Faculty of Natural
Comenius University Bratislava

Instructions for authors 2023

Information on measures with the reconstruction of the building

Based on the extensive reconstruction work taking place across the entire building of the Faculty of Natural Science of the Comenius University in Bratislava, eŠVK 2023 will be held online via MS Teams platform for security and capacity reasons. 

Thank you for your understanding. Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any further questions. 

RNDr. Mária Chovancová, PhD. 
president OC SSC FNS CU

Instructions for authors

SSC FNS CU (Student Scientific Conference of the Faculty of Natural Sciences of Comenius University in Bratislava) is designed for bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral students with a scientific background, within the specified thematic areas (without the scientific-academic degree of PhD., e.g. the presenting author may not be awarded the degree of PhD.). Conferences can also be actively attended by high school and grammar school students.

The REGISTRATION for SSC FNS CU 2023 #SVK2023 EXTENDED TO 29th of March 2023

The presenting (first) author can participate in SSC FNS CU with a maximum of two contributions. The paper presented at SSC FNS CU deals with the researched topic at the level of an original scientific investigation with a representative selection of scientific literature, with appropriately selected scientific procedures, verifiable hypotheses and is processed in the form of a scientific article (see Paper Template). A compilation of scientific literature is not allowed as a contribution to SSC FNS CU!

Please, find the information about the conference fees HERE.


The submission of contributions to #ŠVK2023 is possible exclusively through the website of SSC FNS CU.


Contributions to the SSC proceedings will be accepted in Slovak, Czech or English. The paper must be written in MS Word and formatted according to the required template. The file with the paper must be saved under the name of the presenting author in the form LastName_FirstName.docx (without diacritics) in the maximum total size up to 5 MB.

Paper template for SSC FNS CU 2023

Proceedings SSC 2020

The scope of the paper (together with tables, figures and appendices) is a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 6 pages. Papers that do not meet the formal requirements (scope of the paper, formatting of the text according to the template, citation of literature) will not be subject to review and will be returned to the author (will not be included in the proceedings or in the conference program)! Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings. Only the papers that have been reviewed and included in the proceedings can be presented at SSC FNS CU. The SSC FNS CU participant can choose the form of presentation of his/her paper, either a presentation or a poster.

Template for Conference submissions in English is available for download here.

Important Note: Use the current templates for 2023. The specified format of the article (fonts, font sizes, line spacing, page margin settings, order of individual sections, etc.) must be preserved as is specified in the template. Tables must be created directly in MS Word, not copied from MS Excel. Graphs must be inserted into the text as images in .png/.jpg. format (Insert special...), not as editable MS Excel objects. Insert images in the appropriate resolution. Failure to comply with the formal requirements may be the reason for non-acceptance.

The Presentation section

Presentation: 10 minutes + 5 minute discussion. 

The Poster section

The poster section will take place online via MS Teams from Monday, April 24 th, 2023.   Prepare the poster in a 16:9 aspect ratio (landscape orientation) and export it to .jpg or .png format with a maximum size up to 5 MB. Such prepared poster sent to prif.svk@uniba.sk no later than 21 st of April 2023.