildings.  They are prepared to apply theories, methods, tools, principles, and concepts of technology in architecture in areas such as the structural development and protection of buildings, their physical and static analyses, the technological and environmental development of the architectural environment of buildings and modern construction technologies of buildings and economics of buildings within a process related to the comprehensive design and implementation of architectural works.

Graduates master the development of ecological, energy-efficient architecture with a high degree of sensitivity to design elements and details of architectural structures with an emphasis on the primary requirements for construction materials, design elements and structures established by EC Directive 89/106/EEC.

Graduates can be employed in developing solutions to complex issues of the technological aspects of architecture during research and development and the design and realization of buildings. They can effectively work independently as members of work teams and also as heads or coordinators of interdisciplinary tasks; they can also be employed in development activities in the area of the management of architectural development projects as well as building contractor organizations, in the area of environmental protection, within educational systems and the like.

Guarantee: prof. Ing. Jozef Hraška, PhD., jozef.hraska@stuba.sk,
Study advisor:
doc. Ing. Juraj Žilinský, PhD., juraj.zilinsky@stuba.sk,


Structures of Buildings

Graduates are qualified to perform static design, organize and manage buildings made of concrete, masonry, steel and timber. They are further qualified for the planning, maintenance and reconstruction of buildings. They find employment in design, architectural and static studios, investment organizations, research and educational establishments..

They are able to design bearing building structures of various types and for various purposes. They are aware of the social, legal and economic aspects of their profession and the need for life-long learning. They are also prepared for third -degree study programs in the Theory and Construction of Building Structures.

They can be employed as members of creative design teams, in the building sector and in the design, assembly, operation and maintenance of building structures.  They can work in computing centres,  research, educational institutions, and development and contractor units, state administration and  both private and the public sectors.

Guarantee: prof. Ing. Ľudovít Fillo, PhD., ludovit.fillo@stuba.sk,
                    prof. Ing. Jozef Oláh, PhD., jozef.olah@stuba.sk,          
Study advisor:
prof. Ing. Ján Ravinger, DrSc., jan.ravinger@stuba.sk,
                        doc. Ing. Juraj Žilinský, PhD., juraj.zilinsky@stuba.sk,


Building Structures and Architecture

The study program on building structures and architecture is focused on the education of civil engineers, university-educated experts for creative design, jobs related to building structures (residences, their amenities, industrial and agricultural facilities). The study program follows an 8-semester Bachelor's study program. The study program creates prerequisites for the acquisition of certification from the Chamber of Architects and the Chamber of Civil Engineers.  Graduates can be employed under Act No.138/1992, Coll. on Certified Architects, under § 4 and Certified Civil Engineers under § 5, Section 1, subsection a. Graduates are able to perform comprehensive design activities and develop architectural designs, plans, and projects as well as work in reconstruction and modernization of buildings and the renovation of building monuments. They are able to process supporting data for documentation of master plans. They can perform project management supervisory tasks and develop supporting data for environment impact assessments for buildings.

Graduates can develop scientific approaches to architectural and technological issues within architecture. They master the development of intelligent buildings and ecological energy-saving architecture with a high degree of sensitivity for the elements of architectural design, operations, and static aspects of the design of architectural structures and their elements. They can concentrate on details with an emphasis on their aesthetic and functional value and the requirements of building materials, elements and structures.

Graduates of this program of study can be employed in design, development and contractor units, research and development, state administrations, building contractor organizations and management and corporate fields.

Guarantee: doc. Ing. arch. Elena Dohňanská, PhD., elena.dohnanska@stuba.sk,
                    prof. Ing. Anton Puškár, PhD., anton.puskar@stuba.sk,
Study advisor:
Ing. arch. Peter Sedlák, peter.sedlak@stuba.sk,


Building Services

Graduates acquire a comprehensive second-degree university education with a specialization in Building Structures and Architecture with a focus on the theory and development of technological components in an architectural structure. They have knowledge of the composition and inter-relation of separate components of technological facilities, heating systems, ventilation and air conditioning systems, metering and regulation and sanitary technology systems. They also know how to assess the quality of internal environments, the energy intensiveness of various kinds of buildings and how to conduct experimental analyses of temperatures, aerodynamics, humidity and the microbiology of indoor building environments. They are able to assess the impact of facilities on external ecological aspects. They can be employed as members of creative teams, team leaders or independent experts for the development of optimum solutions of problems relating to installations, energy and management systems in buildings, the development of new technologies and technological equipment for buildings, the realization of building structures within technical and technological units for ensuring the application of facilities and coordination of components of the technological facilities of buildings, as well as in the area of environmental protection during the construction and operation of buildings, state administrations and regional development, educational systems and the like.

Guarantee: prof. Ing. Dušan Petráš, PhD., dusan.petras@stuba.sk,
Study advisor:
Ing. Tatjana Jánošková, PhD., tatjana.janoskova@stuba.sk,


Structural and Transportation Engineering

Graduates can be employed as creative team members, team leaders or as independent experts in design studios, the building industry, development and contractor units and educational institutions. They can work on the design, assembly, operation and maintenance of engineering, industrial, and bridge and transportation structures as designers, static experts, contractor's managers or experts for the development of various solutions such as the improvement of the structural integrity for extraordinary loads (seismic activities, explosions, fires and the like). They can also work in computing centres, on engineering and geological research in the contracting sector, the testing field, natural and environmental management and protection in the construction of environmental structures. Employment is also available in state administrations and regional development.

Graduates can be employed by developer and contractor organizations, on design teams for roads, highways and railroads, in the preparation and equipping of transportation facilities, in state administration and road management and in the research and development of various kinds of transportation facilities.

Guarantee: prof. Ing. Juraj Bilčík, PhD., juraj.bilcik@stuba.sk,
Study advisor:
Doc. Ing. Katarína Bačová, PhD., katarina.bacova@stuba.sk,


Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering

Graduates of the study program in Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering acquire an education with a focus on the use of water resources in rural and urban areas. They can design the implementation and operation of water structures to protect understand the construction, technological, environmental, economic and legal aspects of the design, operation and implementation of hydraulic structures society from the harmful and destructive effects of water, water protection, the use of hydro power, water transportation, water supplies for the residential, industrial and agricultural sectors and waste water treatment. They master modern information technologies, computer-aided design and methods for analyzing and controlling water management issues within the environment of geographical information systems. In line with the principles of sustainable development, they understand technological, environmental, economic and legal aspects of the concerned areas. They can be employed as members of creative teams, team leaders, or independent experts in design offices, enterprises, and businesses focusing on the use of water resources, the economical use of water, and water protection. They can work in industrial, agricultural and urbanized areas, in hydropower engineering, hydraulic structures, water transportation, water supply and waste water treatment, solid waste management, state administration units for water management and the environment, water management research institutes and non-governmental organizations.

Guarantee: prof. Ing. Andrej Šoltész, PhD., andrej.soltesz@stuba.sk,
                    prof. Ing. Ján Szolgay, PhD., jan.szolgay@stuba.sk,
Study advisor:
Ing. Marián Minárik, PhD., marian.minarik@stuba.sk,


Environmental Engineering

Graduates acquire a comprehensive second-degree education with a focus on the planning, design and operation of transportation facilities and engineering structures with an emphasis on the environmental impacts of such structures.  They understand basic design principles and procedures and can develop solutions with the use of new building technology. They are able to conduct analyses using mathematical modelling and computing procedures.

They can be employed as independent experts or managers in the coordination of projects related to assessments of the environmental impacts of various activities.  They can be employed in the design of new buildings, reconstructions and research and development. They can also find employment in state administration authorities, local and regional self-governments, regional development, management and business sector activities as well as educational systems.

Guarantee: prof. Ing. Peter Dušička, PhD., peter.dusicka@stuba.sk
                    prof. Ing. Bystrík Bezák, PhD., bystrik.bezak@stuba.sk,
Study advisor:
doc. Ing. Ľudovít Možiešik, PhD., ludovit.moziesik@stuba.sk,


Building Technology

Civil engineers graduating from the Realization of Buildings study program can hold positions and conduct activities in preparing, constructing, reconstructing, renovating, and using structures and their complexes in higher management levels. They can hold positions such as chief site manager, chief site supervisor, chief engineer for building-technological projects, chief manager of construction equipment, quality managers of building organizations and directors of building organizations.

Guarantee: prof. Ing. Jozef Gašparík, PhD., jozef.gasparik@stuba.sk,
Study advisor:
Ing. Mária Búciová, PhD., maria.buciova@stuba.sk,


Mathematical and Computational Modeling

Graduates acquire a complete second-degree university education with a specialization in Applied Mathematics with a focus on computer modelling and analysis of engineering tasks. The graduates have a profound knowledge of modern methods of applied mathematics, knowing how to use, co-develop, analyze and effectively implement numerical, statistical, optimizational, graphical and visualization methods in modern computer architectures. They are able to apply those methods in areas where mathematical methods and computer analyses are used to resolve practical tasks such as civil, electrical and mechanical engineering, bio-engineering, geodesy, informatics, computer graphics, image processing, statistical data analysis and in certain economic and financial applications. Graduates can be employed primarily on interdisciplinary teams for firms and research institutes focused on the development of modern technologies; software development firms in the fields of scientific and technological computations, data analyses, visualizations, computer graphics, image processing; and at workplaces which conduct mathematical analyses and simulations of engineering processes.

Guarantee: prof. RNDr. Magda Komorníková, CSc., magda.komornikova@stuba.sk,  
                    prof. RNDr. Jozef Širáň, DrSc., jozef.siran@stuba.sk,
Study advisor:
RNDr. Mária Minárová, PhD., maria.minarova@stuba.sk,


Structures for land protection

The graduate will become a civil engineer - an expert in the field of structures that are essential for land protection and procedures concerning particularly, water and transportation regimes of the land. Areas ofapplication: preparation, engineering and design of structures, participation in the processing of documentation of the environmental impact assessment of structures within the terms of the statutory EIA methodology, realization of structures - in particular the procedures eliminating negative impacts on the environment,  management of the procedures in construction administration and environmental authorities, inspection and control activities in the environmental protection authorities during the preparation, realization and operation of structures, working in organizations managing and operating structures and facilities (management of rivers and objects on them, managers and operators of line structures),  working in governmental organizations of various levels in the field of construction, transport and environment.