Faculty of Natural
Comenius University Bratislava

Department of mineralogy and petrology


Scientific research activities of department of mineralogy and crystallography studies the mineral paragenesis of rock-forming minerals, mineralogical prospecting of economically important minerals and study crystal structures of minerals.

The research activities of Department of petrology is focused on the study of lithology and petrotectonics of igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks.

The applied research activity of the department is focused on the study of mineralization in the crystalline basement of the Western Carpathians, new and unconventional types of minerals, addressing issues related to environmental protection.




Head of Department: prof. RNDr. Marián Putiš, DrSc.  

(room G-326, tel: +421 (02) 60296 609, e-mail: marian.putis(at)uniba.sk)


Deputy Head of Department: Mgr. Daniel Ozdín, PhD. 

(room G-324, tel: +421 (02) 60296 366, e-mail: daniel.ozdin(at)uniba.sk )


Clerk of Department: RNDr. Peter Ružička, PhD.  

(room G-320, tel: +421 (02) 60296 356, e-mail: peter.ruzicka(at)uniba.sk)


Secretary: Mgr. Gabriela Kušerová, PhD.

(room G-327, tel: +421 (02) 60296 355, e-mail: gabriela.kucerova(at)uniba.sk)


Section of mineralogy and crystallograhy:



prof. RNDr. Pavel Uher, CSc. 

(room G-318, tel: +421 (02) 60296 295, e-mail: pavel.puher(at)uniba.sk)


prof. RNDr. Monika Huraiová, PhD.

(room G-322, tel: +421 (02) 60296 365, e-mail: monika.huraiova(at)uniba.sk)


doc. Mgr. Peter Bačík, PhD.

(room G-348, tel: +421 (02) 60296 294, e-mail: peter.bacik(at)uniba.sk)


RNDr. Jana Fridrichová, PhD.

(room G-348, tel: +421 (02) 60296 294, e-mail: jana.fridrichova(at)uniba.sk)


prof. RNDr. Martin Chovan, PhD. Professor emeritus

(room G-315, tel: +421 (02) 60296 298, e-mail: chovan(at)fns.uniba.sk, chovanmmm(at)gmail.com)


Science workers:

Mgr. Daniel Ozdín, PhD. 

(room G-324, tel: +421 (02) 60296 366, e-mail: daniel.ozdin(at)uniba.sk)


Mgr. Gabriela Kučerová, PhD.

(room G-327, tel: +421 (02) 60296 355, e-mail: gabriela.kucerova(at)uniba.sk)


Technical workers:

Peter Sečkár

(room G-008, tel: +421 (02) 60296 731, e-mail: peter.seckar(at)uniba.sk)

Section of petrology:



prof. RNDr. Marián Putiš, DrSc.

(room G-326, tel: +421 (02) 60296 609, e-mail: marian.putis(at)uniba.sk)


doc. Mgr. Martin Ondrejka, PhD.

(room G-317, tel: +421 (02) 60296 296, e-mail: martin.ondrejka(at)uniba.sk)


doc. Mgr. Katarína Šarinová, PhD.  

(room G-320, tel: +421 (02) 60296 356, e-mail: katarina.sarinova(at)uniba.sk)


RNDr. Peter Ružička, PhD.  

(room G-320, tel: +421 (02) 60296 356, e-mail: peter.ruzicka(at)uniba.sk)


RNDr. Ondrej Nemec, PhD.

(room G-328, tel: +421 (02) 60296 297, e-mail: ondrej.nemec(at)uniba.sk)


prof. RNDr. Anna Vozárová, DrSc. Professor emeritus

(room G-329, tel: +421 (02) 60296 606, e-mail: anna.vozarova(at)uniba.sk)

PhD students:




Mgr. Iveta Malíčková

(room G-348, e-mail: malickova3(at)uniba.sk)


Mgr. Klaudia Lásková

(room G-321, e-mail: laskova6(at)uniba.sk)


Mgr. Peter Cibula

(room G-316, e-mail: cibula(at)fns.uniba.sk)


Mgr. Tomáš Sobocký

(room G-316, e-mail: sobocky1(at)uniba.sk)  


MSc. Luca Reato

(room G-328, tel: +421 (02) 60296 297, e-mail: reato1(at)uniba.sk)


Mgr. Alexandra Molnárová

(room G-316, e-mail: alexandra.molnarova(at)uniba.sk)


MSc. Olena Rybnikova

(room G-316, e-mail: olena.rybnikova(at)uniba.sk)



RNDr. Matúš Račko

(e-mail: matus.racko(at)centrum.sk)

External Teachers:

RNDr. Ján Kráľ, CSc.