A person responsible for the delivery, development, and quality of the study programme:

prof. MUDr. Peter Bujdák, PhD.

Department of urology FM CU and a UHB, , Limbová 5, Bratislava

email: peter.bujdakkr.unb.sk  


Teachers of the profile subject:

doc. MUDr. Stanislav Žiaran, PhD., MPH, FEBU

doc. MUDr. Branislav Trebatický, PhD.


Study advisor of the study programme:

prof. MUDr. Peter Bujdák, PhD., e-mail: peter.bujdakkr.unb.sk (personal contact after agreement via e-mail)


List of the supervisors:

prof. MUDr. Peter Bujdák, PhD., doc. MUDr. Stanislav Žiaran, PhD., MPH, FEBU, doc. MUDr. Branislav Trebatický, PhD., prof. MUDr. Ján Breza, DrSc., doc. MUDr. Ing. Ján Breza, PhD.


Place/s of realisation of the study programme:

 The Medical Faculty, Comenius University in Bratislava and its parts seat, including clinical workplaces, which are part of university hospitals providing an education of students at Faculty of Medicine, CU in Bratislava, with which the university has concluded ‘Contracts on practical training’ (University Hospital Bratislava, National Institute for Children's Diseases, Merciful Brothers University Hospital, St. Elizabeth Cancer Institute, National Oncological Institute, National Institute of Cardiovascular Disease)


Awarded academic degree: doctor ("philosophiae doctor", in short, "PhD. ")


The language in which the programme is organised: Slovak, English


The standard length of study in academic years: four years (internal form) / five years (external form)


Graduate profile and learning objectives:  

The graduate masters the knowledge of the current state of scientific knowledge in the field of urology. Can orient himself / herself in the latest knowledge of the field, can scientifically formulate a professional problem, assess the ethical side of scientific work, plan and carry out scientific research, statistically and documentarily process the obtained data, correctly interpret and present and apply in clinical practice. Graduates in the field of urology have the ability to contribute to the development of their field through scientific, pedagogical and publishing activities



The graduate of doctoral studies is able to contribute to the development of scientific knowledge in the field of urology on the basis of the results of their own research. He can successfully work at the University Urology Clinic. He is ready for independent scientific activity in the field of clinical research at the clinical workplaces of university hospitals. In practice, he can work in a leading position in urology departments, especially as a worker performing simultaneous pedagogical activities at the Faculty of Medicine. He can also work as a researcher in research institutes or clinics of medical faculties. Graduates of the submitted doctoral study program are currently in demand mainly at the workplaces of the Ministry of Health (Urology clinics, departments of university hospitals, teaching hospitals or as doctors, primary departments of urology departments in lower-level hospitals). Graduates of doctoral studies can apply within the Ministry of Education as university teachers or researchers at universities with a focus on medicine, health sciences, public health and biology - medical faculties, nursing faculties, medical disciplines. Graduates of the presented study program at the Medical Faculty of Charles University in Bratislava master a wide range of scientific methods used in biomedical research, which are able to apply creatively in their work and thus contribute to the development of scientific knowledge. They have the prerequisites for successful application in leading teams in a wide range of scientific and research institutions focused on medical, veterinary or pharmaceutical sciences, they are professionally prepared to work creatively in scientific institutes of the Slovak Academy of Sciences at various levels of research. Other professions, which, however, also require the completion of an accredited study program of specialized studies in the medical profession for the independent performance of the profession, include a doctor - urologist.


Evaluation of the study programme quality by employers:

A request to assess the quality of the submitted study programme was sent to selected employers to express their opinion on the need for a new doctoral study programme focused on medical biology and clinical genetics. Delivered letters are available at the Department of scientific-research activities, doctoral studies and international relationships of the Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University in Bratislava.